The Washington Post was acquired by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2013. Since then, the newspaper has started thinking more like a software company, opting to build new software rather than buy off-the-shelf third party solutions.
Arc Publishing is a CMS built by The Washington Post to produce and display content. When you visit washingtonpost.com, you are viewing a site built with Arc Publishing. The Washington Post has also brought its advertising technology in-house.
Jarrod Dicker is the head of commercial product and technology at The Washington Post. He joins the show to discuss the transformation that has occurred since Bezos purchased the company. We also explore the problems in digital advertising that have been covered in recent episodes of Software Engineering Daily.
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