Critical Cloud Conversations: Imposter Syndrome, the Cloud Mindset, and Why Empowering Failure Is Vital to Success
The term cloud can be a nebulous one. Cloud is a broad concept that can involve public, private, hybrid, colocation,multiple platforms, and multiple models. Any conversation around cloud should really be a conversation that incorporates the business, security, data, labor and resource components of your impending journey. When it comes to cloud strategy, the list of considerations is long. Successbegin with a shift in mindset, a shift in culture, and a team of empowered humans ready to unlock the full business value of cloud. In this episode, hear Alan Grantham talk more about these critical considerations: Why cloud-first can be a challenge How “faking it until they are making it” leads to a bigger realization The importance of failure, and why it should be rewarded
How is Cloud Security Like a Pinball Machine?
An increasing number of traditional organizations are turning to cloud in an effort to increase scalability, flexibility and productivity. While the benefits are clear, many IT security teams are struggling with the possible security implications associated with a shift to cloud. Building in security controls during development, along with continuous and programmatic evaluation of those controls is necessary to avoid placing the entire environment at risk. Listen to this episode to learn: Misconceptions around cloud security. The crucial need for ingrained security resources How to stay secure and agile in an ever-evolving threat landscape.
Why the Cloud Journey Must Be Transformational
In the drive to transform and modernize IT, a successful and agile journey to the cloud starts with a clear understanding of an organizations culture. A move to cloud must be viewed as transformational, and companies must be poised to foster long-term changes in their people, processes and culture. Listen to this episode to learn: The questions organizations should ask about their culture. How the answers can lead you to a successful cloud journey. How to strive for the same business value of a cloud native organization.
The Big Data Theory: The Peculiar World of IoT
IoT Technology is extremely complex, but its true value lies in its unlimited possibilities to improve business outcomes. Are you leveraging any Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to enhance your customer experience, improve efficiency, or reduce overhead? Do you have access to all of the data you need to be a strategic player in your industry? We’re speaking with industry expert Scott Davis to learn how to best navigate the big data and IoT space. Listen to this episode to learn: How to connect the dots between your data and your infrastructure What a good IoT strategy looks like Best practices for blending and integrating data How to uncover potential problems after launching
Optimizing End User Experience in a BYOD World
The age of the digital workforce has arrived, and with it comes a new set of expectations from employees in the workplace. Next-gen professionals want real-time data at their fingertips. Embracing a digital workspace results in a more productive and empowered workforce by delivering an enhanced employee experience through smarter connections, collaboration and communication. Listen to this episode to learn: Key challenges that bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are creating for IT leaders Top ways businesses can optimize end user experience Benefits of a Windows 10 migration strategy