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Advances in Google's cloud tech help solve global problems

Part of the For Cloud Professionals podcast series

When companies evaluate cloud providers, value is sometimes measured by more than ROI alone. Here's how Google Cloud is using its cloud tech to help solve some of the world's most intractable public health and environmental problems and help make the cloud space more secure.

Going beyond business to tackle the hard things with Google Cloud

In this episode, host David Linthicum and guest Lisa Noon, managing director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, discuss how cloud providers are using advances in business cloud technology to help solve some of the world’s most intractable problems such as water management and conservation, drug addiction, and disease research. They also talk about the role Google Cloud is playing in addressing these problems and how Google is leveraging innovations in its own security management to help make the cloud space more secure.

[W]hat I see is folks are starting to get it. The infrastructure really is fairly infinitely scalable. We can capture data globally at throughputs and masses that were previously inconceivable. And then when you have that data, you can answer all kinds of interesting questions. And many, as you very correctly point out, have a lot of public benefit.

Lisa Noon is a managing director at Deloitte Consulting LLP with more than 25 years of experience helping major global enterprises manage technology-fueled transformation efforts. She has designed and run board-level transformation programs for both enterprises and technology companies and has led global BPM, SOA, enterprise architecture and cloud product and services organizations.

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