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Deloitte On Cloud podcast

Rise above the noise with the On Cloud Podcast

Our On Cloud podcast tackle the tough topics that can help you master today’s fundamental shift toward the future of business and technology. Hosts David Linthicum and Mike Kavis challenge leading industry innovators to deliver the straight talk on what’s new and next for cloud, what strategies and tools to use, when and why. These honest answers from those who’ve navigated the pitfalls and hype of Cloud can help drive faster, safer tech adoptions, inventive hires, more desirable products and impactful results. Discover and achieve what matters most—your possible.

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For Cloud Professionals: Hosted by David Linthicum, provides an enterprise-level, strategic look at key issues impacting clients’ businesses. David, ranked as the #1 cloud influencer in a recent Apollo Research report, has published 13 books on computing, written over 5,000 published articles and performed over 500 conference presentations, making his expertise on the power of cloud simply undeniable.

Architecting the Cloud: hosted by Mike Kavis, a pioneer in cloud computing, offers insights from the POV of those who’ve had hands-on experience with cloud technology. Mike’s personal cloud journey includes leading the team that built the world's first high-speed transaction network in Amazon's public cloud—a project that ultimately won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge.

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How new practices, technologies, and players are shaking up DevOps

Even though the concept of DevOps is relatively new, there are big changes afoot in the field, and it’s hard keep up with all of them. New disciplines, such as software delivery management, promise to rein in the wild-west atmosphere DevOps has spawned at some companies. Consolidation of companies and tool-sets—especially with PaaS vendors—is ramping up, and vendors are competing to rapidly develop new technologies. It’s an exciting time to be in DevOps! In this episode of the podcast, Mike Kavis and guest, Sacha Labourey of CloudBees, discuss some of the latest changes in the DevOps domain and break down their potential implications for the future of software delivery—and for entrenched, dominant technologies such as Kubernetes.

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Digital transformation requires a cloud-native mindset

There’s little doubt that the future is digital, and that future is now. Companies who don’t transform risk being left behind by their competitors. However, traditional approaches to software development are not effective in a digital world where everything runs at the speed of the cloud. In this episode of the podcast, Mike Kavis and guest, Andreas Grabner of Dynatrace, discuss how companies can change their approach to software development and delivery to speed digital transformation. Andreas’s advice for companies is to leverage AIOps to automate much of IT operations and shift DevOps bottlenecks left to enable organizations to re-think how they provide solutions for a cloud-native world, and develop, deliver, and operate in a cloud-native way.

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Modernizing your architecture? Think hybrid and multi-cloud

As the panoply of cloud vendors and products grows ever larger, so does the configuration and management complexity of the cloud. For many companies, this complexity can reduce the value of their cloud-computing investments. In this episode of the podcast, David Linthicum and guests, Intel’s Lisa Davis and Deloitte’s Doug Bourgeois, discuss how companies can tackle cloud complexity and leverage multi-cloud architectures to optimize cloud deployments in terms of performance, cost, and agility. Lisa and Doug also argue that companies need to realize that hardware isn’t a commodity and that cloud architectures—and talent acquisition decisions—must be driven by mission-critical business needs and workloads.

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DevOps agility requires shift in focus to product value streams

Despite the rise of agile software development methods and DevOps to organize IT teams, software delivery is often still impacted by the very bottlenecks DevOps was meant to alleviate. As a result, many companies still struggle to get to the cloud faster and innovate. In this episode, Mike Kavis and guest, Tasktop Technologies founder and CEO Mik Kirsten, discuss how companies can accelerate what’s possible with the cloud and build a culture of innovation. Mik’s solution? Focus on flow rather than milestones. Shift from individual projects to delivering products by re-architecting product value streams, removing bottlenecks, and measuring the success of software development and delivery by the business value it provides.

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Want better DevOps? It comes down to people and leadership

For years, IT organizations have struggled with siloed development and operations, long lead and cycle times, and poor operational quality. DevOps was born as an attempt to address those pain points, but companies often have problems shifting to DevOps. For many, it’s often because they view DevOps as primarily a “tooling” solution rather than a “people” solution, and they’re reluctant to blur traditional organizational boundaries to build new team structures. In this episode of the podcast, Mike Kavis and guest Scott Prugh, discuss how to implement DevOps effectively. Scott’s solution is simple in theory, but often difficult in practice: get the right people, get good leadership, view the process as a product—not a project, and integrate governance fully into the DevOps process.

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Rethink your talent strategy to help accelerate cloud value

Many companies struggle with technology in general, and cloud migration in particular. What’s needed is a fresh perspective—a new look at how to accelerate what’s possible. Savvy companies understand that to be able to drive increased value, they should increase diversity in the tech workforce. They also recognize the need to better understand and navigate the massive disruptions and cultural changes that come with their cloud computing journey. In this episode, David Linthicum and guest, industry thought leader Rashim Mogha, discuss ways companies can build a more inclusive, diverse workforce and manage the disruption that comes with digital transformation. Mogha’s recipe for success: give everyone a seat at the table, automate, manage disruption, and focus relentlessly on building an adaptive culture from the top down.

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Chaos engineering: Stress-testing the cloud

As cloud architectures have grown more complex and distributed, failures and outages have become an all-too-frequent occurrence—which can erode executive confidence in the value of cloud computing. However, architecting the cloud is vastly different from architecting traditional, monolithic systems, and it’s maddeningly difficult to predict, and plan for, all the possibilities for failures. In this episode of the podcast, Mike Kavis and guest, Kolton Andrus of Gremlin, discuss the emerging discipline of chaos engineering and how it’s used to stress-test cloud-based systems in production—which can increase uptime, reduce risk, and accelerate time-to-value of cloud-deployments.

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The road to cloud success starts with a change in culture

In the rush to cloud computing, companies often get enamored with the technology and projected benefits but fail to build a business case that articulates their needs and constraints and takes their organization’s culture into account. Thus, cloud adoption failure rates remain troubling. To help smooth their cloud journey, companies should assess their business needs, manage the systemic changes that will occur during their cloud journey, and map out a plan to construct their own, unique cloud architecture. In this episode, David Linthicum and guest Kevin L. Jackson discuss why the journey to cloud can be difficult and ways companies can change their culture to incorporate different perspectives, smooth their path, and change faster than their competitors. According to Kevin, it boils down to being open to change, having the right data, and being educated on the process of cloud adoption and migration.

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Architecting The Cloud

Factors leading to the rise in hybrid cloud adoption

To be sure, cloud-native development is surging. However, many companies have legacy applications that aren’t ready—and may never be ready—for deployment to the cloud. As an alternative, many organizations are turning to hybrid cloud models. Going hybrid provides many cloud benefits—centralized, management, security, orchestration and automation—without having to move all applications to the cloud. And, with hybrid-cloud models, companies can also effectively leverage IOT and edge computing. In this episode, Mike Kavis and guests, Deloittej Consulting LLP’s Bob Black and Luis Benavides, discuss the rise in hybrid clouds and how they’re helping companies realize the benefits of operating in the cloud while enabling them to build flexible architectures that suit their needs now, and in the future.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, Amazon refers to Amazon Web Services and Google refers to Google Cloud Platform

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Architecting The Cloud

Cloud native is the path to cloud innovations like AI/ML

For a variety of reasons—technical debt, application or platform preferences, or simple familiarity—many companies hesitate to refactor certain applications to be cloud-native. Instead, they prefer a “lift and shift” strategy that ports their applications to a cloud infrastructure without optimizing the code for performance in a cloud environment. In doing so, they may miss out on some of the benefits the cloud has to offer such as increased performance, ease of maintenance, scalability, and flexibility in data access and storage. In this episode, Mike Kavis and guest, Deloitte’s Sudi Bhattacharya, discuss some common drawbacks of not going cloud-native with legacy applications and typical benefits companies can realize if they refactor at least some of their code to be more compatible with cloud-native coding practices. This wide-ranging discussion also touches on machine learning (ML) and AI, and the potential benefits of leveraging the cloud for ML, AI, and advanced analytics at scale.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, Amazon refers to Amazon Web Services and Google refers to Google Cloud Platform.

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For Cloud Professionals

Managed service providers and SAP—a match made in heaven

For many organizations, SAP is the backbone of the enterprise—powering HR, accounting, finance, sales, production, and more. However, SAP implementations, especially in the cloud, require a lot of care and feeding. Enter managed services providers (MSP). MSPs use their technical and strategic capabilities to enable a seamless cloud experience with SAP, enabling clients to focus on core competencies, not cloud-management. And, if the client operates in a multi-cloud environment, MSPs can help integrate cloud deployments, navigate technology changes, and leverage technology innovations. In this episode, David and guests, Deloitte’s Stephen Swartz and Pavan Srivastava, discuss key benefits of using an MSP for SAP deployment and how MSPs can help clients develop strategies that improve business performance while reducing cloud complexity and costs.

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Architecting The Cloud

Strategies and tools for successful cloud migration

Changing business models, reliability concerns, the need for more analytics power and agility, and the desire to simplify IT management and cost structures are driving more and more companies to move the bulk of their applications portfolios to the cloud. However, significant barriers to migration still exist. Many organizations have legacy applications that simply won’t run in a cloud environment, or they have applications that will function, but that must be optimized to run effectively and provide expected value. The right strategies, coupled with the right tools and effective leadership, can ease the process of cloud migration and pave a path to success. In this podcast, Mike Kavis and his guests, Google’s Uzi Hefetz and Naomi Klamen, and Deloitte’s Amod Bavare, discuss common issues companies face in migrating applications to the cloud and strategies tools they can use to mitigate those issues and achieve migration success.

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For Cloud Professionals

Banks embrace the cloud with Google and Hadoop

Large financial services institutions (FSI) have traditionally been reluctant to fully embrace the cloud. However, as data volumes expand, customer demands grow more complex, and regulatory requirements increase, many FSIs are finding that they have no choice. For many FSIs, Google Cloud's new tools and technologies, coupled with Hadoop, have made cloud computing more attractive and mitigated barriers to entry, but challenges still remain–especially with DevOps and talent. In this episode, David sits down with Deloitte's Sandra Bauer and Google's Apurva Desai to discuss banking and the cloud and how Google's cloud offerings are helping banks leverage technologies like AI and techniques like DevOps to help build a better, more scalable, more secure future.

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Debunking cloud security myths

As companies—especially those in highly-regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare—contemplate migrating their data and applications to the cloud, they are often apprehensive about security. Worries about unauthorized access to data, compliance risk, and network and security monitoring often top the list of security concerns. The good news is that, in many cases, cloud security fears are based more in myth than fact. In this episode, Mike Kavis and guests Deloitte’s Arun Perinkolam and Kieran Norton and Google’s Hauke Vagts, debunk some of the most common cloud security myths and set the record straight on how security is often actually better, and less costly to implement, in a cloud environment, and on how companies are overcoming their security fears by taking a risk-based approach to migration.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Google” refers to GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

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For Cloud Professionals

Automate enterprise transformation with ATADATA™

Migrating enterprise workloads to the cloud can make you more agile and help enhance your business performance. However, that migration process is often manual, time-consuming, and costly—and it can significantly disrupt your operations. Deloitte’s ATADATA™ cloud management platform can help you eliminate much of the manual work of cloud migration. ATADATA can provide deeper insight into your IT infrastructure, regardless of platform, to accelerate cloud migration. Using ATADATA, you can automate your migration activities to any target environment, all with minimal business disruption, and from one centralized interface that enables you to view the process holistically. Join David and guest, Deloitte’s Charles Wright, as they discuss how ATADATA can help organizations automate enterprise transformation, enhance business performance, and deliver on promised value more quickly.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services), and “Google” refers to GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

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Architecting The Cloud

The hybrid cloud conundrum

As organizations look to shift from an infrastructure- and data-centric world to cloud-centric architecture, it’s all to easy to get caught up in a conundrum: you want access to all the good things about cloud, but you’re still locked into the limitations of your infrastructure. In this podcast, Mike Kavis and Sirish Raghuram, co-founder & CEO of Platform9, discuss how IT operations can be more successful with their cloud modernization initiatives and easily adopt and manage VMs, Kubernetes, and serverless at scale. The secret? Don’t reinvent what’s available—use open source tools that already exist to realize a much faster integration experience and quicker time to value, as well as a more consistent experience across the cloud or on prem environment.

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On Cloud special episode

The Download on Google Cloud Next 2019

Join Deloitte’s David Linthicum and Mike Kavis as they recap the week’s news, sharing their thoughts on Anthos, the new Google Cloud Services Platform that allows customers to evolve to a hybrid, multi-cloud environment. They also reflect on Google’s announcement of additional open source integrations, new tools for developers, its AI platform, and new vertical market solutions.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Google” refers to GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

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Architecting The Cloud

Google's take on the Hybrid Cloud Model

Many organizations aren't ready to migrate all their applications to the cloud. Enter the hybrid cloud model. It enables companies to take advantage of the cloud while maintaining some of their existing systems on-premise. However, although hybrid clouds make sense for many organizations, some flexibility and scalability might be lost. In this episode, Mike Kavis and guests, Deloitte's Anuj Mallick and Eric Procopio and Google's Dustin Kirkland, discuss Google's announcement of Anthos—an extension of its Cloud Services Platform that enables a new path to hybrid multi-cloud environments—and how this product has the potential to be a game changer. They explore use cases for deploying multi-cloud and hybrid models, and the tradeoffs companies may have to make among multi-cloud, hybrid, and cloud-native architectures.

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For Cloud Professionals

Live from GCN2019: The changing role of cloud economics

Today, many companies are scrutinizing the transformative value of cloud and using a variety of assessment models to do so. Initially, operational needs may take center stage as legacy systems are updated and cost efficiencies are improved. In this podcast, David Linthicum, and guests John Tweardy and Andrew Adams, discuss the more difficult-to-measure elements of cloud economics. Increased agility—the ability to adapt to business changes quickly, whether introducing a new product or acquiring a new company—is challenging to factor into the equation. However, cloud's ability to accelerate rapid business transformation may be its most valuable benefit—and the most vexing to quantify and communicate to decision makers.  Google's announcement of its newest product, Anthos, will further challenge and change the way cloud economics is calculated.

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For Cloud Professionals

Live from GCN 2019: Tune in for the scoop on Day One

Google Cloud Next 2019 is here, and the brightest minds in IT are meeting to present their ideas on how to make the cloud more effective and accessible for everyone.  Join David Linthicum and guests Jacques de Villiers and Tom Galizia from Deloitte, and Snehanshu Shah from Google as they discuss the latest announcements from the keynote speech and highlights from the conference.

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Architecting The Cloud

Outcome matters: DevOps success strategies

DevOps can be challenging, and the results sometimes don’t live up to the high expectations. Why? Because companies often focus on the technology and not the outcome. Further, tools like value-stream mapping only go so far in helping achieve your goals if you don’t understand where you’re starting from. For true DevOps success, it’s essential to go beyond the tools and take a critical look in the mirror, challenge your ideas, and enthusiastically embrace change. In this week's episode, Deloitte's Michelle Shuttleworth shares her insights on ways companies can do DevOps better by looking at their organization holistically, changing their culture, and defining clear outcomes.

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For Cloud Professionals

Retail logistics in the age of Cloud

In this episode, David Linthicum and Deloitte’s Bill Kammerer discuss how supply chain and retail operations have been changed by disruption over the past decade, and how smart retailers are turning to the cloud for solutions to their logistics problems. They tackle key logistics issues and look at how companies are leveraging the cloud to help create digital supply networks that enable them to compete in an increasingly disruptive market where anyone can set up a digital store and thrive, and old-guard retailers must learn to play by new rules.

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Architecting The Cloud

Edge, cloud, or both?

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Simon Crosby of Swim.ai as they discuss the difference between edge computing and cloud computing--and when it's best to use each architecture philosophy. Mike and Simon cover edge computing, serverless, stateless vs. stateful computing, and how it's sometimes not only preferable, but critical to success, to choose one model over the other. Simon also gives his perspective on how to make use of the vast amount of computing power available at the edge to solve intractable problems, and on which use cases are suitable for cloud deployment and which require edge computing instead.

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Cloud migration with containers and Kubernetes

In this episode, David Linthicum and guests Justin Domingus of CareZone and Bitfield Consulting's John Arundel discuss DevOps, cloud migration, containers, and Kubernetes. David, John, and Justin tackle how organizations can use Kubernetes as a platform to power improved DevOps and make cloud migration more process-oriented and straightforward, while still operating in their unique environment. They also take a look at automated testing in containers and DevOps, the challenges associated with moving legacy apps into containers, and some myths and truths about containers, Kubernetes, and ROI.

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Key success factors for managing cloud security

Join host David Linthicum and guest Lori MacVittie, CTO at F5 Networks, as they discuss security in the cloud. Lori provides her perspective on problems organizations face with security, and how teamwork plays a more critical role than technology in fixing problems—and making sure they’re discovered before they become catastrophic. Lori and David also discuss the future of security in the cloud and what CIOs can do to start moving toward that future right now.

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Architecting The Cloud

DevOps and the enterprise value stream

Join host Mike Kavis as he sits down with guest Jayne Groll, co-founder and CEO of the DevOps Institute, to talk about DevOps–what it is and isn't–and the critical skillsets needed for success. Mike and Jayne also discuss change management, and how the human element plays a crucial role in helping companies use DevOps to transform both IT and the enterprise value stream. Finally, they engage in a lively debate about what a DevOps Engineer is–or whether they even exist.

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For Cloud Professionals

Serverless and NoOps: Present, future, and keys to success

In this week's episode, David Linthicum chats with Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Ken Corless and Gary Arora about all things serverless: how it relates to NoOps, upsides, downsides, and the human element. In a wide-ranging discussion, they tackle what serverless is, and isn't, and how it’s moving towards NoOps. They also discuss hybrid environments, security, automation, and the bright future for serverless.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Google” refers to Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

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Architecting The Cloud

Utilize observability for more effective DevOps

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Charity Majors of Honeycomb as they talk about the control theory concept of observability—what it is and how to use it to make developing and monitoring massively complex, cloud-based systems more efficient and effective. They discuss how observability relies on collaboration and shared responsibility—as well as an "all-hands-on-deck" attitude to get things done, and done right. Charity also gives her perspective on chaos engineering and why you don't need to practice it until you know what you're doing without it.

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For Cloud Professionals

Advances in Google's cloud tech help solve global problems

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.

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For Cloud Professionals

VMware on AWS: A match made in cloud heaven

Join host David Linthicum and guest Duncan Epping, Chief Technologist at VMware, as they discuss how running VMware on AWS can help organizations meet the challenges of managing cloud workloads more efficiently while enhancing security and agility. They also discuss how VMware can help deliver the consistency that companies need to manage their cross-cloud environments to meet their IT and business goals.

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For Cloud Professionals

Managing a multi-cloud environment

Join David and guest Vasa Vishveshwara as they discuss the challenges and opportunities of operating in a multi-cloud environment. Vasa provides his take on how organizations can manage multi-cloud complexity and successfully navigate operations, automation, security, and provisioning to take advantage of the flexibility and power multi-cloud environments provide. He also discusses the need to develop a sound migration strategy and team-based management practices to help multi-cloud implementations fulfill their promise and provide an agile, powerful infrastructure.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services), and “Google” refers to GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

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For Cloud Professionals

How is the cloud accelerating the adoption of AI?

Join host David Linthicum and guest Tom Davenport, a well-known thought leader in analytics and AI, as they discuss the evolution of artificial intelligence and how cloud computing is helping to accelerate the practical application of AI technologies. You’ll also hear Davenport’s perspective on the most surprising findings from Deloitte’s 2018 State of AI Survey, plus highlights from his new book on how enterprises are winning with AI today and what to expect in the near future.

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Smarter, faster decision making in retail enabled by cloud

Join host David Linthicum and guest Jeff Simpson, Managing Director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Retail practice, as they discuss how cloud is helping retail organizations leverage emerging technologies like AI and machine learning to accelerate the decision-making process, optimize product development, and make deeper, more personalized consumer connections.

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For Cloud Professionals

An inside look at disruptive outsourcing, enabled by cloud

Join host David Linthicum and Doug Plotkin, Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, as they discuss how outsourcing has evolved from being simply a way to reduce costs to its new role as a strategic enabler. Organizations now look to outsourcing as a way to help increase agility, flexibility, creativity, performance, and more. Learn how cloud is playing a leading role in disruptive outsourcing, and hear insights from the 2018 Deloitte Global Outsourcing Survey.

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Architecting The Cloud

Going to the Edge: How is Edge Computing helping shape the future of IT?

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Rob Hirschfeld, founder and CEO of RackN, as they discuss Edge computing—taking a deep dive into how edge computing works, applications of Edge technologies for business issues, how it’s changing the IT infrastructure and how it’s complementing the cloud computing landscape. They also take a look at the future of Edge computing and how it will revolutionize both IT and industry.

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2018 AWS re:Invent Special

The skinny on the announcements coming out of AWS re:Invent 2018

Tune in to David Linthicum and Mike Kavis as they deep dive into the announcements from re:Invent such as AWS Quantam Ledger DB, Timestream, Managed Blockchain, Security hub, and Outposts and many more and what these solutions can mean for the Enterprise. Learn more about the pros and cons of private vs. public vs. hybrid cloud solutions, what Enterprises should be thinking about when assessing cloud solutions, and what role AWS may play in this space.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services).

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2018 AWS re:Invent Special

Cloud insights from Jeff Dowds from Vanguard

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Jeff Dowds, Chief Technology Officer at Vanguard, as they discuss how cloud enables innovation and continuous delivery of value to customers, and Vanguard’s own journey to the cloud. Organizations can also learn more about having the right operating model in place and the importance of continuous mission alignment.

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2018 AWS re:Invent Special

Behind the scenes with Bernard Golden from CapitalOne

Join host David Linthicum and guest Bernard Golden, VP of Cloud Strategy at CapitalOne, as they discuss where cloud computing is going, how the focus is shifting, and what cloud companies are doing to adapt to and address these evolving trends. Learn about the impact cloud computing has had on CapitalOne and Bernard’s perspective on the continuous cloud journey.

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2018 AWS re:Invent Special

Debrief of Day 1 & What’s Coming

Join David Linthicum and Mike Kavis with Deloitte luminaries, Bill Briggs and Ken Corless, as they recap the first day announcements and sessions from the 2018 AWS re:Invent conference. Learn more about the latest predictions in cloud computing, trends that organizations should pay attention to, and how they relate to the announcements coming out of the event.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services).

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Architecting The Cloud

The five dirty words of continuous improvement

Tune in to host Mike Kavis as he discusses the five “dirty words” of continuous improvement with guest J Paul Reed. Learn more about how these five words–root cause analysis, the five whys, human error, counterfactuals, and best practice–can be counterproductive to CI/CD and ways enterprises can think about these things differently on their continuous journey of learning and improvement.

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Architecting The Cloud

How can SRE help organizations achieve better and faster results?

Tune in to host Mike Kavis and guest Damon Edwards as they discuss how Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) works, some of the common benefits, and why it is important to define an SRE model specific to your organization. Learn how SRE’s shared responsibility model and feedback mechanisms can help organizations gain control and enable the operations, development, and business teams to work together.

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Architecting The Cloud

NewOps—The new way of DevOps

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Andi Mann to learn more about NewOps and how it optimizes on the existing DevOps model. Understand how observability, metrics, and visualization techniques can help identity patterns and detect anomalies that development and operations teams can use to solve problems quickly.

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For Cloud Professionals

Enterprise Blockchain - what tools exist today, what impact will it have on the future enterprise and how will it evolve?

Join host David Linthicum and guest Val Bercovici, founder of PencilData, as they discuss the current state of Enterprise blockchain and cloud, potential future evolutions, and the value blockchain tools and technologies can provide Enterprises.

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For Cloud Professionals

What is Istio and will it increase or decrease the complexity of how microservices are managed and deployed?

Tune in to David Linthicum and guest Vasa Vishveshwara to learn about Istio, its role in managing microservices and how it can help manage the complexity of service mesh. Understand potential use cases and implementation considerations for enterprises exploring Istio.

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Architecting The Cloud

DOES Special: The importance of metrics, SRE, and human capital management in DevOps

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Anders Wallgren as they discuss the importance of metrics and how high performing organizations embrace the use of this data to avoid future pitfalls. Learn more about the role SRE, human capital management and organizational change management can have in creating a healthy organization and ultimately a successful product.

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Architecting The Cloud

What is your approach to integrating the latest technologies available in the ever-evolving cloud toolkit?

Join host Mike Kavis and guest Brian Gracely as they discuss the evolving cloud technology landscape as we come out of GoogleNext 18. Learn how organizations can choose the right technologies based on enterprise needs while balancing the need to co-exist with their legacy their legacy systems and investments.

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Architecting The Cloud

What is the role of edge and cloud computing as enterprise technology consumption increases?

Tune in to host Mike Kavis and guest Mark Thiele as they discuss the role of edge computing and how it can be leveraged in conjunction with the cloud. Learn how enterprise technology consumption is poised to increase by 2022 and the importance of the human equation when considering new technologies in relation to the cloud.

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For Cloud Professionals

DevOps–automate now or pay later?

Join host David Lithicum and Lori MacVittie as they discuss the pros and cons about the different approaches to DevOps in the Network and the impact that a declarative (automated) vs. imperative (manual) methodology can have on an organization’s speed and ability to deliver. Learn how companies should think strategically, prioritize, and attain talent as they look to shift to a more agile approach to DevOps.

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How will cloud impact your business?

Tune in as host David Linthicum speaks with guest Bernard Golden about the evolution of cloud computing over the past 10 years. Understand the impact that the latest cloud technologies and capabilities can have on an organization and the need to rethink business models, product offerings and processes in order to keep up with the changing market dynamics and customer standards.

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Architecting the Cloud at Google Cloud Next 2018

The past, present, and future of BigQuery

Join host Mike Kavis as he speaks with Tino Tereshko, Product Manager for BigQuery at Google Cloud, as they discuss the latest happenings around BigQuery. Learn about use cases, success stories and the anticipated evolution of BigQuery tools and technologies.

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On Cloud at Google Cloud Next 2018

What’s behind the scenes of Day 1?

Tune in as host David Linthicum connects with Chen Goldberg, Director of Engineering for Google Cloud, as they delve in to the latest announcements from the event. Learn about new tools and technologies, including Kubernetes and Istio, and how companies can leverage them as they think about their future in Cloud.

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Do you have a strategy for your journey to cloud?

Join host David Linthicum as he speaks with Dana Gardner to understand how organizations are approaching their journey to the cloud. Learn how companies are establishing Cloud Business Offices to think holistically about their cloud strategy, including use cases, procurement, and implementation to meet long-term business objectives.

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Preview of For Cloud Professionals podcast series

Reimagine what cloud can do for your business with David Linthicum, host of the For Cloud Professionals podcast. With candid advice from industry leaders and specialists, we’ll help you decode the state of cloud computing in the enterprise today with leading practices and real-world examples.

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Preview of Architecting the Cloud podcast series

Get real about cloud technology. Find out what’s new in the cloud, how to use it, and why from the people in the field who have done the work. Hosted by Mike Kavis, Chief Cloud Architect, Deloitte Consulting LLP, cloud pioneer, and winner of the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge.

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Deloitte On Cloud blog

The Deloitte On Cloud blog discusses how cloud computing can address issues facing business and technology leaders today and drive innovation to transform business for the future.

This blog is written by Deloitte Consulting LLP cloud leaders and practitioners, including David Linthicum, chief cloud strategy officer, and Mike Kavis, Chief Cloud Architect.

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