Our guest on the podcast this week is Preeti Somal, VP of Engineering at
We discuss the cloud challenges that come with supporting over a billion
consumers per day at Yahoo.
One way the Yahoo team simplifies this is through automation and smarter
Yahoo also leverages open source projects such as Hadoop and OpenStack, which
helps onboard employees through their many mergers and acquisitions.
Check out this episode!
The Four Stages of Cloud Competence
In the 1970s, a psychologist named Noel Burch created a learning model to
describe how humans go through four stages of learning when introduced to a
This model is known as “The Four Stages of Competence”. In my latest post
on Forbes I use this model to describe how organizations traverse the
learning process as they start adopting the cloud.
2015 Outlook For Enterprise Cloud Adoption
On a recent flight home after meeting with a large bank, I started reflecting
on how the conversations about cloud computing with clients have changed over
the last 12 to 24 months.
In 2012 and 2013, a lot of the conversations where focused on “what is
cloud computing,” “help us build a cloud strategy” or “how do we
automate our infrastructure.”
As we near the end of 2014 these conversations have changed drastically.
Check out my latest post on Forbes where I discuss some trends I expect to
see in 2015.
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Kanban or Scrum with Paul Barnhill
Episode 2: Our guest on the podcast this week is Paul Barnhill, Senior
Architect at Cloud Technology Partners.
We discuss the differences between DevOps management systems, Kanban and
While both offer compelling capabilities, Kanban will become increasingly
popular over the next year.
Listen in to find out what Kanban can do that Scrum can not.
Software Is Eating the World
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Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find
themselves competing with Google and Amazon on the speed of innovation. As ... (more)
How Connected Cars Will Transform Industries
Connected cars will create new business models and provide opportunities for
current businesses to greatly improve their service offerings.
Areas like targeted marketing, fleet management, event planning, city
planning, insurance, and auto repair will benefit immensely from the data
that connected cars will provide in the not too distant future.
Check out my latest post on Forbes to see how.
Cloud, Big Data, and the 'Internet of Things'
Are you ready to put your data in the cloud?
What is the future of security in the cloud?
Does Docke... (more)