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Rajiv Ramaswami — Ripple Effect of Infrastructure Innovation

June 21st, 2021 |
Rajiv Ramaswami — Ripple Effect of Infrastructure Innovation

In the real world, infrastructure is railroads, highways and power grids. In the digital world, infrastructure is servers, networks and data centers. Rajiv Ramaswami is a man of both worlds. He grew up on India’s national railway system, which employed [See the full post…]

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The Power of Purpose-Driven Companies

June 18th, 2021 |
The Power of Purpose-Driven Companies

Purpose-driven companies aren’t just important, they’re also a growing trend, says Bill Novelli, author of Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change the World. And in order to compete for talent and succeed in the world today, [See the full post…]

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SUSE Flattens the Cloud Native Learning Curve with Udacity Courses

June 17th, 2021 |
SUSE Flattens the Cloud Native Learning Curve with Udacity Courses

IT leaders are hungry for cloud native technologies but struggle to find expertise because Cloud Native is nascent. SUSE and Udacity team up to feed the need by creating courses to train the next wave of engineers. In this Cloud [See the full post…]

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Our Home is Not the Office of the Future… Sorry, Not Sorry

May 25th, 2021 |
Our Home is Not the Office of the Future… Sorry, Not Sorry

The COVID-19 pandemic proved that video conferencing could sustain businesses even if workers couldn’t work from their company’s office. It also peaked interest in VR, AR and other technologies that will shape the future of work. In this Tech Barometer [See the full post…]

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Overcoming FONO – Fear of Normal

April 18th, 2021 |
Overcoming FONO – Fear of Normal

For more than a year we’ve upended our daily lives and altered our behavior to avoid contracting the coronavirus. Post-vaccination, why are we uncertain and even anxious about taking off masks around other vaccinated people, sending our kids back to [See the full post…]

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Digital Transformation Requires Change in Business Mindset

March 31st, 2021 |
Digital Transformation Requires Change in Business Mindset

Tech innovations aren’t enough to keep companies ahead of the curve. Their stakeholders need to buy in to new approaches and skills, according to Brent Schroeder, CTO of SUSE.

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AI and ML Are Empowering IT to Do More with Less

March 31st, 2021 |
AI and ML Are Empowering IT to Do More with Less

Automation technologies have evolved rapidly in recent years and they’re helping IT pros manage more things across their data centers. In this tech Barometer podcast interview, Rahul Kelkar, Global Head of Product Management at Digitate and Tarak Parekh, director of [See the full post…]

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Take a Journey to Cloud in 10 Steps

March 23rd, 2021 |
Take a Journey to Cloud in 10 Steps

Partly as a result of cost-cutting necessities, but also to demonstrate how Nutanix software can anchor a global hybrid cloud, Wendy M. Pfeiffer, CIO at Nutanix, led her team on a transformative journey. The goal was to make IT easier, [See the full post…]

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COVID Could Reveal Businesses Failure from Lack of Technology Investments

February 26th, 2021 |
COVID Could Reveal Businesses Failure from Lack of Technology Investments

The pandemic wreaked havoc but it also revealed that investments in digital technologies helped keep many aspects going during lockdown and social distancing. In a Tech Barometer podcast segment, Professor Art Langer says technology will only become more important in [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Griffin Weber – Bringing Clinical Sense & Sensibility to Healthcare Data

February 22nd, 2021 |
Tech Tonics: Griffin Weber – Bringing Clinical Sense & Sensibility to Healthcare Data

Inspired by health technology from the age of five, Griffin Weber has pursued this passion both doggedly and joyfully. Now an associate professor of medicine and bioinformaticist at Harvard, Griffin spends his days doing what he loves, leveraging technology to [See the full post…]

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Business Group on Health: How and When We Can Head Back to the Office

February 20th, 2021 |
Business Group on Health: How and When We Can Head Back to the Office

Is returning to the workplace on the horizon? With COVID-19 cases falling and vaccination numbers rising, heading back to the office suddenly seems plausible. But how and when this can happen depends on a number of factors, including the effectiveness [See the full post…]

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Grab Hold of Growth on the S-Curve or Fall Behind

February 19th, 2021 |
Grab Hold of Growth on the S-Curve or Fall Behind

Companies that don’t innovate risk losing to others that learn, adapt to and adopt new data technologies, according to Columbia University professor and author Dr. Art Langer in the first of a two part Tech Barometer podcast series on leadership [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud: Step 10 – Adopt an Attitude of Continuous Improvement

February 16th, 2021 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 10 – Adopt an Attitude of Continuous Improvement

Closing out the 10-part Tech Barometer podcast series Journey to Cloud, Nutanix CIO Wendy Pfeiffer talks about step 10, having a hunger to progress. With so much pressure to perform everything right the first time requires teamwork set on continuous [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud: Step 9 – Validate the Business Case with ROI

February 8th, 2021 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 9 – Validate the Business Case with ROI

The ninth step in her journey to cloud at Nutanix, CIO Wendy M. Pfeiffer focused her IT team on saving space and money. She explains how moving to hybrid cloud helped Nutanix reduce electrical consumption and footprint.

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Tech Tonics: Matt Wilsey, Leading with Grace

February 8th, 2021 |
Tech Tonics: Matt Wilsey, Leading with Grace

Matt Wilsey grew up wanting to serve.  He spent his early career in government working for both blue and red administrations, but was eventually lured back to where he grew up–Silicon Valley—to join the tech scene, and helped start and [See the full post…]

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Business Group on Health: The Promise of the COVID-19 Vaccines and the Perils of Falling Behind on Distribution

February 6th, 2021 |
Business Group on Health: The Promise of the COVID-19 Vaccines and the Perils of Falling Behind on Distribution

The COVID-19 vaccines offer promise for a brighter future but “we’re not out of the woods yet,” says Dr. Bob Wachter, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF. In a race against emerging variants, efficient vaccine distribution [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud: Step 8 – Monitor Customer Satisfaction Results

February 2nd, 2021 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 8 – Monitor Customer Satisfaction Results

Almost every organization making headway with cloud computing struggles to mix different types of IT services in a way that effortlessly meets user needs. In this Tech Barometer segment, Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO of Nutanix, talks about how automation and continuous [See the full post…]

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Tech Tonics: Amy Emerson and Her Psychedelic Mission

January 25th, 2021 |
Tech Tonics: Amy Emerson and Her Psychedelic Mission

Amy Emerson, CEO of MAPS Public Benefit Corp. (MAPS), grew up in Kodiak, Alaska and fell in love with both animals and science as a child.  Later in life, when considering veterinary school, she realized that she loved [See the full post…]

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Founder to CEO – Nutanix Leadership Transition

January 20th, 2021 |
Founder to CEO – Nutanix Leadership Transition

As the Nutanix leadership torch changed hands in late 2020, co-founder and departing CEO Dheeraj Pandey interviewed his successor Rajiv Ramaswami in a podcast for company employees. In this version edited for the Tech Barometer, the two tech leaders discuss [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud: Step 7 – Measure Success by Delighting IT Users

January 19th, 2021 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 7 – Measure Success by Delighting IT Users

In the seventh segment of a 10-part Tech Barometer podcast series “Journey to Cloud,” Nutanix CIO Wendy Pfeiffer explains why it’s critical to measure and optimize performance in order to delight IT users.

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Tech Tonics: Stacy Feld – Innovating Where the Consumer Meets Life Sciences

January 11th, 2021 |
Tech Tonics: Stacy Feld – Innovating Where the Consumer Meets Life Sciences

Stacy Feld had settled into a satisfying career in biotech business development when she accidentally found her way into a meeting with Genentech’s CEO and a tiny startup company called 23andMe. The moment sparked a sudden realization that [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud Step 5 – Institute Autonomous IT

January 5th, 2021 |
Journey to Cloud Step 5 – Institute Autonomous IT

In this 5th segment in a 10-part Tech Barometer podcast series, Nutanix CIO Wendy M. Pfeiffer talks about why creating a common, flexible IT infrastructure foundation – based on a hypervisor to virtualize and hyperconverged infrastructure to scale – is [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud: Step 3 – Establish Infrastructure Purpose-Built for the Cloud

December 21st, 2020 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 3 – Establish Infrastructure Purpose-Built for the Cloud

Nutanix CIO Wendy M. Pfeiffer talks about how a purpose-built platform reduces operating expenses by simplifying monitoring and maintenance tasks, in the 3rd of a 10-part Tech Barometer podcast series.

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Journey to Cloud: Step 2 – Create a Flexible Foundation

December 14th, 2020 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 2 – Create a Flexible Foundation

In this second segment in a 10-part Tech Barometer podcast series, Nutanix CIO Wendy M. Pfeiffer explains why creating a common, flexible IT infrastructure foundation – based on a hypervisor to virtualize and hyperconverged infrastructure to scale – is the [See the full post…]

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Journey to Cloud: Step 1 – Define New Infrastructure Standards

December 7th, 2020 |
Journey to Cloud: Step 1 – Define New Infrastructure Standards

In the first of a 10-part Tech Barometer podcast series, Nutanix CIO Wendy M. Pfeiffer explains why creating a common foundation – based on a hypervisor to virtualize and hyperconverged infrastructure to scale – is the first step toward a [See the full post…]

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