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Explore the cutting edge of enterprise cloud computing. Tech Barometer is the Podcast affiliate of The Forecast by Nutanix, which covers people and tech trends driving digital transformation. Business Ieaders, engineers and industry experts share insights and anecdotes about the quest to modernize IT.

Explore the cutting edge of enterprise cloud computing. Tech Barometer is the Podcast affiliate of The Forecast by Nutanix, which covers people and tech trends driving digital transformation. Business Ieaders, engineers and industry experts share insights and anecdotes about the quest to modernize IT.

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Explore the cutting edge of enterprise cloud computing. Tech Barometer is the Podcast affiliate of The Forecast by Nutanix, which covers people and tech trends driving digital transformation. Business Ieaders, engineers and industry experts share insights and anecdotes about the quest to modernize IT.

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@nutanix

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English


Episodes

Realizing The Agile Manifesto

11/10/2020
Rapid iteration that has become essential to technology innovation is something well defined in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value: individuals and interactions over processes and tools; working software over comprehensive documentation; customer collaboration over contract negotiation; responding to change over following a plan. That is, while there...

Duration:00:12:25

How Wipro is Dealing with the Effects of COVID-19

11/6/2020
The effects of the coronavirus on technology will be studied for years to come. The ways people responded and new directions companies took are creating a new normal. IT leaders were forced to build more robust, resilient, secure data systems that support remote working. Global IT service providers were on the front lines to help businesses take on challenges brought by the pandemic. Wipro, based in Bangalore, India, touch more than a million users. When a million users needed to suddenly...

Duration:00:15:35

When Apps and Data Are Streamed

11/6/2020
Increasingly, employees and students reply on streamed applications rather than having apps run directly from their computer’s hard drive. In this video animation, learn how end user computing, a catch-all phrase, is changing as technologies like desktop as a service (DaaS) and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) stream experiences from the cloud or a data center. Ruben Spruijit, senior technologist at Nutanix narrates. Follow the enterprise cloud tech revolution at The Forecast by Nutanix.

Ways 5G Will Superpower Digital Experiences

10/22/2020
The ideas behind 5G got their start at NASA, which was seeking to improve space communication for satellites. As telcos roll out 5G networks with speeds of up to 10 gigs, the new wireless technology is poised to bring powerful internet connections to IoT, VR, AR, AI, edge computing and enterprise applications. In this interview with Satyam Vaghani, VP and GM of IoT and AI at Nutanix, learn about the opportunities and challenges 5G brings to enterprises. Related article: 5 Ways 5G Will...

Duration:00:11:01

Why Future Data Centers Will be Different

9/30/2020
To meet the relentless demand for digital services, data centers will need to become decentralized and more autonomous, according to Ray Wang. He’s the Founder, Chairman and Principal Analyst of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research Inc., a research and advisory firm which studies disruptive business and exponential technology trends. In this segment, Wang talks about the future of data centers and the importance of IT governance to deliver quality of service. Follow the enterprise...

Pivot from Selling Products to Outcomes

9/22/2020
Digital transformation isn’t just about technology. It’s also about building new business models that leverage technologies like mobile, cloud computing and IoT. Ray Wang is Founder, Chairman and Principal Analyst of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research Inc., a research and advisory firm which studies disruptive business and exponential technology trends. In this segment, he explains how businesses are using new technologies to move from selling products to selling services to selling...

XR and Spatial Tech Are Changing Business as Usual

8/1/2020
Immersive technologies present an interesting conundrum for users, who are enthusiastic about the possibilities of AR, VR and the next era of audio/visual media. While everyone knows it will become an important part of the fabric of life, few know just what that will look like. One of those is Michael Hoffman, who started Object Theory, an XR company helping companies bring spatial tech to the work environment. Inside XR editor Alice Bonasio and author Robert Scoble share what they’ve...

Duration:00:13:50

Seeing the Future of Spatial Technologies with Robert Scoble

7/20/2020
Lopez: I still can’t get past the idea that I’m talking to a toaster. Scoble: Yeah. You’re talking to millions of toasters. That’s the breakthrough, right? When you’re talking to a Tesla, you’re not talking just to one chip, you’re talking to 800,000 cars that are driving around with cameras on them, and all of the centralized computers that they have up in the data center… it’s the connectedness that brings the power to it. This is one of the many exchanges in this wide ranging interview...

Duration:00:46:15

Bank of America Securities Interviews Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey

7/17/2020
The key idea behind data center virtualization has been ”no change to the application, no change to the operating system,” according to Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey, in an investor call with Bank of America Securities. This has been the philosophy behind the shift to virtual machines and as well as in storage, Pandey said. “I think we now have to virtualize the entire data center and use lift and shift with this assertion: no change to the application, no change to the operating system. But...

Duration:00:54:55

COVID-19 Has Given Us a New Normal

7/16/2020
There’s practically no debate that some new ways of living and working will be with us long after the pandemic has ended. This is the mindset of the one the world’s biggest IT services companies, Tata Consultancy Services also known as TCS. The company has nearly half a million workers worldwide. Before COVID-19, 20 percent of its employees worked, to some degree, at home. After the pandemic hit it’s been 90 percent. And it hasn’t been cost-effective primarily because the coronavirus hit...

Duration:00:25:44

Private Cloud Helps Italy’s INAIL Shift to Smart Working

7/10/2020
Flavio Mancini is a IT project manager in Italy’s National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work also known as INAIL. Before COVID-19 hit the country hard in March 2020, Mancini and his team helped INAIL move to private cloud. Having that on-premises, scalable IT system allowed the agency to scale its remote worker capabilities to thousands of employees when the country was locked down for two months. Speaking from Rome, Mancini explains what it was like to prepare INAIL’s IT for...

Duration:00:06:44

Drone Delivery Project in Iceland Shows the Way

6/19/2020
Maron Kristófferson is the CEO of the Icelandic company aha, an online service for restaurant food and groceries. The company delivers food to customers by car, but had an idea for a project that would show how drones can help business stay competitive. Kristófersson talks about the weather and technical challenges and how the project could pave the way for drone delivers in smart cities and urban areas around the world. Related article: Will Drones Become the Home Delivery Service of...

Duration:00:14:26

IDC’s Kitty Fok: Part 3 – Tech Trends Driving China’s Economic Transformation

6/17/2020
China’s economic transformation has been among the most significant events in our lifetime, studied in-depth within and outside of China by economists, analysts, sociologists, historians and experts across different fields. In part three of our series with managing director of IDC China, Kitty Fok, we explore how technologies and consumer behaviors are shaping the future. Fok has had her eye on China for 20 years and sees a confluence of major changes. In this segment, she shares insights...

Duration:00:06:51

COVID-19 Speeds Digital Transformation in Italy

5/20/2020
Technology innovation has been spreading across Italy for years, but the mandated lockdown during the rise of COVID-19 in March and April 2020 proved that Italy’s IT infrastructure can handle a nation of smart, remote workers. Will this change the future of work? Guido Ingenito, IT manager for TXT eSolutions, says while their IT roadmap hasn’t changed – they’ll keep improving their private cloud capabilities. The only difference is they’re speeding things up with the help of Nutanix...

Duration:00:17:51

IDC’s Kitty Fok: Part 2 – In the Wake of COVID-19, Opportunities for ICT in China

5/15/2020
For decades “Made in China” has generally meant, to the Western world at least, mass produced cheap goods. But the strategic plan “Made in China 2025” established by Premier Li Qekiang aims to move the country into making high value, high tech products in fields like robotics and automation, computer chips, aerospace and biomedical research. And that has meant an investment in things like the Internet of Things, AI and cloud. It just so happens that when the coronavirus pandemic broke out,...

Duration:00:12:07

COVID-19’s Impact on the Tech Industry in China

5/14/2020
The coronavirus pandemic jolted economies and businesses around the world. Immediately experts reported on signs of destruction and offered examples of recovery. In a three-part series, Kitty Fok, Managing Director of IDC, China, explains findings from her annual report, which showed China’s economy in the first quarter of 2020 fell 6.8% compared to Q1 2019. She said this is the first time China’s economy shrank since the government began sharing that data almost three decades ago. In this...

Duration:00:18:31

Tech Unlocking the Future of Work

5/14/2020
During this shelter-in-place, there have been many feel-good moments of people collaborating with each other whether it’s working from home or personal stuff like having a Zoom party on doing online wine tastings. One of the unexpected story gems was the National Football League draft, in which general managers and coaches—who normally put in insane office hours, their families hardly see them—they drafted players from their homes and it was was shared it publicly, live, often with their...

Duration:00:13:05

Jeanne Meister: Insights on the Effects of COVID-19 on Working from Home

5/13/2020
Ten years ago Jeanne Meister co-authored a book entitled, “The 2020 Workplace“. In it, she didn’t anticipate a pandemic causing us to work from home. But the foundational ideas of remote working still apply and have been brought to the top of our consciousness by many of us being forced to work from home due to worldwide shelter-in-place directives. In this interview Jeanne—the founder of Future Workplace—talks about the principles of remote working and how the coronavirus has accelerated...

Duration:00:18:26

Autodesk University’s Journey to Virtual Workstations

4/23/2020
Autodesk University is the flagship conference of the design software maker Autodesk. One of its most famous products is Auto-CAD, which is so data intensive it requires a workstation to run. The company used to set up a fleet of hundreds of these machines for Autodesk University, held each year in Las Vegas, to train users in Auto-CAD and other high performance design software. But no more. With advances like Nutanix Xi Frame, a desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) technology, Autodesk University...

Duration:00:08:59

Streaming Business Apps to Remote Workers During COVID-19

4/13/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has modified the way the world works in what could be called the biggest ever work-from-home experiment. Ruben Spruijt, a senior technologist at Nutanix, explains how virtual desktop and desktop-as-a-service technologies are allowing IT departments to stream business applications to remote workers. He says interest in these technologies during the COVID-19 pandemic is rising. Joel St. Pierre, head of PMO, Global Customer Events at Autodesk describes how he uses DaaS...

Duration:00:09:09