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Cloud Talk brings you discussions on topics like digital transformation, Kubernetes, IoT, edge computing and multicloud, as told through the perspectives of the people and the companies who are living this transformation on a daily basis. In Cloud Talk, host Jeff DeVerter interviews some of the most influential figures on the frontlines of cloud technology, helping you stay connected. Jeff is CTO at Rackspace and has spent over 20 years immersed in the world of cutting-edge technology.

Cloud Talk brings you discussions on topics like digital transformation, Kubernetes, IoT, edge computing and multicloud, as told through the perspectives of the people and the companies who are living this transformation on a daily basis. In Cloud Talk, host Jeff DeVerter interviews some of the most influential figures on the frontlines of cloud technology, helping you stay connected. Jeff is CTO at Rackspace and has spent over 20 years immersed in the world of cutting-edge technology.

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United States

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Cloud Talk brings you discussions on topics like digital transformation, Kubernetes, IoT, edge computing and multicloud, as told through the perspectives of the people and the companies who are living this transformation on a daily basis. In Cloud Talk, host Jeff DeVerter interviews some of the most influential figures on the frontlines of cloud technology, helping you stay connected. Jeff is CTO at Rackspace and has spent over 20 years immersed in the world of cutting-edge technology.

Language:

English

Contact:

2039191382


Episodes

Introducing AI & U

2/24/2021
AI & U is a new podcast by Rackspace Technology all about AI. Listen in on the first episode with Joe Davison, Research Engineer at Hugging Face. Joe joins host Mark McQuade for a chat about one of the hottest topics in AI: Natural Language Processing. Be sure to subscribe to AI & U if you enjoy this episode! https://aiandu.fireside.fm/ Special Guest: Mark McQuade.

Duration:00:34:22

The Tech of Survival

2/23/2021
Host Jeff DeVerter walks us though how he used technology during winter storms in Texas to troubleshoot freezing pipes and power outages.

Duration:00:25:42

You May Need to Go Back to Basics Before RPA

2/19/2021
The promise of RPA may be bright. But to start solving problems with RPA, you need to understand the data chain in your organization. In the latest Cloud Talk episode, Rackspace Technology CTO of EMEA Simon Bennett and host Jeff DeVerter discuss the principles that need to be considered before deploying RPA. Special Guest: Simon Bennett.

Duration:00:34:18

The Tech We Love

2/12/2021
Love is in the air! Doug Lieberman with Dell Technologies, Matthew Juliana with AWS, Rohit Kelapure with Google and Kent Kingery with Microsoft join host Jeff DeVerter this Valentine’s Day to discuss which tech trends they’re loving most these days. Special Guests: Douglas Lieberman, Kent Kingery, Matt Juliana, and Rohit Kelapure.

Duration:00:30:14

You’re not alone: The role of partners in your cloud journey

2/9/2021
Due to the complexity of IT transformation, an expansive list of cloud service providers has emerged. To discuss the cloud ecosystem and the role of partners on a cloud journey, Paul Croteau, Channel Field CTO, Rackspace Technology, joins host Jeff DeVerter on the latest episode of Cloud Talk. Special Guest: Paul Croteau.

Duration:00:22:34

The Tech Behind the Industry: Digging Into the World of Agtech

1/27/2021
The way we farm is damaging the planet, and now there’s a movement to re-engineer the industry. To dig into the world of agtech and regenerative agriculture, we invited Lew Moorman, Co-Founder of Scaleworks and Soilworks Natural Capital, and Sarah Nolet, Founder of AgThentic, on to Cloud Talk. Resources Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change (https://www.ted.com/talks/allan_savory_how_to_fight_desertification_and_reverse_climate_change#t-1215349) AgThentic...

Duration:00:42:10

The World Is Ripe for RPA

1/21/2021
Robot Process Automation (RPA) has the potential to transform professions and businesses. On the latest Cloud Talk, Rajesh Radhakrishnan, EVP of Intelligent Automation & Digital Workforce Solutions at Automation Anywhere, joins Jeff DeVerter, CTO at Rackspace Technology, for a deep dive into RPA. Special Guest: Rajesh Radhakrishnan.

Duration:00:30:40

Re:Invent Roundup: It’s AWS Anywhere

1/14/2021
What are the main talking points from Re:Invent 2020? In the latest episode of Cloud Talk, four experts from Rackspace Technology breakdown the recent announcements from AWS and give their opinions on which developments are the most interesting. Special Guest: Taylor Bird.

Duration:00:36:56

Replay: Powering Developers at Every Level

1/4/2021
How can businesses drive digital transformation, reduce development costs and increase overall efficiency? We revisit this "best of" episode of Cloud Talk with Scott Guthrie, EVP of Cloud + AI at Microsoft this week. Jeff and Scott discuss the shift towards low-code technology and how it's enabling people everywhere to innovate in new ways. Special Guest: Scott Guthrie.

Duration:00:48:16

Replay: Leading Through a Pandemic

12/30/2020
There's no way to fully prepare for a world-shattering event like a global pandemic, but there are ways to effectively manage the changes it brings. We revisit this "best of" episode of Cloud Talk with Rackspace Technology CEO Kevin Jones this week. Listen in for a look back on how Rackspace Technology adapted to, and accelerated out of, the COVID-19 pandemic. Special Guest: Kevin M. Jones.

Duration:00:42:44

The Best of Cloud Talk Season 1

12/23/2020
Cloud Talk has covered a lot of ground over the last six months, with topics including recovering from a major cyberattack to leading through a pandemic. Here’s a special episode with a selection of the best bits from Season 1. Special Guests: Juan Riojas, Kathy Kersten, Kevin M. Jones, Lara Indrikovs, Peter Coffee, Pontus Noren, Tolga Tarhan, and Tye Hayes.

Duration:00:38:36

Building Ethical Products

12/17/2020
Ethical design has been one of the most discussed topics in IT this year. But how do you create well-rounded, successful and ethical products at the same time? Mike Rastiello and Heather Ferguson join Jeff DeVerter on the Cloud Talk podcast for an episode about ethics in product management. Special Guests: Heather Ferguson and Mike Rastiello.

Duration:00:24:04

How Service Outages Impact Organizations and How They Can Prepare

12/11/2020
Amazon Web Services, the industry-leading cloud services company was making a simple capacity upgrade to Kinesis the day before Thanksgiving when the event triggered an OS front-end capacity glitch, which created a ripple effect that crashed the system for almost one day. The result was thousands of companies down for several hours just before Black Friday, the busiest online shopping day of the year. In this Cloud Talk podcast episode, the host and two Rackspace Technology™ experts discuss...

Duration:00:43:40

Automation and Security Are the Trends to Watch

12/3/2020
Which tech trends should you be exploring right now? Two CTOs discuss the most important tech trends for the end 2020 and early 2021, unwrapping the contents of The Rackspace Technology Trends Viewpoint e-book. Special Guest: Tolga Tarhan.

Duration:00:32:11

From Chatbots to Alexa: The Evolution of NLP

11/16/2020
Linguists have been analyzing language with computers for seventy years, but it’s only recently through deep learning that we are seeing the full potential of Natural Language Processing (NLP). In this episode of Cloud Talk, Jeff DeVerter is joined by three data science and AI experts to deep dive into NLP. Special Guests: Carla Margalef Bentabol, Mark McQuade, and Spyro Ananiades.

Duration:00:30:17

The Founder’s Dilemma

11/10/2020
When’s the right time to sell or spin off a company? When should you embrace technology and when should you discard it? These are questions cloud-native pioneer and Cloudreach founder Pontus Noren has wrestled with during his more than 20 successful years in the industry. This latest Cloud Talk charts a journey from Swedish schooling and a love for the Commodore 64 home computer, through stints at Ericsson, Nokia and Cisco, to his defining work revolutionizing organizations by way of...

Duration:00:33:33

Powering Developers at Every Level

11/4/2020
How can businesses drive digital transformation, reduce development costs and increase overall efficiency? Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President of Microsoft Cloud + AI, joins Jeff DeVerter on Cloud Talk, discussing the shift towards low-code technology and how it's enabling people everywhere to innovate in new ways. Special Guest: Scott Guthrie.

Duration:00:38:23

The scary cybersecurity risks keeping the pros up at night

10/29/2020
What’s keeping cybersecurity pros up at night? Today’s cyberthieves aren’t the same as yesterday’s. They’ve abandoned perimeter battering rams for email phishing and compromised IoT devices. Once inside, they take what they want — usually cold, hard cash, and lots of it. In this episode of Cloud Talk, our host Jeff DeVerter and a former FBI special agent Matthew Dunn discuss new and emerging security threats and share tales of real-world cybercrimes. Hear how a $1M corporate 401(k) heist...

Duration:00:37:40

How We Got to AIOps

10/22/2020
Application performance management (APM) changed the IT industry in the mid-2000s, but AIOps transformed it even more dramatically in the mid-2010s. Will Cappelli, CTO of Moogsoft, joins host Jeff DeVerter to discuss the trajectory of AIOps and its multiple implications for today’s IT enterprises. Hear about the relatively short history of APM, and the fast-moving interconnected development of AI, the cloud, big data and IT digitization. Special Guest: Will Cappelli.

Duration:00:45:51

Machine Learning Is More than a Buzzword — but It’s Not the Answer to Every Problem

10/16/2020
Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. Outside of tech, these things instill anxiety, due to a lack of understanding about their implications. But those immersed in tech sometimes go overboard, infusing them into everything they do. This episode of Cloud Talk explores the many sides of machine learning: how it adds value; ethics and concerns; when it shouldn’t be used; and the kinds of projects that without machine learning just aren’t feasible. Special Guest: Mark McQuade.

Duration:00:34:36