IT Management

How Can Your Culture Be Blameless: A Q&A with Ashar Rizqi and Lyon Wong

In this episode of the Designing Enterprise Platforms podcast from Early Adopter Research (EAR), EAR’s Dan Woods covers the topic of site reliability engineering. Site reliability engineering is a practice that rose up in the internet giants to help them create highly reliable, high performant, but also fast moving systems. It is essentially an extension […]

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The Need for Site Reliability Engineering: A Podcast with Blameless Founders Ashar Rizqi and Lyon Wong

In this episode of the Designing Enterprise Platforms podcast from Early Adopter Research (EAR), EAR’s Dan Woods covers the topic of site reliability engineering. Site reliability engineering is a practice that rose up in the internet giants to help them create highly reliable, high performant, but also fast moving systems. It is essentially an extension […]

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Is the World Now Perimeterless? A Q&A with Fortinet’s John Maddison

In a recent edition of the Designing Enterprise Platforms Podcast for Early Adopter Research (EAR), EAR’s Dan Woods spoke with John Maddison, the EVP of products for Fortinet, a leading cybersecurity company. Designing Enterprise Platforms focuses on how to use products and other technology to create a platform to solve a problem. We at Early […]

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If It’s Good Enough for the CIA: A Q&A with Rick Tracy of Telos

In Early Adopter Research’s continuing series on cybersecurity from the RSA 2019 conference, Dan Woods spoke with Rick Tracy, chief security officer for Telos. Woods asked his three big cybersecurity questions for 2019, as well as exploring the landscape of cybersecurity in general. This is an edited version of their conversation that can be heard […]

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People Are the Perimeter: A Podcast with Cylance’s Malcolm Harkins

At RSA 2019, Early Adopter Research’s (EAR) Dan Woods spoke with a number of leaders in the cybersecurity field. In this interview for the EAR Podcast, he sat down with Malcolm Harkins, chief security and trust officer of Cylance. Woods asked Harkins his three key cybersecurity questions for 2019 and dove into the topics that […]

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Assessing Digital Transformation: A Podcast with PwC’s Tom Puthiyamadam

In this episode of the Early Adopter Research Podcast, Dan Woods speaks with PwC’s Tom Puthiyamadam about digital transformation. PwC has recently completed a Digital IQ Survey that shows how companies from across a variety of industries are succeeding and failing in their attempts with digital transformation. Their conversation covers the following: 1:15 – The […]

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Is Google Search Fair? A Podcast with Lucidworks’ Grant Ingersoll

In this edition of the Early Adopter Research podcast, Dan Woods speaks with Grant Ingersoll, contributor to Solr, cofounder and CTO of Lucidworks, and cofounder of the Mahout Machine Learning Open Source Project, to discuss the fairness of Google search. Recently, President Trump has grabbed headlines by asserting that Google’s search algorithm is unfair. While […]

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Palo Alto Network’s Naveen Zutshi on how to make the CIO a data-driven hero

Let’s face it: for some time now, the IT department has not practiced what it’s preached for the rest of the business: Invest in gathering, synthesizing, analyzing, and operationalizing data to improve the business. For the same reason that it’s been difficult for the business to follow its advice, it’s also been hard for IT. […]

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How systems of intelligence drive change at P&G

Until now, IT has largely existed outside the realm of analytics and metrics that we apply to every other area of the enterprise. There’s an obvious irony here: IT is ensuring that every other segment of the company has products to assess performance while not having the same accountability for itself. That is starting to […]

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The Coming Crisis in IT Management

When I was in college I was fascinated by a book called The Coming Crisis of Western Sociology. When I was in college, I was fascinated by a book called The Coming Crisis of Western Sociology. Actually, I was most fascinated by the title. Sociology was not my thing. But now, finally, that thought has […]

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