There will soon be 1 million open jobs in tech but only 500,000 will be filled with the existing labor pool. At the same time, there is a marked gender and racial disparity. Fixing the latter may very well fix the former, according to Dell Chief Customer Officer Karen Quintos. In this episode, Quintos shares how businesses can work to eliminate bias, scale up their diversity efforts, and fill the pipeline for new tech talent.
This episode features Trey Layton who got his start in the military as an imagery analyst working for General Schwarzkopf during Desert Storm. His special skills of interpreting images led to him finding the Black Hawk helicopters downed during the Battle of Mogadishu, known as the ‘Black Hawk Down’ incident. Now CTO at Dell EMC for Converged Platforms, Trey sheds light on how his work in the military still inspires him every day to help customers be agile by creating converged and hyperconverged solutions that come with codified integration and baked-in operational experience.
Virtual reality has received a lot of attention lately, but there is much to be said for Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) technologies that have clear applications for the enterprise and the future workplace.
Rooted in the mindset of an engineer, a scientist, a business development expert and an entrepreneur, Dr. Orna Berry analyzes business challenges from multiple angles to ensure that any IT and services solution achieves all objectives. Due north for all activities is a five star customer experience.
HR and IT can learn from each other and become allies in digital transformation, for both investing in modernizing tech and in acquiring new talent.
Transforming a company into a digital business is hard, for companies of any size. It requires transforming the company’s culture, business processes and, most certainly, its IT. We are beginning to see the potential of AI in defining human machine partnerships that will allow companies to scale their business. Meet Alice, an AI business engine for entrepreneurs.
In Ray O’Farrell’s words, virtualization, or software-defined hardware, simply works, is flexible and very non-disruptive. A perfect technology for IT organizations, right? Sort of. To realize the benefits of any new technology, Ray, CTO of VMware CTO, discusses why there has to be a fundamental level of trust between a vendor and customer that takes the fear factor out.