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Best podcasts about World Wide Technology

Latest podcast episodes about World Wide Technology

Cisco Champion Radio
S8|E50 Demystify Hybrid Cloud Networking with Cisco Nexus Dashboard

Cisco Champion Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 39:03


Demystify your hybrid cloud network automation and operations. With its “one-view” presentation of all your hybrid cloud network sites, Cisco Nexus Dashboard enables IT operators to use a single, agile platform to operate all network infrastructure in a single place. It also bridges the tools needed by each persona—NetOps, DevOps, CloudOps or SecOps—with a flexible operational model for key use cases on a single platform. Use the same platform, whether on-premises, at the edge and/or in the public cloud. Tune in to this episode to learn how Cisco Nexus Dashboard can catapult your infrastructure into the IT high performance zone and simplify hybrid cloud networking with a single platform. Learn more: http://www.cisco.com/go/nexusdashboard?dtid=opdcsnc001469 Follow us: https://twitter.com/ciscochampion Cisco Champion Hosts Guru Bettadapura (twitter.com/betta_guru), Fivelayers, Consultant Meredith Rose (twitter.com/mer3dithrose), World Wide Technology, Consulting System Engineer Shai Silberman (twitter.com/shaidom), San Jose State University, Director, Network Services Guests Amit Patel, Cisco, VP of Engineering, Cloud Networking Team Srinivas Kotamraju, Cisco, Sr. Director of Product Management, Cloud Networking Team Moderator Amilee San Juan (twitter.com/amileesan1), Cisco, Customer Voices and Cisco Champion Program

Karraker & Smallmon
World Wide Technology Raceway Owner, Curtis Francois

Karraker & Smallmon

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 7:23


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This Week in Health IT
Newsday - Health IT 2022 Predictions, Technology in Labor Shortage and the Future of Interoperability

This Week in Health IT

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 33:43


November 22, 2021: Tony Thornton, Principal Advisor, Federal Health Care at World Wide Technology joins Bill for the news today. What should interoperability look like in eight years? ONC asked, you answered. What can health IT do to address the nursing shortage? What exactly is federal healthcare and how do you drive it? How do we align technology to ensure we are meeting the needs of the customers? We're starting to see amazing AI and machine learning tools and analyzing large amounts of data. The challenge is still getting that data to move and the quality of that data, once it moves. How can we clean it up so that these tools can benefit us?Key Points:00:00:00 - Introduction00:12:10 - Individuals will have internet based access to their past, present and future electronic health information from clinical and administrative sources00:12:30 - Individuals and health professionals will be able to discover and compare online, the costs of healthcare services, procedures or drugs before it is ordered and prescribed 00:19:10- Public health response, and preparedness will be driven by real-time data that allow public health agencies to quickly identify when and where infectious  disease breaks out World Wide TechnologyStories:COVID Telehealth Fraud Caused $1.4B in Losses: DOJ - The Crime ReportWhat it will take to maintain the accelerated pace of innovation in health care post-pandemic - Health EvolutionWhat should interoperability look like in eight years? ONC asked, you answered - Healthcare IT NewsCHS Ready to Play More Offense on Nurse Recruiting, Training - Healthcare Innovation

Golf Shot Radio
¿Qué dejó el World Wide Technology at Mayakoba? Y la presentación del Mexico Open.

Golf Shot Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 51:11


Fin de semana redondo para el golf mexicano. No solo por qué se jugó un torneo del PGA Tour en nuestro país, sino también por qué estuvo acompañado por el 2do lugar de Carlos Ortiz. Además se presento el Mexico Open, la segunda parada del PGA Tour en territorio azteca de esta temporada.

Tee Time on 1500 ESPN
Viktor Hovland wins the World Wide Technology Championship and wacky golf rules

Tee Time on 1500 ESPN

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 72:12


On this episode of 10,000 Swings, the guys break down the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba and the winner, Viktor Hovland! Also, they talk about how confusing some of the rules are!

The First Cut Golf
Viktor Hovland Wins In Mexico! 2021 Mayakoba Tournament Recap and Reaction

The First Cut Golf

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 47:22


Rick Gehman is joined by Greg DuCharme and Mark Immelman to break down and react to the 2021 World Wide Technology at Mayakoba. 0:00 - Intro, Viktor Hovland Defends At Mayakoba 12:00 - Carlos Ortiz Impresses in Home Event 19:00 - Solid Offseason Outing For Justin Thomas 27:00 - Gooch and Scheffler React 32:30 - Best Bets + One & Done Recap --- Check us out on YouTube for video podcasts and exclusive content, visit youtube.com/FirstCutPodcast 'First Cut' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow @FirstCutPod on Twitter and Instagram Follow our crew on Twitter: @KylePorterCBS, @mark_immelman, @RickRunGood, @therealGFD, @TheCoachrules, @jacob_hallex You can listen to First Cut on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of The First Cut Golf podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of The First Cut Golf podcast." For more golf coverage from CBS Sports, visit cbssports.com/golf/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast
PGA TOUR Radio recap after Round 4 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 5:55


Earl Forcey, Mark Wilson and the PGA TOUR Radio team recap all the action from Round 4 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba.

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast
PGA TOUR Radio recap after Round 3 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 5:52


Earl Forcey, Mark Wilson and the PGA TOUR Radio team recap all the action from Round 3 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba.

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast
PGA TOUR Radio recap after Round 2 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 4:45


Earl Forcey, Mark Wilson and the PGA TOUR Radio team recap all the action from Round 2 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba.

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast
PGA TOUR Radio recap after Round 1 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship

PGA TOUR Replay Golf Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 5:03


Earl Forcey, Mark Wilson and the PGA TOUR Radio team recap all the action from Round 1 of the 2021 World Wide Technology Championship @ Mayakoba.

Print Factory Podcast
Drive For Show, DFS For Dough: World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

Print Factory Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 45:19


Our PGA Gurus are here to break down the field for the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba this week! Justin Van Zuiden is joined by Derek Farnsworth for the Drive for Show, DFS for Dough show, your first look at this week's PGA DFS tournament! Join us live each Tuesday for a chance to win free RG Premium!#PGA #DFS #FanDuel #DraftKings #rotogrinders

The Morning After Sports Betting
11/3 Hour 3: World Wide Technology Championship, CFB Week 10, Dak Prescott, & More

The Morning After Sports Betting

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 45:26


Ben Stevens is back to give you all the information you need to make it a profitable day in the wager world. Ben continues to preview all the upcoming college football action and much more!

BetBites Podcast
171: BetBites Golf Betting Podcast - World Wide Technology Championship and the Portugal Masters

BetBites Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 10:57


Welcome to the Golf Betting Podcast as James Buttler is joined by golf tipster Dave Tindall to preview the World Wide Technology Championship on the PGA Tour and the Portugal Masters on the European Tour. The Golf Betting Podcast is sponsored by Tour-Tips.com This podcast is produced by Sports Betting Media and will be out each Wednesday to allow us to take in all the golf news and rumours before giving you the very best betting advice. Follow Sports Betting Media on Twitter @SBM_Podcasts. Please gamble responsibly - visit BeGambleAware.org

This Week in Health IT
Digital Pathology: The Case, The Drivers, and The Solution with WWT and Dell Technologies

This Week in Health IT

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 30:58


November 3, 2021: When you digitize pathology, it creates all sorts of advantages. Pathologists and laboratory staff are able to send results anywhere near or far for diagnosis, consultation, and second opinion. What are the drivers for Digital Pathology? What are the use cases? What is the future of AI in this space? How does interoperability, scalability, performance and security play into it? Dr. Justin Collier, Chief Healthcare Advisor for World Wide Technology and Michael Valante, CTO Digital Pathology for Dell Technologies join us today to discuss. Key Points:00:00:00 - Intro00:02:00 - Digital pathology is an area of pathology that focuses on the data management elements of digital imaging. So the acquisition, the transmission, the display and the storage of the information that's generated from digitizing glass slides.00:03:00 - We have a major shortage of pathologists 00:05:00 - How do we improve the workflow for pathologists and laboratory services?World Wide TechnologyDell Technologies

Sports Gambling Podcast Network
World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba DFS Picks & Best Bets | Golf Gambling Podcast (Ep. 99)

Sports Gambling Podcast Network

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 62:36


In this episode of the Golf Gambling Podcast on the Sports Gambling Podcast Network, Boston Capper (@boston_capper) and Steve Schirmer celebrate yet another winner. Boston Capper hits on Lucas Herbert 66/1 to continue the show's hot streak. After a bit of touting, Steve gives a brief overview of El Camaleon GC and what to expect this week. Then Boston Capper breaks down projected ownership on DraftKings, followed by a quick weather report. Then they give a thorough analysis of all their favorite plays and fades in DraftKings from each price range. Topics include players who thrive on paspalum, Steve gushes about Aaron Wise to a skeptical Boston Capper, and their best dumpster dive picks of the week. They then close the show with some of their favorite World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba picks from the WynnBet Sportsbook, including outrights, matchup props, and positional props. Also in the show, Steve has a total meltdown about the tire fire known as the New York Giants. Strap in! Download the SGPN APP today https://sgpn.app and leave us a rating & review. Support for this episode - WynnBet | PropSwap.com code “SGP” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Fantistics MyFantasyFix Podcast
DFS Golf: 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

The Fantistics MyFantasyFix Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 65:33


James Adams and Skeeter Robinson are back to discuss this week's PGA Tour event at Mayakoba. They go through the field, letting you know who they like in each pricing tier on DraftKings. 0:00 Introduction and Bermuda Recap 3:52 Mayakoba Preview 11:23 10k+ Tier 18:14 9k Tier 25:47 8k Tier 32:51 7k Tier 43:22 6k Tier 1:00:50 One and Done

Draws N Fades
Episode 80: World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

Draws N Fades

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 49:35


0:25 - Intro 3:05 - Course Preview & Strategy 8:30 - Top of the Board (under 20/1) 14:00 - Tier I (30/1 - 50/1) 26:45 - Tier II (55/1 - 95/1) 36:40 - Longshots (over 100/1) 44:50 - Wrap Up Follow us on twitter @Draws_N_Fades, @Owen_Vrabel and @MattyMillz85 and on instagram @DrawsNFades

Preferred Lines Podcast
Preferred Lines Betting Preview - World Wide Technology Championship

Preferred Lines Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 25:00


The Preferred Lines Podcast Picks for the World Wide Technology Championship Joe Idone (@tourpicks) talk over the betting board for the World Wide Technology Championship Please RATE & REVIEW Find us on YouTube Follow us on Twitter: @preferredlines

Yesterday's Paper
2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

Yesterday's Paper

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 41:11


Granj & Fin get you ready for the 2021 World Wide Technologies Championship at Mayakoba from El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR 2022 ONE & DONE CONTEST, VISIT OUR TWITTER FOR MORE DETAILS Follow us on iG/Twitter/YouTube @tailandprint Head over to www.dimers.com and follow @dimers on social media for the latest and greatest sports betting content! #TailandPrint

Bettor Golf
World Wide Technology Championship - Betting Breakdown

Bettor Golf

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 14:24


We're here for the World Wide Technology Championship for everything you need from a betting and DFS perspective. The Bettor Golf crew will help you cash tickets from all different angles this weekend. Subscribe if you haven't already and build that bankroll with us! https://twitter.com/BettorGolfPod https://twitter.com/StixPicks https://twitter.com/TeeOffSports

Long Shots
Previewing The World Wide Technology Championship

Long Shots

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 25:04


On this episode of the "Short Shots" of Long Shots hosts Brady Kannon and Wes Reynolds preview The World Wide Technology Championship at El Camaleon Golf Club and give out their top picks for the event. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

RJ Bell's Dream Preview
2021 World Wide Technology Classic Picks & Predictions

RJ Bell's Dream Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 24:49


James Leadbetter is coming off a red hot tournament last week. This week James gets you ready for the 2021 World Wide Technology Classic @ Mayakoba

RJ Bell's Dream Preview
2021 World Wide Technology Classic Picks & Predictions

RJ Bell's Dream Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 24:49


James Leadbetter is coming off a red hot tournament last week. This week James gets you ready for the 2021 World Wide Technology Classic @ Mayakoba

Secret Golf with Elk & Knoxy
The Tour Report - World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

Secret Golf with Elk & Knoxy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 42:19


Another fall PGA TOUR event; another exotic destination. This week, the guys are in Mexico for the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba, Riviera Maya. With thirteen of the Top 32 players in the world competing at El Chameleon Golf Club, the field is pretty stacked with names...and value! On the podcast, Elk & Diane preview the tournament, go through the field and give you their top picks - their all-out favorites, ones to watch and dark horses. Plus, we let Elk gloat a little after this top pick won in Bermuda last week at a cool 66/1.

Bleav in Tiger Woods with Cam Rogers
Golf Bets on Us: World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

Bleav in Tiger Woods with Cam Rogers

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 24:00


Another week of PGA TOUR betting content! Cam Rogers and Bridget Whelan break down this week's event at Mayakoba, highlighting the keys to success at El Camaleón Golf Club. Join them as they share their betting cards and best plays! Follow Cam on Twitter and Instagram; follow Bridget on Twitter and Instagram.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

numberFire Daily Fantasy Podcasts
The Heat Check: PGA World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba 2021

numberFire Daily Fantasy Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 70:31


The PGA Tour is heading to El Camaleón for the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba. Which golfers should we target in our PGA DFS lineups? numberFire's Brandon Gdula and Jim Sannes outline the course, detail which golfer archetype is best positioned to exploit it, and discuss their favorite golfers in each salary tier on FanDuel.

Links and Locks
World Wide Technology Championship Betting + DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

Links and Locks

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 45:22


A robust field heads to Mayakoba this week, and Jason Sobel of the Action Network and Justin Ray of Twenty First Group are here to preview all the betting and DFS action for golf gambling enthusiasts everywhere. They discuss recent trends, players rounding into form, and plenty more analysis to get you ready for your outrights, DFS lineups, pool plays and so much more.

William Hill Golf
William Hill Golf Podcast: Portugal Masters + World Wide Technology Championship

William Hill Golf

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 34:41


Dave Tindall almost went back-to-back last week with Patrick Reed just missing out in the Bermuda, and he's back on the card as the tour heads to Mexico. The guys also preview the Portugal Masters as the Race To Dubai moves towards its climax. #betting #golf #golfpodcast #podcast #betting

GolfWRX Radio
Be the Number: 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba fantasy, betting, and preview

GolfWRX Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 66:08


Stats and strategy guru Spencer Aguiar (@teeoffsports) and guest John Haslbauer (PGATout) dive deep into the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba. Tune in for picks, predictions, DFS, GPP, draws, fades, bets, and more!

Bola de Caimanes
Los Caimanes vuelven a invadir Mayakoba. Podcast especial desde el lugar de las acciones.

Bola de Caimanes

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 44:54


Los Caimanes reunidos en el programa especial desde el Camaleón con toda la previa del World Wide Technology at Mayakoba. Ojo con los picks de esta semana. Todos los detalles de la edición 15 de este torneo. Además Miguel platica su experiencia jugando un torneo profesional.

Fantasy Golf Degenerates
Kenny Bets The Entire Field | 2021 World Wide Technology Championship @ Mayakoba

Fantasy Golf Degenerates

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 49:53


Kenny Kim and Tyler Tamboline preview the course and run through the odds while making their 2021 World Wide Technology Championship @ Mayakoba Picks. The guys give their fantasy golf picks and provide their bets for the event from El Camaleon GC. Sub to the Mayo Media Network: https://bit.ly/YTMMN Get 20% off https://www.fantasynational.com/FGD Show Index Intro | 0:00 Recap | 1:36 Stats/Course | 13:51 DraftKings Tiers | 21:12 Bets | 43:21 Video: https://bit.ly/YTMMN Apple: https://bit.ly/FGDApple Spotify: https://bit.ly/FGDSpotify Google: https://bit.ly/FGDGoogle Stitcher: https://bit.ly/FGDStitch Kenny Kim Twitter: https://twitter.com/KendoVT Tyler Tamboline Twitter: https://twitter.com/ToeTagginTambo Fantasy Golf Degenerates Twitter: https://twitter.com/FGDegenerates

Pat Mayo Experience
2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba DraftKings Picks, Bets

Pat Mayo Experience

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 42:10


Pat Mayo discuss his favorite 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba DraftKings picks along with their favorite values for the week. Mayo previews the course, debates the best roster construction for the week and explains which players are best suited for DFS cash games and which should be deployed in guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments. Plus, a recap of his 2021 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba Bets. Week 9 PME DK Listeners League Link: https://bit.ly/21W9DKPMELL Join Newsletter: https://mayomedia.substack.com/people/32468255-mayo-media Get 20% All DK Tools/Stat Engine: https://www.fantasynational.com/mayo NFL Stats & Tools Code “MAYO” for discount: https://www.runthesims.com/mayo NFL DK RESEARCH: https://youtu.be/YwfMLloiX1k SHOW INDEX 00:00 Intro 1:22 Field/Course Research 13:37 Model 16:31 10K 18:45 9K 19:53 8K 25:53 7K 30:21 6K 36:47 Bets

Birdies & Bourbon
Mayakoba World Wide Technology Championship Fantasy Picks & Predictions | PGA Tour Betting Strategy | El Camaleón Golf Course | Riviera Maya, Mexico | Greg Norman New Golf League

Birdies & Bourbon

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 55:34


Mayakoba World Wide Technology Championship Fantasy Picks & Predictions | PGA Tour Betting Strategy | El Camaleón Golf Course | Riviera Maya, Mexico | Greg Norman New Golf League Congrats to Lucas Herbert on his Butterfield Bermuda Championship victory. Sunday was a competitive day of golf as Patrick Reed finished one stroke behind Lucas Herbert and Scott Stallings chased while shooting a 62. We're heading to El Camaleón Golf Course in Riviera Maya, MEX for the Mayakoba World Wide Technology Championship. The field is full of great players on the PGA Tour including Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler, Viktor Hovland, Patrick Reed, Tyrrell Hatton, Gary Woodland, Shane Lowry, Matthew Wolff, Tony Finau, Justin Rose, Mito Pereira, Pat Perez and Kevin Streelman. Can Patrick Reed continue on his hot play from last week and gain a victory? Can Viktor Hovland defend his victory and win again in Mayakoba? Can Gary Woodland bounce back from his recent play and gain another victory? Will Brooks Koepka continue his strong play and kick off the season with a victory? We break down the field and predictions on the show. The Birdies & Bourbon team chat the Mayakoba World Wide Technology Championship Fantasy strategy and predictions at El Camaleón Golf Course in Riviera Maya, MEX. We chat through the PGA DFS strategies for the event using Fantasy National stats. We first chat El Camaleón Golf Course conditions, history, weather and everything you need to know about the strategy for the tournament. We chat strategy for DraftKings, FanDuel and Sportsbook picks. The tournament has a strong field with top players teeing it up. We had a blast chatting through the field and strategies. Cheers. Apparel for the show provided by turtleson. Be sure to check them out online for the new season lineup at https://turtleson.com/ The Neat Glass. Be sure to check out The Neat Glass online at theneatglass.com or on Instagram @theneatglass for an improved experience and use discount code: bb10 to receive your Birdies & Bourbon discount. Thank you for taking the time listen to the Birdies & Bourbon Show for all things PGA Tour, golf, gear, bourbon and mixology. Dan & Cal aim to bring you entertaining and informative episodes weekly. Please help spread the word on the podcast and tell a friend about the show. You can also help by leaving an 5-Star iTunes review. We love to hear the feedback and support! Cheers. Follow on Twitter & Instagram ( @birdies_bourbon) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/birdies-bourbon/support

SD Sports Radio
Always Pressing PGA DFS POD - 2022 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba Tournament

SD Sports Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 41:54


Welcome back to another episode of the Always Pressing PGA DFS POD. This week Jesse (@DFSGolfGods) and Bubba (@bdentrek) preview this week's PGA Tour action at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba Tournament. They will go over past event history, course preview, key stats, all the DraftKings picks, and much more to get you ready for this week's action.

Always Pressing PGA DFS POD
Always Pressing PGA DFS POD - 2022 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba Tournament

Always Pressing PGA DFS POD

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 41:54


Welcome back to another episode of the Always Pressing PGA DFS POD. This week Jesse (@DFSGolfGods) and Bubba (@bdentrek) preview this week's PGA Tour action at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba Tournament. They will go over past event history, course preview, key stats, all the DraftKings picks, and much more to get you ready for this week's action.

Screaming in the Cloud
Teasing Out the Titular Titles with Chris Williams

Screaming in the Cloud

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 39:59


About ChrisChris Williams is a Enterprise Architect for World Wide Technology — a technology solution and service provider. There he helps customers design the next generation of public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions, specializing in AWS and VMware. His first computer was a Commodore 64, and he's been playing video games ever since.Chris blogs about virtualization, technology, and design at Mistwire. He is an active community leader, co-organizing the AWS Portsmouth User Group, and both hosts and presents on vBrownBag. He is also an active mentor, helping students at the University of New Hampshire through Diversify Thinking—an initiative focused on empowering girls and women to pursue education and careers in STEM.Chris is a certified AWS Hero as well as a VMware vExpert. Fun fact that Chris doesn't want you to know: he has a degree in psychology so you can totally talk to him about your feelings.Links: WWT: https://www.wwt.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mistwire Personal site: https://mistwire.com vBrownBag: https://vbrownbag.com/team/chris-williams/ TranscriptAnnouncer: Hello, and welcome to Screaming in the Cloud with your host, Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group, Corey Quinn. This weekly show features conversations with people doing interesting work in the world of cloud, thoughtful commentary on the state of the technical world, and ridiculous titles for which Corey refuses to apologize. This is Screaming in the Cloud.Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by Honeycomb. When production is running slow, it's hard to know where problems originate: is it your application code, users, or the underlying systems? I've got five bucks on DNS, personally. Why scroll through endless dashboards, while dealing with alert floods, going from tool to tool to tool that you employ, guessing at which puzzle pieces matter? Context switching and tool sprawl are slowly killing both your team and your business. You should care more about one of those than the other, which one is up to you. Drop the separate pillars and enter a world of getting one unified understanding of the one thing driving your business: production. With Honeycomb, you guess less and know more. Try it for free at Honeycomb.io/screaminginthecloud. Observability, it's more than just hipster monitoring.Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by our friends at Vultr. Spelled V-U-L-T-R because they're all about helping save money, including on things like, you know, vowels. So, what they do is they are a cloud provider that provides surprisingly high performance cloud compute at a price that—while sure they claim its better than AWS pricing—and when they say that they mean it is less money. Sure, I don't dispute that but what I find interesting is that it's predictable. They tell you in advance on a monthly basis what it's going to going to cost. They have a bunch of advanced networking features. They have nineteen global locations and scale things elastically. Not to be confused with openly, because apparently elastic and open can mean the same thing sometimes. They have had over a million users. Deployments take less that sixty seconds across twelve pre-selected operating systems. Or, if you're one of those nutters like me, you can bring your own ISO and install basically any operating system you want. Starting with pricing as low as $2.50 a month for Vultr cloud compute they have plans for developers and businesses of all sizes, except maybe Amazon, who stubbornly insists on having something to scale all on their own. Try Vultr today for free by visiting: vultr.com/screaming, and you'll receive a $100 in credit. Thats v-u-l-t-r.com slash screaming.Corey: Welcome to Screaming in the Cloud. I'm Corey Quinn. One of the things I miss the most from the pre-pandemic times is meeting people at conferences or at various business meetings, not because I like people—far from it—but because we go through a ritual that I am a huge fan of, which is the exchange of business cards. Now, it's not because I'm a collector or anything here, but because I like seeing what people's actual titles are instead of diving into the morass of what we call ourselves on Twitter and whatnot. Today, I have just one of those folks with me. My guest is Chris Williams, who works at WWT, and his business card title is Enterprise Architect, comma AWS Cloud. Chris, welcome.Chris: Hi. Thanks for having me on the show, Corey.Corey: No, thank you for taking the time to speak with me. I have to imagine that the next line in your business card is, “No, I don't work for AWS,” because you know a company has succeeded when they get their name into people's job titles who don't work there.Chris: So, I have a running joke where the next line should actually be cloud therapist. And my degree is actually in psychology, so I was striving to get cloud therapist in there, but they still don't want to let me have it.Corey: Former guest Bobby Allen is now a cloud therapist over at Google Cloud, which is just phenomenal. I don't know what they're doing in a marketing context over there; I just know that they're just blasting them out of the park on a consistent, ongoing basis. It's really nice to see. It's forcing me to up my game a little bit. So, one of the challenges I've always had is, I don't like putting other companies' names into the title.Now, I run the Last Week in AWS newsletter, so yeah, okay, great, there's a little bit of ‘do as I say, not as I do' going on here. Because it feels, on some level, like doing unpaid volunteer work for a $2 trillion company. Speaking of, you are an AWS Community Hero, where you do volunteer work for a $2 trillion company. How'd that come about? What did you do that made you rise to their notice?Chris: That was a brilliant segue. Um—[laugh]—Corey: I do my best.Chris: So I, actually prior to becoming an AWS Community Hero, I do a lot of community work. So, I have run and helped to run four different community-led organizations: the Virtualization Technology User Group of New England; the AWS Portsmouth User Group, now the AWS Boston User Group; I'm a co-host and presenter for vBrownBag; I also do the New England AWS Community Day, which is a conglomeration of all the different user groups in one setting; and various and sundry other things, as well, along the way. Having done all of that, and having had a lot of the SAs and team members come and do speaking presentations for these various and sundry things, I was nominated internally by AWS to become one of their Community Heroes. Like you said, it's basically unpaid volunteer work where I go out and tout the services. I love talking about nerd stuff, so when I started working on AWS technologies, I really enjoyed it, and I just, kind of like, glommed on with other people that did it as well. I'm also a VMware vExpert, which basically use the exact same accolade for VMware. I have not been doing as much VMware stuff in the recent past, but that's kind of how I got into this gig.Corey: One of the things that strikes me as being the right move with respect to these, effectively, community voice accolades is Microsoft got something very right—they've been doing this a long time—they have their MVP program, but they have to re-invite people who have to requalify for it by whatever criteria they are, every year. AWS does not do this with their Heroes program. If you look at their Heroes page, there's a number of folks up there who have been doing interesting things in the cloud years ago, but then fell off the radar for a variety of reasons. In fact, the only way that I'm aware that you can lose Hero status is via getting a job at AWS or one of AWS competitors.Now, the hard part, of course, is well, who is Amazon's competitors? Basically everyone, but it mostly distills down to Microsoft, Google, and Oracle, as best I can tell, for Hero status. How does VMware fall on that spectrum? To be more specific, how does VMware fall on the spectrum of their community engagement program and having to renew, not, “Are they AWS's competitor?” To which the answer is, “Of course.”Chris: So, the renewal process for the VMware vExpert program is an annual re-up process where you fill out the form, list your contribution of the year, what you've done over the previous year, and then put it in for submission to the board of VMware vExperts who then give you the thumbs up or thumbs down. Much like Nero, you know, pass or fail, live or die. And I've been fortunate enough, so my vBrownBag contributions are every week; we have a show that happens every week. It can be either VMware stuff, or cloud in general stuff, or developer-related stuff. We cover the gamut; you know, people that want to come on and talk about whatever they want to talk about, they come on. And by virtue of that, we've had a lot of VMware speakers, we've had a lot of AWS speakers, we've had a lot of Azure speakers. So, I've been fortunate enough to be able to qualify each year with those contributions.Corey: I think that's the right way to go, from my perspective at least. But I want to get into this a little bit because you are an enterprise architect, which is always one of those terms that is super easy to make fun of in a variety of different ways. Your IDE is probably a whiteboard, and at some point when you have to write code, I thought you had a team of people who would be able to do that all for you because your job is to cogitate, and your artifacts are documentation, and the entire value of what you do can only be measured in the grand sweep of time, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.Chris: [laugh].Corey: But you don't generally get to be a Community Hero for stuff like that, and you don't usually get to be a vExpert on the VMware side, by not having at least technical chops that make people take a second look. What is it you'd say it is you do hear for, lack of a better term?Chris: “What would you say ya, do you here, Bob?” So, I'm not being facetious when I say cloud therapist. There is a lot of working at the eighth layer of the OSI model, the political layer. There's a lot of taking the requirements from the customer and sending them to the engineer. I'm a people person.The easy answer is to say, I do all the things from the TOGAF certification manual: the requirements, risks, assumptions, and constraints; the logical, conceptual, and physical diagrams; the harder answer is the soft skill side of that, is actually being able to communicate with the various levels of the industry, figuring out what the business really wants to do and how to technically solution that and figure out how to talk to the engineers to make that happen. You're right EAs get made fun of all the time, almost as much as consultants get made fun of. And it's a very squishy layer that, you know, depending upon your personality and the personality of the customer that you're dealing with, it can work wonderfully well or it can crash and burn immediately. I know from personal experience that I don't mesh well with financials, but I'm really, really good with, like, medical industry stuff, just the way that the brain works. But ironically, right now I'm working with a financial and we're getting along like a house on fire.Corey: Oh, yeah. I've been saying for a while now that when it comes to cloud, cost and architecture are the same things, and I think that ties back to a lot of different areas. But I want to be very clear here that we talk about, I'm not super deep into the financials, that does not mean you're bad at architecture because working on finance means different things to different folks. I don't think that it is possibly a good architect in the cloud environment and not have a conception of, “Huh, that thing seems really expensive if I do it that way.” That is very different than having the skill of reading a profit and loss statement or understanding various implications of the time value of money calculation that a company uses, or how things get amortized.There are nuances piled on top of nuances in finance, and it's easy to sit here and think that oh, I'm not great at finance means I don't know how money works. That is very rarely true. If you really don't know how money works, you'll go start a cryptocurrency startup.Chris: [laugh]. So, I plugged back to you; I was listening to one of your old shows and I cribbed one of your ideas and totally went with it. So, I just said that there's the logical, conceptual, and physical diagrams of an environment; on one of your shows, you had mentioned a financial diagram for an environment, and I was like, “That's brilliant.” So, now when I go into a customer, I actually do that, too. I take my physical diagram, I strip out all of the IP addresses, and our names, and everything like that, and I plot down how much it's going to cost, like, “This is the value of the EC2 instance,” or, “This is how much this pipe is going to cost if you run this over it.” And they go bananas over it. So, thanks for providing that idea that I mercilessly stole.Corey: Kind of fun on a lot of levels. Part of the challenge is as things get cloudier and it moves away from EC2 instances, ideally the lie we would like to tell ourselves that everything's in an auto-scaling group. Great—Chris: Right.Corey: —stepping beyond that when you start getting into something that's even more intricately tied to a specific user, we're talking about effectively trying to get unit economic measures of every user, every thousand users is going to cost me X dollars to service them on average, on top of a baseline of steady-state spend that is going to increase differently. At that point, talking to finance about predictive models turn into, “Well, this comes down to a question of business modeling.” But conversely, for engineering minds that is exactly what finance is used to figuring out. The problem they have is, “Well, every time we hire a new engineer, we wind up seeing our AWS bill increase.” Funny how that works. Yeah, how do you map that to something that the business understands? That is part of what they do. But it does, I admit, make it much more challenging from a financial map of an environment.Chris: Yeah, especially when the customer or the company is—you know, they've been around for a while, and they're used to just like that large bolus of money at the very beginning of a data center, and they buy the switches, and they buy the servers, and they virtualize them, and they have that set cost that they knew that they had to plunk down at the beginning. And it's a mindset shift. And they're coming around to it, some faster than others. Oddly enough, the startups nowadays are catching on very quickly. I don't deal with a lot of startups, so it takes some finesse.Corey: An interesting inflection that I've seen is that there's an awful lot of enterprises out there that say, “Oh, we're like a startup.” Great. You mean with weird cultural inflections that often distill down to cult of personality, the constant worry about whether you're going to wind up running out of runway before finding product-market fit? And the rooms filled with—Chris: The eighty-hour work weeks? The—[laugh]—Corey: And they're like, “No, no, no, it's like the good parts.” “Oh, so you mean out the upside.” But you don't hear it the other way around where you have a startup that you're interviewing with, “Ha-ha, we're like an enterprise. We have a six-month interview process that takes 18 different stages,” and so on and so forth. However, we do see startups having to mature rapidly, and move up the compliance path as they're dealing with regulated entities and the rest, and wanting to deal with serious customers who have no sense of humor about, “Yeah, we'll figure that part out later as part of an audit document.”So, what we also see, though, is that enterprises are doing things that look a lot more startup-y. If I take a look at the common development environments and tools and techniques that big enterprises use, it looks an awful lot like how startups were doing it five or ten years ago. That is the slow and steady evolution of time. And what startups are doing today becomes enterprise tomorrow, and I can't shake the feeling that there's a sea of vendors out there who, in the event that winds up happening are eventually going to find themselves without a market at all. My model has been that if I go and found a Twitter for Pets style startup tomorrow and in ten years, it has grown to become an S&P 500 component—which is still easier to take seriously than most of what Tesla says—great.During that journey, at what point do I become a given company's customer because if there is no onboarding story for me to become your customer, you're in a long-tail decline phase. That's been my philosophy, but you are a—trademarked term—Enterprise Architect, so please feel free to tell me if I'm missing any of the nuances there, which I'm sure I am because let's face it, nuance is hard; sweeping statements are easy.Chris: As an architect, [laugh] it would be a disservice to not say my favorite catchphrase, it depends. There are so many dependencies to those kinds of sweeping statements. I mean, there's a lot of enterprises that have good process; there are a lot of enterprises that have bad process. And going back to your previous statement of the startup inside the enterprise, I'm hearing a lot of companies nowadays saying, “Oh, well, we've now got this brand new incubator system that we're currently running our little startup inside of. It's got the best of both worlds.”And I'm not going to go through the litany of bad things that you just said about startups, but they'll try to encapsulate that shift that you're talking about where the cheese is moving so quickly now that it's very hard for these companies to know the customer well enough to continue to stay salient and continue to be able to look into that crystal ball to stay relevant in the future. My job as an EA is to try to capture that point in time where what are the requirements today and what are the known detriments that you're going to see in your future that you need to protect against? So, that's kind of my job—other than being a cloud therapist—in a nutshell.Corey: I love the approach. My line has been that I do a lot of marriage counseling between engineering and finance, which is a fun term that also just so happens to be completely accurate.Chris: Absolutely. [laugh]. I'm currently being a marriage counselor right now.Corey: It's an interesting time. So, you had a viral tweet recently that honestly, I'm a bit jealous about. I have had a lot of tweets that have done reasonably well, but I haven't ever had anything go super-viral, where it was just a screenshot of a conversation you had with an AWS recruiter. Now, before we go into this, I want to make a couple of disclaimers here. Before I entered tech myself, I was a technical recruiter, and I can say that these people have hard jobs.There is a constant pressure to perform, it is a sales job that is unlike most others. If you sell someone a pen, great, you can wrap your head around what that's like. But you don't have to worry about the pen deciding it doesn't want to go home with the buyer. So, it becomes a double sale in a lot of weird ways, and there's a constant race to the bottom and there's a lot of competition in the space. It's a numbers game and a lot of folks get in and wash out who have terrible behaviors and terrible patterns, so the whole industry gets tainted—in some respects—like that. A great example of someone who historically has been a terrific example of recruiting done right has been Jill Wohlner. And she's one of the shining beacons of the industry as far as how to do these things in the right way—Chris: Yes.Corey: —but the fact that she is as exceptional as she is is in no small part because there's a lot of random folks coming by. All which is to say that our conversation going forward is not and should not be aimed at smacking around individual recruiters or recruiting as a whole because that is unfair. Now, that disclaimer has been given. Great, what happened?Chris: So, first off, shout out to Jill; she actually used to be a host on vBrownBag. So, hey girl. [laugh]. What happened was—and I have the utmost empathy and sympathy for recruiting; I actually used to have a side gig where I would go around to the local recruiting places around my area here and teach them how to read a cloud resume and how to read a req and try to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to actually have good conversations. This was back when cloud wasn't—this was, like, three or four years ago.And I would go in there and say, “This is how you recruit a cloud person nowadays.” So, I love good recruiters. This one was a weird experience in that—so when a recruiter reaches out to me, what I do is I take an assessment of my current situation: “Am I happy where I'm at right now?” The answer is, “Yes.” And if they ping me, I'll say, “Hey, I'm happy right now, but if you have something that is, you know, a million dollars an hour, taste-testing margaritas on St. John island in the sand, I'm all ears. I'm listening. Conversely, I also am a Community Hero, so I know a ton of people out in the industry. Maybe I can help you out with landing that next person.”Corey: I just want to say for the record, that is absolutely the right answer. And something like that is exactly what I would give, historically. I can't do it now because let's be clear here. I have a number of employees and, “Hey, Corey's out there doing job interviews,” sends a message that isn't good when it comes to how is that company doing anyway. I miss it because I enjoyed the process and I enjoyed the fun, but even when I was perfectly happy, it's, “Well, I'm not actively on the market, but I am interested to have a conversation if you've got something interesting.”Because let's face it, I want to hear what's going on in the market, and if I'm starting to hear a lot of questions about a technology I have been dismissive of, okay, maybe it's time to pay more attention. I have repeatedly been able to hire the people interviewing me in some cases, and sometimes I've gone on interviews just to keep my interview skills sharp and then wound up accepting the job because it turned out they did have something interesting that was compelling to me even though I was reasonably happy at the time. I will always take the meeting; I will always at least have a chat about what they're doing, and I think that doing otherwise is doing yourself a disservice in the long arc of your career.Chris: Right. And that's basically the approach that I take, too. I want to hear what's out there. I am very happy at World Wide right now, so I'm not interested, interested. But again, if they come up with an amazing opportunity, things could happen. So, I implied that in my response to him.I said, “I'm happy right now, thanks for asking, but let's set up the meeting and we can have a chat.” The response was unexpected. [laugh]. The response was basically, “If you're not ready to leave right now, it makes no sense for me to talk to you.” And it was a funny… interaction.I was like, “Huh. That's funny.” I'm going to tweet about that because I thought it was funny—I'm not a jerk, so I'm going to block out all of the names and all of the identifying information and everything—and I threw it up. And the commiseration was so impressive. Not impressive in a good way; impressive in a bad way.Every person that responded was like, “Yes. This has happened to me. Yes, this is”—and honestly, I got a lot of directors from AWS reaching out to me trying to figure out who that person was, apologizing saying that's not our way. And I responded to each and every single one of them. And I was like, “Somebody has already found that person; somebody has already spoken to that person. That being said, look at all of the responses in the timeline. When you tell me personally, that's not the way you do things, I believe that you believe that.”Corey: Yeah, I believe you're being sincere when you say this, however the reality of what the data shows and people's lived experience in the form of anecdotes are worlds apart.Chris: Yeah. And I'm an AWS Hero. [laugh]. That's how I got treated. Not to blow my own horn or anything like that, but if that's happening to me, either A, he didn't look me up and just cold-called me—which is probably the case—and b, if he treats me like that, imagine how he's treating everybody else?Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by something new. Cloud Academy is a training platform built on two primary goals. Having the highest quality content in tech and cloud skills, and building a good community the is rich and full of IT and engineering professionals. You wouldn't think those things go together, but sometimes they do. 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We're gonna have some fun with this one!Corey: Every once in a while I get some of their sourcers doing outreach to see folks who are somewhat aligned on them via LinkedIn or other things, and, “Oh, okay, yeah; if you look at the things I talked about in various places, I can understand how I might look like a potentially interesting hire.” And they send outreach emails to me, they're always formulaic, and once in a while, I'll tweet a screenshot of them where I redact the person's name, and it was—and there's a comment, like, “Should I tell them?” Because it's fun; it's hilarious. But I want to be clear because that often gets misconstrued; they have done absolutely nothing wrong. You've got to cast a wide net to find talent.I'm surprised I get as few incidents of recruiter outreach as I do. I am not hireable and that's okay, but I don't begrudge people reaching out. I either respond with a, “No thanks,” if it's a particularly good email, or I just hit the archive button and never think about it again. And that's fine, too. But I don't make people feel like a jerk for asking, and that is an engineering behavioral pattern that drives me up a wall.It's, “So, I'm thinking about a job here and I'm wondering if you might be a fit,” and your response is just to set them on fire? Well, guess what an awful lot of those people sending out those emails in the sourcing phase of recruiting are early career, and guess what, they tend to get promoted in the fullness of time. Sometimes they're no longer recruiting at all; sometimes they wind up being hiring managers in different ways or trying to figure out what offer they're going to extend to someone. And if you don't think that people in those roles remember when they're treated poorly as a response to their outreach, I have news for you. Don't do it. Your reputation lingers long after you no longer work there.Chris: Just exactly so. And I feel really bad for that guy.Corey: I do hope that he was not reprimanded because he should not be. It is clearly a systemic problem, and the fact that one person happened to do this in a situation where it went viral does not mean that they are any worse than other folks doing it. It is a teachable opportunity. It is, “I know that you have incredible numbers of roles to hire for, all made all the more urgent by the fact that you're having some significant numbers of departures—clearly—in the industry right now.” So, I get it; you have a hard job. I'm not going to waste your time because I don't even respond to them just because, at AWS particularly, they have hard work to do, and just jawboning with me is not going to be useful for them.Chris: [laugh].Corey: I get it.Chris: And you're trying to hire the same talent too. So.Corey: Exactly. One of the most egregious things I've seen in the course of my career was when that whole multiple accounts opened for Wells Fargo's customers and they wound up firing 3500 people. Yeah, that's not individual tellers doing something unethical. That is a systemic problem, and you clean house at the top because you're not going to convince me that you're hiring that many people who are unethical and setting out to do these things as a matter of course. It means that the incentives are wrong, it means that the way you're measuring things are wrong, and people tend to do things out of fear or because there's now a culture of it. And if you fire individuals for that, you're wrong.Chris: And that was the message that I conveyed to the people that reached out to me and spoke to me. I was like, there is a misaligned KPI, or OKR, or whatever acronym you want to use, that is forcing them to do this churn-and-burn mentality instead of active, compassionate recruiting. I don't know what that term is; I'm very far removed from the recruiting world. But that person isn't doing that because they're a jerk. They're doing that because they have numbers to hit and they've got to grind out as many as humanly possible. And you're going to get bad employees when you do that. That's not a long-term sustainable path. So, that was the conversation that I had with them. Hopefully, it resonated and hits home.Corey: I still remember from ten years ago—and I don't always tell the story, but I absolutely will now—I went up to San Francisco when I lived in Los Angeles; I interviewed with Yammer. I went through the entire process—this was not too long before they got acquired by Microsoft so that gives you some time basis—and I got a job offer. And it was a not ridiculous offer. I was going to think about it, and I [unintelligible 00:24:19], “Great. Thank you. Let me sleep on this for a day or two and I'll get back to you definitely before the end of the week.”Within an hour, I got a response rescinding the offer claiming it had been sent by mistake. Now, I believe that that is true and that they are being sincere with this. I don't know that if it was the wrong person; I don't know if that suddenly they didn't have the req or they had another candidate that suddenly liked better that said no and then came back and said yes, but it's been over a decade now and every time I talk to someone who's considering something in that group, I tell this story. That's the sort of thing that leaves a mark because I have a certain philosophy of I don't ever resign from a job before I wind up making sure everything is solid—things are signed, good to go, the background check clears, et cetera—because I don't want to find myself suddenly without income or employment, especially in that era. And that was fine, but a lot of people don't do that.As soon as the offer comes in, they're like, “I'm going to go take a crap on my boss's desk,” which, let's be clear, I don't recommend. You should write a polite and formulaic resignation letter and then you should email it to your boss, you should not carve it into their door. Do this in a responsible way, and remember that you're going to encounter these people again throughout your career. But if I had done that, I would have had serious problems. And so that points to something systemically awful at a company.I have never in my career as a hiring manager extended an offer and then rescinded it for anything other than we can't come to an agreement on this. To be clear, this is also something I wonder about in the space, when people tell stories about how they get a job offer, they attempt to negotiate the offer, and then it gets withdrawn. There are two ways that goes. One is, “Well if you're not happy with this offer, get out of here.” Yeah, that is a crappy company, but there's also the story of people who don't know how to negotiate effectively, and in turn, they come back with indications that you do not know how to write a business email, you do not know how negotiations work, and suddenly, you're giving them a last-minute opportunity to get out before they hire someone who is going to be something of a wrecking ball in the company, and, “Whew, dodged a bullet on that.”I haven't encountered that scenario myself, but I've seen it from other folks and emails that have been passed around in various channels. So, my position on this is everyone should negotiate offers, but visit fearlesssalarynegotiation.com, it's run by my friend, Josh; he has a whole bunch of free content on his site. Look at it. Read it. It is how to handle this stuff effectively and why things are the way that they are. Follow his advice, and you won't go too far wrong. Again, I have no financial relationship, I just like what he's done a lot and I've been talking to him for years.Chris: Nice. I'll definitely check that out. [laugh].Corey: Another example is developher—that's develop H-E-R dot com. Someone else I've been speaking to who's great at this takes a different perspective on it, and that's fine. There's a lot of advice out there. Just make sure that whoever it is you're talking to about this is in a position to know what they're talking about because there's crap advice that's free. Yeah. How do you figure out the good advice and the bad advice? I'm worried someone out there is actually running Route 53 is a database for God's sake.Chris: That's crazy talk. Who would do that? That's madness.Corey: I can't imagine it.Chris: We're actually in the process of trying to figure out how to do a panel chat on exactly that, like, do a vBrownBag on salary negotiations, get some really good people in the room that can have a conversation around some of the tough questions that come around salary negotiation, what's too much to ask for? What kind of attitude should you go into it with? What kind of process should you have mentally? Is it scrawling in crayon, “No. More money,” and then hitting send? Or is it something a little bit more advanced?Corey: I also want to be clear that as you're building panels and stuff like that—because I got this wrong early on in my public speaking career, to be clear—I built talks aligned with this based on what worked for me—make sure that there are folks on the panel who are not painfully over-represented as you and I are because what works for us and we're considered oh, savvy business people who are great negotiators comes across as entitled, or demanding, or ooh, maybe we shouldn't hire her—and yes, I'm talking about her in a lot of these scenarios—make sure you have a diverse group of folks who can share lived experience and strategies that work because what works for you and me is not universal, I promise.Chris: So, the only requirement to set this panel is that you have to be a not-white guy; not-old-white guy. That's literally the one rule. [laugh].Corey: I like the approach. It's a good way to do it. I don't do manels.Chris: Yes. And it's tough because I'm not going to get into it, but the mental space that you have to be in to be a woman in tech, it's a delicate balance because when I'm approaching somebody, I don't want to slide into their DMs. It's like this, “Hey, I know this other person and they recommended you and I am not a weirdo.” [laugh]. As an old white guy, I have to be very not a weirdo when I'm talking to folks that I'm desperate to get on the show.Because I love having that diverse aspect, just different people from different backgrounds. Which is why we did the entire career series on vBrownBag. We did data science with Ayodele; we did how to get into cybersecurity with Christoph. It was a fantastic series of how to get into IT. This was at the beginning of the pandemic.We wanted to do a series on, okay, there's a lot of people out there that are furloughed right now. How do we get some people on the show that can talk to how to get into a part of IT that they're passionate about? We did a triple series on how to get into game development with Dennis Diack, the founder of Apocalypse Studios. We had a bunch of the other AWS Heroes from serverless, and Lambda, and AI on the show to talk, and it was really fantastic and I think it resonated well with the community.Corey: It takes work to have a group of guests on things like podcasts like this. You've been running vBrownBag for longer than I've been running this, and—Chris: 13 years now.Corey: Yeah. This is I think, coming up on what, four years-ish, maybe three, in that range? The passing of time, especially in a pandemic era, is challenging. And there's always a difference. If I invite a white dude to come on the podcast, the answer is yes before I get the word podcast fully out of my mouth, whereas folks who are not over-represented, they're a little more cautious. First, there's the question of, “Am I a trash bag?” And the answer is, “No.” Well, no, not in the way that you're concerned about other ways—Chris: [laugh]. That you're aware of. [laugh].Corey: Oh, God, yes, but—yeah. And then—and that's part of it, and then very often, there's a second one of, “Well, I don't think I have anything, really, to talk about,” is often a common objection here. And it's, yeah, if I'm inviting you on this show, I promise that's not true. Don't worry about that piece of it. And then it's the standard stuff that just comes with being me, of, “Yeah, I've read your Twitter feed; you got to insult me here?” It's, “No, no, not really the same tone. But great question; throw the”—it goes down to process. But it takes constant work, you can't just put an open call out for guest nominations, and expect that to wind up being representative of our industry. It is representative of our biases, in many respects.Chris: It's a tough needle to thread. Because the show has been around for a long time, it's easier for me now, because the show has been around for 13 years. We actually just recorded our two thousandth and sixtieth episode the other night. And even with that, getting that kind of outreach, [#techtwitter 00:31:32] is wonderful for making new recommendations of people. So, that's been really fun. The rest of Twitter is a hot trash fire, but that's beside the point. So yeah, I don't have a good solution for it. There's no easy answer for it other than to just be empathic, and communicative, and reach people on their level, and have a good show.Corey: And sometimes that's all it takes. The idea behind doing a podcast—despite my constant jokes—it's not out of a love affair of the sound of my own voice. It's about for better or worse, for reasons I don't fully understand, I have a platform. People listen to the show and they care what people have to say. So, my question is, how can I wind up using that platform to tell stories that lift up narratives that are helpful for folks that they can use as inspiration—in my case, as critical warnings of what to avoid—and effectively showcasing some of the best our industry has to offer, in many respects.So, if the guest has a good time and the audience can learn something, and I'm not accidentally perpetuating horrifying things, that's really more than I have any right to ask from a show like this. The fact that it's succeeded is due in no small part to not just an amazing audience, but also guests like you. So, thank you.Chris: Oh no, Thank you. And it is. It's… these kinds of shows are super fun. If it wasn't fun, I wouldn't have done it for as long as I have. I still enjoy chatting with folks and getting new voices.I love that first-time presenter who was, like, super nervous and I spend 15 minutes with them ahead of the show, I say, “Okay, relax. It's just going to be me and you facing each other. We're going to have a good time. You're going to talk about something that you love talking about, and we're going to be nerds and do nerd stuff. This is me and you in front of a water cooler with a whiteboard just being geeks and talking about cool stuff. We're also going to record it and some amount of people is going to see it afterwards.” [laugh].And yeah, that's the part that I love. And then watching somebody like that turn into the keynote speaker at a conference ten years down the road. And I get to say, “Oh, I knew that person when.”Corey: I just want to be remembered by folks who look back fondly at some of the things that we talk about here. I don't even need credit, just yeah. People who see that they've learned things and carry them forward and spread to others, there's so many favors that people have done for us that we can only ever pay forward.Chris: Yeah, exactly. So—and that's actually how I got into vBrownBag. I came to them saying, “Hey, I love the things that you guys have done. I actually passed my VCIX because of watching vBrownBags. What can I do to help contribute back to the community?” And Alistair said, “Funny you should mention that.” [laugh]. And here we are seven years later.Corey: Well, to that end, if people are inspired by what you're saying and they want to hear more about what you have to say or, heaven forbid, follow in your footsteps, where can they find you?Chris: So, you can find me on Twitter; I am at mistwire.com—M-I-S-T-W-I-R-E; if you Google ‘mistwire,' I am the first three pages of hits; so I have a blog; you can find me on vBrownBag. I'm hard to miss on Twitter [laugh] I discourage you from following me there. But yeah, you can hit me up on all of the formats. And if you want to present, I'd love to get you on the show. If you want to learn more about what it takes to become an AWS Hero or if you want to get into that line of work, I highly discourage it. It's a long slog but it's a—yeah, I'd love to talk to you.Corey: And we of course put links to that in the [show notes 00:35:01]. Thank you so much for taking the time to speak with me, Chris. I really appreciate it.Chris: Thank you, Corey. Thanks for having me on.Corey: Chris Williams, Enterprise Architect, comma AWS Cloud at WWT. I'm Cloud Economist Corey Quinn, and this is Screaming in the Cloud. If you've enjoyed this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice, whereas if you've hated this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice, along with a comment telling me that while you didn't actively enjoy this episode, you are at least open to enjoying future episodes if I have one that might potentially be exciting.Corey: If your AWS bill keeps rising and your blood pressure is doing the same, then you need The Duckbill Group. We help companies fix their AWS bill by making it smaller and less horrifying. The Duckbill Group works for you, not AWS. We tailor recommendations to your business and we get to the point. Visit duckbillgroup.com to get started.Announcer: This has been a HumblePod production. Stay humble.

World Wide Technology - TEC37
48. Cloud: The Rise of Public Cloud

World Wide Technology - TEC37

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 39:01


Because cloud is more complex than ever, it's important to choose the right deployment model for your business. Whether you need a public cloud, private cloud or hybrid cloud solution to drive your digital or business transformation, WWT's certified experts can help you choose, implement and optimize the right approach. In the latest episode of World Wide Technology's TEC37 series on Cloud, WWT Cloud Consulting experts Galen Selzler (Managing Director, Cloud Services) and Yoni Malchi (Managing Director, Business Analytics Advisors) discuss the current state of public cloud computing as the market continues to evolve faster than ever.   Presenters   Galen Selzler, WWT   Yoni Malchi, WWT   Robb Boyd, Host   WWT – Related Content   TEC37 Cloud Series E07:  Get the Most Out of Your Hybrid Cloud   eBook: Harness the Potential of Cloud to Drive Digital Transformation   How Mature are your Cloud Capabilities?      

Bola de Caimanes
De Villamelones en el Americano

Bola de Caimanes

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 50:55


En el capítulo de esta semana, hablamos de las victorias de los coreanos Im y Ko, los mexicanos que consiguieron tarjeta al PGA Tour Latinoamérica, las imágenes nuevas de Tiger Woods, los primeros confirmados al World Wide Technology at Mayakoba y mucho más.

This Week in Health IT
Newsday - Health IT Staff Shortage, Telehealth Long-Term, and the Future Patient Portal

This Week in Health IT

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 47:03


October 11, 2021: It's Newsday with Dr. Justin Collier, Chief Healthcare Advisor for World Wide Technology. A lawsuit is alleging that a cyber incident at Springhill Medical Center led to an infant's death. A Mercer report confirms that the healthcare workforce is burned-out and traumatized following COVID. Graphite Health launched with its first three organizing members SSM Health, Presbyterian Healthcare and Intermountain. And the ONC reported an increase in patient portal usage. How do we bring clinicians up to speed quicker with technology? How can we make the onboarding process faster and more efficient for traveling nurses? And telehealth use is still surging but patient satisfaction has declined. Key Points:00:00:00 - Introduction00:06:30 - In the next 5 years 900,000 nurses are projected to permanently leave their profession00:10:36 - The clinicians focus on the patient and on patient interaction is what really fuels their engines00:19:00 - If I were a CIO today, I'd be planning on a significant amount of turnover00:21:48 - One of the key drivers of joy is knowing that your work has meaning 00:26:04 - Patient portal usage is up. Why is that?00:34:30 - Once the world is healthier, I think it's going to be convenience and ease that will drive continued telehealth encountersStories:Hospital ransomware attack led to infant's death, lawsuit alleges - Healthcare IT NewsGreat Attrition' or ‘Great Attraction'? The choice is yours - McKinseyMercer Report: Healthcare Labor Shortage Will Continue to Grow - Healthcare InnovationGraphite Health Launches with Three Founding Partners Intermountain, SSM Health and PresbyterianONC: More patients are downloading their medical records and using portals - Healthcare IT NewsHow CMS is boosting telehealth and RPM with new CPT codes - Healthcare IT NewsTelehealth use is surging but patient satisfaction with the service has declined, new study finds - FierceHealthcareMaryland Insurer CareFirst Launches Virtual-First Primary Care Business - Healthcare InnovationTelehealth Experi

World Wide Technology - TEC37
47. Digital Workspace: Is the Cloud the Right Place for Your Virtual Desktops?

World Wide Technology - TEC37

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 36:24


Remote working and enabling work-from-anywhere accelerated the push of virtual desktops and apps to the cloud. Our customers are actively evaluating and implementing cloud migration of desktops and Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS). In this episode of World Wide Technology's TEC37 series on Digital Workspace, WWT experts Andrew Ridner, Jared Brummer and Shad Williams discuss how to refine your plans to modernize more deliberately, the current state of desktop and application delivery options for the cloud and key considerations for ensuring success.   Presenters   Andrew Ridner, WWT   Jared Brummer, WWT   Shad Williams, WWT   Related Content from WWT   Rethinking Digital Employee Experience to Align with the Future of Work   Digital Workspace Strategy   End-User Solutions for Business Continuity   End-User Computing   Workspace ONE: Unifying the IT Experience at WWT   Desktop Virtualization Briefing    

World Wide Technology - TEC37
46. Data Center: Data Insights: How to Make Accelerated Data Driven Decisions

World Wide Technology - TEC37

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 39:01


Organizations are faced with massive amounts of data but lack holistic visibility into their environments. This can make decision making a time consuming and painful process. Assessing the data center infrastructure allows organizations to quickly understand details of the current environment for the purposes of optimizing their infrastructure and improving the bottom line. Tune into this episode of World Wide Technology's TEC37 Data Center series as WWT experts Aaron Plaza and Steve Gregory  discuss how to gain visibility into your environment and the benefits you'll realize from the improved visibility.   Presenters   Aaron Plaza, WWT   Stephen Gregory, WWT   Robb Boyd, Host   WWT Related-Content   Data Insights Briefing   10 Steps You Can Take Now to Address Major Data Challenges  

This Week in Health IT
Newsday - HIT Strategy on Surge Preparedness, Digital Foundations, and Engaging Patients on Bundled Payments

This Week in Health IT

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 44:18


August 30, 2021: Dr. Eric Quiñones from World Wide Technology joins Bill for the news for some post HIMSS talk. Plus how can your IT team prepare for a COVID surge? Crisis teams have been sent to hard-hit COVID hospitals in Oregon. Tom Burton from Providence St. Joseph reveals how they are generating patient engagement ROI. NYU Langone experienced significant growth in digital engagement. The May cyberattack cost Scripps nearly $113M in lost revenue. And The National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network (NETCCN) is here with their clinical care teams to help you.Key Points:How do you get ready for a COVID surge as an IT organization? [00:14:32] National Emergency TeleCritical Care Network [00:09:50] I don't think people necessarily ask the questions that they should ask. Dig deeper. Really look at where the facts are coming from. Investigate yourself. [00:21:25]Design thinking - human centered process problem solving [00:25:30] World Wide TechnologyStories:Crisis teams' sent to hard-hit COVID hospitals in Oregon - AP NewsCOVID-19 accelerated ongoing digital transformation efforts at NYU Langone - Healthcare Finance NewsA technological approach to patient engagement shows ROI for Providence St. Joseph Health - Healthcare Finance NewsMay cyberattack cost Scripps nearly $113M in lost revenue, more costs -  FierceHealthcareARE YOU A HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION OR A HOSPITAL IN NEED OR PREPARING FOR COVID SURGE SUPPORT?

Trackside Podcast
Kevin and Curt look back on the Bommarito 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway

Trackside Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 87:37


This week on Trackside, Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin recap Saturday night's IndyCar race at World Wide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis, including how Josef Newgarden earned his 20th career win. They discuss the championship implications from the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 as Pato O'Ward took the lead in the standings after Alex Palou got caught up in a crash. Kevin and Curt look at Colton Herta's half shaft issues which dashed his hopes of winning, and break down a pair of controversial crashes; one involving Rinus VeeKay, Palou and Scott Dixon and the other between Graham Rahal and Ed Jones. Later in the first hour, they break down the oval debut for Romain Grosjean and whether or not he will be full-time in the NTT IndyCar Series next year. In the second hour, the guys predict what the 2022 schedule will look like and break down the latest Silly Season rumors, including which Indy Lights drivers could make the jump to IndyCar next year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts
Highlights from World Wide Technology Raceway

NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 2:00


NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts
2021 IndyCar Race from World Wide Technology Raceway

NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2021 177:48


NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts
2021 Indy Lights Race 2 from World Wide Technology Raceway

NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 64:17


NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts
2021 IndyCar Qualifying from World Wide Technology Raceway

NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 57:16


NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts
2021 Indy Lights Race 1 from World Wide Technology Raceway

NTT IndyCar Series Radio Broadcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 61:03


This Week in Health IT
Newsday - Workforce 2021, CMS Mental Health Telemedicine and Digital Therapeutics

This Week in Health IT

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 43:44


August 2, 2021: Dr. Sanaz Cordes, Chief Healthcare Advisor at World Wide Technology joins Bill for the news today. In their 2021 Work Trend Index, Microsoft predicts over 40% of people may quit their jobs this year. Leaders are out of touch and need a reality check. And high productivity is an illusion because the workforce behind it is very tired. CMS proposed permanent Medicare coverage of audio-only mental health telehealth services. What are the requirements? And how promising are digital therapeutics? What's the value proposition? Why would pharma companies adopt these? Why would physicians prescribe them? Will insurers ever cover them? And what's the acquisition exit plan for these startups?Key Points:Productivity has been overdone in this work from home environment [00:07:35]The move to remote work made teams more siloed [00:19:00] Physician burnout numbers have always hovered around 50% [00:24:30] Mental health providers are one of the lowest paid professions in healthcare [00:31:35]World Wide TechnologyStories:Microsoft Predicts over 40% of People may Quit their Jobs this Year - Windows CentralCMS to Permanently Cover Audio-Only Telemedicine for Mental Health - FoleyApps and Video Games are Changing the Way we Treat Diseases. Experts say they're Prime M&A targets for Telehealth Firms - Business Insider

Technovation with Peter High (CIO, CTO, CDO, CXO Interviews)
World Wide Technology CTO Michael Taylor on Connecting Tech to Business Outcomes

Technovation with Peter High (CIO, CTO, CDO, CXO Interviews)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 32:12


579: In this interview, Michael Taylor, Chief Technology Officer of World Wide Technology, focuses on how the company sees the future of digital and technology. He explains how he views the dot com bubble as the advent of the impact that technology could have on business and why a culture that encourages furthering innovation is crucial during a time of uncertainty. Michael talks about the strategic role he plays as CTO and how his focus is as he describes moving from “the art of the possible to the art of the probable.” He provides a few key themes of WWT's Technology Strategy connecting technology to business outcomes, digital to physical worlds, and strategy to delivery. Additionally, Michael stresses the importance of engaging with employees during difficult and uncertain times as well as how the expansion of remote work and introduction of hybrid working models lead to more flexibility and invite the opportunity to attract a more diverse talent pool. Finally, he describes how he divides his time among his team, his customers, and his ecosystem to see from different lenses how organizations are thinking about disruption and taking advantage of emerging trends in technology.