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Inside Story on HPC’s Role in the Bridges Research Project at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:06:26 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer high-performance computing (HPC) success story interview examines how Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) has developed a research computing capability, Bridges, and how that's providing new levels of analytics, insights, and efficiencies. We'll now learn how advances in IT infrastructure and memory-driven architectures are combining to meet the new requirements for artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, and deep machine learning. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to describe the inside story on building AI Bridges are Dr. Nick Nystrom, Interim Director of Research, and Paola Buitrago, Director of AI and Big Data, both at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst, at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise. [...]


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How UBC Gained TCO Advantage Via Flash for its EduCloud Storage-as-a-Service Offering

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:25:39 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect cloud efficiency case study explores how a storage-as-a-service offering in a university setting gains performance and lower total cost benefits by a move to all-flash storage.

We’ll now learn how the University of British Columbia (UBC) has modernized its EduCloud storage service and attained both efficiency as well as better service levels for its diverse user base.

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Here to help us explore new breeds of SaaS solutions is Brent Dunington, System Architect at UBC in Vancouver. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Modern Storage Provides Hints On Optimizing and Best Managing Hybrid IT and Multi-Cloud Resources

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:16:51 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Analyst interview examines the growing need for proper rationalizing of which apps, workloads, services and data should go where across a hybrid IT continuum.

Managing hybrid IT necessitates not only a choice between public cloud and private cloud, but a more granular approach to picking and choosing which assets go where based on performance, costs, compliance, and business agility.

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Here to report on how to begin to better assess what IT variables should be managed and thoughtfully applied to any cloud model is Mark Peters, Practice Director and Senior Analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


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Kansas Development Finance Authority Gains Peace of Mind, End-Points Virtual Shield Using Hypervisor-Level Security

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:21:06 +0000

Implementing and managing IT security has leaped in complexity for organizations ranging from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to massive government agencies.

Once-safe products used to thwart invasions now have been exploited. E-mail phishing campaigns are far more sophisticated, leading to damaging ransomware attacks.

What’s more, the jack-of-all-trades IT leaders of the mid-market concerns are striving to protect more data types on and off premises, their workload servers and expanded networks, as well as the many essential devices of the mobile workforce.

Security demands have gone up, yet there is a continual need for reduced manual labor and costs -- while protecting assets sooner and better.

The next BriefingsDirect security strategies case study examines how a Kansas economic development organization has been able to gain peace of mind by relying on increased automation and intelligence in how it secures its systems and people.

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To explore how an all-encompassing approach to security has enabled improved results with fewer hours at a smaller enterprise, BriefingsDirect sat down with Jeff Kater, Director of Information Technology and Systems Architect at Kansas Development Finance Authority (KDFA) in Topeka. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Globalization Risks and Data Complexity Demand New Breed of Hybrid IT Management, Says Wikibon’s Burris

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:17:00 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Analyst interview explores how globalization and distributed business ecosystems factor into hybrid cloud challenges and solutions.

Mounting complexity and a lack of multi-cloud services management maturity are forcing companies to seek new breeds of solutions so they can grow and thrive as digital enterprises.   

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Here to report on how international companies must factor localization, data sovereignty and other regional factors into any transition to sustainable hybrid IT is Peter Burris, Head of Research at Wikibon. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Cloud Architects Transform the Messy Mix of Hybrid Cloud Factors into a Consistent Force Multiplier

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:43:05 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect cloud strategies insights interview focuses on how IT architecture and new breeds of service providers are helping enterprises manage complex cloud scenarios.

We’ll now learn how composable infrastructure and auto-scaling help improve client services, operations, and business goals attainment for a New York cloud services and architecture support provider.

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Here to help us learn what's needed to reach the potential of multiple -- and often overlapping -- cloud models is Arthur Reyenger, Cloud Practice Lead and Chief Cloud Architect at International Integrated Solutions (IIS) Ltd. in New York.

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As Enterprises Face Mounting Hybrid IT Complexity, New Management Solutions Beckon

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 20:24:39 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Analyst interview examines how new machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities are being applied to hybrid IT complexity challenges. 

We'll explore how mounting complexity and a lack of multi-cloud services management maturity must be solved in order for businesses to grow and thrive as digital enterprises. 

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Here to report on how companies and IT leaders are seeking new means to manage an increasingly complex transition to sustainable hybrid IT is Paul Teich, Principal Analyst at TIRIAS Research in Austin, Texas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Mounting Complexity, Multi-Cloud Sprawl, and Need for Maturity Confront Hybrid IT’s Ability to Grow and Thrive

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 19:16:42 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Analyst interview examines how the economics and risk management elements of hybrid IT factor into effective cloud adoption and choice.

We’ll now explore how mounting complexity and a lack of multi-cloud services management maturity must be solved in order to have businesses grow and thrive as digital enterprises.

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Join us now as we hear from leading IT industry analysts and consultants on how to make the hybrid IT journey to successful digital business transformation. To report on how companies and IT leaders are managing an increasingly complex transition to sustainable hybrid IT, we are joined by Tim Crawford, CIO Strategic Advisor at AVOA in Los Angeles. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copySponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

 


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Case Study: How HCI-Powered Private Clouds Accelerate Digital Transformation

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 20:38:30 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect cloud efficiency case study examines how a world-class private cloud project evolved in the financial sector. 

We’ll now learn how public cloud-like experiences, agility, and cost structures are being delivered via a strictly on-premises model built on hyper-converged infrastructure for a risk-sensitive financial services company.

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Jim McKittrick joins to help explore the potential for cloud benefits when retaining control over the data center is a critical requirement. He is Senior Account Manager at Applied Computer Solutions (ACS) in Huntington Beach, California. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Inside Story on HPC’s AI Role in Bridges Strategic Reasoning Research Project at CMU

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:13:31 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect high performance computing (HPC) success interview examines how strategic reasoning is becoming more common and capable -- even using imperfect information. 

We’ll now learn how Carnegie Mellon University and a team of researchers there are producing amazing results with strategic reasoning thanks in part to powerful new memory-intense systems architectures.

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To learn more about strategic reasoning advances, please join me in welcoming Tuomas Sandholm, Professor and Director of the Electronic Marketplaces Lab at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Philips Teams with HPE on Ecosystem Approach to Improve Healthcare Informatics Outcomes

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 19:03:58 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare transformation use-case discussion focuses on how an ecosystem approach to big data solutions brings about improved healthcare informatics-driven outcomes.

We'll now learn how a Philips Healthcare Informatics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) partnership creates new solutions for the global healthcare market and provides better health outcomes for patients by managing data and intelligence better.

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Joining us to explain how companies tackle the complexity of solutions delivery in healthcare by using advanced big data and analytics is Martijn Heemskerk, Healthcare Informatics Ecosystem Director for Philips, based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Inside Story: How Ormuco Abstracts the Concepts of Private and Public Cloud Across the Globe

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:52:43 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect cloud ecosystem strategies interview explores how a Canadian software provider delivers a hybrid cloud platform for enterprises and service providers alike.

 We'll now learn how Ormuco has identified underserved regions and has crafted a standards-based hybrid cloud platform to allow its users to attain world-class cloud services just about anywhere.

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Here to help us explore how new breeds of hybrid cloud are coming to more providers around the globe thanks to the Cloud28+ consortium is Orlando Bayter, CEO and Founder of Ormuco in Montréal, and Xavier Poisson Gouyou Beachamps, Vice President of Worldwide Indirect Digital Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), based in Paris. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Nokia Refactors the Video Delivery Business With New Time-Managed IT Financing Models

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:00:01 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect IT financing and acquisition strategies insights interview examines how Nokia is refactoring the video delivery business. Learn both about new video delivery architectures and the creative ways media companies are paying for the technology that supports them.

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Here to describe new models of Internet Protocol (IP) video and time-managed IT financing is Paul Larbey, Head of the Video Business Unit at Nokia, based in Cambridge, UK. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How IoT Capabilities Open New Doors for Miami Telecoms Platform Provider Identidad

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:37:50 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Internet of Things (IoT) strategies insights interview focuses on how a Miami telecommunications products provider has developed new breeds of services to help manage complex edge and data scenarios. 

We will now learn how IoT platforms and services help to improve network services, operations, and business goals -- for carriers and end users alike.

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Here to help us explore what is needed to build an efficient IoT support business is Andres Sanchez, CEO of Identidad IoT in Miami. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Inside Story on Developing the Ultimate SDN-Enabled Hybrid Cloud Object Storage Environment

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:13:43 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect inside story interview explores how a software-defined data center (SDDC)-focused systems integrator developed an ultimate open-source object storage environment.

We’re now going to learn how Key Information Systems crafted a storage capability that may have broad extensibility into such realms as hybrid cloud and multi-cloud support. 

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Here to help us better understand a new approach to open-source object storage is Clayton Weise, Director of Cloud Services at Key Information Systems in Agoura Hills, California. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How IoT and OT Collaborate to Usher in Factory of the Future Now

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:39:03 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how innovation is impacting modern factories and supply chains.

We’ll now learn how a leading-edge manufacturer, Hirotec, in the global automotive industry, takes advantage of IoT and Operational Technology (OT) combined to deliver dependable, managed, and continuous operations

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Here to help us to find the best factory of the future attributes is Justin Hester, Senior Researcher in the IoT Lab at Hirotec Corp. in Hiroshima, Japan. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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DreamWorks Animation Crafts its Next Era of Dynamic IT Infrastructure

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:42:23 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer thought leader interview examines how DreamWorks Animation is building a multipurpose, all-inclusive, and agile data center capability.

Learn here why a new era of responsive and dynamic IT infrastructure is demanded, and how one high-performance digital manufacturing leader aims to get there sooner rather than later.  

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Here to describe how an entertainment industry innovator leads the charge for bleeding-edge IT-as-a-service capabilities is Jeff Wike, CTO of DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, California. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Enterprises Look for Partners to Make the Most of Microsoft Azure Stack Apps

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 19:06:46 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer hybrid cloud advancements discussion explores the application development and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) benefits from Microsoft Azure Stack

We’ll now learn how ecosystems of solutions partners are teaming to provide specific vertical industries with applications and services that target private cloud deployments. 

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Here to help us explore the latest in successful cloud-based applications development and deployment is our panel, Martin van den Berg, Vice President and Cloud Evangelist at Sogeti USA, based in Cleveland, and Ken Won, Director of Cloud Solutions Marketing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Florida School District Tames the Wild West of Education Security at Scale and On Budget

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:11:47 +0000

Bringing a central IT focus to large public school systems has always been a challenge, but bringing a security focus to thousands of PCs and devices has been compared to bringing law and order to the Wild West.

For the Clay County School District in Florida, a team of IT administrators is grabbing the bull by the horns nonetheless to create a new culture of computing safety -- without breaking the bank.

The next BriefingsDirect security insight’s discussion examines how Clay County is building a secure posture for their edge, network, and data centers while allowing the right mix and access for exploration necessary in an educational environment. 

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To learn how to ensure that schools are technically advanced and secure at low cost and at high scale, we're joined by Jeremy Bunkley, Supervisor of the Clay County School District Information and Technology Services Department; Jon Skipper, Network Security Specialist at the Clay County School District, and Rich Perkins, Coordinator for Information Services at the Clay County School District. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Imagine Communications Leverages Edge Computing for Efficient Live IP Multiscreen Digital Video

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:05:09 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer HPC and edge computing strategies interview explores how a video delivery and customization capability has moved to the network edge -- and closer to consumers -- to support live, multi-screen Internet Protocol (IP) entertainment delivery. 

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We’ll learn how hybrid technology and new workflows for IP-delivered digital video are being re-architected -- with significant benefits to the end-user experience, as well as with new monetization values to the content providers.

Our guest is Glodina Connan-Lostanlen, Chief Marketing Officer at Imagine Communications in Frisco, Texas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How The Open Group Healthcare Forum and Health Enterprise Reference Architecture Improve Process and Technology Ills

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:46:51 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare thought leadership panel discussion examines how a global standards body, The Open Group, is working to improve how the healthcare industry functions. We’ll now learn how The Open Group Healthcare Forum (HCF) is advancing best practices and methods for better leveraging IT in healthcare ecosystems. And we’ll examine the forum’s Health Enterprise Reference Architecture (HERA) initiative and its role in standardizing IT architectures. The goal is to foster better boundaryless interoperability within and between healthcare public and private sector organizations. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn more about improving the processes and IT that better supports healthcare, please welcome our panel of experts: Oliver Kipf, The Open Group Healthcare Forum Chairman and Business Process and Solution Architect at Philips, based in Germany; Dr. Jason Lee, Director of the Healthcare Forum at The Open Group, in Boston, and Gail Kalbfleisch, Director of the Federal Health Architecture at the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group. [...]


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Hybrid Cloud Ecosystem Readies for Impact From Microsoft Azure Stack

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:33:15 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect cloud deployment strategies interview explores how hybrid cloud ecosystem players such as PwC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are gearing up to support the Microsoft Azure Stack private-public cloud continuum.

We’ll now learn what enterprises can do to make the most of hybrid cloud models and be ready specifically for Microsoft’s solutions for balancing the boundaries between public and private cloud deployments.

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Here to explore the latest approaches for successful hybrid IT, we’re joined by Rohit “Ro” Antao, a Partner at PwC, and Ken Won, Director of Cloud Solutions Marketing at HPE. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Advanced IoT Systems Provide Analysis Catalyst for the Petrochemical Refinery of the Future

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:28:55 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology trends interview explores how IT combines with IoT to help create the refinery of the future

We’ll now learn how a leading-edge petrochemical company in Texas is rethinking data gathering and analysis to foster safer environments and greater overall efficiency.

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To help us define the best of the refinery of the future vision is Doug Smith, CEO of Texmark Chemicals in Galena Park, Texas, and JR Fuller, Worldwide Business Development Manager for Edgeline IoT at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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India Smart Cities Mission Shows IoT Potential for Improving Quality of Life at Vast Scale

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:47:30 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer Internet-of-Things (IoT) transformation discussion examines the potential impact and improvement of low-power edge computing benefits on rapidly modernizing cities. 

These so-called smart city initiatives are exploiting open, wide area networking (WAN) technologies to make urban life richer in services, safer, and far more responsive to residences’ needs. We will now learn how such pervasively connected and data-driven IoT architectures are helping cities in India vastly improve the quality of life there.

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Here to share how communication service providers have become agents of digital urban transformation are VS Shridhar, Senior Vice President and Head of the Internet-of-Things Business Unit at Tata Communications in Chennai area, India, and Nigel Upton, General Manager of the Universal IoT Platform and Global Connectivity Platform and Communications Solutions Business at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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How Contact Centers Empower Agents and Users Via Confluence of Cloud, UC and Data-Driven Insights

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 19:09:27 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect customer experience insights discussion explores how Contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) capabilities are becoming more powerful as a result of leveraging cloud computing, multi-mode communications channels, and the ability to provide optimized and contextual user experiences.

More than ever, businesses have to make difficult and complex decisions about how to best source their customer-facing services. Which apps and services, what data and resources should be in the cloud or on-premises -- or in some combination -- are among the most consequential choices business leaders now face. As the confluence of cloud and unified communications (UC) -- along with data-driven analytics -- gain traction, the contact center function stands out.

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We’ll now hear why traditional contact center technology has become outdated, inflexible and cumbersome, and why CCaaS is becoming more popular in meeting the heightened user experience requirements of today.

Here to share more on the next chapter of contact center and customer service enhancements, is Vasili Triant, CEO of Serenova in Austin, Texas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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Women in Business Leadership on Networking Their Way to Success

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:29:36 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital business insights panel discussion focuses on the evolving role of women in business leadership. We’ll explore how pervasive business networks are impacting relationships and changes in business leadership requirements and opportunities for women.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.

To learn more about the transformation of talent management strategies as a result of digital business and innovation, please join me in welcoming our guests, Alicia Tillman, Chief Marketing Officer at SAP Ariba, and Lisa Skeete Tatum, Co-founder and CEO of Landit in New York. The panel was recorded in association with the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas, and is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.


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The Next Line of Defense—How Security Leverages Virtualization to Counter Sophisticated Threats

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:14:52 +0000

When it comes to securing systems and data, the bad guys are constantly upping their games -- finding new ways to infiltrate businesses and users. Those who protect systems from these cascading threats must be ever vigilant for new technical advances in detection and protection. In fact, they must out-innovate their assailants. The next BriefingsDirect security insights discussion examines the relationship between security and virtualization. We will now delve into how adaptive companies are finding ways to leverage their virtualization environments to become more resilient, more intelligent, and how they can protect themselves in new ways. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how to ensure that virtualized data centers do not pose risks -- but in fact prove more defensible -- we are joined by two security-focused executives, Kurt Roemer, Chief Security Strategist at Citrix, and Harish Agastya, Vice President for Enterprise Solutions at Bitdefender. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Bitdefender.   [...]


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How SAP Ariba and MercadoLibre Consumerize Business Commerce in Latin America

Fri, 12 May 2017 18:19:44 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect global digital business panel discussion explores how the expansion of automated tactical buying for business commerce is impacting global markets, and what's in store next for Latin America.

We’ll specifically examine how “spot buy” approaches enable companies to make time-sensitive and often mission-critical purchases, even in complex and dynamic settings, like Latin America.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.

To learn more about the rising tide of such tactical business buying improvements, please join our guests, Karen Bruck, Corporate Sales Director at MercadoLibre.com in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Diego Cabrera Canay, Director of Financial Planning at MercadoLibre, and Tony Alvarez, General Manager of SAP Ariba's Spot Buy Business. The panel was recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas, and is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba. 


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Latest Trends and How Business Networks are Fueling Innovation and Transformation

Mon, 08 May 2017 19:09:06 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital business insights interview explores the successful habits, practices, and culture that define highly effective procurement organizations.

We'll uncover unique new research that identifies and measures how innovative companies have optimized their practices to overcome the many challenges facing business-to-business (B2B) commerce.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.

To learn more about the traits and best practices of the most successful procurement organizations, please join Kay Ree Lee, Director of Business Analytics and Insights at SAP Ariba. The interview was recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas, and is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.Sponsor: SAP Ariba.


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Managing Supply Risk in a Digital Economy

Tue, 02 May 2017 15:42:46 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion explores new ways that companies can gain improved visibility, analytics, and predictive responses to better manage supply chain risk in the digital economy.

The panel examines how companies such as Nielsen are using cognitive computing search engines, and even machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), to reduce risk in their overall buying and acquisitions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.

To learn more about the exploding sophistication around gaining insights into advanced business commerce, we welcome James Edward Johnson, Director of Supply Chain Risk Management and Analysis at Nielsen; Dan Adamson, Founder and CEO of OutsideIQ in Toronto, and Padmini Ranganathan, Vice President of Products and Innovation at SAP Ariba.

The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.


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How SAP Ariba Became a First-Mover as Blockchain Comes to B2B Procurement

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:42:46 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion examines the major opportunity from bringing Blockchain technology to business-to-business (B2B) procurement and supply chain management.

We will now explore how Blockchain’s unique capabilities can provide comprehensive visibility across global supply chains and drive simpler verification of authenticity, security, and ultimately control.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.

To learn more about how Blockchain is poised to impact and improve supply chain risk and management, we're joined by Joe Fox, Senior Vice President for Business Development and Strategy at SAP Ariba, and Leanne Kemp, Founder and CEO of Everledger, based in London.

The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.


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Inside Story of Building a Global Security Operations Center for Cyber Defense

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:53:39 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect inside story examination of security best practices focuses on the building of a security operations center (SOC) for cyber defense. Learn how Zayo Group in Boulder, Colorado built a state-of-the-art SOC as it expanded its international managed security service provider practice.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Download the transcript.

Join the podcast as we hear directly from Mike Vamvakaris, Vice President of Managed Cyber Security at Zayo Group, on the build-out, best practices, and end-results from this impressive project. The  moderator is Serge Bertini, Vice President of Sales and General Manager of the Canada Security Division at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). 

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Download the transcript. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

 


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Diversity Spend: When Doing Good Leads to Doing Well

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:35:19 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion focuses on the latest path to gaining improved diversity across inclusive supply chains. 

The panel examines why companies are seeking to improve supplier diversity, the business and societal benefits, and the new tools and technologies that are making attaining inclusive suppliers easier than ever.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.

To learn more about the increasingly data-driven path to identifying and achieving the workforce that meets all requirements, please welcome Rod Robinson, Founder and CEO of ConnXus; Jon Stevens, Global Senior Vice President of B2B Commerce and Payments at SAP Ariba, and Quentin McCorvey, Sr., President of M and R Distribution Services

 The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas. The discussion was moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.  

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.

 


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How AI, IoT and Blockchain Will Shake Up Procurement and Supply Chains

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 17:23:17 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion focuses on how artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of things (IoT), machine learning (ML), and blockchain will shake up procurement and supply chain optimization.  Stay with us now as we develop a new vision for how today's cutting-edge technologies will usher in tomorrow's most powerful business tools and processes. The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn more about the data-driven, predictive analytics, and augmented intelligence approach to supply chain management and procurement, please welcome Dinesh Shahane, Chief Technology Officer at SAP Ariba; Sudhir Bhojwani, Senior Vice President of the Product Suite at SAP Ariba, and Sanjay Almeida, Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer of Network Solutions at SAP Ariba. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba. [...]


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Why Effective IoT Adoption is a Team Sport

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:55:58 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer discussion highlights how Internet of things (IoT) adoption means more than just scaling-up networks. The complexity and novel architectural demands of IoT require a rethinking of the edge of nearly any enterprise. 

We'll explore here how implementing IoT strategies is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor -- nor can it be bought off the shelf. What’s more, those new to the computational hive and analytical edge attributes of IoT are discovering that it takes a team approach.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. 

To explain how many disparate threads of an effective IoT fabric come together, we're joined by Tushar Halgali, Senior Manager in the Technology Strategy and Architecture Practice at Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco, and Jeff Carlat, Senior Director of Technology Solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Strategic Alliances. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. Sponsor: HewlettPackard Enterprise.


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TasmaNet Ups its Cloud Game to Deliver a Regional Digital Services Provider Solution

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:23:49 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer cloud adoption patterns discussion explores how integration of the latest cloud tools and methods help smooth out the difficult task of creating and maintaining cloud-infrastructure services contracts. The results are more flexible digital services that both save cloud consumers money and provide the proper service levels and performance characteristics for each unique enterprise and small business. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Stay with us now as we hear from a Tasmanian digital services provider, TasmaNet, about their solution-level approach to cloud services attainment, especially from mid-market enterprises. To share how proper cloud procurement leads to new digital business innovations, we're joined by Joel Harris, Managing Director of TasmaNet in Hobart, Tasmania. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Logicalis Chief Technologist Defines the New Ideology of Hybrid IT

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:21:04 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect thought leader interview explores how digital disruption demands that businesses develop a new ideology of hybrid IT. We'll hear how such trends as Internet of things (IoT), distributed IT, data sovereignty requirements, and pervasive security concerns are combining to challenge how IT operates. And we'll learn how IT organizations are shifting to become strategists and internal service providers, and how that supports adoption of hybrid IT. We will also delve into how converged and hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI) provide an on-ramp to hybrid cloud strategies and adoption.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or Download a copy.  To help us define a new ideology for hybrid IT, we're joined by Neil Thurston, Chief Technologist for the Hybrid IT Practice at Logicalis Group in the UK. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or Download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Converged IoT Systems: Bringing the Data Center to the Edge of Everything

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:23:10 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion explores the rapidly evolving architectural shift of moving advanced IT capabilities to the edge to support Internet of Things (IoT) requirements. The demands of data processing, real-time analytics, and platform efficiency at the intercept of IoT and business benefits have forced new technology approaches. We'll now learn how converged systems and high-performance data analysis platforms are bringing the data center to the operational technology (OT) edge. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To hear more about the latest capabilities in gaining unprecedented measurements and operational insights where they’re needed most, please join me in welcoming Phil McRell, General Manager of the IoT Consortia at PTC; Gavin Hill, IoT Marketing Engineer for Northern Europe at National Instruments (NI) in London, and Olivier Frank, Senior Director of Worldwide Business Development and Sales for Edgeline IoT Systems at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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IDOL-Powered Appliance Delivers Better Decisions Via Comprehensive Business Information Searches

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:09:43 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital transformation case study highlights how a Swiss engineering firm created an appliance that quickly deploys to index and deliver comprehensive business information. By scouring thousands of formats and hundreds of languages, the approach then provides via a simple search interface unprecedented access to trends, leads, and the makings of highly informed business decisions. We will now explore how SEC 1.01 AG delivers a truly intelligent services solution -- one that returns new information to ongoing queries and combines internal and external information on all sorts of resources to produce a 360-degree view of end users’ areas of intense interest. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how to access the best available information in about half the usual time, we're joined by David Meyer, Chief Technology Officer at SEC 1.01 AG in Switzerland. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.  [...]


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How Development and Management of Modern Applications Benefits from Data-Driven Continuous Intelligence

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:48:34 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect applications health monitoring interview explores how a new breed of continuous intelligence emerges by gaining data from systems infrastructure logs -- either on-premises or in the cloud -- and then cross-referencing that with intrinsic business metrics information. We’ll now explore how these new levels of insight and intelligence into what really goes on underneath the covers of modern applications helps ensure that apps are built, deployed, and operated properly. Today, more than ever, how a company's applications perform equates with how the company itself performs and is perceived. From airlines to retail, from finding cabs to gaming, how the applications work deeply impacts how the business processes and business outcomes work, too. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. We’re joined by an executive from Sumo Logic to learn why modern applications are different, what's needed to make them robust and agile, and how the right mix of data, metrics and machine learning provides the means to make and keep apps operating better than ever. To describe how to build and maintain the best applications, welcome Ramin Sayar, President and CEO of Sumo Logic. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. Sponsor: Sumo Logic.[...]


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OCSL sets its sights on the Nirvana of hybrid IT—attaining the right mix of hybrid cloud for its clients

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:39:56 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect digital transformation case study explores how UK IT consultancy OCSL has set its sights on the holy grail of hybrid IT -- helping its clients to find and attain the right mix of hybrid cloud. We'll now explore how each enterprise -- and perhaps even units within each enterprise -- determines the path to a proper mix of public and private cloud. Closer to home, they're looking at the proper fit of converged infrastructure, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), and software-defined data center (SDDC) platforms. Implementing such a services-attuned architecture may be the most viable means to dynamically apportion applications and data support among and between cloud and on-premises deployments.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Download the transcript. To describe how to rationalize the right mix of hybrid cloud and hybrid IT services along with infrastructure choices on-premises, we are joined by Mark Skelton, Head of Consultancy at OCSL in London. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Download the transcript. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Fast Acquisition of Diverse Unstructured Data Sources Makes IDOL Tools a Star at LogitBot

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:26:49 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study highlights how high-performing big-data analysis powers an innovative artificial intelligence (AI)-based investment opportunity and evaluation tool. We'll learn how LogitBot in New York identifies, manages, and contextually categorizes truly massive and diverse data sources. By leveraging entity recognition APIs, LogitBot not only provides investment evaluations from across these data sets, it delivers the analysis as natural-language information directly into spreadsheets as the delivery endpoint. This is a prime example of how complex cloud-to core-to edge processes and benefits can be managed and exploited using the most responsive big-data APIs and services.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.  To describe how a virtual assistant for targeting investment opportunities is being supported by cloud-based big-data services, we're joined by Mutisya Ndunda, Founder and CEO of LogitBot and Michael Bishop, CTO of LogicBot, in New York. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How Lastminute.com Uses Machine Learning to Improve Real-Time Travel Bookings

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:16:53 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study highlights how online travel and events pioneer lastminute.com leverages big-data analytics with speed at scale to provide business advantages to online travel services. We'll explore how lastminute.com manages massive volumes of data to support cutting-edge machine-learning algorithms to allow for speed and automation in the rapidly evolving global online travel research and bookings business. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how a culture of IT innovation helps make highly dynamic customer interactions for online travel a major differentiator, we're joined by Filippo Onorato, Chief Information Officer at lastminute.com group in Chiasso, Switzerland. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Veikkaus Digitally Transforms as it Emerges as New Combined Finnish National Gaming Company

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:14:53 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study highlights how newly combined Finnish national gaming company, Veikkaus, is managing a complex merger process while also bringing more of a digital advantage to both its operations and business model. We'll explore how Veikkaus uses a power big-data analytics platform to respond rapidly to the challenges of digitization. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how a culture of IT innovation is helping to establish a single wholly nationally-owned company to operate gaming and gambling in Finland, we're joined by Harri Räsänen, Information and Communications Technology Architect at Veikkaus in Helsinki. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How WWT Took an Enterprise Tower of Babel and Delivered Comprehensive Intelligent Search

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 20:41:17 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study highlights how World Wide Technology, known as WWT, in St. Louis, found itself with a very serious yet somehow very common problem -- users simply couldn’t find relevant company content. We'll explore how WWT reached deep into its applications, data, and content to rapidly and efficiently create a powerful Google-like, pan-enterprise search capability. Not only does it search better and empower users, the powerful internal index sets the stage for expanded capabilities using advanced analytics to engender a more productive and proactive digital business culture. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to describe how WWT took an enterprise Tower of Babel and delivered cross-applications intelligent search are James Nippert, Enterprise Search Project Manager, and Susan Crincoli, Manager of Enterprise Content, both at World Wide Technology in St. Louis. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.  [...]


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Meet George Jetson – Your New AI-Empowered Chief Procurement Officer

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:23:49 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion explores how rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are poised to reshape procurement -- like a fast-forwarding to a once-fanciful vision of the future. Whereas George Jetson of the 1960s cartoon portrayed a world of household robots, flying cars, and push-button corporate jobs -- the 2017 procurement landscape has its own impressive retinue of decision bots, automated processes, and data-driven insights. We won’t need to wait long for this vision of futuristic business to arrive. As we enter 2017, applied intelligence derived from entirely new data analysis benefits has redefined productivity and provided business leaders with unprecedented tools for managing procurement, supply chains, and continuity risks. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn more about the future of predictive -- and even proactive -- procurement technologies, please welcome Chris Haydon, Chief Strategy Officer at SAP Ariba. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.[...]


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Strategic View Across More Data Delivers Digital Business Boost for AmeriPride

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:23:52 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study explores how linen services industry leader AmeriPride Services uses big data to gain a competitive and comprehensive overview of its operations, finances and culture. We’ll explore how improved data analytics allows for disparate company divisions and organizations to come under a single umbrella -- to become more aligned -- and to act as a whole greater than the sum of the parts. This is truly the path to a digital business. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to describe how digital transformation has been supported by innovations at the big data core, we’re joined by Steven John, CIO, and Tony Ordner, Information Team Manager, both at at AmeriPride Services in Minnetonka, Minnesota. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Swift and Massive Data Classification Advances Score a Win for Better Securing Sensitive Information

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 19:58:36 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study explores how -- in an era when cybersecurity attacks are on the rise and enterprises and governments are increasingly vulnerable -- new data intelligence capabilities are being brought to the edge to provide better data loss prevention (DLP). Hear how Digital Guardian in Waltham, Massachusetts analyzes both structured and unstructured data to predict and prevent loss of data and intellectual property (IP) with increased accuracy. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. To learn how data recognition technology supports network and endpoint forensic insights for enhanced security and control, we're joined by Marcus Brown, Vice President of Corporate Business Development for Digital Guardian. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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2016 Campaigners Look to Deep Big Data Analysis and Querying to Gain an Edge in Reaching Voters

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:30:48 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study explores how data-analysis services startup BlueLabs in Washington, DC helps presidential election campaigns better know and engage with potential voters. We'll learn how BlueLabs relies on high-performing analytics platforms that allow a democratization of querying, of opening the value of vast data resources to discretely identify more of those in the need to know. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to describe how big data is being used creatively by contemporary political organizations for two-way voter engagement, we're joined by Erek Dyskant Co-Founder and Vice President of Impact at BlueLabs Analytics in Washington. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How Governments Gain Economic Benefits from Inter-Public Cloud Interoperability and Standardization

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:57:12 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion explores how public-sector organizations can gain economic benefits from cloud interoperability and standardization. Our panel comes to you in conjunction with The Open Group Paris Event and Member Meeting October 24 through 27, 2016 in France, with a focus on the latest developments in eGovernment. As government agencies move to the public cloud computing model, the use of more than one public cloud provider can offer economic benefits by a competition and choice. But are the public clouds standardized efficiently for true interoperability, and can the large government contracts in the offing for cloud providers have an impact on the level of maturity around standardization? Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how to best procure multiple cloud services as eGovernment services at low risk and high reward, we're joined by our panel, Dr. Chris Harding, Director for Interoperability at The Open Group; Dave Linthicum, Senior Vice President at Cloud Technology Partners, and Andras Szakal, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at IBM U.S. Federal. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group.[...]


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How ServiceMaster Develops Applications with a Security-Minded Focus as a DevOps Benefit

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 18:42:27 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer security transformation discussion explores how home-maintenance repair and services provider ServiceMaster develops applications with a security-minded focus as a DevOps benefit. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. To learn how security technology leads to posture maturity and DevOps business benefits, we're joined by Jennifer Cole, Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of IT, Information Security, and Governance for ServiceMaster in Memphis, Tennessee, and Ashish Kuthiala, Senior Director of Marketing and Strategy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise DevOps. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How Propelling Instant Results to the Excel Edge Democratizes Advanced Analytics

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:09:33 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital transformation case study explores how powerful and diverse financial information is newly and uniquely delivered to the ubiquitous Excel spreadsheet edge. We'll explore how HTI Labs in London provides the means and governance with its Schematiq tool to bring critical data services to the interface users want. By leveraging the best of instant cloud-delivered data with spreadsheets, Schematiq democratizes end-user empowerment while providing powerful new ways to harness and access complex information. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how complex cloud core-to-edge processes and benefits can be better managed and exploited we're joined by Darren Harris, CEO and Co-Founder of HTI Labs, and Jonathan Glass, CTO and Co-Founder of HTI Labs, based in London. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How JetBlue Mobile Applications Quality Assurance Leads to Top User Experiences

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:52:12 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer performance engineering case study discussion examines how JetBlue Airways in New York uses virtual environments to reduce software development costs, centralize performance testing, and create a climate for continuous integration and real-time monitoring of mobile applications. We'll now hear how JetBlue cultivated a DevOps model by including advanced performance feedback in the continuous integration process to enable greater customer and workforce productivity.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To describe how efficient performance engineering has reduced testing, hardware and maintenance costs by as much as 60 percent, we're joined by Mohammed Mahmud, the Senior Software Performance Engineer at JetBlue Airways in New York. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Seven Secrets to Highly Effective Procurement: How Technology, Data and Business Networks Fuel Innovation and Transformation

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:00:42 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect innovation discussion focuses on how technology, data analysis, and digital networks are transforming procurement and the source-to-pay process as we know it. We’ll also discuss what it takes to do procurement well in this new era of business networks. Far beyond just automating tasks and transactions, procurement today is a strategic function that demands an integrated, end-to-end approach built on deep insights and intelligence to drive informed source-to-pay decisions and actions that enable businesses to adopt a true business ecosystem-wide digital strategy. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. And according to the findings of a benchmarking survey conducted by SAP Ariba, there are seven essential traits of modern procurement organizations that are driving this innovation and business transformation. To learn more about the survey results on procurement best practices, please join me in welcoming Kay Ree Lee, Director of Value Realization at SAP. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: SAP Ariba.[...]


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How Cutting-Edge Storage Provides a Competitive Footing for Canadian Music Service Provider SOCAN

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:13:26 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital business transformation case study examines how Canadian nonprofit SOCAN faced digital disruption and fought back with a successful storage modernizing journey. We'll learn how adopting storage innovation allows for faster responses to end-user needs and opens the door to new business opportunities. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To describe how SOCAN gained a new competitive capability for its performance rights management business we're joined by Trevor Jackson, Director of IT Infrastructure for SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, based in Toronto. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Strategic DevOps—How Advanced Testing Brings Broad Benefits to Operations for Independent Health

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:02:46 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital business transformation case study highlights how Independent Health in Buffalo, New York has entered into a next phase of "strategic DevOps." After a two-year drive to improve software development, speed to value, and improved user experience of customer service applications, Independent Health has further extended advanced testing benefits to ongoing apps production and ongoing performance monitoring. Hear here how the reuse of proven performance scripts and replaying of synthetic transactions that mimic user experience have cut costs and gained early warning and trending insights into app behaviors and system status.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to describe how to attain such new strategic levels of DevOps benefits are Chris Trimper, Manager of Quality Assurance Engineering at Independent Health in Buffalo, New York, and Todd DeCapua, Senior Director of Technology and Product Innovation at CSC Digital Brand Services Division and former Chief Technology Evangelist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How Always-Available Data Forms the Digital Lifeblood for a University Medical Center

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:44:10 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital business transformation case study examines how the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha consolidated and unified its data-protection capacities. We'll explore how adopting storage innovation protects the state's largest hospital from data disruption and adds operational simplicity to complex data lifecycle management. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To describe how more than 150 terabytes of data remain safe and sound, we're joined by Jeff Bergholz, Manager of Technical Systems at The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Loyalty Management Innovator Aimia's Transformation to Modernized IT

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:48:02 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer digital business transformation case study examines how loyalty management innovator Aimia is modernizing, consolidating, and standardizing its global IT infrastructure.

As a result of rapid growth and myriad acquisitions, Montreal-based Aimia is in a leapfrog mode -- modernizing applications, consolidating data centers, and adopting industry standard platforms. We'll now learn how improving end-user experiences and leveraging big data analytics helps IT organizations head off digital disruption and improve core operations and processes.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. 

To describe how Aimia is entering a new era of strategic IT innovation, we're joined by André Hébert, Senior Vice President of Technology at Aimia in Montreal. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


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HudsonAlpha Innovates on IT for Research-Driven Education, Genomic Medicine and Entrepreneurship

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:17:08 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer IT innovation case study explores how the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology engages in digital transformation for genomic research and healthcare paybacks. We'll learn how HudsonAlpha leverages modern IT infrastructure and big-data analytics to power a pioneering research project incubator and genomic medicine innovator. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To describe new possibilities for exploiting cutting-edge IT infrastructure and big data analytics for potentially unprecedented healthcare benefits, we're joined by Dr. Liz Worthey, Director of Software Development and Informatics at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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Cybersecurity Crosses the Chasm: How IT Now Looks to the Cloud for Better Security than On-Premises

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:22:31 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect cybersecurity innovation and transformation panel discussion explores how cloud security is rapidly advancing, and how enterprises can begin to innovate and prevail over digital disruption by increasingly using cloud-defined security. We'll hear how a secure content collaboration services provider removes the notion of organizational boundaries so that businesses can better extend processes. And we'll hear how less boundaries and cloud-based security together support transformative business benefits. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To share how security technology leads to business innovations, we're joined by Daren Glenister, Chief Technology Officer at Intralinks in Houston, and Chris Steffen, Chief Evangelist for Cloud Security at HPE. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How Software-Defined Storage Translates into Just-in-Time Data Center Scaling and Hybrid IT Benefits

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:50:16 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer case study examines how hosting provider Opus Interactive adopted a software-defined storage approach to better support its thousands of customers. We'll learn how scaling of customized IT infrastructure for a hosting organization in a multi-tenant environment benefits from flexibility of modern storage, unified management, and elastic hardware licensing. The result is the confidence that storage supply will always meet dynamic hybrid computing demand.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To describe how massive storage and data-center infrastructure needs can be met in a just-in-time manner, we're joined by Eric Hulbert, CEO at Opus Interactive in Portland, Oregon. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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IT Innovators Turn Digital Disruption into a Business Productivity Force Multiplier

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:42:14 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership panel discussion examines how digital business transformation has been accomplished by several prominent enterprises. We'll explore how the convergence of cloud, mobility, and big-data analytics has prompted companies to innovate and produce new levels of award-winning productivity. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn how these trend-setters create innovation value, we're joined by some finalists from the Citrix Synergy 2016 Innovation Awards Program: Olaf Romer, Head of Corporate IT and group CIO at Bâloise in Basel, Switzerland; Alan Crawford, CIO of Action for Children in London, and Craig Patterson, CEO of Patterson and Associates in San Antonio, Texas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Citrix.[...]


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Infrastructure as Destiny — How Purdue Builds a Support Fabric for Big Data-Enabled IoT

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 14:45:17 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer IT infrastructure thought leadership case study explores how Purdue University has created a strategic IT environment to support dynamic workload requirements. We'll now hear how Purdue extended a research and development IT support infrastructure to provide a common and "operational credibility" approach to support myriad types of compute demands by end users and departments. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To describe how a public university is moving toward IT as a service, please join Gerry McCartney, Chief Information Officer at Purdue University in Indiana. The discussion is moderated by BriefingsDirect's Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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How UPS Automates Supply Chain Management and Gains Greater Insight for Procurement Efficiencies

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:04 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation for procurement case study examines how UPS modernizes and streamlinines its procure-to-pay processes. Learn how UPS -- across billions of dollars of supplier spend per year -- automates supply-chain management and leverages new technologies to provide greater insight into procurement networks. This business process innovation exchange comes to you in conjunction with the Tradeshift Innovation Day held in New York on June 22, 2016. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.  To explore how procurement has become strategic for UPS, we sat down with Jamie Dawson, Vice-President of UPS's Global Business Services Procurement Strategy in Atlanta. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Tradeshift.[...]


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How the Citrix Technology Professionals Program Produces User Experience Benefits from Ecosystem Collaboration

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:25:19 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion focuses on how expert user communities around technologies and solutions create powerful digital business improvements. As an example, we will explore how the Citrix Technology Professionals Program, or CTPs as they are referred to, gives participants a larger say in essential strategy initiatives such as enabling mobile work styles. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. To learn more about the CTP program and how an ongoing dialogue between vendors and experts provides the best end-user experiences, we're joined by Douglas Brown, Founder of DABCC.com in Sarasota, Florida; Rick Dehlinger, an Independent Technologist and Business Visionary in Sacramento, California; Jo Harder is the Cloud Architect at D+H and an Industry Analyst at Virtualization Practice in Fort Myers, Florida, and Steve Greenberg, President of Thin Client Computing in Scottsdale, Arizona. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Citrix.[...]


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CPO Expert Joanna Martinez Extolls the Virtues of Redesigning Procurement for Strategic Business Agility

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:46:01 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how companies are exploiting technology advances in procurement and finance services to produce new types of productivity benefits. We'll now hear from a procurement expert on how companies can better manage their finances and have tighter control over procurement processes and their supply chain networks. This business process innovation exchange comes to you in conjunction with the Tradeshift Innovation Day held in New York on June 22, 2016. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. To learn more about how technology trends are driving innovation into invoicing and spend management, please welcome Joanna Martinez, Founder at Supply Chain Advisors and former Chief Procurement Officer at both Cushman and Wakefield and AllianceBernstein. She's based in New York. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. Sponsor: Tradeshift.[...]


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How New Modes of Buying and Evaluating Goods and Services Disrupts Business Procurement — for the Better

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:33:53 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how new modes of buying and evaluating goods and services are disrupting business procurement. We'll hear now from a leading industry analyst on how machine learning, cloud services, and artificial intelligence-enabled human agents are all combining to change the way that companies can order services, buy goods, and even hire employees and contractors. This business process innovation exchange comes to you in conjunction with the Tradeshift Innovation Day held in New York on June 22, 2016. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy.  To learn more about how new trends are driving innovation into invoicing and spend management, please join me in welcoming Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer and Managing Director at Azul Partners, where he leads the Spend Matters Procurement research activities. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Tradeshift.[...]


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How Allegiant Air Solved its PCI Problem and Got a Whole Lot Better Security Culture, Too

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:52:50 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect security market transformation discussion explores how airline Allegiant Air solved its payment card industry (PCI) problem -- and got a whole lot better security culture to boot. When Allegiant needed to quickly manage its compliance around the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, it embraced many technologies, including tokenization, but the company also adopted an improved position toward privacy methods in general. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Here to share how security technology can lead to posture maturity -- and then ultimately to cultural transformation with many business benefits -- we're joined by Chris Gullett, Director of Information Assurance at Allegiant Air in Las Vegas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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ChainLink Analyst on How Cloud-Enabled Supply Chain Networks Drive Companies to Better Manage Finances, Procurement

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:54:35 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect business innovation thought leadership discussion focuses on how companies are exploiting advances in procurement and finance services to produce new types of productivity benefits. We'll now hear from a leading industry analyst on how more data, process integration, and analysis efficiencies of cloud computing are helping companies to better manage their finances in tighter collaboration with procurement and supply-chain networks. This business-process innovation exchange comes in conjunction with the Tradeshift Innovation Day held in New York on June 22, 2016.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy.  To learn more about how new trends are driving innovation into invoicing and spend management, we're joined by Bill McBeath, Chief Research Officer at ChainLink Research in Newton, Mass. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or  download a copy. Sponsor: Tradeshift.[...]


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How European GDPR Compliance Enables Enterprises to Both Gain Data Privacy and Improve their Bottom Lines

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 17:58:40 +0000

The next BriefingsDirect security market transformation discussion focuses on the implications of the European Parliament’s recent approval of the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. This sweeping April 2016 law establishes a fundamental right to personal data protection for European Union (EU) citizens. It gives enterprises that hold personal data on any of these people just two years to reach privacy compliance -- or face stiff financial penalties. But while organizations must work quickly to comply with GDPR, the strategic benefits of doing so could stretch far beyond data-privacy issues alone. Attaining a far stronger general security posture -- one that also provides a business competitive advantage -- may well be the more impactful implication. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. We've assembled a panel of cybersecurity and legal experts to explore the new EU data privacy regulation and discuss ways that companies can begin to extend these needed compliance measures into essential business benefits. Here to help us sort through the practical path of working within the requirements of a single digital market for the EU are: Tim Grieveson, Chief Cyber and Security Strategist, Enterprise Security Products EMEA, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE); David Kemp, EMEA Specialist Business Consultant at HPE, and Stewart Room, Global Head of Cybersecurity and Data Protection at PwC Legal. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Get the mobile app. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Hewlett Packard Enterprise.[...]


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