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162 - Building a Multi-Hybrid Cloud Strategy
In this episode Darren interviews Christine McMonigal and discuss the challenges organizations face when transitioning to the cloud and adopting multi-hybrid cloud architectures. They highlight the importance of understanding these obstacles and providing guidance to overcome them. This episode will dive deeper into some key barriers and strategies for mitigating risks, ensuring a successful cloud transformation.
161 - Natural Language Data Analytics
In the latest episode Darren Pulsipher sits down with Steve Wasick, the CEO and founder of InfoSentience, to discuss the power and potential of natural language data analytics. Steve, who comes from an unconventional background as an English major turned screenwriter turned lawyer turned tech founder, brings a unique perspective to the field.
160 - Security in Generative AI
In this episode, host Darren Pulsipher is joined by Dr. Jeffrey Lancaster to delve into the intersection of generative AI and security. The conversation dives deep into the potential risks and challenges surrounding the use of generative AI in nefarious activities, particularly in the realm of cybersecurity.
159 - GenAI Policies
In this episode, host Darren interviews Jeremy Harris and delve into the importance of establishing policies and guidelines for successful digital transformation. With the increasing prevalence of digital technologies in various industries, organizations need to adapt and embrace this transformation to stay competitive and meet evolving customer expectations.
158 - GenAI in Higher Education
In this podcast episode, Darren Pulsipher, chief solution architect of public sector at Intel, interviews Laura Torres Newey, a New York Times best-selling author and university professor, about the impact of generative AI in higher education. This episode delves into the challenges and opportunities presented by the integration of generative AI in the classroom, highlighting the need for critical thinking skills, the concerns of bias, and ensuring the preservation of unique voices.
157 - Operationalizing GenAI
In this podcast episode, host Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect of Public Sector at Intel, discusses the operationalization of generative AI with returning guest Dr. Jeffrey Lancaster. They explore the different sharing models of generative AI, including public, private, and community models. The podcast covers topics such as open-source models, infrastructure management, and considerations for deploying and maintaining AI systems. It also delves into the importance of creativity, personalization, and getting started with AI models.
156 - Becoming a Data Ready Organization
In the podcast episode, retired Rear Admiral Ron Fritzmeier joins host Darren Pulsipher to discuss the importance of data management in the context of generative artificial intelligence (AI). With a background in electrical engineering and extensive experience in the cyber and cybersecurity fields, Ron provides valuable insights into the evolving field of data management and its critical role in organizational success in the digital age.
155 - GenAI Advisor for Datacenter Management
In this episode host Darren Pulsipher sits down with Greg Campbell, CTO of Verge.io, to discuss the exciting intersection of AI and infrastructure management. Greg, a software developer and entrepreneur, shares his journey of creating Verge.io to address the complexities of infrastructure stitching and management.
154 - GenAI Use Cases
In the latest episode Dr. Jeffrey Lancaster and Darren Pulsipher dive into the practical use cases of generative AI and how it can unleash human creativity in various fields.
153 - Training the Next Generation in AI
In this podcast episode, Pete Schmitz, a retired Intel account executive, talks about his work with high school students in teaching them about AI and how to use it in their robotics competitions. He explains that these competitions require the use of autonomy, and AI is a crucial component in achieving that. Pete shares an example of how computer vision, powered by AI, is used in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's unmanned surface vehicle, DARPA D Hunter.
152 - Practical Generative AI
In this episode of the podcast Embracing Digital Transformation, host Darren Pulsipher engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Jeffrey Lancaster. Their discussion delves into the practical applications of generative AI and the profound impact it is set to bring across various industries.
151 - Understanding Generative AI
In this episode, host Darren Pulsipher interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Lancaster from Dell Technologies. Their discussion centered on generative AI and its potential impact.
150 - Embracing Sustainability with Smart Buildings
Darren interviews Sonu Panda, the CEO of Prescriptive Data, in this episode. They discuss how their software helps commercial real estate owners turn their buildings into intelligent and efficient spaces.
149 - Update on 5G in the Department of Defense
In this episode, Darren reunites with Leland Brown, a principal engineer at Capgemini and a previous guest on the show, to discuss the upcoming advancements of 5G technology in the US Department of Defense.
148 - Securing the Remote Worker Through Mobile Virtualization
In this episode of the podcast Embracing Digital Transformation, host Darren Pulsipher engages in an insightful conversation with special guest Jared Shepard, the CEO of Hypori. The interview focuses on the crucial topic of securing remote workers through mobile virtualization. Jared Shepard's unique journey from a high school dropout to a CEO adds an inspiring dimension to the discussion.
147 - GenerativeAI and Automation (Google Bard)
In this episode Darren dusts off an interview he did with chatGPT and did the same interview with Google Bard. Interesting comparison with Episode 122 in Embracing Digital Transformation.
146 - Embracing the AI Revolution
In this episode, Darren talks to Dr. Michael Lenox about the emerging AI revolution and how to embracing it or get destroyed. Michael has just released a new book 'Strategy in the Digital Age: Mastering Digital Transformation'.
145 - Attracting People Back to the Office
In this episode, Darren talks to the CEO and Managing Director of GPA about the role that collaboration innovation plays in bringing people back into the office and why people need face-to-face interaction.
144 - Science Behind Digital Twins
In this episode Darren explores the science and use cases behind digital twin technology with the principal architect of Intel's ScheneScape.
143 - Use Cases in Confidential Computing
In this episode of Embracing Digital Transformation Dr. Anna Scott continues her conversation with Ibett Acarapi and Jesse Schrater about Confidential Computing and their uses in AI, and software development.
142 - Data Protection with Confidential Computing
In this episode Dr. Anna Scott interviews Jesse Schrater and Ibett Acarapi about how to protect data using confidential computing.
141 - From Neurology to Neuromorphic Computing
In this podcast episode of Embracing Digital Transformation, Dr. Pamela Follett, a neurologist and co-founder of Lewis Rhodes Labs, shares her background and expertise in the field of neurology, specifically with regards to research on the developing brain in early childhood.
140 - Background Checking Your Open Source
In this episode, Darren interviews Michael Mehlberg about increasing confidence in open source through background checking the open source communities.
139 - Resilient Logistical Analytics
In this episode Darren interviews the Adrian Kosowski CPO of Pathway about their unique ability to handle logistical data from the edge in DDIL environments with real-time analytics.
138 - Evolution of Cloud
In this episode Darren interviews Ken White from Dell Technology about how Cloud technology is more than technology, but a process and cultural change in organizations.
137 - Rebirth of the Private Cloud
In this episode Darren interviews Sam Ceccola, CTO of DOD for HPE about the new business and technology models changing the way organizations consume hybrid cloud.
136 - Resilient Data in Disruptive Comms
In this podcast episode, Darren Pulsipher, Intel's chief solution architect of the public sector, is interviewed by guest host Dr. Anna Scott on resilient data with disruptive comms.
135 - Trustworthy and Ethical AI
In this episode Darren interviews Gretchen Stewart, Chief Data Scientist of Public Sector at Intel where they discuss the trustworthiness and ethics of artificial intelligence.
134 - WaveForm AI
In this episode Darren Pulsipher, welcomed Logan Selby, the co-founder and president of DataShapes, where they discuss a unique approach to Artificial Intelligence that is bucking the trend.
133 - Lessons in HPC Oil & Gas
In this episode, Darren interviews Keith Gray, a former director of high-performance computing at British Petroleum. With over 30 years of managing HPC centers, Keith gives great insight into the challenges, best practices, and the future of high-performance computing.
132 - Software Defined BareMetal Management
In this episode, Darren interviews the founders of Metify, Ian Evans and Mike Wagner, about their unique approach to bare metal software-defined infrastructure management using the Redfish standard.
131 - Digital Transformation in Federal Government
In this episode, Darren interview Mark Valcich director and GM of Federal Civilian Public Sector at Intel. Mark's years of experience shine as he describes the current trends in digital transformation in the federal civilian government.
130 - Productizing Decisional AI
In this episode Darren interviews his son Matthew Pulsipher about productizing decisional AI. Matthew has recently modernized and product development pipeline to include decisional AI in his product development.
129 - HPC OnDemand
In this episode Darren interviews Alan Chalker, director of strategic program at Ohio Super Computer Center about Open OnDemand for HPC clusters worldwide.
128 - Closing the Digital Skills Gap
In this episode, Darren talks to John Gottfried, co-founder of Major League hacking, about closing the digital skills gap through practical collaborative work using hackathons.
127 - Innovation as a Service
On this episode Darren interviews Andrew Cohen Managing Director at Netsurit about providing Inovation as a Service to it customers through process re-engineering and automation.
126 - Certifying Autonomous Flight
In this episode, Luuk Van Dijk, CEO of Daedalean, talks with Darren about how his company has developed a technique to help governments certify AI-empowered autonomous flight in a highly regulated industry.
125 - Ways to Reduce Cybersecurity Risk
In this episode, Darren discusses leveraging the six cybersecurity domains to develop a Zero Trust Architecture to protect your resources, data, and critical infrastructure.
123 - Cybersecurity in Public Sector
In this episode, Darren interviews Jim Richberg Forinet's Field CISO of the Public Sector, discussing the differences in cybersecurity in the public sector. The federal government is very different from state and local governments concerning cybersecurity and their approaches.
122 - Automation with AI
In this episode Darren Interviews ChatGPT from OpenAI about utilizing AI for automation, the ethics of using AI, and the replacement of information workers.
121 - Disruptive Private Clouds
In this episode, Darren interviews Aaron Reid from Verge.io about their disruptive private cloud technology that is making private clouds available in the data center and at the edge.
120 - An Argument for Global Data Networks
On this episode Darren interviews Alan Evan, principle technologist at MacroMeta, about distributed data management and the impact of global distribution of data in the cloud to edge ecosystem.
119 - Moore's Law is not Dead!
In this episode, Darren talks with Jason Dunn-Potter, solution architect for the public sector at Intel, about Moore’s law and how it continues to drive innovations across the public sector.
118 - What's ahead in 2023
In this episode Darren talks about what's in store for 2023 where he reviews his predictions on the critical elements of digital transformation in the year ahead.
117 - 2022 Year In Review
In this episode Darren reviews 2022. He identifies the most talked about topics on the podcast in 2022 including Data Management, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Edge Computing, and Hybrid Workspaces.
116 - An Argument for a Holistic approach to Critical Infrastructure Security
In this episode, Darren talks about the convergence of OT and IT cybersecurity with Security expert Steve Orrin and Industrial OT expert Dr. Anna Scott
115 - Blocking and Tackling of Security
In this episode, Darren talks about cybersecurity with returning guest John Evans, Chief Technology Advisor at World Wide Technology (WWT).
114 - Automating Business Process Management
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel, and Max Young, CEO of Capital BPM, discuss operationalizing business process management with modeling programs.
113 - Operationalizing Business Process Management
In this episode, Darren discusses business process management and automation with Max Young, CEO of Capital BPM
112 - Myths of Lift and Shift Cloud Migration
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel, and John Evans, Chief Technology Advisor, WWT, discuss five lift and shift cloud migration myths.
111 - Realizing Smart City Potential
In this episode, Darren talks with Eric Hornsby, CEO of SmartPoint.io, about technology for realizing smart city potential.
110 - Securing the Supply Chain
In this episode, Darren talks with Lieutenant General Thomas Horlander, who recently joined the Intel Public Sector Team, about the microelectronics supply chain and national security.
109 - Advancing Operations with 5G
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Leland Brown, Principal Engineer: Technical Director of Advanced Communications, and Dr. Anna Scott, Chief Edge Architect for Public Sector, talk about the history of advanced comms and future use cases with 5G. Part two of two.
108 - History of Advanced Communications
In this episode, Darren talks to frequent Intel guests Leland Brown, Principal Engineer: Technical Director of Advanced Communications, and Dr. Anna Scott, Chief Edge Architect for Public Sector, about the history of advanced comms.
107 - Securing Critical Infrastructure
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, and Carla Trevino, Solutions Architect, Irdeto, talk about the importance of security in critical infrastructure.
106 - The Birth of Graph Intelligence Platforms
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector and Greg Steck, Senior Director of Industry Solutions, Katana Graph, talk about the benefits of Katana’s graph intelligence platform.
105 - Information-driven Leadership Part 2
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel continues his talk with Betsy Freeman, CEO of Radius Advisory Group, about her experience as an information-driven leader in the public and private sectors. Part two of two.
104 - Information-driven Leadership
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel talks with Betsy Freeman, CEO of Radius Advisory Group, about her experience as an information-driven leader in the public and private sectors. Part one of two.
103 - Operationalizing Your AI Projects
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, and Gretchen Stewart, Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector, discuss operationalizing AI projects.
102 - Identity-based Micro-segmentation with Elisity
In part 2 of Security with Elisity, Darren discusses identity-based micro-segmentation solutions with Dana Yanch, Director of Technical Marketing, and Dan Demers, Technical Architect.
101 - Network Controller Security with Elisity
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, interviews network security experts Dana Yanch and Dan Demers from Elisity about network controller security techniques and zero trust architectures.
100 - Intel's Public Sector Superheroes
On this episode, Darren and Cameron Chehreh, Vice President and General Manager of Public Sector, Intel, talk about Intel’s superpowers: ubiquitous compute, pervasive connectivity, edge to cloud, and artificial intelligence.
99 - Precog Cyber Attack PAth with XM Cyber
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, and Paul Giorgi, Director of Sales Engineering, XM Cyber, discuss how XM Cyber technology can help organizations uncover attack paths and reduce risk.
98 - The Emergence of the Global Data Network
In this episode, Darren reminisces with Chetan Venkatesh, CEO of MacroMeta. Venkatesh has a long history of data management from the beginning days of Grid Computing and has started MacroMeta to tackle data management across the globally dispersed edge, data centers, and clouds.
97 - The Benefits of Graph Databses
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, Dr. Hadi Ahmadi, Director of Solutions Architecture, Katana Graph discuss the benefits of graph databases.
96 - Leveraging Virtual Datacenters with Verge.io
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, and https://www.verge.io/ Aaron Reid, Principal Systems Engineer, and Chris Lehman, Senior VP of Sales, discuss use cases for Verge.io’s virtual data center software.
95 - Requirements for Edge to Cloud Architectures
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, and Dr. Anna Scott, Chief Edge Architect, Public Sector, discuss essential requirements for edge to cloud service architectures.
94 - the Rebirth of the Private Cloud
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, discusses Verge.io’s software-defined data centers that simplify IT and make private cloud easy and efficient with Verge.io’s CTO, Greg Campbell.
93 - The Four Superpowers of Digital Transformation
On this episode, Darren discusses the four superpowers of digital transformation with Intel’s Greg Ernst, Corporate VP of Sales, Americas. Ubiquitous compute, Pervasive Connectivity, Cloud to Edge, Artificial Intelligence.
92 - Protecting the Outer Walls of your Castle with Vulnerability Scans
On this episode, Darren talks to Matt Lembright, Director of Federal Applications, Censys, about how Censys assesses the attack surface for internet-connected devices, allowing organizations to eliminate vulnerabilities.
91 - Fighting the Cyber Adversary by Securing your Software Supply Chain
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, and Eric Greenwald, General Counsel of Finite State, talk about securing the software supply chain.
90 - Barriers to Future Tech Adoption
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, discusses the barriers to adopting new technologies in the public sector and what is coming in the future with Glenn Kurowski, CTO of CACI.
89 - Future of Big Memory and CXL
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, talks with Charles Fan, CEO of MemVerge, about how the CXL revolution and MemVerge’s software are the future of big memory.
88 - Collaborative DevSecOps
On this episode, Darren talks with Sophos’ Callen Sapien, Director of Product Management, Sophos Factory, and Mike Fraser, VP of DevSecOps about their product that allows for truly collaborative SecDevOps.
87 - Confidential Computing in DevSecOps
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, and Ofir Azoulay-Rozanes, Director of Product Management, Anjuna, discuss Anjuna’s solutions for confidential computing in the DevOps lifecycle.
86 - The Things I Wish I Knew as a Government CTO
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel, welcomes special guests Jason Dunn-Potter, Ret Chief Warrant Officer, US Army, and Ron Fritzemeier, Ret Rear Admiral, US Navy. Both are now five months into their positions as Solution Architects and Mission Specialists with Intel’s Department of Defense Team.
85 - Artificial Intelligence and Security
On this episode, Darren discusses the data aspects of artificial intelligence (AI) and the importance of securing that data.
84 - Securing Your Castle with Zero-Trust
On this episode, Darren discusses zero trust security with Intel’s Steve Orrin, CTO Public Sector, and Cameron Chehreh, VP-GM Public Sector.
83 - IDC Directions 2022
On this episode, Darren, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel and David Richard, Lead Solution Architect, Department of Defense, Intel reflect on the trends and ideas they gleaned from the 2022 IDC Directions conference.
82 - Shifting from Infrastructure to Workloads
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, continues his conversation with Sarah Musick, Cloud Solution Architect, Intel, about the shift from infrastructure to workloads. Please place in the Embracing Digital Transformation playlist.
81 - Heterogeneous Programming with OneAPI
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses the capabilities and future of OneAPI, a cross-industry, open, standards-based unified programming model that delivers a common developer experience across accelerator architectures, with Intel’s OneAPI Chief Evangelist, James Reinders.
80 - Meeting Intel's Cloud Solution Architects
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks with Intel’s top cloud solution architects Stephen Holt, Kiran Agrahara, Sarah Musick, and Todd Christ about how they can help organizations, at no charge, migrate to the cloud and optimize their workloads.
79 - Onboarding Remote Workers
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, Denis O’Shea, founder of Mobile Mentor about his experience, research, and advice in onboarding remote workers, especially Gen Z workers.
78 - Understanding the Shared Responsibility Security Model
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, explains shared responsibility security models. Who is responsible for security can become murky in the cloud; responsibility depends on cloud service delivery models and other factors.
77 - Digital Transformation in 2022
Intel’s Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Dr. Anna Scott, Chief Edge Architect, and Gretchen Stewart, Chief Data Scientist discuss the six pillars of digital transformation in 2022: multi-cloud computing, edge computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cyber security, data management, and comms.
76 - Day in the Life of a Cloud Solution Architect
On this episode, Darren talks with Kiran Agrahara about what Intel Cloud Solution Architects (CSAs) do in a day to benefit not only cloud service providers (CSPs), but end users.
75 - Cybersecurity Solutions with Hitachi
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks to Hitachi’s Colin McLean, Intel Global Team Lead, and David Rowley, Senior Solutions Consultant, about Hitachi’s full circle cyber security offerings.
74 - Ransomware: Prepare and Don't Panic
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks to Stephanie Sabatini, Sr. Director, Professional Services, Hitachi Systems Security, about preventing and preparing for ransomware attacks and what to do if your organization is attacked.
73 - 2021 a Year in Review
On this episode, Darren reflects on the expectations and surprises of 2021
71 - Modern Data Governance
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect at Intel, continues his in depth discussion about the reality and future of modern data governance with Matthew Carroll, the CEO of Immuta. In this episode, they discuss Data Classification, Policies and Governance.
70 - Modern Data Governance
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses the reality and future of modern data governance with Matthew Carroll, CEO of Immuta.
69 - Securing the Data Center Through the Edge
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses securing the data center through the edge with fellow Intel executives and podcast hosts Tom Garrison, VP of Client Security, and Camille Morhardt, Director of Security Innovation and Communication.
68 - 5G in Defence
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, continues his discussion with Leeland Brown, Technical Director of 5G, Intel Federal about 5G past, present, and future, with emphasis on its use with the Department of Defense. Part 2 of 2.
67 - 5G Past, Present, and Future
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks to Leeland Brown, Technical Director of 5G, Intel Federal about 5G past, present, and future, with emphasis on its use with the Department of Defense. Part 1 of 2.
66 - Managing Complexity in the Cloud
On this episode, part 2 of 2, Darren continues his conversation with David Esposito, Global Solution Architect, from Aiven about accelerating cloud adoption while reducing complexity and cost.
65 - Accelerating Cloud Adoption while Decreasing Complexity and Cost
On this episode, part 1 of 2, Darren talks to David Esposito, Global Solution Architect, from Aiven about accelerating cloud adoption while reducing complexity and cost.
64 - Follow and Secure the Bit Edge to Cloud
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses following the bit with Greg Clifton, Director, DOD and Intelligence, Intel, in a follow-up to episode #2, along with Steve Orrin, CTO Federal, Intel, who lends his expertise on security in complex edge to cloud environments.
63 - Inspiring IT Cultural Change
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses inspiring cultural change with Amy Tong, CIO of the state of California, in the wake of the COVID pandemic.
62 - Demystifying 5G, Edge and AI
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses the groundbreaking changes 5G will bring to edge and AI with Dr. Anna Scott, Chief Edge Architect, Intel.
61 - Data Breaches & Secure Supply Chain
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses data breaches & secure supply chain with frequent guest Steve Orrin, CTO of Intel, Federal.
60 - Managing Risk in the Face of Ransomware
On this episode, part one of two, Darren discusses security trends with frequent guest Steve Orrin, CTO of Intel, Federal. Over the past year, there has been a rise in the number and sophistication of cyber-attacks. The three key areas of recurring attacks are ransomware, supply chain attacks, and data breaches.
59 - Evolution of Data Privacy
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, discusses what data privacy really means and its future direction with Jeremy Harris, Assistant General Counsel – Privacy/Information Security, at Sutter Health.
58 - Understanding Edge to Data Center Problems
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, outlines the common problems throughout edge to data center architectures that he’s observed and discussed with customers in the public sector. He lays out the ideal architecture to resolve these issues
57 - Cloud Broker Organization Part 2
In part two of two, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, and Intel Cloud Solution Architects Dave Shrestha and Kevin Bleckman talk about the benefits and services of a cloud broker organization.
56 - Cloud Broker Organizations
In this episode, part one of two, Darren and Intel Cloud Solution Architects Dave Shrestha and Kevin Bleckman talk about the importance of a cloud broker organization. Dave and Kevin founded Intel’s cloud brokerage team about seven years ago. Intel workers were consuming the public cloud, and it was like the wild wild West with people just swiping their credit cards for access. Security was an issue and spending got out of control. To rein in the chaos, they created a cloud broker organization.
55 - Communication During Transformation
In this episode, part two of two, Darren and guest Ann Madea, former CIO of HSBC, talk about communication during organizational transformation. When CIOs deploy solutions, they involve new processes and more than likely organizational change. In Ann’s most recent transformation program, they moved forward with cloud. Ann hired a head of cloud and implemented a multi cloud strategy with Google, AWS, and Azure. This major change caused concern, especially among those who had been working with the infrastructure for a long time.
54 - People & Process in Digital Transformation
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, asks his guest, Ann Madea, former CIO of HSBC, to reflect on the process of big transformational changes she spearheaded in organizations.
53 - DevOps with Speed While Reducing Risk
In this episode, Robert Boule, Head of Solution Engineering at OpsMx, joins Darren to talk about improving speed without increasing risk in the DevOps process. The three key areas to balance in software delivery are velocity, risk, and quality. Most can manage one or two of these things, but adding the third can get difficult. For example, you might be able to deliver at velocity because you have a great cd system, but once you introduce compliance and policy checks, you are faced with a challenge. Do you stop and check those things, or maybe ingest some results from another tool? Suddenly, your velocity suffers.
52 - Telemetry in the Cloud
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks to Josh Hilliker, Director of Cloud Solution Architects at Intel about using telemetry in the cloud to maximize value and efficiency.
51 - Practical Optane Persistent Memory Use Cases
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks to Charles Fan, CEO of MemVerge, about use cases with their software that utilizes Intel’s Optane persistent memory in an innovative way, removing the bottleneck between memory and storage.
50 - Understanding Employee Burnout
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, talks with Uzair Hussain, CEO of District Zero, about how the company’s app that supports K-12 student mental wellness can apply to preventing employee burnout.
49 - Remote Work Before, During and After the Pandemic
In this episode, Darren talks with Rachel Dreikosen, Business Development Manager in Public Sector at Intel, about how COVID-19 has effective her work-life balance and why she started a blog to help other female technical sales professionals.
48 - VAST Data Revisited
In this episode, Darren checks in with Randy Hayes, now VP of Sales, for the public sector of VAST Data, six months after their last conversation to see how they are doing in the industry, what is new at VAST, and interesting use cases. Their new product, Gemini, offers a different storage business model
47 - Looking Forward to 2021
Greg leads Intel’s US sales and marketing. Intel’s customers are primarily the system OEMs, and Intel’s sales force works daily servicing those accounts and helping them build systems around Intel’s compute and memory technologies. Currently, there is an unprecedented demand for compute. Intel’s teams work with software companies, cloud providers, Fortune 1000 businesses, schools, and government agencies to make compute accessible and help identify trends and apply use cases the solve business problems in a way that improves society. Intel, then, works as a trendsetter and identifies new trends to make sure customers have the right products.
46 - Securing your DevOps Pipeline
In part two of this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, gives practical tips for securing each stage of the DevOps pipeline, including protecting the hardware and software stacks with hardware root of trust, Security scanning, attested and encrypted containers/VMs. and more.
45 - Not All Cores are Equal
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, and Stephen Holt, Cloud Solution Architect, Intel discuss cloud optimization and studies that show that cores perform differently for various workloads.
44 - Cloud in the Digital Age
In part two of the interview, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, and Doug Bourgeois, Managing Director, GPS Cloud Strategy Leader, Deloitte, continue their discussion about the cloud migration.
43 - The Role of the CIO in Cloud Adoption
In part one of this interview, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, and Doug Bourgeois, Managing Director, GPS Cloud Strategy Leader, Deloitte, talk about the cloud migration and the role of the CIO.
42 - Securing the DevOps Pipeline = SecDevOps
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect at Intel, and Steve Orrin, CTO of Intel, Federal, discuss why and how the DevOps pipeline must be secured. The only way to deliver solid, resilient, and secure code is if security is built in, and the earlier the better.
41 - The Black Art of DevOps
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel, defines common DevOps terms and explains where DevOps fits into your organization.
40 - Collaborative Medical Research with Confidential Computing
Breakdown the barriers to accelerating medical research for the cure to cancer with confidential computing. Nick Bhadange, Technology Specialist, AI-Vets and Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel, discuss the need for confidential computing in healthcare and the potential benefits through use cases.
39 - Watercooler Talk in a Remote Workforce
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel, and Sean Heiney, co-founder of SignalWire, Inc., discuss the companies remote work policies of cameras on and their new remote collaborative workspaces technology that fosters ad hoc communication for their completely remote workforce.
38 - Roaring 20's a Look Forward to 2021
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect at Intel, asks Rachel Mushawar, VP of Sales at Intel, for her insight on what’s ahead for the Roaring 20s after the disruption of COVID-19.
37 - 2020 in Review
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, at Intel reflects on the disruption, changes, and adjustments the COVID-19 pandemic brought in 2020.
36 - Six Pillars of Cybersecurity
With cyber-attacks on the rise in all industries, security is more important than ever. In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, and Steve Orrin, Federal CTO at Intel Federal, outline the attack vectors, the six pillars of cybersecurity, and how Intel can help. The level of complexity organizations must deal with to secure their data, systems, and applications has never been more difficult.
35 - Navigating Disruptive Change
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, and Rick Hermann, Director US Public Sector, Intel, discuss how Intel has been successful in navigating disruptive change over the past three decades.
34 - Embracing Workspace Evolution
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, and Robert Looney, Americas Data Center Sales Manager for Intel, talk about using a strategic approach to embrace the current workplace evolution. The COVID pandemic created major challenges and transitions in the workplace. Intel is helping customers leverage technologies to best address ongoing challenges in the new normal.
33 - The AWS Outage of Nov 2020
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, at Intel talks about the lessons learned from the AWS outage in November 2020 and preventative solutions to navigating such outages.
32 - No Code (RPA) Approach to Back Office Efficiency
Today’s episode is part 2 of a conversation with Sean Chou, Catalytic CEO, and Neil Bahadur, Catalytic Head of Partnerships. They talk with Darren about their no-code approach to back office efficiency with a platform that utilizes RPA and AI technology.
31 - Improving Employee Value with Catalytic
In part one of two episodes, Sean Chou, Catalytic CEO, and Neil Bahandur, Catalytic Head of Partnerships, join Darren to talk about Catalytic’s technology and how RPAs can help employees become more valuable through automation of back office repeatable processes.
30 - Application Portability with OneAPI
With oneAPI, Intel has created a unified software environment for development, geared toward data processing. Gretchen Stewart, Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector, Intel, discusses this technology with Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Intel, that eliminates the need for using a different language for different architectures.
29 - Next-Generation Hyperscale Database - Aerospike
Databases are showing their age, still taking some time to get results. Aerospike, with the help of Intel technology (Optane), breaks through with speed, volume, and low latency. Tim Faulkes, Vice President of Solutions Architecture at Aerospike, joins Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Intel, to discuss the benefits of Aerospike technology.
28 - Legacy Integration with Cloud and RPA
One of the growing areas to help with Legacy Integration and automation of integration is the use of automation tools and frameworks. Over the last 3 years, a significant emphasis on the automation of workflows with legacy and new cloud-aware applications for information workers has emerged. These tools sets are called Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools. Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel, reviews the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) industry and tool offerings.
27 - Hardware Security: Imperative for Transforming Data
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, Intel, and Jesse Schrater, Security Manager, Data Platforms Group, Intel, discuss the current security landscape and how Intel’s SGX and partnered ecosystem offers a timely and tested solution for data in use and other security concerns.
26 - Multi Cloud Data Solutions with Hammerspace
Johan Ballin, Director of Technical Marketing at Hammerspace and Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, at Intel discuss Hammerspace’s hybrid cloud technology that untethers data from storage infrastructure, providing data portability and performance.
25 - Operationalizing Data Pipelines
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel, talks to Sarah Kalicin, Lead Data Scientist, Intel about operationalizing your organization’s data pipeline. It takes a team effort to model, monitor, and produce an ongoing source of valuable information. This is the final episode in the series Kick-starting your Organizational Transformation to Become Data-Centric.
24 - Digital Strategy and Data Architecture
Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel outlines digital strategy and architecture to effectively transform your organization. He explains how organizational, procedural, and technological elements must be balanced to work efficiently toward a common, ideal architecture to support a unified vision.
23 - Insight Creation in Data-Centric Organizations
In part 5 of a series, Kick-starting your Organizational Transformation to Become Data Centric, Sarah Kalicin, Lead Data Scientist, Intel, and Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel, discuss how to create insight using AI and machine learning in a data-centric organization.
22 - An Argument for Multi-Hybrid Cloud
Darren Pulsipher describes why a Multi-Hybrid Cloud Architect may already be in your Data Center. Most organizations already all of the ingredients. They just need to know how they fit together.
21 - Big Memory Software Defined Memory Controller
Charles Fan, CEO of MemVerge, talks to Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel, about their new technology, Big Memory software-defined memory controllers. The technology utilizes Intel 3D XPoint Optane persistent memory to efficiently bridge the gap between current and future architectures, while providing bigger capacity, lower cost, and persistence.
20 - Destroying the Complexity of Storage Tiers
Randy Hayes from VAST Data and Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solutions Architect, Public Sector, Intel, discuss VAST Data’s innovative storage architecture that eliminates the need for tiers using NVMe over Fabrics, QLC Flash, and 3D XPoint Optane
19 - Using Data as a Strategic Asset
In this episode, Darren Pulsipher, Intel Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector, explores how organizations can move from simply hoarding data to using it as a strategic asset.
18 - Data Collection and Preparation
Sarah Kalicin, Lead Data Scientist at Intel and Darren Pulsipher, Chief Solution Architect, Public Sector at Intel talk about the process and benefits of data collection and preparation in becoming a data-centric organization. This is step two in the journey of becoming a data-centric organization.
17 - Elastic Search & Intel Optane DCPMM
Darren Pulsipher shows how he increased Elasticsearch performance using Intel%92s Optane Persistent Memory in 100 percent app direct mode. His tests show an incredible performance increase of 2x. By doubling the throughput capacity, you can greatly decrease the number of servers in your Elasticsearch cluster.
16 - Decreasing Ingestion Congestion with Intel Optane DCPMM
In this episode, Darren talks about decreasing ingestion congestion using Intel’s Optane DC Persistent Memory, and the experiment he conducted with surprising results. It just might change the way we think about programming in the future.
15 - Kick-starting Organizational Transformation
Creating successful data-driven results starts with a strong organizational foundation. Darren and his guest Sarah Kalicin, Lead Data Scientist Data Center Group Intel, discuss the key aspects to this fundamental change.
14 - Kickstarting Your Organizational Transformation to Become Data-Centric
Today’s episode is all about kick-starting your organization to become data centric and the value this can bring. Darren’s special guest is Sarah Kalicin, lead data scientist for data centers at Intel.
13 - Illogical Obsession with Logic
Thought leader Andrew Padilla of Datacequia envisions new developments in data management and collaboration that would allow data to advance as software has in visibility, accessibility, usability, and portability. He outlines how a composable infrastructure would address the concerns of both software engineers and data scientists.
12 - Put the Title Right Here
On our last episode, Erin Moseley, Sr. Account Exec for Education at Intel, and Grant Kelly, Solution Architect for Education at Intel joined Darren to talk about the technological challenges and options in distance learning. In this episode, we delve more deeply into privacy and security threats and solutions.
11 - Distance Teaching and Learning
In this episode, Erin Moseley, Sr. Account Exec for Education at Intel, and Grant Kelly, Solution Architect for Education at Intel, join Darren to talk about the challenges of distance learning and teaching and the overwhelming changes that school districts, teachers, parents, and students are absorbing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out how students and teachers are connecting with new technologies and ways of learning.
10 - Teleworker Sizing Your VDI Solution
Organizations need help in building VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) solutions immediately. As IT Departments are adding VDI licenses locally to their current systems, they need to be aware that licenses alone don’t solve all of their problems.
9 - Telework Securing Your Home Office
Securing your device and your data center only gets you so far. With more people working from home you need to help your employee secure their home network and work area. In this episode, Steve Orrin, Federal CTO at Intel helps Darren secure his home network.
8 - Securing the Teleworker Part 2
With many employees now working from home, how do you make sure they are working securely yet still give them the flexibility they need to get their jobs done? In this episode, Darren and special Guest Steve Orrin, CTO of Intel Federal, discuss how to leverage Intel technology to effectively help secure the teleworker.
7 - Securing the Teleworker
With the huge shift in people now working from home instead of the office, security is a growing concern for many IT organizations. In this episode, Steve Orrin, CTO of Intel Federal, and Darren discuss the security threats and solutions to help secure your teleworker and enterprise data centers.
6 - Managing Telework at Capacity
In this episode, Darren, Tim Flynn, Retired Rear Admiral of the Navy, and Pete Schmitz, Account Executive for the Navy from Intel, talk about how to manage the explosive growth of teleworkers due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We discuss the different modes that workers can use to work remotely and still be productive: device as a dumb terminal, device as part of the internal network and device as a portal to services. Understanding these modes of operation can help find bottlenecks that can hamper the effectiveness of your team.
5 - Infrastructure Maturity Model
Digital transformation can be difficult. Many organizations become paralyzed when trying to decipher all of the technologies that are thrown at them every day. On this journey, like any other, it is important to have a map. In this episode, Darren explains the Infrastructure Maturity Model to help organizations find out where they are in their digital transformation, where they can go next, and how to get there.
4 - Information Management Maturity Model
In this episode, we will talk about the Information Management Maturity Model and how we can use that model to help our organizations move forward. This model can help you identify where your organization is and where it is going in its information management strategy, ultimately deriving maximum business value from your data
3 - Benefits of Multi-Cloud Architecture
A multi-hybrid cloud architecture allows organizations to take advantage of the benefits of both private and public clouds, optimizing resources and cost efficiency. This model has five main advantages: agility, flexibility, predictive performance, security and compliance, and efficiency.
2 - Follow the Bit
In this episode, Darren interviews Greg Clifton, Director of Department of Defense (DOD) and Intelligence for Intel Corp. They discuss the challenges of data management in a complex system that spans multiple clouds, enterprise data centers, regional data centers, and tactical edge. Listen to Darren and Greg follow a bit of data from its collection and journey through this ecosystem to the production of actionable information for analysts and warfighters. Listen to Darren and Greg discuss some of the obstacles in this large, circular environment and solutions to help get actionable information to analysts and back to warfighters.
1 - History of Data Centric Architecture
In this episode, Darren talks about the history of applications and how recent changes, primarily due to the onslaught of data from the Internet of Things, is affecting data-centric architectures. The infrastructure is ready, but we don%92t yet have a suitable way to manage all our data. There are three elements that need to change to facilitate this process: people (organization), process (operation), and architecture (technology). Darren focuses on the architecture where data and compute are spread over thousands of edge devices and across public and private clouds.