Barbara Call

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Introducing CIOs: The New Rising Rock Star
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Introducing CIOs: The New Rising Rock Star

The CIOs: The New Rising Rock Star podcast features Greg Douglass, who leads Tech Strategy and Advisory at Accenture, offering insightful advice that every CIO can use for personal growth and enterprise success.
April 4, 2022
Episode 3: Evolving Your Cloud Strategy for Changing Times
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Episode 3: Evolving Your Cloud Strategy for Changing Times

Episode 3: There’s no doubt the cloud offers a range of benefits if used to its maximum potential. After the first wave of cloud investment, however, the essential considerations have changed. rnrnIn this third and final episode our speakers, Gaurav Sharma, Associate Director – Hybrid Cloud Business, Digital Foundation at HCL Technologies, and Dave Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst at InFlow Analysis, explore why cloud and cloud technologies have proven essential in keeping businesses running. At the same time, however, companies must evolve their cloud strategies.
July 30, 2021
Episode 2: The Context for Fluid Customer Experience
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Episode 2: The Context for Fluid Customer Experience

The migration of contact centers to cloud is a hot topic and well supported by IT decision makers. But are you really thinking about your customers? rnIn these changing times the situation your customers face may be just as changeable as your business and IT situation. The question becomes, should you build out a “static architecture” for customer experience (CX), or create something that is dynamic, personalized, and fluid? rnJulian Frank, General Manager and Senior Solutions Architect at HCL Technologies, and Dave Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst at InFlow Analysis, explore why transforming your CX strategy to a fluid architecture is essential and what benefits it brings to your organization – and your customers.
July 26, 2021
Episode 1: Time to Solidify Your Digital Workplace Strategy
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Episode 1: Time to Solidify Your Digital Workplace Strategy

Episode 1: Technology buyers see the potential for a solid digital workplace foundation. Small prototypes and niche use cases have drummed up significant interest in what is possible with digital workspace services. But before buyers can implement new technologies in this space, they must take a step back and ensure their digital foundation is up-to-date and scalable. rnrnOur speakers, Saurabh Sharma, Director and Head of Digital Workplace Services at HCL Technologies, and Dave Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst at InFlow Analysis, kick off their discussion about the digital workplace with a quick review of the past year.
July 23, 2021
Episode 5: Putting Your CIAM Model to Work on a Continuous Basis
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Episode 5: Putting Your CIAM Model to Work on a Continuous Basis

Episode 5: In this fifth and final episode of our 5-episode podcast, The C-level Strategic Guide for CIAM Investment, we will explore phase 4 on the CIAM Maturity Curve: Continuous. rnrnCustomer identity and access management, or CIAM, is fundamentally about “making sure the right people have access to the right things for the right amount of time,” says Keith Casey, API Problem Solver at Okta. For companies in this fourth and final phase of the Maturity Curve, this means using advanced capabilities, such as ingesting and analyzing risk signals from sensors to determine session risks.
June 8, 2021
Episode 4: Adding Intelligence to Your CIAM Strategy
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Episode 4: Adding Intelligence to Your CIAM Strategy

Episode 4: In this fourth episode of our 5-episode podcast, The C-level Strategic Guide for CIAM Investment, we will explore phase 3 on the CIAM Maturity Curve: Intelligent. rnrnTo move from phase 2 (automated) to phase 3 (intelligent) involves a number of important considerations around security and personalization, says Swaroop Sham, Group Product Marketing Manager at Okta.
May 25, 2021
Episode 3: You’ve Passed CIAM 101 – Now It’s Time to Automate
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Episode 3: You’ve Passed CIAM 101 – Now It’s Time to Automate

Episode 3: You’ve learned the basics of customer identity and access management (CIAM). And you’ve listened as experts from Okta explained the CIAM Maturity Curve, which helps organizations determine where they fall on the spectrum.rnIn this third episode of our 5-episode podcast, The C-level Strategic Guide for CIAM Investment, we will explore phase 2 on the CIAM Maturity Curve: Automated.
May 12, 2021
Episode 2: You’re New to CIAM – Now What?
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Episode 2: You’re New to CIAM – Now What?

Episode 2: So you’ve got a basic understanding of customer identity and access management (CIAM) and why it’s so important. Now it’s time to determine where you fall on Okta’s CIAM Maturity Curve and how to use that assessment to your advantage. rnrnIn this second episode of our 5-episode podcast, The C-level Strategic Guide for CIAM Investment, we explore the first level on the CIAM Maturity Curve: basic. rnrnAt this phase you’ve built critical identity security features into your app—and brought it to market. But there are still challenges, says Swaroop Sham, Group Product Marketing Manager at Okta.
April 28, 2021
Multicloud and the Enterprise Network: The Next Chapter in Transformation
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Multicloud and the Enterprise Network: The Next Chapter in Transformation

Multicloud is the new IT reality. But multicloud IT places unique strains on the enterprise network. Complexity increases, security is more complex, and data in transit changes. Connecting legacy systems and on-premises data centers to cloud resources brings risks and costs. IT leaders need a new, agile network infrastructure to support these new IT realities—and a re-invented approach to security to protect corporate assets.
February 4, 2020
Evolving Your Network – The Financial & Operational Realities
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Evolving Your Network – The Financial & Operational Realities

In today’s typical enterprise networking model, 80% of annual spend is associated with IT infrastructure operations. At the same time, IT budgets are being squeezed, and many CIOs find themselves unable to fund new differentiated services that the business demands. There are some cost savings associated with renegotiating suppliers’ rates, but this may not yield all the expected benefits. The reality is as cloud service demand grows, circuit and operational costs increase.
February 3, 2020
Self-funding Your Network Transformation
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Self-funding Your Network Transformation

This podcast has explored why enterprises need to upgrade their legacy networks (Episode 1) and the financial and operational challenges they face in doing so (Episode 2). Today’s episode will address Cisco’s solution for self-funding that transformation, called Cisco Performance IT.
February 2, 2020
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Big Data: Big Opportunities

If you havenu2019t created and launched your big data and analytics strategy, you may already be behind your competitorsu2014many CIOs consider big data and analytics essential to their business operations. rn
July 26, 2016