In the latest CloudCents, Jack shares an announcement made by a major exchange and central bank (SGX Singapore Exchange and MAS Monetary Authority of Singapore) about the settlement of tokenized assets. This announcement, which went largely unnoticed, was a huge step towards standardizing the use of Blockchain Technology and cryptocurrencies.
In the latest CloudCents, Jack talks about an article and speech given by Ray Dalio, Chairman and founder of Bridgewater Associates ( one of the largest hedge funds in the country) about the 5 most important roles in building a successful team. It becomes apparent that the roles, Mr. Dalio highlights, are the same regardless… Read More
Karl Scott from Satori consulting and the OMG cloud working group stops by to discuss the four major pain points for cloud adoption. Institutions are having a difficult time handling the architecture, migration, security and services needed. Jack and Karl go in-depth into each issue and search for answers.
Melvin Petties, CEO of Blockhive, stops by the studio and talks with Jack about the role of community around blockchain Technology. Aside from being a prolific writer and accomplished speaker, Melvin shares his thoughts on the role collaboration takes in the implementation of any technology, let alone blockchain. Don’t miss this informative and energetic discussion.
The great people at Gartner Research put out an article earlier this year which projected IT spending on Cloud services to eclipse $1.3T by the year 2024. Jack discusses solid planning, which is the common theme among all his interviewees, and the reason behind the need for a on-demand, pay-as-you-go pricing model for the cloud.
In the latest CloudCents, Jack explores the use of blockchain, specifically Smart contracts, which are enabled by cloud technology. Jack talks about the transactional accuracy along with all the other benefits of using smart contracts in the world of commodity trading. The prediction: Smart contracts will be the way all commodities are transacted in the… Read More
Jack examines a piece released by CenturyLink which talks about the myths behind Cloud adoption. He discusses the various percentages of IT professionals who are still unclear about migration, scalability, and security. With a projected industry-wide spend of $411B by 2020, Cloud migration and adoption is fast becoming the most important part of the IT… Read More
In this week’s CloudCents, Jack discusses the top 5 reasons for the financial services industry to move assets to the public cloud. He discusses the various benefits and helps rationalize the capital expenditure. This is a must for all entrepreneurs, founders and business owners thinking about, or in the middle of, migration.
In the latest CloudCents, Jack has a lively discussion with Reuven Cohen, the father of IaaS and a thought leader in the world of technology. Reuven was the founder of Enomaly which was among the first to develop a self-service IaaS. As a serial entrepreneur, Reuven is an expert commentator, he has a unique perspective,… Read More
In the latest episode of CloudCents, Jack discusses a recent article by Angus Loten which was in the WSJ. The article titled, ‘Rush to Cloud Creates Risk of Overspending’, seems to have hit the nail on the proverbial head according to Jack. The waste in cloud services calls for a more efficient marketplace and real… Read More