The Laptop Weekly Downtime Add podcast workforce have been compelled by occasions to deviate from their regular light-hearted strategy to enterprise business-to-business expertise within the first few months of the 12 months. They mentioned the conflict in Ukraine with the assistance of Laptop Weekly’s safety editor Alex Scroxton on a few podcasts, one of which is highlighted in this list. The cyber warfare facet of the battle was to the fore in these episodes, together with the overall IT trade boycott of Russia.
In any other case, ladies in UK expertise, alongside variety, was, once more, an enormous subject for the workforce, mentioned throughout the 12 months and culminating in Clare’s presentation of the announcement of the 2022 list of the Most Influential Women in UK Technology, and its associated event, Variety in Tech, which Laptop Weekly runs in collaboration with Nash Squared.
Caroline’s two important matters of concentrate on the podcast have been the continued saga of the IR35 reforms and the energy crisis, as it pertains to the datacentre market (in addition to inexperienced IT extra usually, together with the launch of the Laptop Weekly Inexperienced IT suppose tank that she masterminds and shepherds).
And Brian was again within the air in 2022, attending Dreamforce in San Francisco, Oracle Cloud World in Las Vegas, and an SAP press journey to the Bay Space coterminous with SAP’s TechEd.
This 12 months, Cliff Saran, Laptop Weekly’s managing editor (expertise) did a sequence of episodes inside the framework of the podcast. These featured one-to-one interviews with main IT trade thinkers and executives on matters starting from quantum computing, by the metaverse, and on to developer well-being.
Certainly one of these featured, as a case research, The Nationwide Archives’ deployment of a semantic data platform, offered by MarkLogic, to help the UK authorities’s drive to enhance transparency within the justice system.
Cliff closed out his podcasting for the 12 months with a dialog with Stewart Buchanan, a research vice-president in Gartner’s CIO team, about how CIOs can handle by the present financial disaster, with IT budgets successfully reduce as a result of inflation. That dialog has granular recommendation for IT leaders.
In the meantime, the perennial podcast energy trio added some mild to the shade all through the podcasting 12 months, together with natters round Halloween and the advent of Christmas; and the adventures of Caroline’s rescue canine, Bruno.
Listed below are Laptop Weekly’s high 10 Laptop Weekly Downtime Add podcasts of 2022.
On this episode, Laptop Weekly’s safety editor Alex Scroxton joins Caroline Donnelly, Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna to discuss the cyber war dimension to the war in Ukraine, and the IT trade’s response to the Russian invasion, together with a boycott of Russia and humanitarian help to the folks of Ukraine. As a result of that is probably the most severe of topics, this episode of the podcast is devoted simply to this subject.
Caroline Donnelly, Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna replicate on the current energy crisis by way of the Sungard AS UK collapse, and the function of software program and information analytics within the wind turbine trade. Additionally they speak in regards to the findings of the annual Laptop Weekly/TechTarget IT wage survey, which finds IT professionals extra in command of their working lives than earlier than the pandemic, and again to pre-health disaster wage ranges.
Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna have been joined, within the short-term absence of Caroline Donnelly, by Cliff Saran to discuss the metaverse, the Makers Women in Software Power List, and how CIOs should relate to the details of enterprise technology.
On this particular version of the Laptop Weekly Downtime Add podcast, Ilyas Khan, CEO of Quantinuum, discusses the quantum computing revolution.
He believes the UK is main the best way, simply because it did initially of the primary industrial revolution. The CEO of Quantinuum, the organisation shaped from the merger of Honeywell Quantum Solutions and Cambridge Quantum Computing, the corporate Khan based in 2014, says the UK is likely one of the main international locations, if not the worldwide chief, in quantum computing.
The thought of “lift and shift” is senseless within the cloud. Matt Hoag, chief expertise officer (CTO) for Koch Enterprise Options, factors out that whereas lifting and shifting workloads may match as a short-term measure, as organisations purchase time to develop cloud-native software, enterprise networking merely can’t be lifted and shifted to the cloud.
A large-ranging particular with Capital One bank’s CTO, Brad Miller.
Brad Miller lives in New Jersey and, because of the pandemic, has the pliability to work each out of his residence and from Capital One financial institution’s New York workplace. Miller has been CTO of Capital One for 2 years, the place he’s chargeable for the financial institution’s enterprise merchandise and platforms expertise organisation.
Caroline Donnelly, Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna replicate on the announcement of the 2022 list of the Most Influential Women in UK Technology, and its associated event, Variety in Tech, which Laptop Weekly does in collaboration with Nash Squared.
Additionally they focus on a facet of the temporary premiership of Liz Truss that was under-covered in different media: the scrapping and then the rescinding of the scrapping of the IR35 reforms.
Laptop Weekly final spoke to Alan Reed a couple of years earlier than the pandemic. Through the Covid-19 lockdown, the top of sports activities growth at Bet365 says the web betting agency wanted to adapt to reside sports activities stopping and the shift to residence working.
The Nationwide Archives has deployed a semantic data platform, powered by MarkLogic, to help the UK authorities’s drive to enhance transparency within the justice system.
John Sheridan, digital director at The Nationwide Archives, defines semantic information as a proper conceptual mannequin to explain information. At The Nationwide Archives, a semantic data platform, powered by MarkLogic, is being used for the Find Case Law service. “We’re preserving court docket judgments within the digital archive for the longer term,” he stated.
Caroline Donnelly, Clare McDonald and Brian McKenna reflect on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Re:Invent partner and customer conference in Las Vegas, an initiative for getting extra younger ladies into the cyber safety occupation, and up to date SAP and SAP consumer group occasions – in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Birmingham.