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Liz McMillan

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Conversational Things - How Ambient Devices and Frictionless Engagement Are Transforming Our Lives A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, which can process our conversational commands and orchestrate the outcomes we request across our personal and professional realm of connected devices. In his 2017 keynote at CloudEXPO, Dion Hinchcliffe, Chief Strategy Officer at 7Summits, discussed ho... (more)

Container Clouds | @ExpoDX @DateraInc #CloudNative #DevOps #Kubernetes

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Flip the Switch to Container Clouds Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is foundational - something customers routinely cite as a top pain point. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Bill Borsari, Head of Systems Engineering at Datera, explor... (more)

Evan Kirstel Joins @CloudEXPO Faculty | @EvanKirstel #WebRTC #FinTech #DigitalTransformation

Evan Kirstel is an internationally recognized thought leader and social media influencer in IoT (#1 in 2017), Cloud, Data Security (2016), Health Tech (#9 in 2017), Digital Health (#6 in 2016), B2B Marketing (#5 in 2015), AI, Smart Home, Digital (2017), IIoT (#1 in 2017) and Telecom/Wireless/5G. His connections are a "Who's Who" in these technologies, He is in the top 10 most mentioned/re-tweeted by CMOs and CIOs (2016) and have been recently named 5th most influential B2B marketeer in the US. His social media "Klout"​ score is 81 and rising! CloudEXPO Power Panel which will ta... (more)

Chris Kocher Joins @CloudEXPO NY Faculty | @ExpoDX #IoT #IIoT #DigitalTransformation

Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn Amazon is pursuing new markets and disrupting industries at an incredible pace. Almost every industry seems to be in its crosshairs. Companies and industries that once thought they were safe are now worried about being "Amazoned.". The new watch word should be "Be afraid. Be very afraid." In his session at 22nd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO, Chris Kocher, a co-founder of Grey Heron, will address questions such as: What new areas is Amazon disrupting? How are they doing this? Where are they likely to go? What are ... (more)

Daniel Jones Joins @CloudEXPO NY Faculty | #CloudNative #DevOps #Serverless #ContinuousDelivery

Continuous Delivery Is Better for Your Brain Continuous Delivery makes it possible to exploit findings of cognitive psychology and neuroscience to increase the productivity and happiness of our teams. In his session at 22nd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO, Daniel Jones, CTO of EngineerBetter, will answer: How can we improve willpower and decrease technical debt? Is the present bias real? How can we turn it to our advantage? Can you increase a team's effective IQ? How do DevOps & Product Teams increase empathy, and what impact does empathy have on productivity? The OECD is puzzled over ... (more)