Tag Archives: creativity

Why Is The Google Cloud Platform Good For Your Business?

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Innovation Insider Offense and Defense Community.

This week my guests are Mark Mandel and Francesc Campoy Flores who run the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Podcast. They produce a weekly podcast discussing everything on Google Cloud Platform that would benefit your business. As you look at alternatives like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, you should also look at Google Cloud Platform.

Our conversation is super techy, but very informative. Listen to the interview and learn more about Google Cloud Platform. Continue reading

CIO Visualization Skills of the Top 20% – with Scott Berinato

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Innovation Insider Offense and Defense Community.

My guest this week is Scott Berinato, author of Good Charts: The HBR Guide to Making Smarter, More Persuasive Data Visualizations, and Senior Editor at Harvard Business Review.

In this interview we discuss bridging the world of data science and the art of data visualization. Scott and I focus on how we make good use of Data Visualization skills that I believe are critical for CIOs to have.

Listen to the interview to learn more on how to be a better data visualization guy and methods of being a good data storyteller. Continue reading

How Do You Decrypt 29,000+ Computers? – with Raj Samani

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Innovation Insider Offense and Defense Community.

One of the A-caliber CIOs I know recently asked me this amazing question::

Bill, do you realize how much it is costing me to secure my systems?  

I decided to ask this question during my interview with Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and McAfee Fellow at McAfee.  How DO YOU scale your security defenses when it is very difficult to get people to scale?

In this week’s interview Raj shares his passion for the Security Industry and his ways of diving deep into his craft. We talk about the power of learning and the need for an IT leader to be an articulate communicator. LIsten to Raj and I discuss how we can solve Enterprise Security challenges across the globe. Continue reading

What is a Difference Between Red Team and Blue Team? | Defense Security Innovation

It is a great innovation tactic to mentally and tactically “assume the breach”.

Why does this attitude help you improve your IT Security Posture?

Here are the key take-aways on Microsoft’s approach to red team/ blue team security concept: Continue reading

How to Get Your Team’s Big Data Design & Visualization Skills to a World Class Level? Tactics+Tools to Get You There – with Seth Familian

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Scoreboard

My guest this week is Seth Familian, who specializes in connecting powerful web-based tools and services to create highly customized marketing + analytics experiences for product and content marketing teams. He is the founder and principal of Familian&1, a visual insights and automation consultancy whose work has benefitted companies including Cisco, RingCentral, Adorama and Cloud9. Seth is also an avid educator with experience teaching over 800 students in 40+ workshops on Visual Design with Data, Working with Big Data, Digital Tools for Business and Affordable Web Design. He has lectured at General Assembly, Galvanize, Impact HUB SF, Presidio Graduate School, the Haas School of Business and KQED.  Continue reading