Best of 2013’s “What’s Next for IT?” video debates



 
 

Back in April, we debuted Smarter Computing’s “What’s Next for IT?” video debates, a series of stimulating one-hour debates on cloud, data and security topics that are being discussed daily inside business organizations.

After an exciting year, we thought the video debate series deserved its own highlight reel, so we’re breaking it down by the numbers and by the best clips.

Best of 2013′s “What’s Next for IT?” video debates

By the numbers:

  • 4 debates
  • 4 hot IT topics
  • 2 moderators
  • 12 panelists
  • 22,381 views (and counting!)

By the clips:

Debate #1 – Cloud infrastructure (recap)

Public surpassing private Infrastructure core components Security and privacy
Sensitive data: Public cloud vs. on-premise What are the key components? The business impact of cloud outages

Debate #2 – Big data & analytics (recap)

Infrastructure Spending Fixes
Infrastrucutre and key components that really matter Are we spending too much? Not enough? Big data and analytics, a mechanic, bailing wires and pliers

Debate #3 – Enterprise security

Human Error and Weak Points Where Does Hardware Come In? Trust Modules
Humans: You are the weakest link Where does hardware come in? Let’s talk about trust modules

Debate #4 – Open computing (recap)

Why do companies use open systems? Interoperability in your future? Open computing pros and cons
Why do companies use open systems? Interoperability in your future? What are the pros and cons?

What are your favorite moments–and what do you want to debate in 2014? Drop me a line!


Catherine Nicholson is a Social Business Manager for IBM Smarter Computing. Working from her professional experience in social media and content development, she believes in bringing a personality to brands to drive engagement and value. Connect with Catherine on Twitter: @CatNickery.

 
 
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