This episode of the Future CXO Minute is brought to you by the Cloud Wars Expo 2022, with video sessions from June’s live event being made available via on-demand pass beginning on July 20th. The session recordings are free for all registered attendees, as well as Cloud Wars and Acceleration Economy subscribers. Be sure to sign up for access now. In Episode 38, Wayne reviews the recent Cloud Wars Expo Fireside chat featuring IBM‘s Howard Boville.
00:20 — Wayne reviews the recent Cloud Wars Expo Fireside chat featuring IBM‘s Howard Boville, commending the company for hiring a CIO to run its Cloud business: someone who has sat in the CIO chair and personally used Cloud products.
01:00 — Vendors don’t always understand how buyers use and understand products, a strength Boville brings to his role at IBM.
01:20 — The Hybrid Cloud environment has arrived. IBM has a good grasp on firms wanting and needing a variety of tech choices.
02:06 — Multi-platform development environment, WAZI, allows devs to target both legacy and cloud app stacks, and allows legacy CIO to consider where the mainframe fits into future strategies.
02:40 — IBM hasn’t abandoned legacy customers, and won’t force anyone’s move to the Cloud.
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