Episode 8: 2019 Technology Predictions
Michael Bushong, VP of Enterprise Marketing at Juniper Networks, discusses the repatriation of cloud workloads, offshore oil rigs as a model for modern IT and the diminishing importance of specialized industry certifications.
Paul Clement, Director of Automation Services at InterVision, examines how technical debt is inhibiting digital transformation and automating security within public cloud.
Time Stamped Table of Contents
1:26 Paul Clement: Background2:20 Measuring the impact of technical debt5:09 Automating security tools within public cloud6:30 Remediation7:58 Michael Bushong: Background12:15 Impact of herd mentality13:48 Offshore oil platforms as a model for modern IT17:22 Other compelling IT business models21:05 The decreasing importance of industry certifications26:06 Mapping out a career in IT
After the first Juniper stint, Mike joined data center switching startup Plexxi as the head of marketing. In that role, he was named a top social media personality for SDN. Most recently, Mike was responsible for Brocade’s data center business as vice president of data center routing and switching, and then Brocade’s software business as vice president of product management, software networking.
Paul has been providing business forward IT solutions for over 18 years. His true talent lies is in taking difficult technological concepts and breaking them down into consumable, logical bites; creating a complete solution for his client’s to achieve their business objectives (and beyond).