The CIO exchange podcast features technology and business leaders from around the world, discussing what's working, what's not, and what's next. Through stories of failure, success, passion, and struggle, we explore the ways in which these tech executives have moved both their companies and their careers forward. Each episode is a conversation focusing on a unique topic intended to provide the insight and perspective needed to help others make progress. This podcast is produced by VMware, a Silicon Valley-based technology company. Visit vmware.com/cio for more details.
Human Connections with Digital Experiences - Guest: Jason Conyard, CIO, VMware
Technology leaders, right now, are experiencing a once-in-a-career opportunity to lead the business in reimagining the future of how their teams get things done. A future that attracts and inspires the best people to do their best work. In this episode Jason Conyard, VMware’s CIO describes how he is helping to create human connections in a distributed work environment, not by digitally replicating the office experience, but by creating what he calls the “3rd Experience.” Jason talks about what that new experience could be and how employees would be able to have more control over their digital presence within different modes of work.
Next Generation Retail - Guest: Jared Feldman, Global Retail IT Leader, Estee Lauder
Mobility isn't just for consumers. Retailers must embrace mobility at scale in their physical stores, connected to an enhanced online presence, to provide the types of end-to-end purchasing experiences that today's consumers are demanding. In this episode, we hear from Jared Feldman, Global Retail IT Leader at Estee Lauder as he discusses the powerful forces currently driving global retail companies to embrace a mobile-first workforce and technology-enabled network of stores to better serve their customers.
The CIO and the Board - Guest: Warren Perlman, CIO of Ceridian
Because technology has risen to become a critical pillar of business strategy, boards and CIOs may need to elevate their engagement and collaboration with each other, and a trusted relationship between the board of directors and the CIO takes effort on both sides.
In this Episode we cover the relationship between the CIO and their board of directors. What are the expectations, pressures, and opportunities that a CIO faces when working with their companies' board? I had a chance to talk with Warren Perlman, CIO of Ceridian, to get his perspective on what it takes to have a strong relationship with the board, how to build trust, change minds, influence members, and show them how you’re executing on your vision.
From Bank Heist to Hostage Situation: Financial Services and Cybercrime – Guest: Tom Kellermann, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy at VMware
This is a curated episode from the VMware family of shows called Don't Break the Bank with Matthew O'Neill and Brian Hayes. It covers how the financial services sector is one of the most secure in the world; it’s also one of the most targeted by sophisticated cybercriminals. In this show, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity experts, Tom Kellermann, talks with Mathew and Brian about how the threat has gone from bank heist to hostage situation, and what financial service providers can do to combat it. You can subscribe to Don't Break the Bank wherever you find your podcasts.
Making Change Happen - Guest: Ross Forgione, CIO at JWS
Change is constant. But often when change comes knocking at the door, it can feel unwelcome. Unless we imagine the opportunities change might bring. And dare to lead it.
In this Episode we hear from Ross Forgione, CIO of the Australia-Based law firm of Johnson Winter & Slattery, who talks about the ubiquitous issue that technology leaders face, resistance to change. Ross, who has been a CIO across multiple industries – from broadcast to manufacturing and now legal, outlines the way in which he threads the needle between laying out a technology vison for the future and addressing the concerns of the various stakeholders who will now have to do things differently as a result of that vision.
Public Sector Modernization: Cloud, SaaS and Security - Guests: Matt Livingston, VP and Mark Forman, VP at SAIC
With nearly 24 million people—a little over 15% of the workforce— involved in military, public, and national service at the local, state, and federal levels, the public sector in the U.S. faces some unique challenges from a modernization standpoint. Constrained by regulations but tasked with some of the most critical services, there is no shortage of obstacles to implementing the necessary changes to keep pace with emerging threats as well as the demands of the citizens that these entities have sworn to serve.
In this episode, we’ll hear from Matt Livingston, VP Digital Platforms, and Mark Forman, VP Digital Government Strategy at SAIC, which stands for Science Applications International Corporation, an American company that provides government services and information technology support. In this conversation, Matt and Mark talk about the most critical problems that need solving and where scarce resources should be applied?
Some phenomenal conversations with real tech leaders