The mission of the AI+ITOPS Podcast is to discuss the struggles faced by ITOps — such as digital transformation and the need to keep IT services "always on" — and explore how AI/ML, AIOps, Application Performance Management (APM), and other ITOps and DevOps technologies can help.

Want to be a guest on the AI+ITOPS Podcast? Contact APMdigest or The Field CTO.

The AI+ITOPS Podcast is also available on: RSS FeedApple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify
BreakerCastroOverCastPocket CastsPodcast Addict


Episode 11: Exploring Distributed Tracing

Featured Guest: Andrew Tunall, GM, New Relic Serverless & Emerging Cloud Services

Posted October 26, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 11 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 11 - Full Interview


Episode 10: The Promise of Emerging Technology

Featured Guest: Prem Naraindas, CEO of Katonic.ai

Posted October 5, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 10 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 10 - Full Interview


Episode 9: The Impact of the Pandemic on IT Teams

Featured Guest: Sean McDermott, President and CEO, Windward Consulting Group

Posted September 28, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 9 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 9 - Full Interview


Episode 8: The Real Benefits of AIOps

Featured Guest: Michael Olson, Director of Product Marketing at New Relic

Posted September 21, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 8 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 8 - Full Interview


Episode 7: The Future of APM, AIOps and Observability

Featured Guest: Will Cappelli, Field CTO of Moogsoft and former Gartner Research VP

Posted September 14, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 7 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 7 - Full Interview


Episode 6: Taking AIOps to the Edge

Featured Guest: Mark Thiele, Co-Founder and CEO of Edgevana

Posted September 8, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 6 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 6 - Full Interview


Episode 5: AIOps Hype vs. Reality

Featured Guest: Bhanu Singh, SVP of Engineering and DevOps at Opsramp

Posted August 31, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 5 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 5 - Full Interview


Episode 4: The Right Data, Right Time, Right Insights

Featured Guest: IBM Fellow Mac Devine, VP & CTO Strategic Customer Success, Watson Cloud Division of IBM

Posted August 24, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 4 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 4 - Full Interview


Episode 3: Technology Is Hard - People Are Harder

Featured Guest: Cloud Computing Pioneer Mike Kavis, Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting

Posted August 17, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 3 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 3 - Full Interview


Episode 2: AIOps, Open Telemetry, Observability, and More

Featured Guest: Jonah Kowall, CTO of Logz.io and former Gartner Research VP

Posted August 10, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 2 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 2 - Full Interview


Episode 1: An Insider's Look at EMA's AIOPS Research

Featured Guest: Dennis Drogseth, VP at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)

Posted August 3, 2020

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 1 - Express Version

Click here for a direct MP3 download of Episode 1 - Full Interview



If you would like to listen to the AI+ITOPS Podcast on a service that is not listed above, please send a request to APMdigest.

About the Podcast Host

The AI+ITOPS Podcast is hosted by Andy Thurai of The Field CTO (TheFieldCTO.com). Thurai is an accomplished IT executive, strategist, advisor and evangelist with 25+ years of experience in executive, technical and architectural leadership positions at companies such as IBM, Intel, BMC, Nortel and Oracle; he advises many start-ups; and he is a Steering Committee Member for AIOps Exchange. He has been a keynote speaker in many major conferences, as well as host of many webcasts, podcasts and video chats. He is a regular Forbes contributor, and has written 100+ articles on emerging technology topics for publications such as Forbes, AI World, VentureBeat and Wired. Andy Thurai can be reached on Twitter at @AndyThurai, LinkedIn, or his website at www.TheFieldCTO.com.

Share this

The Latest

May 19, 2022

Recently, a regional healthcare organization wanted to retire its legacy monitoring tools and adopt AIOps. The organization asked Windward Consulting to implement an AIOps strategy that would help streamline its outdated and unwieldy IT system management. Our team's AIOps implementation process helped this client and can help others in the industry too. Here's what my team did ...

May 18, 2022

You've likely heard it before: every business is a digital business. However, some businesses and sectors digitize more quickly than others. Healthcare has traditionally been on the slower side of digital transformation and technology adoption, but that's changing. As healthcare organizations roll out innovations at increasing velocity, they must build a long-term strategy for how they will maintain the uptime of their critical apps and services. And there's only one tool that can ensure this continuous availability in our modern IT ecosystems. AIOps can help IT Operations teams ensure the uptime of critical apps and services ...

May 17, 2022

Between 2012 to 2015 all of the hyperscalers attempted to use the legacy APM solutions to improve their own visibility. To no avail. The problem was that none of the previous generations of APM solutions could match the scaling demand, nor could they provide interoperability due to their proprietary and exclusive agentry ...

May 16, 2022

The DevOps journey begins by understanding a team's DevOps flow and identifying precisely what tasks deliver the best return on engineers' time when automated. The rest of this blog will help DevOps team managers by outlining what jobs can — and should be automated ...

May 12, 2022

A survey from Snow Software polled more than 500 IT leaders to determine the current state of cloud infrastructure. Nearly half of the IT leaders who responded agreed that cloud was critical to operations during the pandemic with the majority deploying a hybrid cloud strategy consisting of both public and private clouds. Unsurprisingly, over the last 12 months, the majority of respondents had increased overall cloud spend — a substantial increase over the 2020 findings ...

May 11, 2022

As we all know, the drastic changes in the world have caused the workforce to take a hybrid approach over the last two years. A lot of that time, being fully remote. With the back and forth between home and office, employees need ways to stay productive and access useful information necessary to complete their daily work. The ability to obtain a holistic view of data relevant to the user and get answers to topics, no matter the worker's location, is crucial for a successful and efficient hybrid working environment ...

May 10, 2022

For the past decade, Application Performance Management has been a capability provided by a very small and exclusive set of vendors. These vendors provided a bolt-on solution that provided monitoring capabilities without requiring developers to take ownership of instrumentation and monitoring. You may think of this as a benefit, but in reality, it was not ...

May 05, 2022

Mohan Kompella, VP of Product Marketing at BigPanda, answers the question: How can AIOps contribute to greater achievement in global enterprises? ...

May 04, 2022

Increasingly, more and more software is being delivered as software as a service (SaaS). Gartner forecasts the SaaS market to continue to expand to $145B in 2022. Consumers and businesses not only have become accustomed to, but also expect SaaS-based solutions, even more so in the post-COVID world. This new frontier allows features to be rolled out at an unparalleled velocity paving the way for continuous innovation and sustainable competitive advantages ...