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.

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Episode 11: Exploring Distributed Tracing

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

Posted October 26, 2020

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Episode 10: The Promise of Emerging Technology

Featured Guest: Prem Naraindas, CEO of Katonic.ai

Posted October 5, 2020

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Episode 9: The Impact of the Pandemic on IT Teams

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

Posted September 28, 2020

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Episode 8: The Real Benefits of AIOps

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

Posted September 21, 2020

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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

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Episode 6: Taking AIOps to the Edge

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

Posted September 8, 2020

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Episode 5: AIOps Hype vs. Reality

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

Posted August 31, 2020

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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

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Episode 3: Technology Is Hard - People Are Harder

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

Posted August 17, 2020

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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

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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

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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.

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