Tips on briefing IT industry analysts, with extra attention given to larger vendors.
While at ApacheCon 2015 in Austin, I talked with Chip Childers of the Cloud Foundry Foundation. We first discuss his career in IT from SunGard to CloudStack, and then what he does at the Cloud Foundry Foundation. Once into the Foundation part of his life, we discuss what exactly it is the Foundation does.
It can take a long time to get "the mainstream" to use new technologies. One would assume that this would be true in supporting the government, as Robert Brook does in his day job. In this brief episode, over the din and bottle collection activities at Monkigras, I catch up with him on just that topic and how he tries to manage being a change agent for the benefit of the UK Parliament.
"Failing fast" just means "learning."