The Actionable Futurist® Podcast

Updated: 25 Feb 2024 • 88 episodes
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The Actionable Futurist® Podcast is a show all about the near-term future with actionable advice from a range of global experts. Your host is former IBM Global Managing Partner Andrew Grill who draws on 30+ years of experience in the technology industry. Andrew's next book "Digitally Curious" to be published by Wiley will be out in 2024. Find out more at https://ActionableFuturist.com

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This podcast episode features an interview with Darshan Chandarana and Julia Howes from PwC about opportunities in enterprise AI.  They discuss AI adoption across industries, with financial services and retail leading the way, and Darshan emphasises the importance of responsible AI and understanding societal impacts. J

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In this episode, we look at a report I wrote in partnership with Vodafone UK to examine how 5G Standalone (5G SA) could transform UK over the next 5-7 years. To talk more about the findings, I spoke with Nicki Lyons, Vodafone UK"s Chief Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Officer. Some of the predictions in the report i

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In this episode, we’re casting our minds back to 2004, when NASA landed the Spirit rover on Mars; the last episode of Friends aired; George W Bush was re-elected US president, and the number one hits were LMC’s Take Me To The Clouds Above in the UK and Hey Ya! By Outkast in the US. Over at Harvard University, computer

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Twenty-four years ago, the world prepared for the risk of a global meltdown due to the "Y2K bug" - the potential for computer errors related to the formatting and storage of calendar data for dates in and after the year 2000. The issue at the time was many programs represented four-digit years with only the final two d

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Curious about edge computing? Want to understand why it"s the next big thing in the world of IT? My conversation with Mark Swinson, an enterprise IT Automation Sales Specialist at Red Hat, might just be the discussion you"re looking for. Mark takes us on a deep dive into the world of edge computing, discussing its bene

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On this episode of the Actionable Futurist Podcast, I had an in-depth conversation with Steve Young, UK SVP & Managing Director for Dell Technologies, on why it is now critical that CEOs, CIOs, CFOs and CISOs play a role in driving a well-planned multicloud strategy for their businesses. In recent years, cloud technolo

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