Plenary panel: Ready or not, the era of digital transformation is here. What are you doing about it?
Jason Waxman, VP & GM, Cloud Platforms Group , Intel Corporation
Planning and managing the enterprise digital infrastructure at the time IT and data center “central planning” are as dead as the dodo (or should be), and when the real-time user-experience is king is now the challenge. For the born-in-the-cloud crowd -- more vertically-integrated hyperscalers -- digital transformation is their homeland. For their older cousins who operate more horizontal, heterogeneous enterprise IT shops, digital infrastructure modernization and automation very likely requires a different corporate worldview and mindset, and different management and technical professional skill sets. Technology is likely the easiest part of the equation. It’s all here, ready to go now. The innovation mindset is the hardest to achieve