Carpool Tech Talk – Diversity with Joe Baguley and Andrew McLean

Posted on 03/08/2018

Diversity is more than just a box ticking exercise – it’s at the core of what drives innovation at VMware. Those were some of Joe Baguley’s first thoughts in our latest episode of Carpool Tech Talk.

Joe discussed the importance of having a diverse workforce, from the value of having different employee experiences to the benefits that come with having one’s own mindset challenged. His guest for this drive was Andrew McLean, analyst and CTO at Compare the Cloud.

Expanding on diversity, Joe talked about how excited he was to see the IT sector embrace the advantages of diversity and inclusion, particularly as the industry comes up against the challenge of needing the right skills to enact digital transformation. He also highlighted Andrew’s own route into the industry; initially working in psychology, he then ran an IT company before becoming an analyst, a slightly different journey to the norm.

Together, they discussed the challenges behind digital transformation, with Andrew citing a statistic that said only 40% of companies had done or were in the process of transforming. So, what are the barriers, and what are businesses getting right?

Take a look at the video to find out more:

Discover how we can help your business reach the next level with the Virtual Cloud Network. See our Next-Gen Virtualization for Dummies Guide here.


Category: Carpool Tech Talk

Tags: , ,

Related Articles

Posted on 16/01/2018 by blogsadmin

Carpool Tech Talk – Hands on Labs

Hands on Labs aren’t new, but the way we use them has changed. In the latest Carpool Tech Talk, Rory gets the inside scoop from Andrew Hald, Principal Architect and Senior Manager of Hands-on Labs, on how Hands-on Labs are adding value to our products and our users. ‘The previous team that ran the labs, […]

1 minute read
Posted on 17/12/2018 by vmwareemeasmt

GKN takes control of enterprise mobility to create a dynamic global workforce

Any time you travel by road or air, there’s a good chance that GKN technology is helping you along the way. The GKN global engineering companies have a pervasive presence across the automotive and aerospace sectors. GKN Automotive is an essential component of a global supply chain. In October 2018, three-quarters of all premium cars […]

3 minute read
Posted on 26/06/2018 by vmwareemeasmt

Run simple: Simplified implementation of SAP HANA with vSphere 6.5 Virtualization

Digitization has led to numerous challenges such as increased complexity for Endress+Hauser, an international supplier of measurement instrumentation, services, and solutions for industrial process engineering and automation. The family-run corporation operates more than 100 companies in 44 countries including start-ups in the areas of IoT and information technology. To address these challenges, Endress+Hauser InfoServe the […]

3 minute read

Comments

No comments yet

Add a comment

Your email address will not be published.

*

This site uses cookies to improve the user experience. By using this site you agree to the privacy policy