Category Archives: Podcast

SourceCast: Episode 80: AI – I want it now!

Investment firm Jefferies trashed IBM’s AI platform last week while other competitors like OpenText swooped in to kick Big Blue while she was down.  This week, I discuss IBM’s options and if Jefferies’ critiques are accurate.

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SourceCast: Episode 79: IBM – Everything is coming up Milhouse

Over the last 6 months, IBM (in my opinion) has been attracting more negative news. Very recently, thanks to a series of wins in specific strategic areas, IBM’s luck looks to be turning around. This week I take a deep dive into those recent wins and ponder if IBM’s fortunes are really improving.

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SourceCast: Episode 78: The Hard Line on SoftBank

Softbank has recently secured funding for their fabled vision fund. This week my guest John Silverwood joins me in discussing what a company with a 300-year-plan and billions to invest will do next.

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SourceCast: Episode 77: Not So Uber Afterall

Uber has been imploding over the last 6 months. Their implosion reached its apex with CEO Travis Kalanick permanently stepping down as CEO. This week we look at the issues that led to Kalanick being forced to resign.

In the episode I ask the audience a question, so I thought I would formalize a way to get actual feedback.

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SourceCast: Episode 76: Amazon is buying Whole Foods?

Amazon is buying Whole Foods for $13.7B. AWS is also rumored to have an interest in messaging company Slack.  What does these purchases mean for Amazon’s long term strategy in IT and retail?

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