Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #179 - Live from Spiceworld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Sarah are in Austin for Spiceworks annual convention, Spiceworld where they discuss China, Citrix, selfie deaths while digging deep into Spiceworks culture with special guest Scott Able, former CEO, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Spiceworks.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Ed and Sarah spice it up
(1:55) China brings business and hacking to the US
(6:25) Elliott strikes again: Citrix puts up the ‘for sale’ sign
(12:07) Aussie uses robot to stand in line for iPhone
(15:05) Now you know: Selfie deaths outpace shark attacks
(19:05) Flashback: Rock’em Sock’em Robots
(20:05) Special guest Scott Able from Spiceworks
(24:07) The difference in the Spiceworks community
(27:23) Brand and culture
(38:58) Spiceworks product development
(42:45) Scaling human resources
(46:45) Spiceworks IT Concierge Service

Direct download: SiT179.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #178 - Bad Actors

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full cast as we cover new AWS outage, probes cars and bad executives.

The details:

(1:00) Sarah’s big game show moment
(3:00) Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 10.1 review
(5:21) Windows 10 on a small screen
(6:26) Ed hangs out and gets an new iPhone
(9:20) Tinder, Netflix and Airbnb crash with AWS
(12:58) Report: EMC and VMware get probed
(15:15) United CEO gets pinched
(16:32) Apple car is a thing
(20:48) Software eats Volkswagon
(25:10) Bad CEOs
(28:14) Spice World, Dell World and “Pubcast” in Australia

Direct download: SiT178.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #177 - Kaia 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Sarah is out while Ed and Greg cover Cisco's plans for cloud taxes, Oracle taxes and HP axes. Our special guests this week are Garrett Rysko and Luke Pendergrass to talk about their Kickstarter campaign, Kaia (http://kaia.life).

Here are the details…

(1:00) Keeping up with Eddie

(1:44) Screwing with airline reservations

(6:00) Vanity email addresses

(6:57) Chicago gets sued over cloud tax

(8:57) Oracle squeezes for the cloud

(14:23) HP cutting thousands of positions

(16:30) More crazy rumours

(17:58) FLASHBACK: Digital Equipment Corp., 1984

(19:28) Kickstarting with Kaia

(23:12) Air quality… as a Service

(26:40) Delivering on Kickstarter

(27:54) Air quality API’s

(33:27) The world of anti-counterfeiting 

(38:30) The Kaia Kickstarter party

(40:40) Lessons learned

Direct download: SiT177.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #176 - Rumor Mill

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we are recovering from VMworld but that doesn't mean the news from VMware ended there. In this episode we cover Cisco's plans for VMware, EMC rumors and Google's new logo.

Here are the details:

(1:00) Mopping up after VMworld

(4:30) Photon… Containers, Containers, take a shot, Containers

(5:15) v0dgeball highlights

(7:10) Ed plays with collaboration tools

(11:20) Chambers still has his fingers on Cisco

(14:40) VMware discovers Cisco has shares

(17:45) More EMC rumors

(22:50) Google kills their logo

(32:35) Fantasy Football (American nerd ball)

(38:35) Podcasting downunder in October

Direct download: SiT176.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #175 - Live from The Last VMworld

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we cover Cisco, Apple and, of course, VMworld. Our special guests this week are Chris Wahl from Rubric and Lauren Malhoit from Cisco.

Here are the details…

(1:00) Live from the last VMworld

(3:30) Introducing Chris Wahl from Rubrik

(5:18) Tim Cook crashes Cisco party

(9:15) VMware announces Photon, again

(12:30) Changes ahead for EMC and VMware

(16:10) Talking EVO

(22:15) “2D Chris Wahl” and his new book

(25:00) Cloud Bunnies at v0dgeball

(27:42) Eye rolls at VMworld

(30:32) Sarah’s social media school

(35:48) Lauren Mahouit crashes the podcast

Direct download: SiT175.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:05pm EDT