FT Digital Business with Peter Whitehead

In this week’s podcast Peter talks to Edward Amoroso, chief security officer at AT&T about critical national infrastructures and what countries and companies can do to protect themselves against cyber-attacks. Also, Stephen Pritchard investigates what companies can do with the enormous amounts of data they collect. He talks to Stephen Brost, chief technology officer for Teradata, a data warehousing and analytics company.

 

In this week’s pod:
Controlling a toy car with facial expressions, changing the price of a bottle of wine….

Peter spends a day with the inventors at IBM’s Hursley Labs.

Presented by Peter Whitehead

 

In this week’s pod:
Peter asks what makes a smart city, how big a part does design technology play, and what are the benefits to residents?

Guests:
Peter Elliot, a wireless broadband specialist for PA Consulting
Fraser Davidson, from IBM’s UK Smarter Cities
Mark Paraskeva, Autodesk vice president for the Emea region

Presented by Peter Whitehead

Produced by LJ Filotrani

Next week:
Powering cars by thought

 

In this week’s pod:
Peter asks Dilbagh Gill, head of sports for Mahindra Satyam, the company responsible for IT provision for the World Cup, what technology his teams will be implementing.

Also we hear from futurologist Cordell Ratzlaff – director of user-centred design for Cisco – about his predictions for what’s going to be hot in technology in the coming decade.

Next week:
How to plan a digital city

Produced by LJ Filotrani

 

In this week’s pod: IT teams preparing to service the World Cup in South Africa. Peter talks to Dilbagh Gill from Mahindra Satyam, the official IT provider for the event, about the management system needed to underpin such a large-scale event.

Also, WIFI and the most recent developments. Digital Business contributor Stephen Pritchard, talks to Selina Lo from Ruckus Wireless about the developments in wireless networks.

Next week
More on IT provision for the World Cup.

Produced by LJ Filotrani

 

Machines are talking to each other – cutting out the need for a human middleman. Are we becoming redundant?

Plus: using social networks to find the top talent in the world of recruitment.

Peter talks to Stuart Orr from communications company Accenture about machine-to-machine networks and to Anne Berkowitch, chief executive of SelectMinds about the challenges of recruiting using social media.

Next week:
The logistical nightmare of providing technology for the World Cup.

Produced by LJ Filotrani

 

In this week’s pod
Are we still going to need buildings in the future? What does the landscape look like for the next generation of workers and are we ready for this brand new world?

Peter’s guests in the studio are Dave Coplin, Microsoft UK’s national technology officer, Professor Michael Hulme, an associate fellow at Lancaster University and director of the social futures laboratory and Philip Ross, chief executive of Cordless Group.

Peter asks them all for their predictions for the world of work and asks them to explain their recent collaboration for Microsoft’s initiative – 20 golden rules for business in the digital age.

Next week
Machines that cut out humans and communicate with each other instead.

Produced by LJ Filotrani

 

This week Peter has just one guest – the computer giant Michael Dell. Peter asks him about where the IT sector is headed.

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This week’s guests are Phillip Arp, chief finance officer (CFO) for Mueller Inc, a steel company based in Texas and Dave Rich, global managing director for Accenture Analytics.

Peter talks to Phillip about the recent research released by IBM on the changing role of CFOs and Digital Business reporter Stephen Pritchard talks to Dave about the management of data.

Next week
Peter talks to computer giant, Michael Dell, about the biggest questions facing the IT industry.

Produced by LJ Filotrani

 

In last week’s show we discussed what social media can do for a business. This week we’re concerned about how secure your business is if you use it.

Stephen Pritchard meets Richard Turner, CEO of Clearswift – a company which specialises in web and email security – to talk about the risks.

Plus, is the public sector IT world up to delivering a digital government? Peter puts this question to Elizabeth Sparrow, president of BCS, the chartered institute for IT.

Next week:
The developments needed in technology to deal with the management and use of data.

Produced by LJ Filotrani