Getting Your Board on Board with the Cloud, with Anthony Darden

IT Matters | Tech Solutions and Strategies for Every Industry

03-08-2023 • 44 min

Some say cloud investments are not meeting their promised ROI potential. Today our guest Anthony Darden speaks about how to sell the vision of moving to the cloud to a board by formulating the proposals as initiatives other departments need to perform better. We also discuss how AI is affecting application development teams and what young college students should consider post-graduation as AI continues to impact the job market.

Conversation Highlights:

[00:07] Intro
[00:33] Discussing the Microsoft lawsuit in Europe
[03:50] Introducing our guest, Anthony Darden
[04:37] How to communicate the value of the cloud
[07:39] Whether the pendulum will swing back to the traditional model
[14:06] Delivering a vision of digital transformation
[19:41] Comparing cloud conversations to infrastructure conversations
[24:30] How AI is impacting IT workflows
[27:47] Advice for students interested in tech
[30:05] A new role within the IT space
[34:19] The biggest (!) debate in the history of our podcast
[36:36] Thoughts on AI-generated resumes
[40:42] Anthony's message to the world
[42:24] Closing thoughts

Notable Quotes:

"There's one phrase that I think resonates for this conversation. It's that every company is a technology company now. That being said, that means you're touching every corner of your organization." Anthony Darden [18:44]
"Look around, everything's changing. So you either adapt and adopt or you kind of age out. And that's kind of what we're seeing." Aaron Bock [31:39]
"Listen to your coworkers, be empathetic. Not everything requires a snarky reaction in return. I just think we need to get back to that. And I think we would all be better off both personally and professionally." Anthony Darden [42:08]

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