Aug 3 2023
Episode 143: Smart Technologies and Cloud Computing for a Greener Future
Welcome to Cloud Talk, the podcast where we explore the latest trends and innovations in cloud computing. I’m your host, Jeff DeVerter, and today I have a special guest with me, Srinivas Koushik, a senior executive, thought leader, and CTO at Rackspace Technology. In this episode, we’re going to talk about sustainability in the context of IT.
Sustainability is a hot topic these days, as we face the challenges of climate change, resource depletion, and social responsibility. But what does it mean for IT? How can IT both benefit from and impact sustainability? And what are some of the best practices and solutions for making IT more sustainable?
We’ll answer these questions and more in this episode, where we’ll cover topics such as:
• What is sustainable IT and why does it matter?
• How IT affects resources and greenhouse gas emissions throughout the product life cycle
• How to reduce the environmental impact of IT by using less harmful chemicals, making products more energy efficient, using recycled materials, reducing power consumption, extending product lifespan, and recycling or reusing old devices
• How to leverage smart technologies and cloud computing to drive environmental innovations and improvements in sustainability performance
• How to implement a sustainable IT strategy with an informed vision, engaged employees and leadership, and sustainable software architecture
Join us for this insightful and inspiring conversation, where we’ll share our perspectives and experiences on sustainable IT. You’ll learn how to make your IT more green and why it matters for your business and the planet.
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