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The Great Indoors

English, Technology, 7 seasons, 77 episodes, 2 days 11 hours 58 minutes
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Join Matt Roberts from Amdocs as he discusses how human technological adoption habits are evolving as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how we're rediscovering the magic of technology as a necessary result of being indoors. Find out more at amdocs.com/TheGreatIndoors.
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2023 the year of AI

In the finale of season 7, Matt welcomes back Shelly Palmer to discuss the biggest story of 2023: Generative AI. Shelly is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at the Newhouse School of Public Communications, CEO of The Palmer Group and a technology expert and advisor. He and Matt discuss the history and legacy of artificial intelligence, the impact of the explosion of Gen AI, and the space left for humans in the equation. Shelly provides great insight into the future of media and production as Gen AI tools flood the market, and his predictions on the future of the job market. He and Matt also discuss AI regulation, prompt engineering, and ‘The Winter Break Hypothesis.’Learn more about Shelly Palmer at shellypalmer.com.This podcast episode was produced by <a href="https://www.quillpodcasting.com/?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=shownotes&amp;utm_campai
21/12/20231 hour 14 minutes 27 seconds
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The Canadian Dream Realized

In April of 1945, Canadian soldiers liberated swaths of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation. John A. Brink was five years old when his village was liberated, and the experience convinced him he would one day move to Canada. He fulfilled this dream in 1965, and eventually became a serial entrepreneur. Matt sits down with John to discuss his incredible journey, including his path to becoming President and CEO of the Brink Group of Companies, in addition to 10+ others.&nbsp; This episode, a part of The Great Indoors Canadian series, offers a unique glimpse into John's life. He shares personal insights, detailing his experiences as an author of three books and the host of the On The Brink podcast.&nbsp; In this discussion, he and Matt explore his efforts in raising awareness and educating the public about ADHD, why fitness is so important to him, and shed light
14/12/202345 minutes 19 seconds
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In Telecoms what is the circular economy?

Welcome back to the Canadian series of The Great Indoors! Host Matt Roberts is joined by Stephanie McLarty to discuss the circular economy and e-waste in the telecommunications industry. Stephanie is the Head of Sustainability at Quantum Lifestyle Partners, a company that operates state-of-the-art recycling and re-using programs for e-waste. She is also a speaker, lecturer and host of The Circular Future podcast. Because of the rapid pace at which technology develops, large enterprises are constantly moving onto new hardware every 2-3 years, leaving behind considerable waste. Stephanie has spent her career developing ways to deal with this waste sustainably, and she and Matt dive into the strategies being employed to do so. They discuss the challenges of recycling tech, the important role of re-using, and important new developments like the right-to-r
07/12/202348 minutes 25 seconds
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The role of MVNOs and Rural Providers with Empowering Connections

In the final episode from MWC Las Vegas, guest host Mike MacDade dives into interviews with guests from two very different companies, to uncover their differences and similarities. First he speaks with Brandon Simas, the founder of Continuously, a stealth communications company that is only a year old. He then speaks with Amber Kerr of Union Wireless, which was incorporated in 1914. Continuously distinguishes itself by providing service tailored for both high-net-worth individuals and sizable corporations, ensuring the safeguarding of their communications and data. Brandon offers glimpses into Continuously's case studies, showcasing the company's growth and adaptive strategies, and how it is shaped by consumer input. Subsequently, both Brandon and Amber delve into their respective vantage points regarding the industry's trajectory, the influence of AI, and their perspectives on the forthcoming trends. Also included are our new TGI Open Mic segments where attendees at MWC gave us the
30/11/202351 minutes 6 seconds
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5G, Edge and IoT – the promise of future connectivity technology with Intel’s Caroline Chan and Transforma Insights’ Matt Hatton

Welcome back to MWC Las Vegas. In this episode, guest host Mike MacDade, Chief of Staff to the CPO, is joined by two special guests!&nbsp; First, he sits down with Caroline Chan, VP of the Network and Edge Group at Intel to discuss the use cases and human value to 5G, the intersection of evolution and taking a conservative approach, and the future of 5G edge.&nbsp; He is then joined by Matt Hatton, founding partner of Tranforma Insights. Matt is an industry commentator and insider with years of knowledge and experience, which he brings to their conversation about where the telecommunications industry is, and where it's going. Caroline and Matt offer invaluable insights into the multifaceted applications of 5G, shedding light on the transformative role of AI in shaping these discussions. Also included are our new TGI Open Mic segments where attendees at MWC gave us their viewpoints on everything they were hearing, thinking and seeing at the conference.This podcast e
23/11/20231 hour 4 minutes 37 seconds
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Season 7, Episode 5: Building Networks that Connect Humanity with Joe Constantine, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at JMA Wireless

Explore the path ahead for private networks and 5G over the next 12 months and beyond. Join The Great Indoors at MWC Las Vegas for a conversation with Joe Constantine, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at JMA Wireless. In this episode, Joe, alongside guest host Mike MacDade, provides insights into the telecom industry in the United States and globally.&nbsp; Discover JMA Wireless's efforts to restore US leadership in telecommunications and gain an understanding of Joe's perspectives on the challenges and opportunities within the sector. Their conversation also delves into the significance of connectivity as a basic human right, strategies for achieving universal access to broadband and technology, and a pragmatic outlook on the future of 5G. Also included are our new TGI Open Mic segments where attendees at MWC gave us their viewpoints on everything they were hearing, thinking and seeing at the conference.This podcast episode was produced by <a href="https://ww
16/11/202338 minutes 56 seconds
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Season 7, Episode 4: Evolving Network Monetization and Fueling Innovation Across Telefonica’s Global Footprint

Welcome back to MWC Las Vegas! Guest host Mike MacDade, Chief of Staff to the CPO and co-host of Amdocs’ Your Career: Is it choice or chance? podcast is back! In this episode, he sits down with Juan Carlos Garcia, SVP of Technology Innovation and Ecosystems at Telefonica. Juan’s title contains both the words Ecosystem and Innovation- but how are these related to each other and to the broader telecommunications industry? Mike and Juan dive into what his role entails and why both aspects of his position are important for Telefonica, and in the industry generally. They also discuss how the large company addresses its various markets, and how services can be delivered efficiently and sustainably in these different regions. Also included are our new TGI Open Mic segments where attendees at MWC gave us their viewpoints on everything they were hearing, thinking and seeing at the conference.This podcast episode was produced by <a href="https://www.quillpodcasting.com/?utm_
09/11/202335 minutes 7 seconds
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Season 7, Episode 3: The Importance of Partnerships with Massimo Peselli, the Chief Revenue Officer of Global Enterprise & Public Sector, Verizon Business

Welcome to our first interview at MWC Las Vegas 2023, with guest host Mike MacDade, Chief of Staff to the CPO and co-host of Amdocs’ Your Career: Is it choice or chance? podcast. Mike and his colleague Jacob Thomas, VP, Account Business Executive, Amdocs sit down with Massimo Peselli, the Chief Revenue Officer of Global Enterprise &amp; Public Sector, Verizon Business. They dive into all things 5G. How it can solve problems across industries, like healthcare, and why Massimo thinks partnerships are vital. They also discuss private enterprise networks, new connectivity solutions at Verizon that are reaching maturity, and more. Also included are our new TGI Open Mic segments where attendees at MWC gave us their viewpoints on everything they were hearing, thinking and seeing at the conference.This podcast episode was produced by <a href="https://www.quillpodcasting.com/?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=shownotes&amp;utm_campaign=client_podcast&amp;utm_conten
02/11/202331 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 7, Episode 2: Why is high-quality connectivity important in Canada and what role should government play in guaranteeing this?

In this episode focusing on Canadian Telecommunications, host Matt Roberts sits down with Robert Ghiz, President and CEO of the Canadian Telecommunications Association and former Premier of Prince Edward Island. Robert and his organization promote the industry to government, policymakers and the general public. Canada is a country that is huge in landmass, but small in population, which presents unique challenges regarding telecommunications and connectivity. Despite these challenges, Canada is a world leader in connectivity in many ways, but there is still progress to be made. Matt and Robert discuss why telecommunications networks are so expensive to build in Canada, how to increase connectivity in remote communities and what the future of connectivity looks like in Canada.&nbsp;This podcast episode was produced by <a href="https://www.quillpodcasting.com/?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=shownotes&amp;utm_campaign=client_podcast&amp;utm_content=great_indoors" t
26/10/202341 minutes 17 seconds
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Season 7, Episode 1: As we enter the era of generative AI, what happens to the notion of Digital Experience?

Welcome to Season 7 of The Great Indoors! This season host Matt Roberts is joined by a new and exciting roster of guests. In this episode, he sits down with Chris Madan, Director, Digital Sales at TELUS and Saeed Otufat-Shamsi, Director of Information Services at TELUS. Matt is also joined by co-host Neeraj Kanojia of Amdocs. They discuss how the TELUS team is ‘internally disrupting’ itself to stay ahead of the curve and keep up with emerging technology, the biggest challenges facing the telecommunications industry and why telecom companies need to compete not only with each other but with companies in the tech space more broadly. Finally, Matt and his guests discuss Canada as a unique market, and how telecommunications companies can address Canadians' needs.&nbsp;This podcast episode was produced by <a href="https://www.quillpodcasting.com/?utm_source=podcast&amp;utm_medium=shownotes&amp;utm_campaign=client_podca
19/10/20231 hour 42 minutes 8 seconds