The Main Scoop™ Brings Industry Expertise to the Forefront

The Main Scoop™ is a monthly video series where industry-leading experts discuss relevant ideas and strategies shaping today’s business and IT landscape–from quantum computing, to open source, modernization, sustainability, and beyond.

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The Main Scoop™ is hosted by:

Greg Lotko, SVP and GM Broadcom Mainframe Software | Connect with Greg Lotko
Daniel Newman, CEO and Founder, Futurum Research | Connect with Daniel on LinkedIn

When Generative AI Takes Over Healthcare and the World Join Greg and Daniel as they host Dr. Andreea Bodnari from UnitedHealth Group to explore the pervasive use of generative AI across the healthcare ecosystem, and possible impacts across other industries. Watch Video
How to Scale AI as a Transformational Business Technology The rise of generative AI driven by Chat-GPT, DALL-E, and others has reimagined how to unlock new value. But like any new technology, organizations must be able to scale to meet core business needs. Watch Video
How Mastercard Empowers Sustainable Digital Economies Daniel Newman and Joe Doria, CMO of Broadcom Mainframe Software, spend time with Joe Schuler from Mastercard to discuss the future of payments and payment rails. Watch Video
Data Security's Impact on Organizational Reputation Although security is a key mainframe strength, the platform is only as secure as the tools and techniques you use. Hosts Daniel Newman and Joe Doria welcome special guest Mark Wilson (Founder and Technical Director at Vertali) to discuss the wide-ranging implications of transforming your security posture—and why it matters to your digital strategy and business reputation. Watch Video
Compliance and Sustainability's Impact on Brand Value and Technology Choice Rebecca Levesque of 21st Century Software reviews the changing regulatory and sustainability landscape, and why IT leaders must reduce risk and enhance value throughout their companies. Watch Video
Technology Investment Approaches for Top-Performing Companies Dr. Howard Rubin on the efficacy of enterprise technology investments, and how organizations can apply risk and performance-based investment principles that maximize business outcomes. Watch Video
Operational Excellence and the Customer Experience Meral Temel of JFORCE highlights the opportunities and risks of pursuing an operational excellence strategy to achieve the highest levels of customer service. Watch Video
Technology Strategies Driving the Evolution of Customer Experience On this episode of The Main Scoop, co hosts Greg Lotko and Daniel Newman are joined by BMC’s April Hickel on how reimagining the mainframe customer experience can drive growth and better business outcomes–and the risks of not investing in customer journey improvements. Watch Video
Open Approaches for Mainframe Optimization John Mertic of the Open Mainframe Project highlights why open-first approaches are essential for growing business and innovation across platform ecosystems–and what the future of open looks like. Watch Video
IBM z16: AI, Quantum Computing, and the Road Ahead Get insight from IBM’s Christian Jacobi on the IBM z16 release, and learn what to expect in future episodes of The Main Scoop™. Watch Video
Is Your Financial Institution Prepared for Digital Disruption? Fintech expert Joao Bezerra Leite on how fintech has impacted traditional banking institutions, and the mainframe’s vital role in banking transformation. Watch Video
Is Cloud at an Inflection Point? Join Greg and Daniel as they host David Linthicum from Deloitte Consulting to unpack what’s behind these headlines and the impact on overall IT architecture decision-making. Watch Video
Tackling the Tech Talent Challenge Technology's impact on the business landscape continues to evolve. As this unfolds, remember the trifecta of technology, process, and people are the key elements in a successful business strategy. Greg and Daniel welcome Rick Pittman, Vice President CIO Research at Info-Tech, to uncover people-centric strategies for building the talent pool of tomorrow. Watch Video
Why We Can’t Stop Talking About AI, Hybrid Cloud, and Digital Transformation In this special episode of the Main Scoop, Daniel Newman, Greg Lotko, and Joe Doria discuss their favorite topics explored in past episodes. From generative AI, to hybrid cloud, and more – and what they mean for digital transformation. Learn More
Toward a New Humanities in Computing The advancement of generative AI has left some wondering if we’re moving away from our own humanity. But what if these innovations are bringing us toward a new, improved state of human consciousness in computing? Learn more in this discussion with Reg Harbeck, CEO and Chief Strategist at Mainframe Analytics. Watch Video
Relationship Banking in the Era of Experience Tune in to hear from Iain McCorquodale, Global Head of Core Solutions at NatWest, as he joins Greg and Daniel to discuss how Natwest approaches relationship banking to increase customer loyalty and create a competitive advantage. Learn More
The Hybrid Multicloud Era: From Generative AI to Sustainability In this episode, Barry Baker, COO of IBM Infrastructure, unpacks the term "hybrid cloud" and explores how important trends and advances, like generative AI and sustainability, fit into the future of this hybrid multicloud world. Learn More
The Future of Data: Observability, Operational Intelligence, and Generative AI Hosts Greg Lotko and Daniel Newman discuss the importance of observability and generative AI strategies in operations with Cory Minton, Field CTO - Americas at Splunk. Learn More
New Approaches for Monetizing Organizational Big Data With a little imagination, the possibilities for monetizing data are endless. In this Main Scoop, Greg and Daniel are joined by Doug Laney, fellow at West Monroe and author of the best-selling books Infonomics and Data Juice, to explore unique strategies for–and real examples of–collateralizing data assets. Learn More
Riding the Waves of Continuous Innovation Join us as we examine the ongoing journey of innovation through an insightful look at some iconic products and services, their impressive origins, and today’s rapid advancements. Learn More
Longevity, Integrity, and Humanity: 60 Years of Mainframe The integrity of both the mainframe platform and the people within the ecosystem have kept the world's economy humming for 60 years. But don't just take it from our hosts Greg Lotko and Daniel Newman! This special anniversary episode spotlights the mainframe community, what they love about the platform, their favorite technological advancements, and why the mainframe is critical to our everyday lives. Learn More

Beyond the 'Regular' IT Route: What's Drawing New Technologists to the Mainframe? Are Greg Lotko and Daniel Newman ready to give up their Main Scoop host positions? Well ... maybe not permanently. In this unique episode, Lauren Valenti takes over as host to discuss mainframe workforce development with two up-and-coming mainframers–Adia Sakura-Lemessy and Liam Glynn. Learn about their career goals, advice for other new technologists, their pathway to the mainframe, and more. Learn More

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Deloitte Hybrid Cloud Futures Kit Explore how large enterprises are thinking today about how to mature their hybrid cloud strategies for the future and how you should start thinking about yours. Download Kit
Enhance Your Hybrid Cloud With Your Mainframe See how opening up your mainframe brings mainframe capabilities to your hybrid environment and cloud like attributes to your mainframe. Watch Video
Research Finding: The Role of the Mainframe in a Hybrid-Cloud World A 2021 survey conducted by Enterprise Management Associates demonstrates the value of the mainframe as a core part of today’s hybrid IT strategy and reveals why 87% of execs view the platform as a competitive advantage. Read the Report

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