New insights into Google Cloud and its recent success

Inside Google Cloud’s Breakout $2B Quarter: 10 Key Insights

July 29, 2019
CEO Thomas Kurian has lit a customer-centric fire under Google Cloud. And 10 key points from last week’s earnings call reveal the major factors driving new levels of success since Kurian assumed control in January. Those drivers have also pushed Google Cloud up one spot to #6 in the weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings. 

Formula 1 Drivers Who Grew Up on Simulators | Uphoff on Industry

June 24, 2019
Each month, Tony Uphoff, visionary CEO of, joins Cloud Wars Live for a recurring segment. “Uphoff on Industry” will explore the innovations, upheavals, and breakthroughs reshaping the the world of manufacturing and industrial markets. Join Tony and me as we discuss disruptive new trends in the digital-industrial world: not just how products are designed, sourced and

Why High-Flying Workday Is Pushing ML over M&A

May 30, 2019
After posting excellent quarterly results buttressed by last year’s acquisition of Adaptive Insights, Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri said the high-flying company is focusing much more intensely on machine learning than on additional M&A. Before getting to that, here are a few quick details on Workday’s fiscal Q1 results for the 3 months ended April 30:
Microsoft Services CTO Norm

Microsoft Services CTO Norm Judah on AI, Human Bias, and the C-Suite

March 7, 2019

Below is a lightly edited transcript of my conversation with Norm Judah, who is Microsoft’s chief of technology for its services business. Norm has remarkable experience on both the customer side and the vendor side of enterprise technology, and those combined perspectives are uniquely valuable in today’s high paced and turbulent business world. This interview took place