Gisli Kr., Chief Sales Officer at AtNorth. discusses the carbon footprint AI explosion, suggesting that finding the right sustainable data centre to host these AI applications can help contribute to the circular economy. He also provides updates on the company’s third Icelandic data centre, some new hires, and record revenue levels – which in part can be contributed to atNorth’s strong sustainability credentials.
Max Schulze, Founder of the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance, explains why the organisation is transforming into a global think tank, before discussing the current digital transformation landscape – the good, the bad and the ugly! As ever, he shares some great insights as to what needs to happen to ensure that sustainability is front and centre of the digital world.
In the first of a series of interviews with leading industry experts, David Bond, from our series sponsor company, Centiel, shares valuable thoughts on and insights into current data centre industry challenges and opportunities – with sustainability and skills very much the focus. He also reveals what keeps him busy away from the workplace.
Mike Meyer, Managing Director, Portman Partners (Executive Search), provides some fascinating and expert insights as to why the data centre and wider digital infrastructure sectors are facing an imminent skills shortage, suggesting that innovative thinking and actions are required to address the situation before it becomes a significant bottleneck to ongoing digital transformation in both the business and consumer worlds.
Richard Clifford, Director of Solutions at Keysource, discusses ways in which the data centre industry can address its Net Zero obligations with a range of technology and strategy innovations. In particular, he believes that next generation edge, with data centres being constructed and integrated into local communities, offers some significant sustainability benefits, so long as all the stakeholders understand the opportunity.
Chris Coward, Director of Project Management and heading up the BCS Apprenticeship Programme and Ben Chappell, BCS Assistant Consultant and apprentice, discuss the company’s Apprenticeship Programme in terms of the benefits it delivers for both the business and the participants.
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) technologies will have a profound potential impact on selling, general and administrative (SG&A) costs and staffing, enabling reductions of up to 40% over the next five to seven years, according to new research from The Hackett Group.
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