The Element Podcast: Trends in Tech

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Forward thinking insights drive your competitive advantage. The Element podcast engages the world’s top tech innovators, thought leaders and disruptors to discuss the latest technology trends and unearth new opportunities for growth. Stay ahead of the pace of innovation, advance your business strategy and future proof your brand.

Introducing: The Element Podcast
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Imagine a world where traffic congestion and pollution are minimal; and your commute – be it on planes, trains or automobiles – is completely safe. Welcome to the future of transportation - where computing data at the edge, in real-time, brings actions and experiences that are incomprehensible today. Explore Life at the Edge of transportation with us.

Nov 18

11 min 56 sec

Edge computing in healthcare means faster and more accurate diagnoses, greater access to experts, and more affordable care. When technology enables healthcare professionals to do their jobs better, patient care isn’t the only thing redefined. We all get healthier, as individuals and as a society. 

Nov 8

11 min 21 sec

Edge computing moves ultra-sophisticated data analysis from the cloud right to the factory floor - transforming the products we love by dramatically improving quality, speed, and even the economics. Manufacturing will never be the same.

Nov 1

12 min 9 sec

Learn the surprising ways edge computing is improving how we live and work. It makes our smartphones smarter, our cars safer and enables our doctors to make more precise diagnoses. Tech is reinventing manufacturing, health care and more. Launching November 1st from HPE. 

Oct 28

1 min 3 sec

The past year revealed the critical need for inclusive technologies. To avoid leaving anyone behind in the digital economy, business must play a leading role. On this episode, Antonio Neri, CEO of HPE, and Angela Siefer, executive director of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, discuss improving access to tech, digital literacy and more.

May 24

26 min 28 sec

5G, the much-anticipated catalyst of digital connectivity and innovation, is finally here. But the world has yet to tap its full potential. On this episode, technologists and 5G experts Jeff Edlund and Stuart Strickland, share how enterprise companies can best leverage this powerful technology.

May 18

27 min 54 sec

Digital banking is transforming financial services. On this episode, we explore the explosive growth of mobile payments, the coming battle for the smart wallet and how startups and big banks can tame the influx of new data to win over customers – and keep them.

Apr 19

27 min 25 sec

Last year’s global lockdown orders shocked supply chains worldwide, and exposed cracks in its agility and resilience. On this episode we explore how 2020 put supply chains at the front and center of business, helping to accelerate their digital transformation and create a more sustainable future.   

Mar 29

22 min 9 sec

In season 6 of The Element Podcast, each episode will tackle a different imperative – in fintech, 5G, the supply chain and digital inclusion.  Launching March 29th from HPE.

Mar 25

1 min 53 sec

Today, half of women who enter technology leave by the age of 35. In honor of International Women's Day, this episode features a candid and much-needed conversation about how colleagues and companies can support and keep women. Four amazing women in tech offer advice based on their experiences.

Mar 7

30 min 50 sec

Safe. Sanitized. Socially-distant. Today's cities look drastically different than they did before COVID-19. On this episode, HPE's Yanick Pouffary and Lorenzo Gonzales discuss the living, breathing evolution of smart cities and the escalating expectations of urban citizens from Rome to Dubai. 

Nov 2020

20 min 48 sec

Online classes. Work From Home. Games streamed from empty stadiums. Physical places have been replaced by digital ones—suddenly and en masse. In this episode, we’ll discuss the tech powering these massive societal transformations and whether they are temporary or permanent shifts.

Nov 2020

21 min 16 sec

Cybercriminals have wasted no time taking advantage of the pandemic and the sudden transition to remote work. We unpack the issue, asking experts to step into the shoes of the hackers and assess the new infosec landscape from their POV — before discussing strategies to mitigate those threats.

Oct 2020

3 min 24 sec

From the Genome Project to modeling novel viruses, supercomputing is already tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. In this episode, we’ll imagine what could be solved with an exponential increase in computing power, delving into Exascale — the next era of supercomputing.

Oct 2020

17 min 9 sec

Overnight, COVID-19 fundamentally disrupted how we live and work. In part 1, we learned how organizations can assess their current state and why it matters for recovery. Now, hear how companies can shift to resilience, keeping technology at the core of their long-term transformation strategy. This is the conclusion of a special two-part episode of the Element Podcast. This episode’s guests include Maribel Lopez, Rohit Dixit, and Jo Peterson.

Aug 2020

22 min 1 sec

Overnight, COVID-19 fundamentally disrupted how we live and work. It sent some organizations scrambling to maintain continuity while others seized the opportunity to transform. What set different organizations down different paths—and why is assessing the current state such an integral first step in recovery? Find out in part one of a special two-part episode of the Element Podcast. This episode’s guests include Maribel Lopez and Rohit Dixit.

Aug 2020

19 min 11 sec

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our lives, and those on the frontlines are not the only ones facing challenges. The pandemic has brought the tech industry together – activating scientists as volunteers, rallying virtual giving and creating platforms for humanitarian programs – to make hard times a little easier.

Jun 2020

23 min 45 sec

Super-driving a cure for coronavirus, giving doctors access to more information to solve patient challenges, helping farmers grow healthier food for consumption? What do these things have in common? Supercomputers. Consumers don’t always know or appreciate the unseen computing power of supercomputers that helps ‘get stuff done’ and enhance our lives on a daily basis. In this episode of The Element Podcast, we’ll explore the real-world use cases for supercomputing and what you should now.

Jun 2020

20 min 27 sec

From the rise of telemedicine to the medical applications, healthcare, and the patient experience is changing rapidly as a result of COVID-19.  We explore the leaps in technology and adoption that are core to the advances in medicine and the patient experience.

May 2020

22 min 24 sec

The size of the pandemic was unprecedented and created a reverberating effect including across the tech industry and customers.  What are the challenges that the industry, customers, and partners face?  What were the lessons learned?  And what does it mean to ‘earthquake-proof’ for the future?  We’ll answer those questions in this episode of The Element Podcast.


May 2020

6 min 59 sec

While the location of data and workloads is already shaping the industry’s hybrid existence, the future beholds even greater promises of increased efficiency, simplicity and ability to gather insights from data in real time. In this episode, guests share their best guesses for what the future holds. This episode’s guests include Phil Davis, Robert Christiansen, Paul Glaser, Jeremiah K. Owyang, Jessica Groopman and Sally Eaves.

Oct 2019

13 min 39 sec

Are specific industries in a different stage in their hybrid cloud journey? In this episode, we explore the ones that are greatly benefiting from a dash of hybrid cloud and find out which are exceeding expectations. This episode’s guests include Phil Davis, Bob Laliberte, Daniel Newman, Drew Lentz, Jeremiah K. Owyang, Sally Eaves and Tim Crawford.

Oct 2019

17 min 53 sec

While the shift to hybrid cloud presents opportunities for how businesses access and utilize their data, there are still hurdles preventing companies from fully embracing hybrid cloud. In this episode, we’ll explore how standardization and security are necessary to enable data to be more accessible and more normalized across IT environments. This episode’s guests include Robert Christiansen, Scott Yow, Daniel Newman, Jo Petersen, Anurag Agrawal, Dana Gardner and Tim Crawford.

Oct 2019

18 min 23 sec

The IT industry is undergoing a shift to hybrid and, with that shift, new IT consumption models are gaining ground. In this episode, we explore how customers’ search for choice, simplicity and scalability is leading to adoption of a cloud-like experience across the data center and to as a Service consumption models. This episode’s guests include Phil Davis, Pradeep Kumar, Robert Christiansen, Scott Yow, Jeramiah K. Owyang, Bob O'Donnell, Anurag Agrawal, Sally Eaves, Daniel Newman, Jo Petersen, Ronald Van Loon, Bob Laliberte and Dana Gardner.

Oct 2019

37 min 13 sec

Keith Townsend - Guest Host and Co-Foudner, CTOAdvisor.com Dennis Evans - IT Manager at TE Connectivity

Sep 2019

16 min 45 sec

Medical testing today is inefficient, expensive and rarely customized to meet the needs of individual patients. The medical community needs the ability to reimagine medical research, eliminate clinical trials and end human and animal testing.  By harnessing technology, we can empower the medical community to break free from the confines of traditional research.

Jun 2019

23 min 46 sec

Hewlett Packard Enterprise & Purdue University sit down to discuss the challenges facing the sustainability of our food supply over the next decade and the need for technology solutions to help feed the world. Our approach needs to extend beyond agriculture to the global food supply chain so more food gets to hungry people and less ends up in landfills as waste.

May 2019

30 min 27 sec

Through an open collaboration with the World Economic Forum, leaders across industry, technology, academia and government are coming together to solve a series of societal challenges in key industries including agriculture, financial services, healthcare, transportation and manufacturing. They are setting milestones, contributing ideas and aligning resources to accelerate our ability to solve these critical problems.

May 2019

14 min 19 sec

Cybercrime has gone from the province of lone hackers and state entities in the shadows to a profit-driven industry that is increasingly exploiting enterprises and individuals. We sit down with experts from Europol and the FBI to better understand the risks these groups pose to your infrastructure, data and intellectual property.

Apr 2019

24 min 40 sec

Your IT resources are increasingly moving to the Edge in the form of sensors and networking. You may already be dealing with the new challenge of this IoT revolution – what to do with all that new data? It’s too slow and expensive to send to the cloud or the datacenter and back. Meanwhile, you have to manage & monitor the all those new sensors. Having trouble keeping up with all this new complexity? You’re not alone, and the solution may be accelerating adoption of AI.

Apr 2019

21 min 53 sec

Martina Trucco gathers leaders and trailblazers in tech and business to discuss where we’re headed—and how we’ll get there—with technical, in-depth discussions that dive into practical applications and experiences.

Sep 2018

31 sec

Data is the new oil, and like oil, raw data needs to be refined to be useful. That’s where IT comes in. Explore the world of microchip manufacturing and how mining insights from data can mean million-dollar profits.

Sep 2018

12 min 38 sec

When an SOS transmission from deep space could mean life or death, every second counts. Today’s tech innovations and research are helping solve the trials of space travel and taking us one small step closer to a crewed journey to Mars.

Sep 2018

23 min 2 sec

How is Blockchain changing industries outside of cryptocurrency? Take a peek behind the curtain at the tech—and the trust—that will unlock a world of possibilities.

Sep 2018

30 min 55 sec

Although rumors swirl about automation “taking” jobs, let’s uncover the real story. Experts from manufacturing, agriculture and more share experiences of how IoT is actually enabling the workforce – from workplace safety to career development to innovation.

Sep 2018

31 min 22 sec

Cloud has its limitations – some more human than technical. How are we addressing these issues currently, and how are we preparing for the future?

Sep 2018

28 min 55 sec

AI: It’s not as scary as movies would like for us to think. Explore the everyday uses of this extraordinary tech as well as how enterprises can begin to trust the new insights from AI in addition to human-powered decision making.

Sep 2018

25 min 27 sec