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Susanne Tedrick

Cloud Infrastructure Specialist at Microsoft

New York, United States

Susanne Tedrick currently works as a Technical Trainer at Microsoft. In her work, Susanne delivers skills-based, outcome-driven training on the Azure platform for some of Microsoft’s leading enterprise clients. Susanne previously worked as an Azure Infrastructure Specialist for the Azure for Sports sales unit, and as a technical specialist for IBM Cloud. Susanne is an Open Group Certified Technical Specialist and a certified Microsoft Certified Educator and Trainer.

Susanne is fiercely committed to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the tech industry. Susanne is the author of the critically acclaimed Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators (Wiley, 2020) and co-author of the upcoming book Innovating for Diversity: Lessons from Top Companies that are Disrupting Old Practices to Achieve Inclusivity, Equity and Business Success (Wiley, 2023). Susanne’s work has appeared in Worth Magazine, PECB Insights Magazine and Diversity in Research Jobs.

Susanne performs community service work for several non-profits, including serving as Chair of the Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Executive Council for CompTIA and coalition member for NPower's Command Shift initiative. Susanne is also the host of Wiley’s Diversity in Tech webinar series.

Susanne is the winner of CompTIA’s 2020 Diversity Technology Leader Spotlight Award, for her advocacy for increased diversity, equity, and inclusion in the tech industry.

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: New York City
Speaking Topics: cloud computing, diversity and inclusion, professional development

Susanne Tedrick Points
Academic 0
Author 181
Influencer 94
Speaker 16
Entrepreneur 0
Total 291

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed

Areas of Expertise

Diversity and Inclusion 42.14
Cloud 34.88
Emerging Technology 30.20
Management 30.05
Leadership 30.28
AI 30.08
Digital Transformation 30.05
Blockchain 30.08
Cryptocurrency 30.13
Business Strategy 30.31
Cybersecurity 30.08
Social 30.35
HR 30.08
Entrepreneurship 30.15
Digital Disruption 30.19
Future of Work
Metaverse 30.27
SportsTech 50.87
Analytics 33.23
Big Data
Health and Safety 30.27
Health and Wellness 30.08
Startups 30.08
Innovation 30.04
NFT 31.75
RPA 30.27
Careers 30.19

Industry Experience

High Tech & Electronics
Media
Professional Services

Publications

28 Article/Blogs
Happy International Girls in ICT Day
Susanne Tedrick
April 28, 2022

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4 Ways Leaders Can Ensure Equity For People Of Color
Worth Magazinw
April 01, 2022

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Growth Mindset in Tech
Susanne Tedrick
March 29, 2022

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Tags: Leadership

Announcing New Book: “Innovating for Diversity”
Susanne Tedrick
February 21, 2022

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Innovation

The Issue with Theranos
Susanne Tedrick
February 13, 2022

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Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship

Mentoring in 2022
Susanne Tedrick
February 08, 2022

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

Reconnecting with my “Why”
Susanne Tedrick
February 07, 2022

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Tags: Health and Safety, Health and Wellness, Leadership

10 Things To Know If You’re New to Cloud Computing
FitBizWeekly
November 29, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

Metaverse Madness
Susanne Tedrick
November 19, 2021

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Metaverse

Zero Trust
Susanne Tedrick
November 08, 2021

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Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity

Core Cloud Concepts: Part 3 – Reliability
Susanne Tedrick
September 28, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

Core Cloud Concepts: Part 3 – Trust in the Cloud
Susanne Tedrick
September 22, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

Cloud Core Concepts - Part 2
Susanne Tedrick
September 06, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

Core Cloud Concepts - Part 1
Susanne Tedrick
September 02, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

The Cost of Cloud
Susanne Tedrick
August 27, 2021

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Tags: Business Strategy, Cloud

5 Things I Wish I Knew When Starting as a Cloud Professional
Susanne Tedrick
August 27, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

Introduction to Cloud Migration
Susanne Tedrick
August 25, 2021

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Tags: Business Strategy, Cloud

There's No Time for Imposter Syndrome
Susanne Tedrick
August 17, 2021
Starting a career in technology can be equal parts exciting and terrifying. Doing work on the cutting edge—work that can change lives and the way we do business—attracts thousands to join the tech sector every year. But the constant pace of change can be challenging to keep up with. This demand is compounded by the sinister notion of imposter syndrome.

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Careers in Cloud
Susanne Tedrick
August 14, 2021

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Tags: Cloud, HR, Careers

Covering & Helping to Bring the Whole Self to Work
Susanne Tedrick
August 14, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Acting In the Wake of Activision
Susanne Tedrick
August 11, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

Cloud Service Models And Its Implications on
Susanne Tedrick
May 19, 2021

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Tags: Cloud, Cybersecurity

Choosing a Cloud Provider - A Checklist
Susanne Tedrick
May 17, 2021

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Tags: Business Strategy, Cloud

Cloud Service Models Explained
Susanne Tedrick
May 12, 2021

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Tags: Business Strategy, Cloud

What is Cloud Computing? And How Can It Help Your Business?
Susanne Tedrick
May 06, 2021
In this post, I’ll be deep diving into my particular domain, cloud computing!

According to 74% of global IT decision-makers, about 95% of all workloads will exist on the cloud within the next five years. More businesses are recognizing the benefits of cloud technology. With the best cloud services, businesses can boost productivity, cut costs, and more.

So what exactly are cloud services, and how can they benefit your business; regardless of industry? Read on to learn more about cloud computing today.

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Tags: Cloud, Business Strategy

1 Book
WOMEN OF COLOR IN TECH
Wiley
April 14, 2020

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

8 Media Interviews
Equal Inspired Podcast - Interview with Susanne Tedrick
Equal IT
March 08, 2022
Excited to welcome our first guest Susanne Tedrick, an infrastructure specialist for Azure. Susanne is fiercely committed to increasing diversity, equity and inclusion within the tech industry. Susanne is the author of the critically acclaimed Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators for publisher John Wiley & Sons (2020).

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Leadership Excellence: Exclusive Interview with Susanne Tedrick, Sr. Azure Infrastructure Specialist, Microsoft
HR.com
March 02, 2022

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

MyTechDecisions Expert Series - Your Guide to Business Continuity Planning
MyTechDecisions
November 05, 2021

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Tags: Cloud, Business Strategy, Diversity and Inclusion

STEMming in Stilettos with Dr. Toshia Meet Susanne Tedrick: Its Never Too Late to Get Into STEM; We Need All the Letters in DEI
DR. NATOSHIA ANDERSON
October 26, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Social

The Bigger Yes - Interview with Author Susanne Tedrick
Adam Mendler
October 15, 2021
Interview with Author Susanne Tedrick, author of Women of Color in Tech

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Tags: Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

Bellwether Hub - Interview with Women of Color in Tech Author Susanne Tedrick
Bellwether Hub/Jim Frawley
October 01, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Susanne Tedrick: "Prioritize Progress Over Perfection"
Thrive Global
September 20, 2021

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Tags: Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

The Future of Sports: Microsoft’s Susanne Tedrick On The New Emerging Technologies That Are Disrupting The World Of Sports
Authority Magazine
September 01, 2021

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, SportsTech

1 Miscellaneous
Only 39% of Your Employees Fully Engage At Work - How Do You Get to 100%
CompTIA
August 03, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

3 Miscellaneouss
10 must-read technology books for 2022
The Enterprisers Project
January 12, 2022

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership

Six Brilliant Books for Business Game Changers
Kizzi Magazine
October 23, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

Migrating to the Cloud
Cloud with Chris
September 08, 2021
In this episode, Chris is joined by Susanne Tedrick. Susanne is an Azure Infrastructure Specialist for Microsoft and the award-winning author of “Women of Color in Tech”. They will discuss the basic technical and business considerations to be made when migrating applications and workloads to the cloud, based on the Cloud Adoption Framework.

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Tags: Cloud

4 Panels
Leading the Diversity Charge: Strategies to Lead Where You Stand
CompTIA
May 05, 2021

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Tags: Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

Introduction to Robotics with VexVR
Neo-Tech
April 29, 2021

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, RPA

Women of Color in Tech Day 2021 Celebration
NPower
March 12, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

CompTIA International Women's Day Celebration 2021
CompTIA
March 08, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

31 Podcasts
AfZ Episode 25: Nancy Hensley of Mercury/13
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December 31, 2023

The Azure for Sports podcast episode 25 focuses on women's sports, particularly football (soccer), and features guest Nancy Hensley discussing the Mercury 13 project and her role as a founding member.

Highlights:

Mercury 13's Mission: Promoting women's football by investing in and su

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 24 - Interview with Elizabeth Barrord from GitHub Copilot
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November 22, 2023
Don't miss the latest Azure for Sports Podcast episode, where we have a special guest from GitHub, Elizabeth Barrord. She will show us how GitHub Copilot can make our lives easier as developers by helping us write better code faster and with fewer errors. Watch us put GitHub Copilot to the test

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Special Giving Episode: Hear from the 318 Foundation
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October 19, 2023
Join exceptional guest co-host Melinda Moyo-Turner as we speak to the amazing 318 Foundation. We get to hear from Founder, and WNBA Champion, Alana Beard, as well as 318 Foundation Program Director, Kristen Kelly.
Please consider donating to the 318 Foundation at the link below.
Foundation Link: ht

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Episode 23 - Interview with Tinus Le Roux, Founder and CEO, CrowdIQ
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September 25, 2023
Jon and Susanne are joined by Tinus Le Roux, the founder and CEO of CrowdIQ. In this episode, they discuss how the company, using computer vision and complementary technologies, delivers actionable insights to their partners about their crowd composition and behaviors. They also tackle the benefits

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 22 - Interview with Ari Kaplan, Global Head of Evangelism at Databricks
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August 18, 2023
Jon and Susanne are delighted to welcome Ari Kaplan to the podcast! Ari is Databrick's Global Head of Evangelism, and a leading influencer in AI, databases, and sports analytics. “The Real Moneyball guy”, the popular movie was partly based on Ari’s analytical and scouting experiences innov

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 21 - Interview with Sander Schouten and Nicolaas Westerhof, Beyond Sports
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June 27, 2023
Jon and Susanne are joined by Beyond Sports co-founders Sander Schouten and Nicolaas Westerhof. In the episode, they discuss the genesis of Beyond Sports, as well as their recent collaboration with ESPN on Big City Greens, and their thoughts on how to make sports more accessible and engaging for you

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Episode 20: Interview with Chris Gordon, Principal Program Manager
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April 25, 2023
Jon and Susanne are joined by Chris Gordon, Principal Program Manager for Worldwide Media & Entertainment. Here they discuss how cloud technology transformed the landscape of live events in the sports industry and gaming, how modernizing live event production has benefitted fans, and teases some

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 19: Interview with Anthony Brock, Sr. Director of Customer Insights & Business Analytics - Indiana Pacers
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February 17, 2023
Jon, Susanne and guest host Jake Switzer are joined by Anthony Brock from the Indiana Pacers. They discussed how customer experience data drives their business, how data and sustainability principles helped shaped the multi-million dollar renovation of the Gainbridge Fieldhouse, and their transition

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 18 - Interview with Jeremy Raadt, Senior Director of Baseball Systems, Minnesota Twins
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January 02, 2023
For the last podcast episode for 2022, Jon and Susanne are joined by guest host Jake Switzer, and special guest, Jeremy Raadt! In this wide-ranging discussion, Jeremy talks about the key benefits and outcomes to the org. in migrating some of their systems to Azure, considerations for collecting and

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 17: Deploying Sports Analytics Architecture on Azure
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December 02, 2022
Jon and Susanne are joined again by renowned cloud data architect and author Jake Switzer. Here, Jake walks through a live demonstration, featuring a simple yet robust deployment of a scalable sports analytics framework on Azure. Check out the full architecture buildout at Microsoft Learn: https://a

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 16: IBC 2022 Recap with Andy Beach, Simon Crownshaw and Eliot Sakhartov
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October 29, 2022
Jon and Susanne are joined by Andy Beach, Simon Crownshaw and Eliot Sakhartov from Microsoft, where they give a lively post-show recap and discussion of the latest and greatest from the IBC 2022 conference. 
Andy Beach
Andy Beach is the CTO for Media and Entertainment Industry at Microsoft. In

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 15 - Interview with Carl Barton and Alasdair Crawley, Fanbase
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October 03, 2022
Carl Barton (Co-Founder and CTO) and Alasdair Crawley (Co-Founder and CEO) of Fanbase join Jon and Susanne on the latest episode of the podcast. Carl and Alasdair discuss the genesis of Fanbase as the world's first sports operating system, some of the challenges they've witnessed sports clubs experi

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 14: Interview with Chris Traeger, Boomtown Accelerators
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September 23, 2022
Jon and Susanne are joined by Christopher (Chris) Traeger, Executive Director of the Comcast SportsTech program for Boomtown Accelerators. They cover Chris’s rich and diverse career across many roles and industries, and how Boomtown’s unique Innovation Platforms - in collaboration with partners

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 13: Interview with Brett Yorgey & Nick Zanotto, EngageRM
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September 06, 2022
In their first video edition of the podcast, Jon and Susanne talk with Brett Yorgey (Chief Product Officer) and Nick Zanotto (Vice President, North America Development) of EngageRM. The team discusses how EngageRM became a premier business automation, CRM and data analytics platform for sports organ

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 12: Interview with Brandon Muto, Founder & CEO of Swoopt
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July 13, 2022
Jon and Susanne talk with Brandon Muto at Swoopt. Swoopt.com was the 1st place winner of the startup competition at the 2022 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
Brandon Muto is the Founder & CEO of Swoopt – a metasearch engine for sports tickets. Prior to Swoopt, Brandon drove product strat

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Azure for Sports Episode 11: Interview with Reaction Technologies
Azure for Sports
June 15, 2022
Jon and Susanne are joined by Brandon Martin and Jalen Martin of Reaction Technologies, whose innovative athlete safety and performance solution company won 2nd place at the 2022 startup competition at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference (sponsored by Microsoft for Startups). Brandon and Jalen talk about their personal journey in becoming entrepreneurs, the 5 reasons behind their mission, and how winning the competition has impacted the future of their business.

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Episode 11: Interview with Reaction Technologies
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June 15, 2022
Jon and Susanne are joined by Brandon Martin and Jalen Martin of Reaction Technologies, whose innovative athlete safety and performance solution company won 2nd place at the 2022 startup competition at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference  (sponsored by Microsoft for Startups). Brandon and

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Episode 10: Interview with Jake Switzer - Author, "Microsoft Certified Azure Data Fundamentals Study Guide"
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May 31, 2022
Jon and Susanne welcome back cloud solution architect Jake Switzer to the podcast for the release of his new book "Microsoft Certified Azure Data Fundamentals Study Guide" (Wiley, 2022). In the episode, they discuss Jake's motivations and experience on writing the book, as well as why technical skil

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Interview with Phil Chang - Director of Basketball Analytics, Los Angeles Lakers
Susanne Tedrick
May 03, 2022

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Tags: Cloud, Leadership, SportsTech

Episode 9: Interview with Phil Chang - Director of Basketball Analytics, Los Angeles Lakers
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May 03, 2022
Jon and Susanne welcome Phil Chang to the podcast! In this podcast episode, they discuss data storytelling, the interplay between player performance and development and data/analytics, how data/analytics professionals can make their mark at any stage in their careers and his take on sports tech.
Phi

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Azure for Sports Episode 8: Interview with John Nisi, COO - US Azuer Business
Susanne Tedrick
April 26, 2022

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Episode 8: Interview with John Nisi, Chief Operating Officer - US Azure Business
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April 26, 2022
Jon & Susanne are joined on this episode by John Nisi, where they discuss the power of data in decision-making within the sports industry, data literacy and the importance of ethical artificial intelligence (AI).
John is the General Manager & COO of the US Cloud & Enterprise Business, wh

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Episode 7: MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2022 Recap
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March 13, 2022
Jon and Susanne are joined by cloud solution architect Jake Switzer, where they recap and discuss key takeaways from the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, held March 4 and 5, 2022.
Jake Switzer has been using technology to build data-oriented solutions since his time as a student at the Univers

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Tags: Analytics, Cloud, SportsTech

Killing IT Episode 154 -Meta lawsuit, office space, NFTs, and more!
Killing IT
March 08, 2022

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Emerging Technology, NFT

Azure for Sports Episode 6: Sports Tech Predictions for 2022
Susanne Tedrick
February 05, 2022
Jon Flynn and Susanne Tedrick discuss tech trends and innovations that they believe will have a significant impact on sports tech for 2022.

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11 Quotes
Celebrating Black History: Technologists that Continue to Inspire, Motivate Today’s Leaders
CompTIA
February 08, 2022

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Tech Talent and Diversity Predictions for 2022
CompTIA
January 14, 2022

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8 Best Internet Storage Organization Tips To Free Up Space
Internet News
December 21, 2021

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Tags: Cloud

What Is a Cloud Architect? What Do They Do?
Built In
November 30, 2021
Building, maintaining and securing a cloud environment is only part of the job.

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5 underutilized technologies for the African CIO’s watch list
CIO.com
November 24, 2021

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5 big challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2022
mrc's Cup of Joe Blog
November 18, 2021

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Tags: Digital Transformation

Promotion tips: How to ‘hire from within’
CIO.com
November 18, 2021
Tapping current staff for new roles can boost morale, retention, and even recruitment. But considering internal candidates for promotion is not without risks and challenges.

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Tags: HR

14 Best Pieces of Practical Business Advice According to Entrepreneurs
Blythe Grace
November 12, 2021

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Tags: Entrepreneurship

Why DEI matters in small businesses
ZDNet
October 22, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

8 Tips for Anyone Considering a Career in Cloud Computing
MARICOPA COMMUNITY COLLEGES BLOG
September 28, 2021

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How Covering and Imposter Syndrome Overlap—And Cost You Money
CompTIA
September 02, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

3 Speaking Engagements
Leveraging Cloud & AI to Return to the Stands
National Sports Forum Innovation Expo
July 01, 2021

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Tags: AI, Cloud, SportsTech

Living as a Woman of Color in Tech
University of Wisconsin-Madison
June 10, 2021
Susanne discusses her unique experiences and the challenges women of color face in the tech industry, which inspired her book.

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Foundations of Cloud Computing
Systers/AnitaB.org
June 03, 2019

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Tags: Cloud

1 Webinar
Wiley Diversity in Tech Webinar Series
Wiley
May 13, 2021

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Tags: Diversity and Inclusion

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