Welcome to “The Horse’s Mouth” with Tom McManus, a unique talk show where guests belly up to the bar to discuss business, marketing, and life. No gossip, no hearsay, no BS, just the straight-up truth, right from the source.
Tom’s longtime love of bartending has come full circle since his days as a linebacker on the inaugural Jacksonville Jaguars football team—slinging drinks and talking shop with everyone from high-profile sports figures and entertainers to business leaders, journalists, and community leaders. Tom and guests trade insight and anecdotes, explore day-to-day topics and tackle the hard subjects, all with equal measures of energy, honesty, and laughter. Get the skinny on the real people behind the headlines, straight from the horse’s mouth.
This week, Tom spoke with James Lampke from Robert Half Technology, Carlton Lee from AIG, Justin Kane from ICX Managed Services, John Mallinger from Harden, and Roger Birong Jr. from Adecco Professional Solutions.
What do you think is going to be the future of technology?
We are the only ones who can restrict where it is going. It’s up to our imaginations, we can take it wherever we want. I know for sure it is going to get a lot smarter. We have people working on Smart Streets and Jacksonville being the pilot city for that, we should always be pushing the envelope. Everybody’s gonna want the next thing and everyone’s going to do it that much better. I don’t think that innovation will ever end, our lives will get easier and it will change the way we live, work, and consume.
We will continue to evolve. There are certain applications that just still don’t work right in the cloud, it can take mass amounts of coding and capital to get those things working. I think over time we will run into this problem less and less, having everything on the cloud is inevitable. That evolution, however, comes with its own challenges from a reliability standpoint. You have to worry about availability, security, and cost.
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