Podcast Idol


So you think you can handle the abuse and humiliation of being a podcast co-host for Speaking in Tech? Here’s your chance.

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October 26 – Pubcast Down Under!


so we can plan around the number of attendees

Take a break from the Gartner Symposium and join us for this special recording of the Speaking in Tech Podcast live at K Bar & Meze on Monday, 26 October!

The drinks start flowing at 5:00pm
and the podcast recording begins at 6:00pm


Meet and socialize with your IT peers as we discuss “The Next Frontier for Data, Digital and Cloud” on the podcast with Greg Knieriemen, Speaking in Tech Host (and HDS Technology Evangelist) and our featured guests:

• Andrew McGee, CTO ANZ, Hitachi Data Systems;
• Sam Johnston, CTO, CSC;
• Ben Di Qual, Azure Global Blackbelt, Microsoft;
• Matthew Zwolenski, CTO, EMC Australia & NZ;
• Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor, The Register;
• Andrew Birmingham, Publisher, Which50

During the podcast, we’ll cover:

• The latest tech news as well as M&A gossip
• Is “Public vs Private” still up for debate?
• How digital pioneers have broken the CIO glass ceiling
• What’s next for the relentless consumerisation of enterprise tech?

Heckling and audience questions encouraged!

Speaking in Tech Meetups


Dates and details:

Aussies, here are the details for the Australia meetups – Join us for a beer!

Friday, 23/10 3pm – Melbourne – Trunk Bar – RSVP

Monday, 26/10 5pm – Gold Coast Podcast Recording – K-Bar – RSVP

Friday – 30/10 6pm – Sydney – The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel – RSVP


SiT listed in Entrepreneur’s “8 Business Podcasts Recommended by Experts”

We are honored to be listed in Entrepreneur’s “8 Business Podcasts Recommended by Experts”. It does beg the question… did they actually listen to the podcast?

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SiT Flipboard Magazine now available


Now you can get the stories driving the conversation on Speaking in Tech podcast – conveniently on Flipboard. Check it out now and check it regularly as we’ll be updating the stories we are following daily.

London StorageBeers – April 17


You are welcome to join us as we’ll be shaking things up at The Dispensary Pub in London on Wednesday, April 17. Meet your colleagues and friends across enterprise tech at one of the best networking events in our industry.

And contrary to what @Storagebod says, Greg is too cheap to buy drinks.

The Dispensary, 19a Leman Street / London / E1 8EN

Speaking in Tech G+ Community now live!

We just launched the community and we’ve got some big plans for the New Year for it. Everyone is invited to join the Speaking in Tech community on G+.

For starters, we’ll be broadcasting the live recording of the podcasts through Google Hangouts while letting anyone chime in and comment during the recording.

We’ll also be looking for ideas and guests for the podcast within this community. If you have tech stories you want to share with the community or have an opinion, feel free to post them in the community.

Also… if you have suggestions for the show – please let us know.

Worst in Tech: Free Education, iCloud Sharing and Google’s French Connection

Many sites have their top 10 lists and “Best of Tech” but we’re going to take a slightly different approach. Every Friday we’ll review the very worst in tech from across the internet and share it with you here. To contribute your nominations for the “Worst in Tech” just email us at SpeakingInTech@gmail.com or add to the comments below. 

Read the “Worst in Tech” after the jump…

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VMware to Embed EMC: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

News leaked out yesterday in CRN of VMware’s plans to embed Avamar backup software from their parent company EMC into the next version of vSphere. If accurate, this wouldn’t be the first time VMware has embedded pieces of EMC into its software, but it would certainly be the most significant.
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