So, to recap, the setup and poll question was simple:
Imagine taking a poll in the year 2025...
My perspective was this: We only have 156 weeks left.
Let's get to work — inventing What's Next! 🤓
Meanwhile, a recent article from Protocol highlighted the importance cost optimization in the pursuit of AI and machine learning by reminding everyone that cloud is an operating model — not a place.4 Indeed, some have argued for disciplined repatriation but, as always, please do the math first.5
At the same time, math should govern most suitable placement decisions. Again, the edge to core to (public) cloud conversation should be data driven throughout the workload lifecycle and across the workload landscape itself.
Greater demand for data and analytics (not just AI/ML) will be found in many more places where data driven decision making becomes a cultural norm. And with all those new places handling new data too, new approaches to data security will have to match pace.
And speaking of risks, should we keep egocentrism 8 on the board too?
Will Egocentrism Mitigation as a Service (EMaaS) will be on future hype curves?
Until next time… place your bets!
The Taos team has also published even more blog posts since my last update:
I am linking to my disclosure.