The next BriefingsDirect expert interview podcast explores best practices for deploying artificial intelligence (AI) with a focus on sustainability and strategic business benefits.

As AI rises as an imperative that impacts companies at nearly all levels, proper concern for efficiency around energy use and resources management has emerged as a key ingredient of success -- or failure. 

It’s becoming increasingly evident that AI deployments will demand vast resources -- energy, water, skills, and upgraded or wholly new data center and electrical grid infrastructures.

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Stay tuned to learn why factoring the full and long-term benefits — accurately weighed against the actual costs — is essential to assuring the desired business outcomes from AI implementations. Only by calculating the true and total expected costs in the fullest sense can businesses predict the proper fit-for-purpose use for large deployments of AI systems.

Here to share the latest findings and best planning practices for sustainable AI is John Frey, Director and Chief Technologist of Sustainable Transformation at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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The next BriefingsDirect mobile devices security and privacy discussion examines how a new balance needs to be struck between giving users at the remote edge all the productivity they want, while protecting the most sensitive information.

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Stay here to learn how a Minnesota law firm puts the power of diverse mobility to widespread use and keeps confidential and regulated data under strict control.

Here to share his story of how to guide small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to the edge and back safely is Mark Hatfield, IT Director at Jeff Anderson Associates, and IT Infrastructure and Security Consultant at Hatfield Engineering Corp., both in St. Paul, Minnesota. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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The next BriefingsDirect IT security best practices discussion examines how a leading German home builder has adjusted to a major economic market disruption. Germany’s home building demand has recently reversed, putting pressure on builders to reduce IT costs while remaining secure.

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Stay tuned here to learn how a large, distributed workforce can be best supported by IT -- even as business conditions change and budget requirements lead to broad consolidation.

Here to share how an efficient security team helps the shift from managing surging growth to optimizing around necessary contraction is Johannes Hammen, Information Security Officer at DFH Gruppe in Simmern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.

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