Rackspace Technology Announces Tech Industry To Learn From Its Cloud Talk Podcast With Wyndham Hotel Group Executive Vice President and CIO Scott Strickland



SAN ANTONIO, September 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Rackspace Technology® (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company, today announced a recent Solve â„¢ Cloud Talk podcast Rackspace Technology announces that the tech industry must learn from its past with Wyndham Hotel Group EVP and CIO Scott Strickland.

The podcast explains how the tech industry often talks about innovation and driving into the future. Equally important, however, is to learn from the lessons of the past and draw on the knowledge of industry veterans with extensive experience.

In the latest episode of the Cloud Talk podcast, Scott Strickland, executive vice president and chief information officer at Wyndham Hotels and Resorts joins Rackspace Technology chief technology evangelist Jeff DeVerter for a revealing discussion other key lessons learned over a 30-year career, including:

  • Why technology is changing so quickly means change management is more important than ever
  • How businesses fail when they don’t adapt and keep doing things the old way – on new systems
  • How partnerships enable businesses to scale quickly when urgent infrastructure changes occur
  • What inventiveness data use can foster innovative products that resonate with user demands
  • How to develop a culture of innovation and take risks keeps your business competitive

Strickland also emphasizes his belief in systems-first cultures – companies eager to innovate and invest in technology to best position them for the future. “When I arrived at Wyndham Hotel Group, the business was undergoing a digital transformation,” said Strickland. “It took someone to bring that vision to scale and lead the team. This resulted in a period of consolidation, which unlocked innovation, as that innovation did not need to happen across disparate platforms and systems. “

To listen Tech industry needs to learn from past cloud discussions podcast click here or subscribe to Cloud Talk podcasts on your favorite podcast platform.

About Rackspace technology

Rackspace Technology is a leading end-to-end multicloud technology services company. We can design, build and operate our customers’ cloud environments across all major technology platforms, regardless of technology stack or deployment model. We partner with our customers every step of the way in their cloud journey, enabling them to modernize their applications, create new products and adopt innovative technologies.

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