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Wendy Pfeiffer

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Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO, Nutanix

True Ambition

17 Feb 2021

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The Abduction of Wendy Pfeiffer

True Crime Conversations

The small town of Mylor, buried in the Adelaide Hills, has a population of just over one thousand people. Properties sit on sprawling bushland, between the mountainous terrain, and today people visit to camp or see the native animals.  It was October 1966 when eight year old Wendy Jane Pfeiffer, petite with short hair and rosy cheeks, decided to walk the family dog on a quiet Sunday afternoon. She took Bonnie, a brown and white farm dog, down a dirt track, which has barely changed in 55 years.  Wendy wouldn’t come back that afternoon. Or the next. A search began in the friendly, rural village, where bad things never happened. Pictures were circulated. Still, there was no sign of Wendy.  Where had she gone? Who had taken her?  And by some miracle, was it possible she was still alive?  CREDITS Guest: Kylie Bolton Host: Jessie Stephens Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri  Producer: Gia Moylan CONTACT US Tell us what you think of the show via email at truecrime@mamamia.com.au Join our closed Facebook community to discuss this episode. Just search True Crime Conversations on Facebook or follow this link https://bit.ly/tcc-group If any of the contents in this episode have cause distress know that there is help available via Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27mins

27 Jan 2021

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Wendy Pfeiffer - Summer Series Re-Release

True Blue Crime

Welcome to our Summer Series re-release of episode 6: The Abduction of Wendy Pfeiffer.Join our Patreon community for access to exclusive extra content:Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/truebluecrimeLink to one-off Supporter donations at the bottom of show notesWebsite - www.truebluecrimepodcast.com - includes our merch storeFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/380493356066315/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/truebluecrime/Email - truebluecrime@gmail.comThis episode was produced by True Blue Media using the open source materials referenced below:Missing' interactive documentary by SBS'Missing: The Abduction of Wendy Pfeiffer' Written by Kylie Boltin, Researched by Debra Shulkes, Interviews with Wendy and John Pfeiffer by Roslyn Oades'Lost and Found: The Life of Jimmy James' by Robert Holmestrove.nla.com.au - archived Adelaide newspaper articles Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/true-blue-crime.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

25 Jan 2021

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Secrets for Optimizing Remote Work and Why Digital Transformations Fail with Wendy Pfeiffer and Tony Saldanha

CIO Classified

Your office probably looks a bit different these days. It might look a lot like... home. As more and more companies are moving to a remote-based work model, IT professionals are working to stay ahead of that seismic shift in the way we work, by building the systems that we need to stay productive. On this episode of CIO Classified, we talk to Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO of Nutanix, and Tony Saldanha, President of Transformant, about how they're crafting IT systems that enable their coworkers to stay productive and stay connected while working remotely.Wendy and Tony dove into everything from designing IT systems that account for the flexibility we need when working remotely, to finding the true metrics of productivity by measuring by objective rather than measuring by tasks, and how they both plan on building for our rapidly shifting definition of "new normal."Key TakeawaysTo be successful while working remotely, the enterprise has to learn from consumer-facing technology. The software your employees use to get work done should be as seamless and as personalized as the apps they use when they're done working.Sure, you have the right tools for a digital transformation, but are the people in your company prepared to use them? Revamping your technical infrastructure is only successful if you have a cultural infrastructure to support it.Teams work a little differently these days. It's time to adapt to that new behavior and invest in the ways that your teams prefer to work. Adopting new remote-friendly workflows can make your team more successful.Quotes"When we first pivoted to have everyone working from home, we all sort of said it was a sprint. Then everyone was saying, 'Oh, it's a marathon.' There are some folks who have sprinter muscles and some folks who have marathon muscles. And, and so we're all adapting in our own ways." - Wendy Pfeiffer"Digital transformation is about rewiring an entire enterprise. So not just creating a technology platform, which is what they set out to do, but also changing the DNA of every part of the organization." - Tony Saldanha" The gauntlet's been thrown down. How can we make enterprise applications and the enterprise experience stand up to the consumer experience that we're surrounded with in our own homes? And how can we still do that securely over public internet with all the other challenges we face?" - Wendy Pfeiffer"I think that's the big change people are looking at — the ways in which, not just collaboration tools, but the entire workday has got to be redesigned into these three different buckets of work — collaborative work, direct work with teams, and individual work."  - Tony SaldanhaLinksWendy's TwitterTony's TwitterNutanixTransformantThanks to our friends!This podcast is brought to you by Box, Okta, Slack, and Zoom. Modern employees demand the best tools at work. If your company wants to embrace the modern work environment, you need best of breed tools like Box, Okta, Slack, and Zoom.

41mins

9 Sep 2020

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Enabling the millennial and Gen Z workforce with Wendy Pfeiffer– CIOitk #22

The CIO In The Know Podcast

This week I’m joined by Wendy Pfeiffer who is the Chief Information Officer at Nutanix and the UC Berkeley 2019 Fisher CIO of the Year. In this episode, Wendy shares her perspective on how IT and the role of the CIO is evolving. She talks about how she runs IT in a fishbowl and the impact to her personally. Wendy goes further to talk about the dramatic changes needed to support the millennial and Generation Z workforce of today and tomorrow. She discusses how they view technology as an extension and why they don’t think of it as technology. Lastly, I ask Wendy for her perspective on ‘software eating the world’. Her response: Software already ate the world.

30mins

21 Oct 2019

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Nutanix CIO Wendy Pfeiffer Explains How To Build Efficiency with Hybrid Clouds and Net Promoter Scores

IT Visionaries

While in high school, Wendy Pfeiffer won a contest and was brought on to do a research project at NASA. It was the first time she was exposed to computers and she fell in love with the technology. From there, Wendy slowly grew into a career in tech and now serves as the CIO of Nutanix. On this episode of IT Visionaries, Wendy explains what her role entails, how she works with peers in the industry to make business more efficient through the use of hybrid cloud, and the highs and lows of working with a net promoter score.  Key Takeaways: How being the Nutanix CIO leads to close work with other CIOs The benefits of a hybrid cloud How customers become more efficient thanks to Nutanix Using a net promoter score to move the business forward Salesforce and MIT recently teamed up to create a whitepaper exploring what happens when AI meets CRM. Read: AI Meets CRM: An MIT Tech Review Whitepaper This podcast is sponsored by Salesforce. Did you know Salesforce isn't just for Sales? Using Salesforce as an Employee Experience Platform helps make every employee across your organization more productive thanks to a common, mobile-first platform for getting work done faster. Find out more at salesforce.com/EmployeeExperience

55mins

18 Oct 2019

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The Abduction of Wendy Pfeiffer

True Blue Crime

On Sunday the 23rd of October 1966, eight-year-old Wendy Jane Pfeiffer was abducted about 500 metres from her family’s dairy farm in Mylor, South Australia.In the wake of the infamous Beaumont Children Disappearance from Glenelg Beach in South Australia only 10 months earlier, response to Wendy's disappearance was rapid, and a full scale search was launched by police, firefighters, emergency services, and community volunteers.When searchers returned with no results, police called in Aboriginal trackers Jimmy James and Daniel Moodoo to follow the trail others couldn't see...Join Shaun and Chloe as they explore the details of this twisting, turning, extraordinary story.Support the show on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/truebluecrimeWebsite - www.truebluecrimepodcast.com - includes our merch storeFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/380493356066315/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/truebluecrime/Email - truebluecrime@gmail.comThis episode was produced by True Blue Media using the open source materials referenced below: 'Missing' interactive documentary by SBS'Missing: The Abduction of Wendy Pfeiffer' Written by Kylie Boltin, Researched by Debra Shulkes, Interviews with Wendy and John Pfeiffer by Roslyn Oades'Lost and Found: The Life of Jimmy James' by Robert Holmestrove.nla.com.au - archived Adelaide newspaper articles Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/true-blue-crime.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

24 Mar 2019

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IT is Dead. Long Live IT says Nutanix CIO Wendy Pfeiffer

The New Stack Makers

Wendy Pfeiffer routinely lands on the “most powerful women in tech” lists, and is currently CIO of Nutanix.  The cloud provider lets enterprise companies create a hybrid cloud environment, allowing workloads to be run across public and private clouds, using whichever infrastructure that makes the most sense technologically. Traditionally, on-premise stacks can be heavily fire-walled, but scaling is usually neither easy nor cost effective.  In the public cloud, they can scale with a more flexible operating system and take advantage of seemingly infinite capacity.Nutanix pioneered  hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology, which is an operating system that addresses all of the technology stack layers (storage, compute, area networking).  On HCI, as workloads dynamically have access to each of the stack layers as they runHCI allows a company to build out infrastructure knowing they will be able to scale each layer as needed, creating the scalability of a public cloud while keeping most of their infrastructure on premise.

29mins

31 Jan 2019