Industry Voices

What belief do you hold about your industry that is not shared by many? by Uldis Karlovs-Karlovskis


There are two popular opinions about DevOps – that it’s about automating operations, or that it’s about eliminating sysadmins as a role. Whilst none of it is entirely wrong, I believe DevOps is about running an always improving IT business end-to-end. In today’s modern digital world, not having a DevOps …

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What misconception do people outside of your industry hold about it? by Gwarega Dambudzo

Gwarega Dambudzo

One of the misconceptions held by people outside the infrastructure sector is that the sector is over-reliant on overstretched public funding. While this may be true for some social infrastructure classes, the overstretched government funding allows listed companies to exploit governments’ disinvestment from critical infrastructure assets. Governments’ privatisation of airports, …

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What belief do you hold about your industry that is not shared by many? by Martin Fortier

Martin Fortier

I believe the growth potential for life and health insurance is vast worldwide. Having worked extensively in Asia for over 12 years, I observed a sizable uninsured population, leaving families vulnerable to significant financial risks. Even in more developed countries of North America and Europe, there is an untapped market …

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In the last 12 months, the people you’ve met, the experiences you’ve had, the places you’ve been, what has been the highlight of the year by Cathy Nesbitt

Cathy Nesbitt

The highlight of the year was laughter. I am thrilled to have made an impact on mental health by sharing my passion for laughing. Laughter has changed my life. I am healthier, more energetic and manage stressful situations with ease. I have received many paid gigs to bring joy and …

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