Each day, the flood of technology news hits.  In an industry that always changes, those who deliver technology services need to focus on the information that matters to them.  The Business of Tech podcast focuses on the news you need to know.   Covering both the story and why it matters to the way services are created and delivered, channel veteran Dave Sobel brings you up to speed and gives you resources to go deeper.   With insights and analysis, this five minute podcast focuses on the knowledge you need to be effective, profitable, and relevant.

The podcast is hosted by Dave Sobel, a leading expert in the delivery of technology services with broad experience in both technology and business.    He owned and operated an IT Solution Provider and MSP for over a decade, both acquiring other organizations and eventually being acquired.  This firm was a winner of multiple awards, including Kaseya’s Cutting Edge and ConnectWise’s Best New Idea, as well as being a finalist for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner of the Year in the Small Business Specialist category.    After his MSP experience, he worked for multiple vendors at such companies as Level Platforms, GFI, LogicNow, and Solarwinds, leading community, event, marketing, and product strategies, as well as several M&A activities.

He was named a CRN Channel Chief multiple times, to the CRN UK A-List, as a Channel Futures Circle of Excellence winner, to Channel Pro’s 20/20 Visionaries, and has been an MSPmentor 250 member for multiple years  Dave has been recognized as one of the top virtualization experts globally as a Microsoft MVP for Virtualization. and author of “Virtualization: Defined.  A Primer for the SMB Consultant.” Dave has served on the executive council for Managed Services and Emerging Technologies, the Vendor Advisory Council, as founding Chair for the Mobility Community for CompTIA.

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All Episodes

Exploring AI Trends with Yusuf Khan, Head of Data Science at Constellation

I trends are currently focused on productizing AI and leveraging technology to enhance solutions. Yusuf Khan, the head of data science at Constellation, highlighted in a podcast episode the...

Kaspersky Ban, AI Innovations, MSP Programs, and AI Ethics

Host Dave Sobel discusses the U.S. ban on cybersecurity vendor Kaspersky due to national security risks. The ban prohibits new agreements with U.S. persons and restricts antivirus updates and...

AI Implementation Challenges, Strategic Partnerships, Remote Work Dynamics, & Ethical AI Initiatives

In this episode of the podcast, Dave Sobel discusses the challenges companies face in successfully implementing AI projects. Only 10% of companies are scaling generative AI projects, with barriers...

AI Impact on Jobs, Government Services, Technology Reliability; McDonald’s Backs off AI Drive Thru

Dave Sobel discusses three key topics related to AI and its impact on various sectors. The episode begins by highlighting Deloitte’s AI report, which emphasizes the importance of talent...

IT Market Trends, Cybersecurity Concerns, and Real Estate Opportunities in 2024

Host Dave Sobel discusses key trends and developments in the IT market. The episode highlights the cooling inflation in the U.S., with the Consumer Price Index remaining unchanged for...

The Walls Have Eyes: Exploring Border Technologies with Petra Molnar

In this podcast episode, Petra Molnar, a lawyer and anthropologist specializing in border technologies, emphasized the critical point that technology is far from neutral. She highlighted how technology mirrors...

Navigating AI Adoption and Governance in Technology Services with Seth Robinson

In this episode of the Business of Tech Lounge, host Dave Sobel is joined by Seth Robinson, Vice President of Industry Research at CompTIA, to discuss the value of...

Microsoft’s Recall Delay, Kaseya DattoCon Europe, VMware Revenue Decline, Google’s Traffic Solution

In this episode of the podcast, host Dave Sobel discusses significant developments in the tech industry. Microsoft’s Recall AI feature for Copilot Plus PCs has been delayed to address...

PAX8 Beyond, AI Platform Updates, Security Programs, Broadcom Revenue Surge, VMware License Changes

In the podcast episode, host Dave Sobel covers key highlights from the PAX 8 BEYOND conference. The conference showcased Pax8’s achievements, including surpassing $2 billion in annual recurring revenue...