The Killing IT Podcast

Hosted ByRyan Morris, Karl W. Palachuk, Dave Sobel

This podcast is a great example of BOGSAT – Bunch of Guys Sitting Around a Table. We all got together one day to talk about working together, figuring out how we could contribute to the broader IT Community . . . and have fun doing it. One of the big take-aways of that day was the Killing IT Podcast.

We are all interesting in broadening the conversation. What the hell does that mean? Well, we realized that we see a lot of “silos of knowledge.” And even more, we see silos of analysis, silos of understanding, and silos of philosophy. Too many people only talk with others in their tiny little worlds.

This is true within the SMB (small and medium business) IT community. It’s also true in the mid-market. And it’s rampant in the enterprise space. But even within each of these, programmers talk to programmers, marketing people talk to marketing people, and support techs talk to support techs.

We also LOVE the emerging world of emerging technology. Humility aside, the three hosts have built some amazing companies, sold some amazing stuff, and help guide the IT industry to where it is today. We love all this nerdy stuff and can’t wait to figure out where it all goes.

We looked for a hole that no one was filling. And we think we found it in a conscious effort to widen the circle. We want o bring in all the people who are working on IoT, LED, Lidar, LI-FI, blockchain, AI, robots, VR/AR, robotics, 3D printing, and so much more. We are constantly looking for the opportunities to integrate all these emerging skill sets.

We are funny, irreverent, intellectual, analytical, entrepreneurial, and excited about where all this stuff is going. We truly live in what Karl calls “The Exponential Century.” With luck, we can help you grab your share of the many gold mines emerging in new technology.

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All Episodes

Episode 149 – Cruising through 2022; Lessons from Mark Cuban and Microsoft

Topic 1: Is 2022 the Year to Embrace the Grind? Is this your year to take on big challenges, set the cruise control, or something else? This topic was inspired by our friend TC Doyle at Channelnomics. “Not every year or period is destined to be a…

Episode 148 – Share Workspace, Gloating Over Your Competitors, and Driverless Cars

Recorded as “Killing IT Live” – and then we picked out these three topics. Sponsor Memo: Cisco Did you know Cisco helps Managed Services Providers directly? Know about the Cisco Partner Program? Focused on helping partners combine managed services…

Episode: 147 – Sonos vs. Google; McDonalds Goes 100% Green; Tesla vs. the DMV

Announcement: Do not miss Killing IT Live! next Wednesday. Register at .  Topic 1: Sonos Patent Infringement Sonos has a major win against Google in their patent infringement. We this to launch into a discussion of patents (use and abuse) in the…

Episode 146 A Dose of Reality for High Tech

Reminder: Killing IT Live is January 19th Register now   —– Topic 1: A Dose Of Reality: Big Promises vs. Small Results in Emerging Tech Money makes innovation possible. But there seems to be a disconnect between big, big investments and…

Episode 145 – The Cyberdemic continues; Fighting Open Source Attacks; A More Human Approach

Note: Don’t miss Killing IT Live – January 19th at 9am Pacific – Register now at   Topic 1: The “Cyberdemic” will continue, according to Experian. Record breaking number on cyber breaches. Many elements conspire against us. What can you do?…

Episode 144 – Complexity, Transforming the Local Store, and Microsoft’s Metaverse

Note: Don’t miss Killing IT Live – January 19th at 9am Pacific – Register now at   Topic 1: Is troubleshooting possible when complicated becomes complex? If no one person can make a technology, can anyone fix it? What does complexity mean for…

Episode 143 – Birds Aren’t Real; China’s Influencers; Hybrid Workplaces

Topic 1: Fake Fake news . . . Birds Aren’t Real Birds Aren’t Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory. Links:   Topic 2: China uses American influencers to promote their version of reality Links:     Warning: This page…

Episode 142 – Unnecessary Chip Merger, Future Smartphones, and Digital Twins

Topic 1: F.T.C. Sues to Stop Blockbuster Chip Deal Between Nvidia and Arm Arm provides technology that other chip makers need. Does this give Nvidia an unfair advantage? And is the merger a completely unnecessary move prompted by the need for…

Episode 141 – China Cyber Warfare, Robots and Humans, Amazon Private 5G

Topic 1: China mucking around with Iran and Israel China attacks Israel and makes it look like Iran did it. Meanwhile, Iran really is attacking Israel. And now Israel is attacking Irananian fuel supplies and Iran is exposing personal dating profiles…