Generative AI | Cloud Core

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👋 Welcome to the June edition of Cloud Core. This month’s spotlight is on...

ChatGPT.

(Or Open AI. Or DALL-E. Or Generative AI)

Whatever you’ve been calling it - it’s making waves.

Let's cut to the chase

There’s probably a lot of cool things you could use it for. And that’s really exciting.

But what cool things are you actually going to use it for?

And how are you going to make sure you build these cool things in the right way?

Well, firstly - there’s some pretty good news. Our friends at Azure, AWS and Google Cloud are going big in this area, to make things easier and safer for you.

And we are, too. We’ve already been working on a couple of examples. They’re probably the type of early use cases you’ve been considering. You can read about them here.

Oh, and if you have been thinking about these kinds of use cases, it’s worth checking out our handy Open AI + cloud dos and don’ts.

Jumpstart your data platform

Data is pretty important.

AI models – whether you’re integrating things like OpenAI or building your own AI foundations – are nothing without good data. Is your data estate ready to power these kinds of capabilities?

Our Jumpstart Your Data Platform guide is a handy way of making sure you’re avoiding some common mistakes.

📢 Cloud quote of the month

“The convergence of cloud and AI is about to produce the largest and fastest technological and business growth engine ever.”

That’s pretty big then.

📰  What we’ve been talking about this month

A blast from the past 

Turns out we’ve been talking about this AI stuff for a little while. Here’s some of our thoughts through the years. They’re not about generative AI, but they’re still good.

Some dates for your diary:

  • 27-30 June - San Diego: FinOps X It’s the biggest FinOps event of the year. And it’s in sunny California. Need we say more. See you there this week?
  • 6 July - Munich: Google SatelliteFancy celebrating the opening of the newest Google Cloud region in Germany, with our friends at Google? Join us.

Did you miss us?

Did you miss us at these recent events? No worries, we kept the recordings just for you.

  • Running in Cloud with Electrolux
    Electrolux joined our panel to chat about their financially and operationally savvy route to the cloud. Watch it here to find out what they’ve been up to.
  • Webinar: Get More From FinOps
    Our FinOps expert broke down his strategic ways of getting more from FinOps with new approaches, tooling and management. Watch it here.
  • Webinar: Why are FSI companies holding back?
    Our financial, security and GRC brains spoke about how to achieve business continuity and meet regulatory demands. Watch the recording here.

Something to listen to in the home office AI’s even trying its hand at music now. And it’s not bad.

Thanks for reading,

I’ll be back with more fresh thoughts next month.

Darren Ralphs
Darren RalphsLinkedInHead of Content
Darren Ralphs
Darren RalphsLinkedInHead of Content
Having written for the likes of Time Out, Pret a Manger and Birkenstock, Darren's passionate about connecting people with brands through engaging content.
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