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Ep 37 - Nate Smalley - GenAI in IT Ops

May 21, 2024

How GenAI Is Reshaping the Way We Do ITOps

The end of the traditional SRE? How do you see the future unfolding as AI's role in IT operations grows?

In this episode, we welcome Nathanial Smalley, Principal Sales Engineer at Transposit. He brings his rich experience from over a decade at Splunk and his current role at Transposit to discuss the impact of AI on IT operations. He delves into practical AI applications in the present, its promising future in IT operations and SRE, and the crucial lessons from his transition from military operations to tech leadership — highlighting parallels that provide unique insights into crisis management and strategic planning. 

You'll learn:

  1. How AI is currently enhancing IT Ops efficiency
  2. Predictions for AI's future role in SRE
  3. Similarities between military combat and incident response
  4. Ways to mitigate stress and burnout
  5. What tech companies can learn from the military


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About the host

Elias is the VP for North America at Checkmk. He comes from a strategy consulting background but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlons.

Get in touch with Elias via LinkedIn or email



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