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The Killing IT Podcast

IT authors and entrepreneurs Ryan Morris, Karl Palachuk, and Dave Sobel provide commentary on the changing world of technology opportunities and emerging tech.

We want to expand the discussion from the SMB IT channel to all things tech - with one eye on the future and the other on profits. Join us!

Oct 29, 2019

Quick intro note: Check out Dave's new podcast The Business of Tech daily -

Dave and Karl were in Adelaide Australia for this recording - live from the SMB IT Pro conference.

Topic 1: Update on Drone technologies and opportunities

Karl attends the Comptia Drone council webinars. Of course that's a...

Oct 22, 2019

Episode 30 !!!

Topic 1: Karl’s Robot Cat

Karl bought himself a robotic cat! It's a Hasbro "Joy for All" companion animal. We talk about what this means for the bigger picture of robotics, human interaction, jobs, and opportunities going forward.

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Oct 15, 2019

Topic 1: Jim Cramer, the financial TV guy, has proposed that the "FAANG" index needs to change. FAANG simply means Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. Cramer thinks we should drop Netflix from the group because they've lost money recently and add Microsoft in its place.

Ryan connects this with our earlier...

Oct 8, 2019

Topic 1: Terms that are totally missused.

What terms should we stop using? Dave's nominee is “Market Consolidation.” We have a lot of M&A activity - the number of IT service providers continues to grow. How much of this is simply maturity? Take that news coverage with a grain of salt.

Ryan calls out "Convergence" as...

Oct 1, 2019

Another great show! We hit a lot of bases with this one.

Topic 1: Digital Transformation - Yes or No?


Ryan says Yes - The term "Digital Transformation" is becoming more valuable and meaningful over time. This is what we mean when we focus on value versus feature, feature, feature. We are actually seeing...