Want to be featured as a guest on Making Data Simple? Reach out to us at [email@example.com] and tell us why you should be next. Abstract Hosted by Al Martin, VP, IBM Expert Services Delivery, Making Data Simple provides the latest thinking on big data, A.I., and the implications for the enterprise from a range of experts. This week on Making Data Simple, we have Rob Thomas. Rob is Senior VP of IBM Cloud and Data Platform, a Coach and has a Mentor newsletter, an author, and a Blogger. Rob has been at IBM his whole career, started in consulting moved to microelectronics then moved to software in 2006. Show Notes 3:26 – What are your learning's from 2020? 7:42 – What’s your vision and objectives for Cloud and Data platform? 11:44 – Discuss the rules of your organization 14:08 - What’s your view on hybrid cloud? 18:30 – What does IBM Cloud and data platform do that nobody else can do? 21:51 – What should companies be looking at to build their competitiveness? 28:18 – What was your reason for writing about “Just Show Up”? The Mentor Newsletter It Takes What It Takes Connect with the Team Producer Kate Brown - LinkedIn. Producer Steve Templeton - LinkedIn. Host Al Martin - LinkedIn and Twitter.