Ep4 — The Hot Desk Podcast — Cisco & Tribeca Film Fest Partnership, Google’s Generative AI Warning & More

By Melody Brue, Patrick Moorhead - July 7, 2023

Welcome to The Hot Desk Podcast! Join Moor Insights & Strategy’s Patrick Moorhead and Melody Brue this week as we discuss AI’s summary capabilities for Webex announced at Cisco Live, HP Poly’s new AI-powered devices and updates, and Avaya’s C-suite announcement and strong emergence from restructuring. This week’s Hot or Not? topic: The growing trend of the four-day workweek in the modern workplace. Tune in for insightful conversations on the latest developments shaping the way we work.

2:03 Webex Gets into Showbiz with Tribeca Film Festival Partnership
6:41 Google Warns Employees About Using GAI
9:36 Green Hushing
16:27 Hot or Not? Augmented Reality in Modern Work

Webex Gets into Showbiz with Tribeca Film Festival Partnership
* Webex and the Tribeca Festival Partner to Connect Storytellers with Audiences Worldwide
* Cisco and the Tribeca Festival Partner to Broadcast the 2023 Closing Gala of “A Bronx Tale”

Google Warns Employees About Using GAI
* Google warns employees to be prudent when using generative AI
* Focus: Google, one of AI’s biggest backers, warns own staff about chatbots

Green Hushing
* Green Hushing In The Corporate World: Why ESG Is No Longer A Topic Of Discussion
* Green Hushing: Unveiling the deceptive silence beyond greenwashing

Hot or Not? Augmented Reality in Modern Work
* The Rise Of Augmented Reality In The Modern Workplace
* Lenovo’s Not Playing Around With Its New ThinkReality VRX Enterprise XR Headset

Disclaimer: This show is for information and entertainment purposes only. While we will discuss publicly traded companies on this show. The contents of this show should not be taken as investment advice.

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Mel Brue is vice president and principal analyst covering modern work and financial services. Mel has more than 25 years of real tech industry experience in marketing, business development, and communications across various disciplines, both in-house and at agencies, with companies ranging from start-ups to global brands. She has built a unique specialty working in technology and highly regulated spaces, such as mobile payments and finance, gaming, automotive, wine and spirits, and mobile content, ensuring initiatives address the needs of customers, employees, lobbyists and legislators, as well as shareholders. 

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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.