Articles by author: Raymond Hawkins

Exploring Experiential Ecommerce

  Ecommerce adoption has never been higher, but that doesn’t mean retailers can rest on their laurels when it comes to creating engaging experiences for shoppers. Engagement Read more


Maverick of Marketing: How B2B Marketers Can Validate Asking for More Budget
September 16, 2021
   With the 2022 budget season heating up, Shannon Maverick, host of Maverick of Marketing, talked to an expert in marketing about his take on how marketers can validate asking for more budget. Read more
FinTech Meets FoodTech at GroceryShop 2021
September 16, 2021
Key Points: Groceryshop 2021 is taking place September 19-22 in Las Vegas. A key topic of conversation will be centered around the convergence of FinTech and FoodTech. FoodsPass is excited Read more
Chillin’ at Texas Motor Speedway with Portable Cooling Solutions
September 16, 2021
  Fast cars and hot days and nights; that’s how they do it at Texas Motor Speedway. Entertainment is the name of the game, but giving guests and fans a comfortable experience is the goal, no matter the event. Read more
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Concrete Innovations at Compass Datacenters
February 10, 2021
  Nancy Novak, Chief Innovation Officer, Compass Datacenters is a firm believer that innovation comes in different forms, and she knows it’s people, processes and systems that drive Read more
A 2020 Year in Review on Digital Strategy Trends
January 12, 2021
  Haynes Strader, Vice President of Data Center Solutions, CBRE, returned to Not Your Father’s Data Center for a look back and assessment of one of the craziest years in recent memory. To Read more
A Career Path for Veterans in the Data Center Industry
November 10, 2020
  Lee Kirby, Cofounder and Chairman of Salute Mission Critical, wanted to use his 36 years of military experience to help veterans and their families. Drawing upon 30 years of information Read more
The Data Center Outlook for the European Market
October 27, 2020
  To get a perspective on how the data center industry is faring in European markets during the pandemic, host Raymond Hawkins tapped Andrew Jay, Head of EMEA Data Centre Solutions, Read more
Adventures in Technology with DCD’s Peter Judge (Part 2)
September 22, 2020
  In the second half of a two-part discussion on technology, Peter Judge, Global Editor for DatacenterDynamics, and host Raymond Hawkins turned their attention on the data center industry, Read more
Adventures in Technology with DCD’s Peter Judge (Part 1)
September 9, 2020
  Peter Judge may have started his education journey with a degree in physics from Cambridge University, but most will know him from his work as a writer in the technology space. His Read more
Sustainability is More than Green Power
July 21, 2020
  As governments and corporations look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint, Eric Dunford, Director of Sustainability for CarbonCure, knows of a solution to help these entities meet Read more
Necessity is the Mother of Innovation
May 26, 2020
  With data centers going up quickly all over the country, quality control and the commissioning process are vital steps to making sure everything is getting done correctly. Yet the Read more
Why Water Use Can Be As Important As Energy Consumption
May 22, 2020
  When choosing a location, data centers often look for a location close to their end customers and one where there’s cheap electricity. Water was an afterthought, said Pedro Sancha, Read more