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Explain IT

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Explain IT
GenreTechnology, Business
UpdatesOnce every two weeks
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Original releaseMarch 2018 – present

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Explain IT is a podcast from UK-based IT infrastructure provider, Softcat[1][2][3][4]. The show is billed as "a show for IT professionals by IT professionals; offering insight, knowledge, experience and opinion on a variety of enterprise tech topics"[5][6][7].

Explain IT premiered 14th March 2018[8] and was the first podcast to be developed by Softcat.


Season 1 of Explain IT premiered on the 14th March 2018 and concluded on the 24th July 2018.[1]. Season 2 of Explain IT was announced on the 17th December 2018 to premiere in January 2019[1]

Season 1[edit]

# Title Date
S01E01"Ransomware"April 4, 2018 (2018-04-04)
What it is, why you should care about it and how an organisation might protect themselves against it.
S01E02"Social Engineering"April 18, 2018 (2018-04-18)
What exactly it is, who is behind it, how an organisation might protect themselves against it
S01E03"Moving to Windows 10"May 2, 2018 (2018-05-02)
Preparing your organisation for the plunge into Microsoft Windows 10
S01E04"Hyper-converged infrastructure"May 16, 2018 (2018-05-16)
We talk about hyper-converged infrastructure and how it's worked for engineering company Laing O'Rourke.
S01E05"Digital Transformation"June 6, 2018 (2018-06-06)
All companies should be considering Digital Transformation, this podcast outlines four simple steps to follow.
S01E06"Dealing with an IT Security Incident"June 20, 2018 (2018-06-20)
Six steps to follow when you experience a security incident or breach on your network.
S01E07"GDPR"July 4, 2018 (2018-07-04)
We tackle the ins and outs of GDPR compliance.
S01E08"Cloud"July 25, 2018 (2018-07-25)
We provide a five-step process for a successful move to cloud.

Season 2[edit]

# Title Date
S02E01"2019 Tech Predictions"January 3, 2019 (2019-01-03)
Our Tech Predictions For 2019.
S02E02"AI and Machine Learning"January 16, 2019 (2019-01-16)
What is artificial intelligence and how can it help organisations today? Featuring Hewlett Packard Enterprise
S02E03"The Future of IT in Healthcare"January 30, 2019 (2019-01-30)
What is the future of IT in healthcare? Featuring Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
S02E04"Security Trends"February 27, 2019 (2019-02-27)
What is trending in the world of security, and how can your organisation protect itself? Featuring Check Point
S02E05"5G"March 13, 2019 (2019-03-13)
5G. What is it, how does it work and what's in it for organisations?
S02E06"Supply Chain Attacks"March 27, 2019 (2019-03-27)
Supply Chain Attacks. What is it, how did it come about and how can you stop them?
S02E07"Rise of the machines"April 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)
Are the machines taking over?


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  2. "Explain IT". Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  3. "Explain IT Podcast - Data and Chart Rankings". Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  4. "Explain IT | Listen Free on Castbox". Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  5. "Explain IT: A show for IT professionals that aims to simplify the complex bits of enterprise IT without compromising on detail". Softcat. Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  6. "Starting a small business podcast". Small Business. 2019-01-23. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  7. "Podcast: Digital transformation with Softcat". Apadmi. 2018-06-11. Retrieved 2019-03-20.
  8. "Explain IT by Softcat on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2018-12-19.

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