Wednesday 4 October | 18:30 | Ivy City Garden
FinOps : Adopting new economic models for cloud operations
Accenture & IBM event
In today’s volatile and uncertain economic climate business leaders are supporting IT organisations in their move to public cloud platforms preferring to substitute CAPEX for OPEX and gain higher levels of organisational agility. But few such leaders have considered the cost, complexity and value of such migrations, both in terms of re-platforming applications and adapting to real-time consumption-based pricing models. New organisational ways of working, methodologies and tooling are required to manage and effectively control cloud costs and investments to achieve maximum value.
Accenture and IBM have developed sophisticated FinOps methods and tools to enable organisations to extract full value from cloud platforms. Such tools help to eliminate waste and optimise usage. During this evening we will discuss:
Accenture and IBM invite you to a FinOps dinner at the Ivy City Garden on the 4 October at 6.30 PM to discuss effective vendor partnerships. Sinead Glynn will introduce the session. Roger Camrass of CIONET will be your host, and as with all CIONET events, this meeting of minds will help empower you in your digital leadership role.
Find out more about the speakers
A pioneer of today’s Internet in the seventies (at MIT) Roger Camrass has been helping organisations across the Globe harness the power of new technologies and methods for over five decades.As a thought leader, business executive and part time academic, Roger has introduced a succession of innovations including digital networking in the seventies, outsourcing and call centres in the eighties, business reengineering and third generation mobile networks in the nineties, e-commerce in 2000 and more recently cloud and 5G.
EMEA GTM with Strategic Partners
Turbonomic, an IBM company
Technology Strategy Senior Manager
Dean is the Accenture FinOps lead for Strategy and Consulting globally. Over the last 4-years Dean has supported clients across all industries on large scale FinOps transformations, tooling implementations and niche problem solving. Prior to moving into the FinOps space Dean used to lead Accenture strategic portfolio management offerings, supporting businesses successfully align technology spend to strategic priorities.
Please note that timings are in BST.
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