Cloud computing is a necessity for businesses as they strive to stay competitive and agile in the digital era. Cloud spending is expected to reach $1.3 trillion by 2023, with more than 90% of enterprises using multiple cloud services and platforms. This presents a great opportunity for ITAM professionals to demonstrate their value and align with the strategic goals of their organizations. However, this also requires ITAM professionals to keep up with the latest trends and challenges in cloud computing, such as:
By staying on top of these trends and challenges, ITAM professionals can enhance their role and relevance in the cloud era. They can also communicate and demonstrate the benefits that ITAM provides to their organizations, such as reducing costs, improving efficiency, increasing agility, and mitigating risks.
Join Rich Gibbons from The ITAM Review along with sponsors’ speakers on Thursday 26th October 2023 at 2pm BST for the 4th annual ITAM Review Cloud Summit, which aims to highlight the latest trends, tools, and tricks to help ITAM managers successfully navigate the journey to the cloud.
Who should attend:
|14:00 - 14:05||Welcome
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review
|14:05 - 14:30||Navigating the Cloudscape: A year in review
Rich Gibbons, The ITAM Review
|14:30 - 15:00||Sustainability in ITAM Cloud Services
Jennifer Clewley & Ben Simpson, License Dashboard - Organizations are searching for new ways to align to customer strategies and refresh offerings. With sustainability at the forefront of our customers minds, this session explores how cloud services and solutions can help organizations to innovate technologies, while supporting customers to achieve their carbon reduction goals.
|15:00 - 15:30||Partner Session
|15:30 - 16:00||Efficient Cloud Ventures: A Roadmap for Cost Management Success
Rebecca Horton, USU - Hybrid multicloud has established itself as the gold standard of IT infrastructure. Although usage is skyrocketing, CIOs and CFOs continue to grapple with a lack of transparency and exploding cloud costs. The focus of the session is Cloud Cost Management including real-world use cases, best practices, and insights to develop strategies and prevent cloud spend waste. This session will help you create the basis for the design and implementation of your FinOps strategy.
|16:00 - 16:30||Hybrid ITAM and FinOps: The need for a broader view
Jeremy Chaplin, Flexera - As IT teams experience increased pressure to balance on-premises and cloud workloads, managing software spend and its various intricacies has become increasingly difficult. Siloed FinOps and ITAM teams can create unforseen issues, while collaboration can ensure a much greater degree of success for both teams on their respective goals and for organizations as a whole. Hybrid ITAM and FinOps combines the existing core components of FinOps framework and and extends it to encompass these additional cloud costs and compliance considerations that could result in additional costs that were previously overlooked or not even considered. Join us to learn more about the benefits these teams can gain through collaboration and how others have seen success.
|16:30 - 16:45||Questions & closing
The ITAM Review
“Good info, great speakers! I’ll be sharing the recording with my colleagues on our infrastructure team. These sessions are always engaging. I started watching them sessions for the ITAM knowledge, ideas, growth, value; but I find that I am now also watching to get speaker and interacting with presenters tips from Rich! Amazing job, love it. Thanks for hosting these. Can’t wait for Wisdom!!”
“This was excellent ! I am going to go back and re-watch OnDemand. Love all segments presented.”
“I found the information informative and am looking forward to being able to reference it on demand. In particular the information about where in organizations cloud SW was being managed and I agree that ITAM can (and should) provide thought leadership in that space.”
‘Really good & interactive’
‘Great presentation! Thanks so much for putting these together.’
‘Thanks this is well-aimed and helped me to think about next steps I should be taking’.
‘The session was very informative with excellent examples’
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