I’m presenting at the Technology Impact Summit in MN, WI, and IL. I’m covering topics of Business Impact from Technology and Cloud Adoption. Business Impact: Reality of business climate Transformation of business strategy Relationship between technology and business impact Social good and business benefit Types of impacts Cloud Adoption: Cloud adoption impact Cloud adoption steps […]Read more "Presenting at Technology Impact Summit"
This Microsoft Ignite I’ll be presenting at two sessions on two different and very interesting topics. The first is something critical to every organization’s leveraging of the cloud… the second it critical to every organization’s leveraging of AI. Looking forward to seeing you there! Top 10 Best Practices in Azure Governance and Adoption “Learn real-world […]Read more "Presenting on Top 10 Best Practices in Azure Governance and Adoption @ Microsoft Ignite"
We know that the cloud is a foregone conclusion for new workload deployment for the majority of use cases, but I am frequently challenged about legacy workloads by curious companies. There are a multitude of reasons to migrate legacy workloads, from flexibility, to control, to infrastructure-as-code, to management modernization, but today I want to focus […]Read more "The Number One Reason to Migrate Legacy Workloads to Azure"
The movement to the cloud is driving not only workload transformation but team transformation as well. A common question I’m asked is “how does the move to the cloud change my IT org structure?” The movement to the cloud is only one of the factors impacting the change of the IT org structure, while it […]Read more "Cloud Modernization’s Impact on Organizational Structure"
In moving to the cloud one of the most important concepts is the transition from CapEx to OpEx management of resources. This brings both benefits and challenges which most companies are ill equipped to organize an approach around. I find that customers frequently either don’t know, or haven’t prepared their environment to properly manage costs […]Read more "Azure Cost Management Thoughts"
This is the second in a pair of posts on the most important actions to take to set up and maintain security in your Azure environment. This post picks up where the prior one left off in the list of 10 critical security concepts. (See the first five items here. Also, check out related content in […]Read more "Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Azure Environment – Part 2"
Recently I finished off a 10-part series on the top mistakes to avoid when getting started in Azure. I’d like to complement that content with a follow-up pair of posts focused specifically on security. My objective here is to provide a quick-reference checklist you can use to maximize security benefits from the beginning. Once again, I’m going […]Read more "Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Azure Environment – Part 1"