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Reference	
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Govt	
  Solu@ons	
  Register	
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  Catalog	
  	
  
...
Reference	
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  –	
  Compliance	
  Test	
  
Self-­‐service	
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Reference	
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  Cost	
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$2500	
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Whats	
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a	
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Problem	
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Final	
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Case	
  
DraT	
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Case	
  
Ini9ate	
  
Consulta9on	
  
POC	
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Selec9on	
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Q	
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Quality	
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AWS Public Sector Symposium 2014 Canberra | Putting the "Crowd" to work in the "Cloud"

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"Cloud" computing provides significant advantages and enormous cost savings by allowing IT infrastructure to be provisioned as a ubiquitous, metered, unit priced and on demand service. However, the other major resourcing issue faced by CIO’s is the provision of skilled labour to develop, support and maintain a increasing wide range of IT applications.

This session will show attendees how the worldwide pool of freelance developers, the "Crowd", can be utilised as a ubiquitous, metered, unit priced and on demand resource pool to work in the "Cloud" to improve responsiveness to customer demands, reduce development timeframes and achieve significant cost savings.

Although the crowd can bring enormous benefits in terms of cost and agility, there are some technical and business barriers to adoption in large organisations. This presentation will discuss the barriers and, using some real examples, will explain how GoSource overcomes them.

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  1. 1. Using  scalable  on-­‐demand  freelancer  capacity,  cut  IT  project  costs  by  over  50%   without  reduc@ons  in  quality  or  security.   Quality  from  the  crowd  
  2. 2. Contents   1.      A  refresher  on  “Cloud  Compu@ng”     2.      A  refresher  on  “Crowd  Resourcing”     3.      Poten@al  Cost  Savings   4.      Barriers  to  use  at  the  enterprise  level     5.      GoSource  Solu@on  Overview    6.      Case  studies     7.      GeTng  Started  
  3. 3. COST   Typical  Enterprise  Infrastructure   Problems   Waste   A  “Cloud”  Refresher  :  It’s  a  procurement  model   Metered,  unit-­‐priced,  ubiquitous  and  on-­‐demand   IT  Capacity   User  Demand   Life  in  the  Clouds   User  Demand   Auto-­‐scaling  IT  Capacity   Turns  IT  infrastructure  into  a  u@lity  –  like  electricity.    
  4. 4. COST   Life  in  the  Crowds  Typical  Enterprise  Staffing   Under  U@lisa@on   Delivery  Problems   A  “Crowd”  Refresher  –  It’s  a  procurement  model   Metered,  unit-­‐priced,  ubiquitous  and  on-­‐demand   Project  Demand   Project  Staff   IT  Project  Staff   Project  Demand   Scalable  Freelancer  Capacity   So  “Crowd”  is  “Cloud”  –  just  for  people  instead  of  infrastructure.    
  5. 5. Unit  Cost  of     Contractor   U@lisa@on   Average   Performance   =  $200            Per  hour     =  $50            Per  hour   $100  /hr   (Java  Developer)   $40  /hr   (Crowd  Developer)   X  1.3   (wai<ng,  etc…)   X  1.1   (On-­‐Demand)   X  1.3   (60%  Average)   X  1.1   (Hire  &  Fire)   Loading   X  1.2   (Office,  PC,  …)   X  1.0   (Offsite)   Quan@fying  the  savings   Under  U@lisa@on   Delivery  Problems   Project  Demand   Project  Staff   IT  Project  Staff   Project  Demand   Scalable  Freelancer  Capacity  
  6. 6. But  it’s  not  that  easy  to  do  it  right!   1.  How  do  I  find  the  right  people  for  my  team?   From  millions  of  freelancers  hundreds  of  skills,  dozens  of  countries.       GoSource  is  designed  to  solve  all  these  issues   2.      And  what  about  their  security  clearance?   Freelancers  are  not  cleared  and  cannot  access  corporate  networks.   3.      And  how  do  I  control  &  audit  what  they  do?   Produc9vity,  quality  control,  source  code  control,  documenta9on  management.   4.      And  how  to  transi@on  to  produc@on  &  sustaining?   Release  management  from  crowd  code  to  your  produc9on  environment.   5.  And  how  do  I  contract  &  procure  all  this?   Mul9ple  suppliers,  currencies,  payment  terms,  and  none  on  panels.  
  7. 7. Federated  Search,  recrui@ng,  and   performance  management  plajorm.   Provides  hosted  applica@on  lifecycle   management  (ALM)  tools  to  manage  quality   A  cer@fied  GoSource  trained  solu@ons   architect  /  project  manager  –  your  “Assurer”.   A  single  procurement  vehicle.       One  contract,  one  bill.   Your   GoSource   Cer@fied     Assurer   You GoSource  Solu@on  Overview  –  www.gosource.com.au   Your  secure  and   available  service   Your%Secure%Virtual%Private%Cloud%(VPC) Availability%Zone%/%Data% Centre%2 Auto<Scale% Group Availability%Zone%/%Data% Centre%%1 Auto<Scale %Group Web$ Applica+on Web$ Applica+on Web$ Applica+on Web$ Applica+on GovSource%AdministraBon%Zone Durable$ Storage Administra+on Server VPN Internet Elas%c'Load' Balancer Backups Replica%on (Database'Cluster) Internet%Access% via%SSL%Only Admin%Access%via%VPN%Only hHps://www.yourdomain.gov.au Your%Internal% Agency%Network DNS GoSource    Customer  Project  ALM   Code  quality   analyser   Con@nuous  Integra@on   Agile  Project  Management  Plajorm     Source  code   repository   Binary   repository   Development  Servers    Integra@on  Test   Servers   Cloud   Infrastructure   provider   Cloud  On   Rails   Your  highly  skilled   project  team   GoSource  Web  Plajorm   Team  Recrui@ng  Dashboard  &   Analy@cs  Integrated  Billing   Federated  Crowd   Search   Project     Templates   Infrastructure   Panerns   Crowd  On   Rails   Crowd   Provider  
  8. 8. Unit  Cost  of  Capacity   Average  U@lisa@on   HA  &  DR  Premium   X  2.0   50%  U<lisa<on   X  1.2   80%  U<lisa<on   X  1.5   (HA  Equipment  &  Ops)   X  1.0   (No  extra  charge)   $0.5  /hr   (4CPU  8Gb  Server)   $0.3  /hr   (4CPU  8Gb  Virtual  Server)   =  $1.50            Per  hour     =  $0.40            Per  hour   Infrastructure  Savings  as  well   Problems   Waste   IT  Capacity   User  Demand   User  Demand   Auto-­‐scaling  IT  Capacity  
  9. 9. Reference  #1  –  GovShare       Govt  Solu@ons  Register  and  Online  Services  Catalog     Complex  mul@-­‐level  security  model  for  agency  self-­‐service   Meta-­‐data  repository  for  solu@ons,  services,  standards,  etc   AGA  categorisa@on  &  version  control   Skills  register  and  collabora@on  environment   Bulk  data  import  /  export  and  rich  management  repor@ng   I-­‐RAP  assessed  for  commercially  sensi@ve  data.   AGIMO:    govshare.gov.au   8  months,  $120k  
  10. 10. Reference  #2  –  Compliance  Test   Self-­‐service  test  harness  &  cer@fica@on  tool  for  ATO  Superannua@on  Standards   ESB  Back  end  :  ebMS,  XBRL,  Schematron,  BPEL,  Rules,  Template  engine   Collabora@ve  front  end  :  communi@es,  test  suites,  test  cases,  test  execu@on   dashboard,  test  coverage  calculator,  product  register,  signed  compliance  claims.   Rollover  Test  suite  (38  cases),  Contribu@ons  Suite  (48  cases)   Test  data  management  framework  for  employer,  fund,  clearing  house,  members.   Community  forum  &  wiki  plus  formal  support  @cke@ng  with  SLA  management.   Downloadable  “reference  client”  including  rollover  &  contribu@ons  test  cases.    www.compliancetest.net     10  months,  $250k   Email  marke@ng  and  web  analy@cs  integra@on.   In  use  by  major  financial  ins@tu@ons  for  Superannua@on  compliance  tes@ng.  
  11. 11. Reference  #3  –  “ABR”  –  Prototype   A  prototype  high  performance  ABN  /  ACN  lookup.   A  “Big  Data”  example  using  AWS  NoSQL  “DynamoDB”  and  AWS   “CloudSearch”   2  million  ACNs,  10  million  ABNs,  80  Million  change  history  entries.   Fully  faceted  CloudSearch  results  with  “fuzzy”  matching   Leverages  noSQL  model  for  extensibility  to  any  registra@on  type.   Auto-­‐scaling  performance  at  all  layers  supports  well  over  1  million  queries/day       Infrastructure  costs  less  than  10%  of  current  ABR.   Australian  Business  Search:    abr.gosource.com.au   10  weeks,  $50k  
  12. 12. Reference  #3  –  “ABR”  –  Cost  Model   $2500  per  month  –  assuming  constant  10M  hits/day  and  on-­‐demand  pricing.     But  with  Reserved  instance  baseline  and  10M  hits  for  6hrs  per  working  day:   Performance  Chart  and  corresponding  AWS  infrastructure  provisioning   $900  per  month   Auto Scaling group 0   100   200   300   400   500   10k   500k   1M   2M   5M   10M  15M  20M   Response  Time  (ms)   AWS  Cost  ($/day)   0   5   10   15   10k   500k   1M   2M   5M   10M   15M   20M   EC2  Units   CloudSearch  Units   DynamoDB  Read  Units   EC2  EC2  EC2   Dynamo  Cloud    Search   En@ty   History   Rela@on   Index  
  13. 13. Whats  Next?   To  assist  with  budge@ng,  ask  us  for     a  “One-­‐Pager”  with:   Problem  Statement  &  Solu@on  Outline   Timeline  with  milestones  &  cost  es@mates          Find  a  suitable  project  and  just  try  it!          Suitable  projects  are  those  that:   Leverage  skills  available  from  the  Crowd   Moderate  integra@on  with  other  systems   Cost:   $4k   It’s  PAYG  like  a  u@lity  so  there’s  no   fixed  scope  of  work  or  contract.   Think  of  it  as  “in-­‐sourcing”  but  on-­‐demand   Every  service  is  on  1  hour  no@ce  
  14. 14. Final  Business   Case   DraT  Business   Case   Ini9ate   Consulta9on   POC  Candidate   Selec9on   POC  Project   Delivery   DraT  Crowd   Strategy   POC  Project   Evalua9on   Final  Crowd   Strategy   Closure  Informs   Informs   Informs   Execu9ve   Finance   Corporate  HR   Legal   Procurement   Enterprise  Arch   IT  Infrastructure   IT  Security   IT  PMO   IT  Development   IT  Support   Scope   Risks   Constraints   Goals   Design   Build   Test   Deploy   Customer   confirma9on  that   POC  met  goals  and   managed   constraints   Cost:   $80k   Or  have  us  develop  your  enterprise  “Crowd  Strategy”  
  15. 15. Q  &  A   Quality  from  the  crowd  

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