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The experience of transitioning to the cloud

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This presentation was delivered by Ian Winship at Public Sector Enterprise 2013. …

This presentation was delivered by Ian Winship at Public Sector Enterprise 2013.

The talk focused on a government department, highlighting its experience of transitioning to a Cloud First model.

Topics covered:

• How the Department is transitioning to the cloud and addressing the 'Cloud First' initiative
• How this supports the implementation of digital by default
• Pitfalls to be avoided when moving to the cloud

Published in: Technology, Business

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  • 1. Transitioning to the cloud Experiences of a UK Government Department Ian Winship, Client Director, Eduserv www.eduserv.org.uk
  • 2. Before the cloud Long term contracts • Primary IT Partner – global SI • Application specific ‘stacks’ – application, maintenance, hosting
  • 3. The opportunity Most existing IT contracts were due to expire during Q1 2013
  • 4. After the cloud
  • 5. Transitioning Use SIAM to arbitrate/set standards Allow time for overlap before current vendor contract expiration • Discovery of re-existing services/assets • Commercial and procurement skills
  • 6. Transitioning Don’t underestimate the effect of new commercial model on business planning • Commissioning and decommissioning systems • Variable monthly changes vs annual or one-off purchase order?
  • 7. Cloud First Products are easier to procure More competition means better value IT systems have less start-up cost Cost profile can reflect usage closely
  • 8. Learnings CloudStore products are not necessarily easy to compare with each other Learning: Shortlist and request clarification
  • 9. Learnings You will be procuring multiple ‘Towers’ at the same time Learning: appoint SIAM first Cross-tower liaison is vital Learning: establish regular cross-supplier technical forum
  • 10. Get in touch If you would like to find out how Eduserv can help your organisation improve its technology services please contact: Tel: 01225 470411 Email: sian.daw@eduserv.org.uk www.eduserv.org.uk