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Pariveda Solutions - Thawing the Frozen Middle

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Pariveda Solutions - Thawing the Frozen Middle

  1. 1. THAWING THE FROZEN MIDDLE
  2. 2. JEFF TOWNES VICE PRESIDENT, TECHNOLOGY PARIVEDA SOLUTIONS CLOUD TRANSFORMATION LEADER & ENTERPRISE SOLUTION ARCHITECT
  3. 3. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. -Will Rogers OUR CLOUD ADOPTION JOURNEY THE WISDOM OF WILL ROGERS
  4. 4. Pariveda Solutions Overview Pariveda Solutions Inc. is a leading consulting firm delivering strategic services and technology solutions. Our Locations 92%OF REVENUE COMES FROM REFERRALS OR REPEAT BUSINESS 490CONSULTANTS ACROSS THE FIRM 239 accreditations 88 certifications 37 aws trainings 9 private betas
  5. 5. Cloud Qualifications  Cloud strategy and business case development  Architectural approach and implementation  Completeness of perspective and value focus
  6. 6. THAWING THE FROZEN MIDDLE
  7. 7. FINANCIAL JUSTIFICATION “It’s great that our CEO wants to move to the Cloud. I have to produce results, so justify that this is worth my time and resources!”
  8. 8. CLOUD SECURITY & COMPLIANCE “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! The Cloud may be ‘trendy’, but Security is not where we should be experimenting!”
  9. 9. CLOUD OPERATING MODEL “We don’t have the right structure for this. Do we change before, after, or during our cloud initiative?”
  10. 10. FINDING & GROWING TALENT “Just because a few smart people have a plan doesn’t mean we have the Talent to pull this off!”
  11. 11. CLOUD STRATEGY & TRANSFORMATION
  12. 12. Common sense goes a long way in these deals. -Bobby Cox YOUR CLOUD ADOPTION JOURNEY THE WISDOM OF BOBBY COX
  13. 13. VALUE DISCIPLINE ALIGNMENT Product Leadership A BC Establish a baseline capability that provides the minimum viability to compete… Customer Intimacy Operational Excellence Focus on maximizing capabilities that bring competitive advantage in a chosen value discipline… Focus on maximizing capabilities that bring competitive advantage in a chosen value discipline… …and build differentiating capabilities that bring competitive advantage in a chosen value discipline D Minimum Standard FINANCIAL JUSTIFICATION Align Cloud Adoption Strategy to the Broader IT Value Discipline
  14. 14. FINANCIAL JUSTIFICATION Compare Current vs. Forecast TCO and Quantify Benefits to Justify Cloud Investment Sequencing with Migration Costs Sample Cost and Benefit Sequencing Analysis Net Discounted Flow Cash View Cloud ROI Evaluation
  15. 15. CLOUD SECURITY & COMPLIANCE Security Begins in Design – Build Well Architected Cloud Solutions Determine the right path for each workload Design comprehensive solutions with your team Security Reliability Performance Efficiency Cost Optimization Operational Excellence
  16. 16. CLOUD SECURITY & COMPLIANCE DON’T PROTECT YOUR CASTLE ALONE Threat Research Content Management Application & System Monitoring Validated Threats Practical Remediation
  17. 17. CLOUD OPERATING MODEL Assess Capabilities and Readiness for Cloud Adoption Capable Nascent Ad hoc Effective Adaptive Maturity Business People Structure Process Product Customers Suppliers Differentiators Technology Applications Frameworks Infrastructure
  18. 18. CLOUD OPERATING MODEL DevOps Is Not An Operating Model – It’s a Discipline DevOps is the discipline of applying Software Development tools and practices to the problem space of IT Operations and Security. Communication, collaboration, team integration, and interdependence are outcomes achieved through the application of DevOps practices. DEVOPS REDEFINED
  19. 19. CLOUD OPERATING MODEL Leverage Guiding Principles to Manage Teams Toward Outcomes (Not Tasks) 10 GUIDING PRINCIPLES FOR CLOUD OPERATIONS 1. Embrace Agile Methods 2. Automate Everything 3. Design for Testability 4. Avoid Pre-Optimization 5. Favor Single Purpose 6. Managed Services First 7. Platform over Partners 8. Buy over Build 9. Experiment 10. Build Interdependent Teams
  20. 20. FINDING & GROWING TALENT YOU ARE DOING IT WRONG IF… 1. You overvalue experience over talent 2. You undervalue behavioral aptitude 3. You do not offer or enable personal purpose 4. You are not transparent 5. You do not facilitate and foster tolerance of ideas, choices, and failures
  21. 21. FINDING & GROWING TALENT Successful Cloud Transformation Requires the Right Chemistry Fail fast, review often to maximize results Fast and Focused Achieving Cloud transformation requires teams that engage in multi-functional outcomes Cross-Functional Teams Freedom to experiment leads to innovation Venture Mindset Leadership alignment and engagement enables progress towards clear goals Strategic Vision Cloud Adoption A rewarding culture attracts and grows a talented workforce Talent Effective self-disruption requires targeted doses of exploration, energy and innovation along with widely engaged leadership
  22. 22. 1. Financial Justification 2. Cloud Security & Compliance 3. Cloud Operating Model 4. Finding & Growing Talent Consider… THAWING THE FROZEN MIDDLE KEY TAKEAWAYS
  23. 23. BEGIN YOUR TRANSFORMATION
  24. 24. My job is to give my team a chance to win. -Nolan Ryan GETTING STARTED THE WISDOM OF NOLAN RYAN
  25. 25. CLOUD TRANSFORMATION WHAT DOES CLOUD TRANSFORMATION MEAN TO YOUR TEAM? PEOPLE – STRUCTURE – PROCESS Adapt for CLOUD OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES BUSINESS CUSTOMERS – SUPPLIERS – COMPETITORS Evolve to a PRODUCT-CENTRIC ORGANIZATION PRODUCT APPLICATIONS – FRAMEWORKS – INFRASTRUCTURE Integrate CLOUD-NATIVE TECHNOLOGY TECHNOLOGY
  26. 26. CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THAWING THE FROZEN MIDDLE CLOUD@PARIVEDASOLUTIONS.COM
  27. 27. JEFF TOWNES VICE PRESIDENT, TECHNOLOGY PARIVEDA SOLUTIONS CLOUD@PARIVEDASOLUTIONS.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT PARIVEDAPERSPECTIVES.COM

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