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THE CLOUD CIRCLE <br />Changing IT Landscape & The Evolving Role of IT<br />Stefan Haase<br />Product Director, Data  Clou...
The role of IT in the year 2000<br />IT Director is the GP of the business<br />Network (LAN / WAN) & security<br />Server...
The role of IT in the year 2011<br />IT Director is moving towards specialism<br />Supported by specialist cloud services<...
The role of IT in the year 2020<br />IT Director has board level responsibility by default<br />Managing cloud suppliers<b...
What is driving the change?<br />Business agility<br />Fast changing environments<br />Cost reduction<br />Opex models<br />
Relationship of IT and the Business<br />IT as an enabler<br />Integrated with business objectives<br />Move from cost cen...
So how do we get there?<br />
Making the transition<br />Review business drivers<br />Translating drivers into IT opportunities<br />Cloud Readiness Ass...
So instead of needing a data centre at HQ …<br />
... your services are delivered from inside the network<br />
Application Data<br />Cloud Computing providers deliver the complete application infrastructure including managing the app...
Addressing data security and protection<br />Despite a lack of major data breaches, why are IT still unwilling to hold cor...
Changing skill sets<br />What are the new skills that will be required? <br />shift from ‘managing the servers’ to ‘managi...
IT Delivering Value<br />How can IT move up the value chain? <br />Hide complexity and deliver simplicity<br />Drive busin...
Summary<br />The role of IT is changing<br />IT parameters are changing<br />Relationship to the business is changing<br /...
THANK YOU<br />Stefan Haase<br />Product Director, Data Cloud Services<br />
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Cloud Circle Forum - Changing Landscape - 19 May 2011

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Cloud Circle Forum - Changing Landscape - 19 May 2011

  1. 1. THE CLOUD CIRCLE <br />Changing IT Landscape & The Evolving Role of IT<br />Stefan Haase<br />Product Director, Data Cloud Services<br />
  2. 2. The role of IT in the year 2000<br />IT Director is the GP of the business<br />Network (LAN / WAN) & security<br />Servers & storage<br />Operating systems and applications<br />Desktops & end point protection<br />Independent systems <br />
  3. 3. The role of IT in the year 2011<br />IT Director is moving towards specialism<br />Supported by specialist cloud services<br />Specialise in end users and applications<br />Access from anywhere<br />Home working<br />Application availability<br />Integration of systems and applications<br />Business continuity & DR planning<br />
  4. 4. The role of IT in the year 2020<br />IT Director has board level responsibility by default<br />Managing cloud suppliers<br />Reducing operating costs<br />Increasing ROI<br />Delivering revenue<br />Business visionary<br />
  5. 5. What is driving the change?<br />Business agility<br />Fast changing environments<br />Cost reduction<br />Opex models<br />
  6. 6. Relationship of IT and the Business<br />IT as an enabler<br />Integrated with business objectives<br />Move from cost centre to revenue generation<br />
  7. 7. So how do we get there?<br />
  8. 8. Making the transition<br />Review business drivers<br />Translating drivers into IT opportunities<br />Cloud Readiness Assessment<br />Develop strategic IT business case<br />Cloud delivery model<br />
  9. 9. So instead of needing a data centre at HQ …<br />
  10. 10. ... your services are delivered from inside the network<br />
  11. 11. Application Data<br />Cloud Computing providers deliver the complete application infrastructure including managing the application data<br />Applications<br />Operating Systems<br />Storage<br />Servers<br />Network<br />Computer Room<br />Cloud Computing by default<br />
  12. 12. Addressing data security and protection<br />Despite a lack of major data breaches, why are IT still unwilling to hold corporate data on the Cloud? <br />Compliance requirements<br />Data security<br />Shared environments<br />What is going to have to change to make this happen?<br />Cost reduction<br />Increased adoption<br />
  13. 13. Changing skill sets<br />What are the new skills that will be required? <br />shift from ‘managing the servers’ to ‘managing the users’<br />business relationship management, business analyst<br />demand management <br />solutions integration<br />managing outsourced partners<br />Need for key staff training & recruitment<br />
  14. 14. IT Delivering Value<br />How can IT move up the value chain? <br />Hide complexity and deliver simplicity<br />Drive business innovation<br />Drive flexibility<br />Enhance end user experience<br />Reduce costs<br />
  15. 15. Summary<br />The role of IT is changing<br />IT parameters are changing<br />Relationship to the business is changing<br />Making the transition<br />Cloud as an enabler<br />Overcoming objections<br />Changing skill set<br />Delivering value<br />
  16. 16. THANK YOU<br />Stefan Haase<br />Product Director, Data Cloud Services<br />

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