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Innovating in the Clouds, Peter Williams


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Innovating in the Clouds, Peter Williams

  1. 1. Innovation in the Clouds
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Background and Context </li></ul><ul><li>The need for speed </li></ul><ul><li>Why we use cloud services </li></ul><ul><li>CIO Bypass </li></ul><ul><li>Why clients buy </li></ul><ul><li>Security and Risk </li></ul>
  3. 3. This happened ….
  4. 4. Software as a Service
  5. 5. Professional Services Online
  6. 6. Then this
  7. 7. Why we love SaaS … as do our customers <ul><li>No upfront cost spike </li></ul><ul><li>Start slowly and build </li></ul><ul><li>No IT Guys </li></ul><ul><li>We can get up and running super fast </li></ul><ul><li>We can give a new business model a crack on the cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Price transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Low risk </li></ul><ul><li>Strong support </li></ul>
  8. 8. CIO Bypass <ul><li>My CIO wont let me use …… </li></ul><ul><li>We have banned…. (1990’s) Internet email, internet access (2000’s) Youtube, Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>I have to join the queue with other requirements </li></ul><ul><li>They want a business case </li></ul><ul><li>What I want is outside the standard environment </li></ul><ul><li>Why can I get access to this at home but not at work </li></ul>
  9. 9. New models
  10. 10. SaaS for everyone
  11. 11. With Open Innovation
  12. 12. The initial prototype
  13. 13. Leadership Development, Social Networks, Planes
  14. 14. Now version it and extend partners
  15. 15. “ I love it when a plan comes together”
  16. 16. Open is better than closed
  17. 17. Open data = new opportunities
  18. 18. Enabling new business models for us
  19. 19. Deloitte Digital Accounting and Compliance Software
  20. 20. Leverage the cloud and community
  21. 21. Open innovation is allowing external parties to participate in your Innovation System
  22. 22. How can we get 30,000 new apps this year?
  23. 23. The smart guys are outside
  24. 24. I mean really smart
  25. 25. Take my data and knock yourself out
  26. 27. Take mine too ….
  27. 29. Hackers Rule
  28. 30. Ask the community … also borrow these ideas there are some great ones
  29. 31. But why? <ul><li>It’s the culture </li></ul><ul><li>The greater good; the bigger picture </li></ul><ul><li>Kudos </li></ul><ul><li>Because they can </li></ul><ul><li>They can make it better, they want it better </li></ul><ul><li>It’s fun </li></ul><ul><li>$$$ </li></ul><ul><li>Careers </li></ul>
  30. 32. Security and Risk <ul><li>Be pragmatic about what the risks are </li></ul><ul><li>Provide strong security where appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>“ Do you have better security than Google and Amazon?” </li></ul><ul><li>Start with something low risk to prove the model </li></ul>
  31. 33. So what are the rules? <ul><li>Open </li></ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost of deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Pilots and Prototypes </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage what is out there </li></ul>
  32. 34. © Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, 2007. All rights reserved. Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. Confidential This document and the information contained in it are confidential and should not be used or disclosed in any way without our prior consent.