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SPSUK2013 - Matt Groves - Cloud Readiness

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There are many technical considerations of migrating to the cloud, and these get a lot of coverage, but there are many non-technical considerations – this session will arm you with what you need to know about, and think about, before and during a migration.

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SPSUK2013 - Matt Groves - Cloud Readiness

  1. 1. Cloud Readiness – the non-technical view • Presented by Matt Groves • SharePoint Saturday UK – 9th November 2013 #SPSUK
  2. 2. Matt Groves Head of Information Worker Solutions MS v-TSP (Business Productivity) mattg@tesl.com www.tesl.com www.linkedin.com/in/mattgroves about.me/mattgroves IT solutions for business excellence
  3. 3. © Getty #carrythemhome
  4. 4. #sharepint
  5. 5. ThisWickedProblem?
  6. 6. XaaS “…made-up marketing verbage from folks trying to sell you something…” Seb Matthews Part Evangelist, part Consultant, part Speaker.
  7. 7. “Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g. networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction” Ant Clay Founder of Soulsailor Consulting Ltd, Author of SharePoint Governance Manifesto Exact date of quote unknown (location = pub)
  8. 8. “Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g. networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction” Ant Clay Founder of Soulsailor Consulting Ltd, Author of SharePoint Governance Manifesto Exact date of quote unknown (location = pub)
  9. 9. $1in7 52% spent on packaged software, server, and storage offerings will be through the public cloud model, growing five times faster than the total IT industry, by 2015. of Enterprise customers are “on the road” to the Cloud 73% IT staff who say employees’ personal use of the cloud has influenced enterprise adoption of cloud computing Source: CDW Source: Microsoft Source: IDC 28% of SPSUK 2013 sessions reference “Cloud” All tracks, except ITPro (?!?!?) 84% of CIO’s cut application costs by moving to the Cloud Source: Business Insider
  10. 10. OK, I get it, the cloud is a big deal, but what does it actually mean? $1in7 52% spent on packaged software, server, and storage offerings will be through the public cloud model, growing five times faster than the total IT industry, by 2015. of Enterprise customers are “on the road” to the Cloud 73% IT staff who say employees’ personal use of the cloud has influenced enterprise adoption of cloud computing Source: CDW Source: Microsoft Source: IDC 28% of SPSUK 2013 sessions reference “Cloud” All tracks, except ITPro (?!?!?) 84% of CIO’s cut application costs by moving to the Cloud Source: Business Insider
  11. 11. The Matrix © Warner Bros 1999
  12. 12. Trends impacting the way we work 1 billion smartphones by 2016, 350M of those being used at work 82% of the world's online population engages in social networking 50% of MSFT enterprise customers are “on the road” to cloud
  13. 13. “We’re going to the cloud because it’s cheap”
  14. 14. “We want to be more agile”
  15. 15. “We’re not an IT company and maintaining infrastructure and applications is hard work”
  16. 16. “It takes too long and costs too much to do anything in our IT dept”
  17. 17. “We’ve had a major incident and cloud offers better BCP”
  18. 18. “We have a mobile workforce and provisioning and managing remote access is hard work”
  19. 19. “We believe we can be more competitive if we can move faster”
  20. 20. “We need to support BYOD, because people are doing it anyway regardless of policies”
  21. 21. 29
  22. 22. 30 If you don’t know where you are, a map will not help…
  23. 23. 31 If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will do…
  24. 24. 32 “We have all the time in the world…” -Louis Armstrong
  25. 25. Before… part 1 • SaaS / Office 365 • Why? • What workloads? • Do you already have SP? 2013? – Changes to governance models? • All in vs Hybrid • If it’s shit on-prem, moving somewhewre else just moves rotten eggs! • Assess current content/process – do you know what you have, really?? • --maverick file sharing • InfoSec policy – classification > IL2 and HP
  26. 26. “So, you’re saying all our content is structured and well governed...?”
  27. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pvbroadz/
  28. 28. “We carried out a major investigation into the data we produce. This was relatively low security stuff…” Joan Miller Head of ICT, HoP
  29. 29. http://www.cesg.gov.uk/publications/Documents/business_impact_tables.pdf
  30. 30. The Wizard of Oz © MGM “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain…”
  31. 31. “Your data matters just as much to us as it does to you…”
  32. 32. Before… part 2 • IaaS • Provider questions • Are you getting what you’re paying for (thin provisioned)?
  33. 33. “Service credits won’t keep your business running…” John Timney Senior Enterprise Architect (Cap Gemini) & SharePoint MVP
  34. 34. CheckPoints&Measures
  35. 35. “The trouble is the infrastructure in the cloud is not sufficiently mature enough to support the kind of things we're doing in the Olympics. The applications aren't there, they're not written for the cloud; quite a big migration would be required to move particularly that core infrastructure into the cloud.” Gerry Pennell CIO, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) July 2012 in an interview for CIO Magazine
  36. 36. “The trouble is the infrastructure in the cloud is not sufficiently mature enough to support the kind of things we're doing in the Olympics. The applications aren't there, they're not written for the cloud; quite a big migration would be required to move particularly that core infrastructure into the cloud.” July 2012 Gerry Pennell CIO, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) July 2012 in an interview for CIO Magazine
  37. 37. Caveat emptor?
  38. 38. Caveat venditor?
  39. 39. “Service credits won’t keep your business running…” John Timney Senior Enterprise Architect (Cap Gemini) & SharePoint MVP
  40. 40. “The Cloud is for anyone… … but isn’t for everyone” Matt Groves Head of Information Worker Solutions (Trinity) & Microsoft vTSP
  41. 41. Thanks to our Sponsors
  42. 42. Cloud Readiness – the non-technical view • Presented by Matt Groves • SharePoint Saturday UK – 9th November 2013 #SPSUK
  43. 43. #sharepint

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