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Tuesday, August 18 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Cloud Computing Playbook for a Business Driven Approach - Joe Thykattil, TimeWarnerCable/Navisite & Glenn Allison, Tractor Supply Company

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A Scenarios approach will present examples that will allow business savvy professionals to make informed decisions based on a sound business model. This model will cover the technology options in detail as well a financial analysis. A TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) as well as an ROI (Return on Investment) will show how to start, develop and formulate a business case that will allow for both small and large scale projects achieve the goal of deciding to proceed with Cloud Computing options. A risk based analysis will also be covered with examples showing how one an ascertain risk metrics balanced with technology options driven to a sound financial backing. Examples will include leveraging virtualization, Cloud IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service).

1. What drives IT Spending?
2. How can IT leadership choose where to place scarce financial resources?
3. A financial approach evaluation

Speakers
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Glenn Allison

VP, Infrastructure and Operations, Tractor Supply Company
Glenn Allison is the VP, Infrastructure and Operations at Tractor Supply Company.
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Joe Thykattil

Technology Architect, Spectrum
Joe drives technology adoption, architecture and sales. Experiences include serving as an Infrastructure Manager at Exelon, a Chicago based energy provider. In addition, Joe has held various architecture & engineering roles at Citadel, DRW Trading, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange... Read More →


Tuesday August 18, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Grand Ballroom A

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