Establishing FinOps Collaboration for Continuous Cost Optimization in the Enterprise

Recorded FinOps Training

Collaboration is the First Principle of Enterprise FinOps

FinOps practices are intended to ensure you get the most value out of every dollar in the cloud through financial accountability for variable spend. Enterprises need to make constant tradeoffs between speed, cost, and quality and its impossible to do this without a cross-business collaborative process that includes Finance, Engineering, platform owners, and line-of-business stakeholders.

FinOps Collaboration Training Session

Implementing Successful FinOps Collaboration

At its core, FinOps is cultural. Silo-busting is absolutely critical in order for enterprises to successfully and holistically manage cloud finances.

Walking away from this training, you should be prepared to:

  1. Establish the organizational alignment required for successfully enabling agile cloud microoptimizations that consider policy and the wellfare and goals of each business unit
  2. Include key stakeholders in an ongoing process that continuously optimizes your cloud estate for cost and performance while providing transparency and proper approvals
  3. Integrate cloud cost management practices with your existing ITSM, communication, automation, CI/CD and approval solutions and pipelines

About the Presenters

Andy Walton

Andy Walton VP, Technical Sales, Densify

Andy Walton has over 25 years of experience in IT. At Densify, he works with new prospects and business partners to demonstrate the unique value and functionality of the Densify service.

Prior to Densify, Andy held management, sales, and technical roles at IBM, Think Dynamics, KANA Software, Octel Communications, and Tandem Computers. He has a bachelor degree with honours in mathematics and computer science from the University of Waterloo.

Chuck Tatham

Chuck Tatham Chief Marketing Officer & VP, Business Development, Densify

Chuck Tatham has 20 years of experience in enterprise software marketing, sales, and corporate management. As CMO and VP Business Development, he is responsible for global marketing and strategic business development initiatives.

Prior to Densify, Chuck held management roles at Compuware Corporation, Changepoint Corporation, and Lotus Development. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from The University of Toronto.

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