To kick off this highly interactive session hosted at the House of St. Barnabas, each of you will present a technology modernisation-related challenge that you currently face within your organisation. All participants vote, 2 challenges are selected for the discussion.
Accelerate and de-risk: Avoiding the common pitfalls of cloud migration
Delivering the benefits promised by cloud-based IT: Agility, Improved Service and Cost-Efficiency
Selecting the right cloud landing zone, understanding applications and inter-dependencies
Managing a seamless & improved service across hybrid and multi-cloud environments
The first challenge chosen was “In an agile and digital journey, when do you realise benefits?” The session discussed the importance of senior management alignment with project vision, company culture and choosing a development cycle to fit the project, design thinking workshops, agile budgeting and fixed capacity budgeting, and finally look at annual, rather than 5 year ROI / TCO judgements. The second challenge, “How to establish interoperable identities for our individual customers, in order to bring together all transactions carried out in the ecosystem? The group discussed ownership of the data, what is required to decide what/who is the identity broker and the data compliance challenge.
"Insightful discussions, looking at challenges with new and different angles."
"Neatly organised collection of industry colleagues. Thoughtful conversation!"
"This peer group showed how common our problems are and the benefit of diverse ways of structuring the problem before solutioning"
"Interesting and valuable. Great to hear about others' challenges."
"A good forum for exchanging senior IT challenges and explaining solutions."