The Business Case For Cloud Computing with Kevin Jackson

November 18, 2020 Dormain Drewitz

"Cloud computing is a risk management exercise"

In this episode, Dormain talks with Kevin L. Jackson (@Kevin_Jackson), author of "Click to Transform," about the business case for cloud computing. Kevin argues that the real value is in delivering products better, faster, and to more people. In many cases this involves a jump from physical products to virtual experiences. But the technology isn't the hard part; shifting to an ecosystem approach is much harder.

What about cost savings in the cloud? Kevin points out that cloud computing will cost more if it's not accompanied by a change in operating models.

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Dormain Drewitz

Dormain leads Product Marketing and Content Strategy for VMware Tanzu. Before VMware she was Senior Director of Pivotal Platform Ecosystem, including RabbitMQ, and Customer Marketing. Previously, she was Director of Product Marketing for Mobile and Pivotal Data Suite. Prior to Pivotal, she was Director of Platform Marketing at Riverbed Technology. Prior to Riverbed, she spent over 5 years as a technology investment analyst, closely following enterprise infrastructure software companies and industry trends. Dormain holds a B. A. in History from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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