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Cloud Strategies and Transformation Virtual IT Workshop

06.09.2020 at 10:00 AM EDT Through 06.10.2020 at 1:30 PM EDT NOREXselect

Event location

Select Virtual IT  Workshop

This Workshop will be held virtually via video technology.

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Topics

Roundtable topics are submitted by participants and commonly include:

Leveraging Data / Targeting Workloads to Migrate to Cloud

Cloud Governance and Security

Enterprise Cloud-Based Transformation

Managing Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Environments

About the event

The NOREX Select Cloud Strategies and Transformation Workshop, hosted by Battelle, will now be held via video technology on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 9 and 10. Join your peers for two mornings of meaningful IT collaboration!

Techniques in cloud deployment and transformation is constantly evolving in the enterprise to drive business value. Join fellow, large organizations strategize on how to deliver business value and agility with secure hybrid, multi-cloud, and cloud-native techniques. Experience robust sessions and a panel of member organizations as they share current and future cloud initiatives.

NOREX Select is a private network of technology professionals from Forbes / Fortune 1000 organizations who exchange information in a highly confidential, vendor-free environment. This is a no cost Workshop for NOREX Select Members and invited guests.

AGENDA

Tuesday, June 9

10:00am      

Attendee Introductions and Company Overviews
We begin by hearing the current and future Cloud initiatives of each Member organization. What are the key enterprise Cloud factors that best align with your business objectives?

10:30am

Session 1: Leveraging Data / Targeting Workloads to Migrate to Cloud
Members share strategy on how Cloud solutions partner with API-based communication and containerization when transforming to a more digitalized model. This session includes Member perspective when evaluating Cloud providers, management tools and how to target the right workloads towards a Cloud migration.

11:45am

Session 2: Cloud Governance and Security
How are organizations locking down credentials and configurations as a first step when moving to a new Cloud? With Cloud providers having both responsibility for and full control over underlying hardware and software, how do we define and stay on top of compatibility and security baselines? Discussion on effective Cloud governance, policy enforcement, and security tools / best practices will be covered in this session.

1:30pm

Adjourn

Wednesday, June 10

10:00am

Session 3: Member Panel - Enterprise Cloud-Based Transformation
The J.M. Smucker Company, Shaw Industries, and other NOREX Select Member organizations share their transformation to an enterprise Cloud environment. This Member panel represents experience and perspective from Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Center of Excellence, and Enterprise Cloud Design / IT Platform and Engineering professionals. Q & A to follow.

11:45am

Session 4 : Managing Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Environments
Members inquire and discuss which Cloud platform(s) is more efficient to maintain and debate the considerations of Cloud native vs. Cloud agnostic for the organization’s long term plans. Is a more distributed Cloud environment on the horizon? Member perspective on Cloud vendor selection criteria, Cloud efficiencies vs. on premise, and recognizing signs that indicate bringing workloads back on premise is included.

1:30pm

Adjourn

Select Virtual IT  Workshop

06.09.2020 Through 06.10.2020
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Agenda

AGENDA

Tuesday, June 9

10:00am

Attendee Introductions and Company Overviews

10:30am

Session 1: Leveraging Data / Targeting Workloads to Migrate to Cloud

11:45am

Session 2:  Cloud Governance and Security

1:30pm

Adjourn

Wednesday, June 10

10:00am

Session 3: Member Panel - Enterprise Cloud-Based Transformation  

11:45am

Session 4: Managing Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Environments

1:30pm

Adjourn

FAQ

Who should attend the Roundtable?

Key IT employees, including project leaders, managers, directors, VPs, etc.

Why should you or your staff be there?

This is your opportunity to compare best practices and find out how others have handled your current challenges. Remember, there is NO CHARGE for attending.

What happens at the Roundtables?

Members submit topics of interest and receive honest feedback from other members in a relaxed, vendor-free environment. Contact your NOREX representative for example topics from previous roundtable meetings.

What Members Say

NOREX has never failed me when I asked for help. One of the best things that we have going for us is having NOREX as a right had support. Thank you Kevin for having us be members of NOREX. - EH
Good way to find networking contacts, product recommendations, solutions to common problems, real world advice, and experiences from the field. - AS
Very worth my time, I gained a lot of information on topics that I wasn’t familiar with. - JK
1st time attendee, I liked the free flowing volunteer of information. The facilitation of topics flow quickly. - JS
Always a great event! I really enjoy this being a networking & sharing event without vendors. It is super beneficial to learn from each other & make new connections. - RM
Always solid value and time well spent. - BS
Really enjoy the interactive format. A much better investment than consultants. - JM
Topics are very 'on-track' with the technologies we’re using or considering. - PT
Enjoyed the session, tons of insight from seasoned professionals. - JK
Fantastic, fast-paced discussion to get feedback & experiences from other companies. - AH
This is my first roundtable and I found it to be very open minded, welcoming, and a great place to share ideas with great individuals. - CX
Informative & educational to learn from others experiences in a sales pitch free environment. - AB
Gets better each year. - SF
A very wide group of knowledge and participation led to some fantastic ideas, discussion, and insight. - TT
Loved the session today, seemed to have a lot of relevant content. - MW
This was my first time participating at a NOREX roundtable. I gained a ton of good information and resources. - RP
It’s great to have so much input on pertinent topics. My team is small so it makes my team effectively bigger. - BB
This was the most useful user group meeting I’ve ever been to. - SY
This was fantastic. Super collaborative and very timely topics. - JM
Best session I’ve attended yet. - ES
Good session, this is my first time attending, it was very informative and helpful. - JR
I really enjoyed the event and found the format fantastic. - JW
Great discussion all around. Smart people willing to share. - PB
Great experience. 1st time and I loved it!! - N/A
Really good, loved that no vendors are involved. - JP
Workshop with peers and without vendors is much more useful than a conference. - RC
Good meeting, very diverse group of people and issues. - PI
This was my first roundtable meeting. This has provided valuable information. The meeting was well planned and executed. - CH
Good session. Always lots to take back with you. - JM
Really well focused. - MB
The pace, relevance, and quality of topics is outstanding. Facility, audio, food, and hours were great. Chuck did a great job keeping focus. - RG
My first experience, excellent event, great discussions, enjoyed very much. - N/A

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