Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Need to Know Podcast–Episode 128

Marc and I are joined by a returning guest to talk all about her upcoming Microsoft Ignite Australia presentations. Sonia Cuff gives us the low down on what to expect with the following two sessions she is presenting:

Making SaaS part of your IT Strategy

With the business pushing for SaaS apps, why are we saying no? Can you balance an in-house infrastructure under strict controls & policies with a business reliance on an outsourced, uncontrolled solution? We'll look at how to enable the business while still protecting them and how to keep your sanity.

and

The CEO reviewed your project & you won;t believe what happened next

Your budget was agreed. A reasonable timeframe was achieved. The implementation went smoothly. So why is the business still unhappy? You'll learn why Digital Transformation is more than just technology deployment. We'll show you what successful Digital Transformation looks like to the CEO & how you can ensure your IT work really is enabling people to achieve more. Find out some of the practical tools that Microsoft provides that can help you navigate this conversation with your executive stakeholders.

There is also the latest Office 365 and Azure news and don't forget to send us your feedback at feedback@needtoknow.cloud

You can listen to this episode directly at:

https://ciaops.podbean.com/e/episode-128-sonia-cuff/ 

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The Missing Chair: http://themissingchair.com.au/

Personal website: http://soniacuff.com

MS Ignite Session: Making SaaS part of your IT Strategy https://msftignite.com.au/sessions/session-details/2209/making-saas-part-of-your-it-strategy-

MS Ignite Session: The CEO reviewed your project & you won’t believe what happened next … https://msftignite.com.au/sessions/session-details/2320/the-ceo-reviewed-your-project-you-wont-believe-what-happened-next-

Microsoft FastTrack: https://fasttrack.microsoft.com/