Re-inventing IT: The Playbook for Hybrid Cloud Transformation

July, 2020

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Avasant Digital Forum: Re-inventing IT: The Playbook for Hybrid Cloud Transformation in Partnership with HCL & IBM

In the current uncertain market environment, companies are grappling with the dual challenges of slashing operating costs while providing business agility. Many enterprises have resisted shifting their core to Hybrid Cloud, but this crisis has exposed the limitations of an On-premise and Private Cloud environment. Business today expects IT to function as a dynamic lever that can allow them to pivot based on market shifts.

Avasant’s digital forum, “Re-inventing IT: The Playbook for Hybrid Cloud Transformation” addressed the key themes around the future of Hybrid Cloud, how IT can re-invent itself to keep pace with the fast-changing business needs and how executives can accelerate their Cloud journey without exposing their organization to undue risks. Moderated by James Rinaldi, Avasant Senior Fellow and Former CIO, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA, the forum provided tactical insights from the industry’s leading Hybrid Cloud experts Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Senior Vice President and Global Head of HCL IBM Ecosystem Business Unit, HCL Technologies, Dennis Kelly, General Manager, IBM Hybrid Cloud, IBM and Henry Guapo, Partner, Avasant.

The experts addressed critical questions such as:

  • How do you build a business case and playbook to accelerate your journey to Hybrid Cloud?
  • How can CIOs navigate through a maze of complex choices to enhance business agility while reducing risks and cost?
  • How should enterprises leverage Cloud vendors and partners to achieve a successful outcome?