E11: Tackle Cloud Spending with the Right Steps
In this episode of Cloud Cost Optimization, Nick and Jason discuss a Forbes article on embracing cloud services without breaking the bank. Leaders need to gain visibility when it comes to cloud spending.
In this episode of Cloud Cost Optimization, Nick and Jason discuss a Forbes article on embracing cloud services without breaking the bank. Leaders need to gain visibility when it comes to cloud spending. Leaders also need to establish guard rails, as well as build open communications. The article expands on three steps to utilize cloud services at the most cost-efficient levels and Nick and Jason weigh in on how effective these steps actually are. HIGHLIGHTS Addressing wasteful spending in three steps Establishing "lanes" and if it's realistic to actually do so Have an environment that allows open communication QUOTES The importance of cross-functionality in an organization - Nick: "Having an engineer at the negotiating table when the finance person is talking is one of the most powerful things I've ever seen inside of organizations I've been in. The person who knows everything about the technology shaking their head at what the other side is trying to trade for is really important." Fostering an environment of open communication - Jason: "I also think the best way to do it is empowering employees. Making the feel comfortable. This is all about communication, right? What better way to do that than to get them involved in those meetings and feel comfortable being critical of things like that." Check out the article referenced in this episode through this link: How To Embrace Cloud Services Without Breaking the Bank Get to know our hosts in the links below: About Nick About Jason Get a free assessment and optimize your environment in: https://www.tenacitycloud.com/