Can the As-a-Service model deliver service improvement and cost benefits?
With the Whole of Government IT portfolio gradually shifting from Department of Finance to the Digital Transformation Agency, attention is focussed on future strategy for the Public Sector. One of the core projects for the DTA will be centred around cloud services and increasing adoption across Agencies.
The recent growth of providers on the cloud panel, coupled with the creation of the Digital Marketplace, has increased the opportunity for Government to transition to a consumption based IT model. However current challenges have restricted adoption with only 0.5% of federal government IT in the cloud.
From culture to legacy systems and security, outdated business processes and access to the right talent, the challenges are significant. The Overcoming the Challenges of As-a-Service conference will bring together leaders and practitioners tasked with leading the transition away from ‘in house’ solutions.
Enhance your conference experience with:
- 18+ fantastic speakers discussing their case studies around moving to As-a-Service
- Speed Networking session: get ready to meet new people, make connections & build your network
- Day 1 Vendor Roundtable session to understand how you can improve vendor relationships
- Day 2 Government speaker roundtable sessions to have in depth conversations with the speakers to get all of your pressing questions answered
- Spotlight session: to hear experiences from like-minded professionals on their As-a-Service journey
Who will attend?
Leaders from the Public Sector including:
- Chief Information Officers
- Heads of IT Strategy
- Heads of IT Infrastructure
- Heads of Enterprise Architecture
- Heads of IT Operations
- Heads of IT Networks
- Heads of Business Services
- Heads of IT Planning
Attend to learn:
- Assess your current service & technology environment
- Overcome core legacy challenges
- Cultural change & skill gaps
- Manage migration, integration & interoperability issues
Department of Human Services
Joumana has both a business and IT background, with a high level of strategic and leadership skills, and formal qualifications in applied science, management, business informatics and risk management. She is currently leading the ICT as a Service Transformation Change Program. The program focuses on building out the ICTaaS operating model required to support the industrialised platform to enable the technology vision and strategic priorities for the department. This journey started back in 2015 with Joumana managing the delivery and integration of the technology capability required to support ICTaaS transformation. The role has since evolved to encompass developing the ICTaaS service functions and supporting key organisational change activities.
Platinum Sponsor: CTO Group
Founded in 2010, CTO Group began operations with two key principles that would underpin the organisation: To provide an exceptional level of service to our clients; and to create a workplace that invested in people’s careers. Since then, CTO Group has grown to over 100 passionate staff who work across multiple capability areas.
CTO Group has developed five key capabilities, each with a dedicated Capability Leader who is regarded as a thought leader within their specific discipline. Capabilities include:
Digital Enterprise – Readiness, change, planning and design services to create your efficient digital enterprise.
Cyber Security – Addressing enterprise security risks and developing active defenses and offensive countermeasures.
Technology – Ensuring preparedness for change, adoption and optimisation in next-generation technology platforms.
Governance & Assurance – Providing certainty to assist in timely and well-informed decision-making and driving continuous improvement.
Service Integration – Accelerated service improvement through integration, adoption, management and transformation.
We work across both the Public and Private sectors, with such clients as:
- Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
- Australian Taxation Office
- Department of Immigration and Border Protection
- Department of Defence
- Department of Human Services
- DXC Technology
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Since 2010, Correct Communications has been innovating the way in which our customers utilise, integrate with, and consume technology. Our experience within Federal Government and the commercial sector, partnering with best-of-breed technologies and coupled with a consultative approach, enables us to deliver quality outcomes to our customers.
With a team of highly trained, Canberra based consultants and engineers, we have forged a solid reputation in the delivery of quality solutions within the traditional practices of Network & Data Centre, Collaboration, and Security & Mobility through our proven services model. We have experience in delivering end-to-end solutions across a range of vendors through enterprise level design, architectural, implementation, testing, migration and handover phases, working to industry and vendor best practice to deliver the highest quality outcomes.
Our Cloud Transformation practice builds on this in helping customers define what cloud means for their business, identify where cloud makes sense from a business & operational perspective, as well as understand what transformation considerations are required for the business to leverage cloud offerings. Underpinned by leading technologies from our vendor partners, we enable the transformation of traditional infrastructure stacks to automated and orchestrated private cloud environments that can easily extend into the public cloud, enabling hybrid-clouds environment where it makes sense.
At Datacom, we go beyond. We believe that providing technology and services in complex environments is not enough. We work with government as a partner, getting to know your business and understanding your objectives. We design solutions using the best available technologies for you – wherever they are. Our greatest strength is our people. Our strong local presence is backed by vast expertise across Australia and New Zealand. With over 50 years’ experience providing thought leadership and innovation to government; we bring together the proven capability of Canberra and Wellington to partner with you – our government clients – to develop solutions that are tailored to your needs. Our clients trust us to deliver.
Our promise is your guarantee that we go beyond to achieve successful outcomes – no matter what.
What People Are Saying
It’s a great opportunity to meet with a whole range of senior executives who are obviously very time poor…We had a speaking slow which was fantastic, and a booth on the floor where we had a lot of detailed conversations and demonstrationsManaging Director ANZ, ServiceNow
We have a huge cloud migration project. So this really helps us to see what service providers are out there and see what other people are doing. We would like to learn from things that have already happened.QLD Government
Date: 17 Mar 2017 By: Jeff Penrose
At the recent Third Annual As-a-Service Summit held in Sydney, Infront was both a sponsor and leader of one of the roundtable discussions. Whilst the theme of the Summit was based on government jurisdictions pushing a ‘cloud first’ approach, it is the individual agencies who are now required to select what they want to transition …
Date: 11 Jan 2017 By: Nigel Schmalkuche
Organisations should commit to a mature transformation of their governance, technology, applications and management processes in order to better adopt cloud services. The first step for all organisations is to provide clear direction in a cloud strategy and link it to their digital, ICT and organisational strategies, vision and goals. The cloud strategy may include …
Date: 13 Nov 2016 By: Grant Nicholson
None of us need to understand the skills required to design and build a car in order to use one to pick up the kids from school. Likewise, consumers of IT services really have no need to understand the skills required to deliver those services. But the fact that you are reading this article probably …
Date: 31 May 2016 By: David Creagh
In order to move to an As-a-Service model it is important to understand your governance model and how it is going to affect the overall outcome. There is a constant trade off in infrastructure between the need to be agile and the need to control the outcome and quality of the final product, through clearly …
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