Cloud Economics 101: How can you control your AWS Costs to the penny?
Panel Discussion at FinOps Accelerate
TO THE NEW organized FinOps Accelerate, an AWS FinOps Virtual Conference, on November 18,2021 with the main objective of creating a discussion forum around FinOps. The conference was graced by some of the most influential CTOs and IT Influencers from leading companies who provided practical and actionable insights for organizations on the FinOps culture.
The panelists for this discussion were Lauren Nelson, VP, Research Director, Forrester, Ashley Hromatko, Director of FinOps, Pearson & Mark Brincat, Chief Technology Officer, SHL. They discussed measuring the performance of FinOps teams and the processes of forecasting budgets in variable cloud costs. The major takeaways from the session were:
- Challenges with managing & tracking Cloud spends
- Key metrics & benchmarks to keep an eye on
- Budgeting & forecasting Cloud spends