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Other Considerations for Cloud Economics Cloudcast Basics

    • Technology

SHOW: Season 3, Show 4

OVERVIEW: From the creators of the Internet's #1 Cloud Computing podcast, The Cloudcast, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely) introduce this new podcast,  Cloudcast Basics.
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FOR CLOUD ECONOMICS
Introduction & Explanation: 
Read up on how other people have engaged with the cloud and their experiences from an economic perspective - both good and bad. Baseline your usage with early applications and usage models. Focus early-on to align your cloud costs to the revenues or business metrics for specific projects. Consider evolving your Financial team to understand the various cloud economic models, or consider investing in FinOps skills and toolsUnderstand your vendors’s business model - where/when do they discount, where/when do they apply credits, etc.Educate your teams that experimentation is something to embrace. Educate them about how to leverage the services within the cloud to augment their teams. 

SUBSCRIBE: Please subscribe anywhere you get podcasts (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music, Pandora, etc.).
CLOUD NEWS OF THE WEEK - http://bit.ly/cloudcast-cnotw

LEARNING CLOUD COMPUTING:
Here are some great places to begin your cloud journey, if you're interested in getting hands-on experience with the technology, or you'd like to build your skills towards a certification. 
CBT Nuggets - Training and CertificationsA Cloud Guru - Training and CertificationsCloud Academy - Training and CertificationsKatakoda - Self-Paced, Interactive LearningGitHub - Code Samples and CollaborationFEEDBACK?
Web: Cloudcast Basics Email: show at cloudcastbasics dot netTwitter: @cloudcastbasics

SHOW: Season 3, Show 4

OVERVIEW: From the creators of the Internet's #1 Cloud Computing podcast, The Cloudcast, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely) introduce this new podcast,  Cloudcast Basics.
OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FOR CLOUD ECONOMICS
Introduction & Explanation: 
Read up on how other people have engaged with the cloud and their experiences from an economic perspective - both good and bad. Baseline your usage with early applications and usage models. Focus early-on to align your cloud costs to the revenues or business metrics for specific projects. Consider evolving your Financial team to understand the various cloud economic models, or consider investing in FinOps skills and toolsUnderstand your vendors’s business model - where/when do they discount, where/when do they apply credits, etc.Educate your teams that experimentation is something to embrace. Educate them about how to leverage the services within the cloud to augment their teams. 

SUBSCRIBE: Please subscribe anywhere you get podcasts (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music, Pandora, etc.).
CLOUD NEWS OF THE WEEK - http://bit.ly/cloudcast-cnotw

LEARNING CLOUD COMPUTING:
Here are some great places to begin your cloud journey, if you're interested in getting hands-on experience with the technology, or you'd like to build your skills towards a certification. 
CBT Nuggets - Training and CertificationsA Cloud Guru - Training and CertificationsCloud Academy - Training and CertificationsKatakoda - Self-Paced, Interactive LearningGitHub - Code Samples and CollaborationFEEDBACK?
Web: Cloudcast Basics Email: show at cloudcastbasics dot netTwitter: @cloudcastbasics

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