Managing IT cost effectively
Information Age held a half-day seminar on the topic of 'Managing IT cost effectively' on Tuesday 23rd February. The seminar aimed at IT managers and business managers with responsibility for IT, the afternoon event examined techniques for managing IT in such a way as to deliver a maximum return on investment, while creating the greatest possible business value.
Chris Tiernan, Grosvenor Consulting –one of the principal authors of the ValIT framework for creating maximum value from IT investment, Chris discussed what "value" means for different organisations, and what role IT departments play in its creation.
Presentation: Chris Tiernan – Managing IT to maximise value
Chris Potts, Dominic Barrow Services – shared his thoughts about the root causes of IT cost, not just what IT budgets are spent on. Presentation is not available.
Martin James, Talend – the open source data integration company on the economics of open source, and how business can dervice maximum value from their data.
Presentation: Martin James – The economics of open source
Stephen Martin, Dynamic Markets – IT market researcher explained his findings on the true cost of IT service desks.
Presentation: Stephen Martin – The real cost of IT service desks
Stephen Bullas, European Centre for Offshore Development – Stephen examined how businesses can make the most of their offsource outsourcing engagements.
Presentation: Stephen Bullas – Delivering the maximum return from outsourcing engagements
Chris MIller, Camco – Chris discussed a new methodology for building and managing data centres to minimise carbon consumption.
Presentation: Chris Miller – Save money by saving carbon
Date: 23 February, 2010
Location: Bonnington Rooms, London