I sat down with Patricia Adams, Senior Director of Strategy for Flexera, to talk about the cloud (primarily IaaS like Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS), what it means for existing ITAM managers, and how it will shape the future of the industry.
Discussion topics include:
Cloud cost management
Growth of cloud
Working with stakeholders
Where ITAM needs to change to manage cloud
Importance of cloud skills for ITAM
Automation and Policies
Cloud maturity and governance
And plenty more cloud goodness!
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Rich has been in the world of IT and software licensing since 2003, having been a software sales manager for a VAR, a Microsoft licensing endorsed trainer, and now an ITAM analyst looking at software licensing and cloud.
A Northerner renowned for his shirts, Rich is a big Hip-Hop head, and loves travel, football in general (specifically MUFC), baseball, Marvel, and reading as many books as possible. Finding ways to combine all of these with ITAM & software licensing is always fun!