Optimising your cloud technology investment

Friday 26 May │ 08:45-10:00 BST │ Virtual Roundtable
In partnership with
 Unravel Data

The ongoing mass adoption of cloud has had a transformative impact on organisations over the past decade. More recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant acceleration of cloud adoption, as businesses were forced to move employees, almost overnight to virtual working environments. This dramatic shift led to a surge of new cloud computing trends and developments, and it was rightly credited as fundamental to keeping the country working, and employees connected throughout the pandemic. 

As businesses adjust to the post pandemic new norm, the argument has permanently shifted from viewing cloud as simply a cost-cutting opportunity, to an enabler of business transformation. As such, many leaders are reassessing their cloud value proposition and looking for ways to exploit these new opportunities for competitive advantage. 

Cloud computing has the power to disrupt business models. In our The 2023 Disruptive Trends Report, cloud computing was ranked 4th amongst technologies predicted to have the greatest disruptive impact on business models this year. The same report predicts that AI, ML and AR/VR/MR will have the greatest disruptive impact on business models in the future, so business leaders need to explore now how cloud can enable these even more transformative technologies.

Whether you’re looking to optimise your existing cloud platform, or to migrate more workloads, it’s important to have the right cloud strategy that mitigates against the common pain points of cloud adoption. Join our discussion on 26 May to explore the latest developments and trends in cloud computing and to discuss solutions to the knottiest challenges facing technology and information leaders today. 


08:45 Welcome and introductions

Emma Taylor, Founder and Managing Director, Chief Disruptor

08:50 Member’s Case Study

Speaker TBC

  • Exploring the latest adoption trends in cloud models and how they have come about
  • How cloud automation can improve operational efficiencies?
  • How to avoid over-spend? Exploring best-practice cloud cost management?
  • What are the best ways to navigate complex legacy systems?
  • How can cloud enable disruptive technologies including AI, VR/AR/MR, big data analytics and quantum computing?

09:10 Fireside chat

Ben Cooper, Sales Director, Unravel Data

9.05 Virtual roundtable discussion:

  • What are the key cloud architecture considerations that will ensure you optimise your cloud investment?
  • How can you manage the complexity of business, operational and people change with a move to the cloud?
  • How do you ensure the cloud is a launchpad for innovation and transformation?

9.45 Next steps and key takeaways

10.00 Close


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This event is for CIOs and equivalents.