Day 2 Keynote at Cloud Expo | How to Maintain Relevancy in a Cloud World
Rackspace VP Lisa Larson provided a step-by-step approach to the future business of IT
Oct. 6, 2013 09:00 AM
Slide Deck: How to Maintain Relevancy in a Cloud World
Let's face it, developers rule. They have instantaneous access to technology resources that can be spun up easily without your knowledge. It is this pressure that is driving the inevitability of Cloud adoption across enterprise IT. If you still think of your IT organization as a cost center - presiding over a hefty annual budget and responsible for doling out dollars to the developers - then it's time to rethink and re-imagine the business of IT.
In her Day 2 Keynote at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Lisa Larson, Rackspace VP of Enterprise Cloud Solutions, redefines the role of IT and shows you how successful organizations are becoming Services Providers to the business. By following a series of proven steps, modern IT organizations can focus on the needs and outcomes required by the business. This model requires CIOs to shift from their traditional role of "operator" to embrace a new role as "innovator."
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Lisa Larson is the Vice President of Enterprise Cloud Solutions for Rackspace. She has spent 20-plus years in IT, Professional Services and technical sales working with customers of all sizes with an emphasis in Consulting, Solution Sales, Infrastructure Services, Project Management, IT Operations, Technical Support, Application Development and IT Management. Lisa became a Racker in September 2010 and is responsible for end-to-end technical sales for the U.S. market. In 2011, she launched Rackspace Advisory Services; an elite, dedicated team of cloud experts and consultants who help enterprises build cloud strategies, transform the business of IT and leverage cloud computing. She's a published author and a graduate of the University of Houston. In her spare time, she is an avid runner and has completed nine marathons. She is currently contemplating her next big marathon. She also enjoys a bit of karaoke from time to time.
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