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In recent years, cloud computing has transformed the way businesses store, manage, and analyze their data.

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But if you’re not careful, cloud computing can also let you lose money faster than any invention in history, with the exception of cryptocurrency and Enron stock. Therefore, every company will come to a point when it must begin implementing cost control on cloud computing spending.

In this talk, we will provide a framework for cost savings in the cloud that can be applied to any organization, regardless of size or industry. We will cover the life cycle of cost savings, which includes identifying areas of waste, moving on to optimizing your services, and performing specific actions to optimize cloud infrastructure. We will also discuss the importance of building the right team for cost-saving measures, including determining the necessary skill sets and fostering collaboration and communication.

Getting organizational support is crucial to the success of any cost-saving program, and we will address how to build support and buy-in from higher-ups for cost-saving initiatives. We will also discuss strategies for overcoming obstacles and challenges during implementation, including resistance to change, lack of expertise, and shifting business needs.

By the end of this talk, attendees will have a clear understanding of how to implement a cost-saving program in the cloud, how to build the right team, and how to win organizational support. Whether you're a small startup or a large enterprise, this talk is for anyone who wants to optimize their cloud usage and reduce unnecessary expenses. By following our framework, you will be able to achieve cost savings, increase efficiency, and improve scalability in the cloud. Join us for this informative and practical talk, and get ready to begin your cost savings journey in the cloud!