Event: Setting the context for Public Sector in AWS

News and Events / June 13, 2016

DNM and AWS hosted a specifically tailored event for the Public Sector on Wednesday September 14th. We brought together developers, IT, and a line of business leaders to address current best practices and trends in cloud computing.

The event was a great success and we had some great conversations with representatives from many of Ireland’s local government departments.

View event pictures here.

AGENDA  

Featured keynote speaker
Dan Byles – Chair SmarterUK and VP Corporate Development at Living PlanIT SA

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The keynote was delivered by Dan Byles – Chair at SmarterUK – on the importance of investing in smart city initiatives and technologies, to ensure that cities remain competitive in a growing economy and to gain a share of the new business opportunities.  

Featured Customer Speaker
Eoin Lyng – Head of Information Systems, Carlow County Council

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Eoin will talk about the Carlow IT strategy and how the county council has benefited over the years in using Cloud Technologies. He will provide a use case on how AWS services have benefited Carlow County Council and provide an overview of the benefits of AWS versus traditional infrastructure solutions.

SESSION TRACKS
  • Security Governance and Compliance
    Ronan Guilfoyle, Senior Solutions Architect (AWS) – Topics will include: Using AWS to meet requirements for Data Protection, PCI, and how continuous monitoring is provided to our customers.
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  • Hybrid Architectures / Services and offerings
    Topics will include: the strategy and architecture to integrate on-premises environments with the AWS Cloud.
  • Migration and Transformation
    Nigel Creighton CTO (DNM) and experts from AWS – Topics will include: how to select projects for the cloud, how to improve economics, how to plan and execute migrations, and how to manage change in large-scale IT transformations to cloud. Hear key lessons learned and best practices from successful cloud journeys.

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Resource: Want to find out where you are on your journey? The AWS Cloud Adoption Maturity Model can help you out.