Design to Operate


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“Of all of the leaders out there in all of our industries a full 85% don’t get beyond the self authoring stage.” – Ron West

Episode 58: Design to Operate

Organizations are familiar with the benefits of cloud, in fact, many of them have very strong cloud first strategies; projects are planned, migrations begin, and then…they stall.  The ambition and desire is there, but the execution is lacking. Why is this happening?  What can you do to avoid it?  Well, his week we are thrilled to welcome John McMillan, Senior Partner Development Manager from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to answer those very questions.  John joins Kevin Van Mondfrans, Senior Director of Product Management here at InterVision, to discuss the main challenges companies face when making the transition to cloud infrastructure and how to address them.

Time Stamped Table of Contents

1:03John’s background

1:57 The why behind AWS Managed Services

4:12 Causes behind migration stalls

5:33 A reasonable time frame for ROI

7:21 Security and compliance

11:27 Achieving compliance through operational models

13:05 Why the partner model?

14:25 Success Stories

18:40 Exploring AWS Managed Services

John McMillan is a Partner Development Manager for Amazon Web Services (AWS) focused on helping Consulting Partners monetize AWS. Prior to joining AWS in May 2019, John held service creation leadership roles at HPE, Odin, and Cisco driving partner go-to-market engagements to develop SMB cloud strategy, business case, service portfolio and launch plans.

Webinar |3 Tips to Reignite Your AWS Cloud Migration

Learn how to avoid the fallout of a stalled migration. April 9th 2p ET / 11a PT

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