We know from talking to our customers that the business case for the move can be complex to understand and finance professionals, in particular, are looking for more guidance around the value proposition and accounting treatment for cloud. 

This video gives finance and IT professionals a better understanding of: 
• Cloud economics: changing cost dynamics and non-financial benefits 
• Accounting treatment for cloud 
• Calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) 
• Value proposition summary 
• Application to public and third sector clients 
• Changing behaviours to optimise cloud usage models 
• Case-study examples and considerations for a business case for a move the cloud 

Our speakers: 
Louise Wain A.C.M.A. C.G.M.A, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis 

Louise is a trusted strategic business partner, advising and influencing decisions beyond the finance boundary at Eduserv. She is passionate about embracing change and inspiring a shared vision to enable others. Alongside her role in supporting the CFO, executive team and trustees to making strategic decisions, Louise works with our clients to help them understand the financial implications of moving to the cloud. Louise is a CIMA qualified finance professional with 12+ years in Blue chip and SME Tech/Telecoms. 

Julian Digby, Solutions Consultant 

Julian works with our clients to help them assess readiness for and to plan and execute migrations of services to the cloud. With 20+ years experience in the ICT industry, Julian is focused on understanding customer requirements and delivering innovative solutions to satisfy these. Julian has completed a range of migration assessments for public and third sector customers and is well-versed in how to derive best value from the cloud.

About the author

Natasha Veenendaal

Natasha runs Eduserv's Local Government Executive Briefing programme. Working closely with Jos Creese, Principal Analyst, and the steering group of senior local government leaders, she aims to increase sector-wide understanding of the benefits of cloud computing and broader digital initiatives. This includes working on research reports, conducting interviews, putting together events and engaging with industry figures at events and through social media. Before Eduserv, she spent 14 years working for international publishing and events businesses. First in the financial sector with 9 years at Euromoney, including a two year secondment in Hong Kong, and more recently 5 years in digital, delivering conference agendas on topics such as app development, enterprise mobility, cloud, and digital marketing.

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