From Paper to the Cloud: Getting a Handle on Key Business Functions
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About the Event
When you start building out your business/organization, it is important to be strategic about your technology. In this workshop, learn how you can think about and structure your technology for greater impact. Participants will learn how to scope out their technology needs by:
- Identifying business functions
- Understanding what key job roles need
- Getting a handle on your apps
- When should I get help (outsourcing vs internal)?
- Managing your costs (33% of costs are hardware/software/cloud & 77% of costs is managing these)
- ROI of moving from paper to the cloud
- Understanding your funding streams (how to get funding & how to expand your current funding streams using technology)
About the speaker:
Shawn Scudder is a versatile technology leader, program developer and entrepreneur with extensive IT industry experience. His superpowers are driving organizational value through digital transformation. He has deep expertise in the “Tech Triangle'' (Vendor, Partner, Internal IT), business architecture, cybersecurity and cloud technology enablement. Shawn helps organizations address pressing issues by leveraging technology to create more efficiency, saving them time and money. He does this by bringing different technology and business solutions to the table for better results and long-term success.
Shawn has been guiding businesses through the integration of technology into all areas of a business, with proven success in overseeing large-scale, multi-million-dollar technical programs and projects for Fortune 500 clients, start-up businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. He is skilled in translating advanced technical concepts and language into understandable terms for customers and he has been commended for training and leading high-performance teams through complex technology initiatives in fast-paced environments.
Shawn is also a former entrepreneur, former military, Idaho native, and a dad.