Overview Migrating to the cloud is the defining challenge for public sector IT infrastructure leaders. In this must-see session, senior practitioners and industry experts will share real-world experience and insight on making your journey to the cloud a success. Craig Bromage-Llewellyn, head of infrastructure at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and Adam Gardner, senior infrastructure operations engineer at Department for Work and Pensions will share their first-hand experience of cloud migration projects, while Simon Cranney, VMware solution architect and former NHS Digital cloud strategist and Rob Andersen, principal analyst for central government at GlobalData Technology, will share their perspectives on the evolution of cloud computing. Speakers:
  • Cristina Lago, Associate Editor, Tech Monitor, Contributing Editor; Government Computing (moderator)
  • Craig Bromage-Llewellyn, Head of Infrastructure, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Adam Gardner, Senior Infrastructure Operations Engineer, Department for Work and Pensions
  • Simon Cranney, Solution Architect, VMware and former NHS Digital cloud strategist
  • Rob Andersen, Principal Analyst for Central Government, GlobalData Technology
Discussion points:
  • View from the top: the evolution of cloud technology in the public sector
  • How is cloud technology empowering public sector digital transformation? What are the main drivers for adopting cloud technology?
  • To what extent does migrating to the cloud enable public sector professionals to be more innovative and forward-thinking?
  • What key factors must public sector professionals consider when embarking on their journey to cloud migration? What does the journey look like?
  • Future-proofing your organisation – is cloud technology really a silver bullet?
  • What are the barriers to moving workloads to the cloud and how do we break through them?
  • How is cloud technology improving operational resilience and enabling infrastructure consistency?