Infrastructure Leaders from AMP and Macquarie Group debate key strategies and common challenges around architecting an interconnected and agile digital infrastructure for hybrid workloads.

For 150 major IT, compute and cloud users, the biggest business challenge they’ve told ADAPT they have is attracting and retaining talent.

Talent will drive modernisation, which will create tech-fueled growth for the organisation.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Without the right internal capabilities, it will cost you twice as much to run and capture the value of cloud
  • Gender diversity sits at 25% of women in technology
  • Develop staff with both technical understanding and legacy systems knowledge
Contributors
Peter Hind Principal Research Analyst
Peter Hind has spent the last 25 years as an analyst and commentator on the ICT industry. He says his primary areas... More

Peter Hind has spent the last 25 years as an analyst and commentator on the ICT industry. He says his primary areas of interest are the potential of technology to transform the way organisations operate, the change management obstacles executives encounter in realising this potential and the tactics and techniques leaders have deployed to overcome these difficulties.

Peter now takes on multiple roles within ADAPT including the moderation of private events and roundtables, interviewing business executives about the strategies they are pursuing and assisting with the structuring of our delegate surveys and the interrogation and analysis of ADAPT’s treasure trove of end-user and C-level data

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Keerthi Iyengar Associate Partner at McKinsey
Keerthi is an Associate Partner at McKinsey who leads the core technology and cloud practice in Australia. Some of his recent publications... More

Keerthi is an Associate Partner at McKinsey who leads the core technology and cloud practice in Australia. Some of his recent publications include Six practical actions for building the cloud talent you need and Seven make-or-break API challenges CIOs need to address outlining challenges and actions needed to unlock the 10x talent that are critical to beating the odds and achieve success.

At McKinsey he works with CIOs and Technology leaders globally on scaling holistic tech transformations enabled by next generation technologies. He has served fortune 100 corporations, top banks, telcos, pharmaceuticals and public sectors across Europe, North America, Asia and Australia on digital transformations covering strategy, architecture, operating model, implementation and talent management. He has also held several technology leadership roles for a Digital Bank build and Digital Telco transformations.

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Sarath Botlaguduru General Manager - IT Infrastructure and Operations at Boral
Sarath is a dynamic transformation leader who is passionate to demystify the journey of Digital transformation across Applications and Infrastructure and deliver... More

Sarath is a dynamic transformation leader who is passionate to demystify the journey of Digital transformation across Applications and Infrastructure and deliver tangible results. Proven leader with strategic, operational, and technical skills with focus on cost optimization and delivering value that matters the most . Experience in large, complex, listed businesses facing challenges with cyber security and legacy systems.

Able to develop effective strategies and implement at speed, aligning teams to the vision to produce high quality outcomes. Multiple successes delivering complex projects across both applications and infrastructure. Exposure to IT best practice through roles with ASX100 companies across the manufacturing, retail, banking, and oil & gas sectors.

High EQ leader able to influence and draw out high performance. Recognized as a guest panelist for IT industry forums. He is currently working as GM- IT Infrastructure & Operations and has successfully completed Cloud Transformation journey by shutting down Data Centers .

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Julie Canepa CIO at Cisco Asia Pacific, Japan & China
25 years diverse IT leadership experience leveraging people, process and technology to transform business & IT. Drives digital outcomes impacting growth, productivity... More

25 years diverse IT leadership experience leveraging people, process and technology to transform business & IT. Drives digital outcomes impacting growth, productivity and user experience through cross discipline partnerships and driving synergies between business leadership, operations and IT.

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