Insurance Roundtable: Building a business case for adopting Cloud

Wednesday 19th April, 14:00 – 16:00
Microsoft’s Paddington Office, 2 Kingdom Street, Paddington, London W2 6BD

Start building a successful Cloud Adoption Strategy for your Insurance business

Building a business case for the public cloud is never easy. We’re here to help you get started in creating a successful business case.

We’ve partnered with Marc Bandel, Cloud Specialist from Microsoft, to bring together IT leaders from some of the top Insurance companies to discuss common challenges in building a business case for Cloud, and how to overcome these.

You’ll have the chance to learn about some of the tangible and non-tangible benefits other businesses have communicated with their wider Insurance firm in order to secure business approval.

During this roundtable, we will be discussing:

Introduction and networking

We’ll start the afternoon by introducing the guest speakers and other industry-leading delegates around the table. This will be a chance for you to meet other like-minded peers.

Hosted by Marc Bandel, Cloud Specialist, Microsoft

The reality of building a business case

Microsoft has worked with numerous insurance providers to help them migrate to Azure, and Clive is here to share some of the realities you will face when planning your migration.

Hosted by Clive Slater, Insurance Business Case Specialist Director

Common challenges Insurance firms face when building a business case

We’ll spend some time discussing common challenges that Insurance businesses often face when building a business for Azure and what challenges you are currently up against in your industry.

Hosted by Marc Bandel, Cloud Specialist, Microsoft

Overcoming the common challenges

We’ll cover how you can start to overcome the common challenges when migrating to the cloud. This will be a chance for you to ask any questions about any challenges you are facing and how to overcome them.

Hosted by Cloud Direct

Communicating the benefits of Cloud with the wider business

One of the biggest challenges of building a business case for Azure is communicating the non-tangible benefits of migrating back to your wider business. We’ll spend time discussing how you can go about highlighting specific benefits to different stakeholders and departments.

Wrap up and networking

After we wrap up, join us for drinks where you’ll be able to carry on your conversations.

During this roundtable, you’ll be joined by the following Microsoft and Cloud Direct experts:

• Marc Bandel, Cloud Specialist, Microsoft
• Clive Slater, Business Case Director, Microsoft
• Ian Bowen, Insurance Specialist, Cloud Direct
• Paul Sells, Chief Technology Officer, Cloud Direct
• Steve Donne, Cloud Specialist, Microsoft

There are limited spaces for this roundtable, so be sure to register your interest to secure your space.

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