Into the Cloud: Keeping IT Together in a Cloud-Enabled World
As organizations shift systems out of the network closet and into the cloud, how does the IT department change? When is Software as a Service (SaaS) products and virtual servers the right choice to replace traditional software and in-house servers? What kinds of IT staff is needed, what devices should they use, and can they work from home? How does the role of the CTO/CIO shift? Hear from leaders from the technology industry and several nonprofit organizations about the transitions they’ve made, the tools they use, and how their organizations are changing in a cloud-enabled world.
This session is geared toward leaders of small and medium-sized nonprofit organizations that are exploring or implementing a shift towards the cloud.
- Gain insight into how the cloud changes what it means to be an effective IT leader
- Learn about the benefits and challenges of moving software or servers to the cloud, and ways to minimize risks
- Learn about the challenges and opportunities of flexible work arrangements, including remote work and bring-your-own-device vs. traditional office structures