Omaha Azure User Group Meeting – November’2020-1

The first bi-weekly meeting for the month of November 2020 took place on November 4th starting at 6 PM CT. It was an online event.

Topic: Cloud Adoption Framework
The Cloud Adoption Framework is proven guidance that’s designed to help you create and implement the business and technology strategies necessary for your organization to succeed in the cloud. It provides best practices, documentation, and tools that cloud architects, IT professionals, and business decision-makers need to successfully achieve their short- and long-term objectives. By using Cloud Adoption Framework best practices, organizations are better able to align their business and technical strategies to ensure success.
In this presentation, Kenny is going to cover:

  • CAF (Cloud Adoption Framework)
  • Introduction to Azure Portal/EA Portal
  • Introduction to Quick Start
  • Azure Governance:
    — Azure Management Groups
    — Subscription Management
    — Resource Groups
    — Tagging and Naming Conventions
    — RBAC
    — Networking (High level)
    — Azure Policies/Blueprints
    — Azure Monitor

Speaker: Kenny Young
Kenny has successfully managed internationally-based teams on multimillion-dollar projects spanning years with fortune 100, 500, and 1000 companies. He has over 20 years’ experience in the field of IT holding many roles including BA, Developer, sales, startup cofounder, Manager, Director, and Principle Architect. For the past 10 years, he has been focused on customer delivery for cloud computing, specifically Microsoft Azure and Cloud Governance.
Kenny has been a Principle Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft for the past 5 years. In this role, Kenny is accountable for the end-to-end customer cloud deployment. He leads technical and economic value discussions with senior customer executives that drive key decisions and implementation. Kenny is responsible for collaborating with generalists and specialists in the MSFT field and delivery teams including partners, services, and product engineering.
He has serviced clients such as Cisco, PayPal, McDonald’s, 3M, Johnson Controls, 3M, John Deere, Motorola, and Grant Thornton.

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