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Future of FinOps: Optimise to innovate in the cloud

September 6, 2023 | Wednesday | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM AEST


IT leaders in Sydney are invited to join this roundtable luncheon on ‘Future of FinOps: Optimise to innovate in the cloud’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.


Future of FinOps: Optimise to innovate in the cloud

In the evolving cloud landscape, organisations face challenges in managing costs while driving innovation. Often, the focus swings between cost-reduction initiatives, leaving underlying issues unaddressed. A culture of continuous optimisation can facilitate sustainable cost management and resource utilisation. However, pitfalls, such as short-term cost focus over long-term innovation, are common. 

A true FinOps practice can provide the discipline needed for governance and spend, eliminating the “bounce” between initiatives. This practice ensures cost optimisation while paving the way for modernisation and innovation. By nurturing an optimisation culture and leveraging FinOps, organisations can strike a balance between immediate cost-reducing needs and long-term growth objectives, turning optimisation into a catalyst for innovation in the cloud.

  • What are the key challenges faced by organisations when it comes to optimising cloud costs and driving innovation simultaneously? What are the common pitfalls and misconceptions?
  • How can a culture of optimisation be fostered within organisations to ensure ongoing cost management and resource utilisation in the cloud?
  • How can organisations balance short-term cost reduction goals with long-term innovation and growth objectives?

Join leaders interested in discussing how organisations can overcome the obstacles and growing pains that plague companies in the cloud and, instead, drive growth, cost savings, and continuous innovation.

Job titles may include CIOs, CTOs, Heads, VPs, & Directors of Information Technology.


12:00 PM
Arrival of guests and reception


12:30 PM
Welcome by The Ortus Club


12:35 PM
Short address by Amazon Web Services


12:45 PM
Discussion initiated by the moderator and continued by the group over lunch


1:45 PM
Discussion brought to a close


2:00 PM
Coffee, tea, networking

Carlton Wine Room, Melbourne