Michael Minns CASA, General Manager, IRMB. Creating an Infrastructure Strategy. Michael Minns – CASA September 7th, 2004. What is CASA and what do we do?.
Michael Minns – CASA
September 7th, 2004
Combine Tactical and Strategic Initiatives so that benefits maybe realised sooner
Formulation of the Technology plan requires multiple skill sets
Internal approval of the plan required a whole of IT strategy to be formulated (not just infrastructure) incorporated within a coherent plan and a re-confirmation that IT costs were being controlledLooking backwards (cont.)
Implement Governance structures that allow for the strategy to be a living and breathing document
Whilst consolidation is possible, there are software limits and vendor reservation of co-hosting and co-locating multiple applications on same hardware
Ensure that your outsourcer's capability are acknowledged and understood prior to locking in the infrastructure strategy. Make sure the business continuity and disaster recovery implications are understoodWhat are the resulting lessons learned?