Bryan Drake will present and lead discussion on how the Value of IT is better understood when IT Finance and Enterprise Architecture partner together.
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Dale Bryan Drake
Bryan is currently an Enterprise Architect for Unisys on the Commonwealth of Virginia Server Storage and Data Center contract in Richmond Virginia. With over 20+ years of IT experience across multiple technologies, he is involved in almost every facet of this 6 year IT modernization and operation engagement. Bryan was the primary architect of the new Private Cloud implementation that will enable the Commonwealth to achieve the virtualization of thousands of servers, driving cost savings, and improved agility. Before his current role with Unisys, he was an Enterprise Architect for Northrop Grumman Corporation and led a multi-year IT spend predictability project. Bryan holds a CTMBE certification from the TBM Council and multiple IFTMA certifications and is a recurring presenter at ITFMA conferences.
Does defining actionable business services sound like a near-impossible task? Is it really worth the effort and time investment?
Join David Van Deusen, recently of IT Finance for the Controller of NY State, as he shares the story of their services journey and how this helped the organization better understand IT Value.
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David Van Deusen recently retired from the NYS Office of the State Comptroller after nearly 38 years of service, thirty of which were as an IT professional. During the last 6 years of his career, he was the Director over all of the IT Business functions of his organization and focused much of his time on IT Financial Management. His objective was to provide transparency to the business as to where their IT dollar was being spent, as well as to help them find ways to ensure that the value was worth the spend.
Join Cathy Wagner and Callie Martin from the MNIT ( Minnesota State IT) team for a case study and discussion on how having insights into Internal Transparency can have an impact on the IT Budgeting process and the resulting Budget, especially in the area of labor-management and planning.
Cathy Wagner is a financial program manager with MNIT Services for the State of Minnesota. She manages and directs enterprise financial programs and projects with sensitive financial data in the areas of strategic planning, budgeting, rate setting, invoicing, and reporting. She develops governance and technical data solutions based on federal and state fiscal policies. She was worked in a variety of roles managing public data for state agencies including enterprise-level IT financial data, educational testing, and statewide accountability data. She was originally a French teacher in a large suburban school district and has traveled extensively across Europe. She is very much enjoying the current opportunity afforded all state employees to work from home but wishes it were under better circumstances.
Callie Martin is a Management Analyst who is experienced in financial analysis, modeling, and benchmarking, using a variety of data sources to create cohesive data presentations to various end-users. Well versed in data verification and formatting for integration into third-party software systems, and skilled in data entry, database maintenance, and data visualization.