Articles written by FinOps leaders and practitioners aimed to improve cloud financial management.
We’re taking a moment to highlight one of our own FinOps Foundation members in a series of interview posts. This series aims to highlight our community members so we can learn a bit more from their perspectives. Arnaud Alcabez is the Director of Cloud Computing Training for Global Knowledge France, a certified AWS instructor, and […]
Over 180 community members joined us this month for the second part of our FinOps Rate Series, where we cover GCP CUD and BigQuery flat-rate discount optimization. There’s a lot of complexity when you get into discounts and savings rates across all the cloud platforms. To demystify at least some of the GCP ones, we […]
This month, over 20 community members met for the Idea Exchange to discuss best practices, tips, and tricks on cloud expense forecasting and budgeting. Cloud finance forecasting can be a complicated exercise. Costs across different VMs, storage, containerization, and other services aren’t all billed the same way. Add in discounts and things can get messy. […]
The end of September is chock full of cloud finance management content from some of the biggest cloud providers out there. Here are our picks for FinOps Foundation members to check out. AWS, Azure, and GCP continue to provide free global events that attendees can experience virtually, anywhere. Also, there’s no need to ask your […]
What a month it has been: we crossed the 2000 practitioner member mark, became part of the Linux Foundation, welcomed VMWare, Apptio and Google to our Technical Advisory Council, launched our Vendor Member programs at KubeCon, and last week our Governing Board approved our budget to begin hiring! What does that mean? The FinOps Foundation, […]
In August, we celebrated the first annual International FinOps Day with two big cloud financial management sessions on AWS Savings Plans and FinOps for Kubernetes. The new Technical Advisory Council was formed and our new FinOps Certified launch partners came together. Watch for more in September including a GCP CUD session… Recaps from FinOps Day […]
We are proud to announce the launch of the new FinOps Certified vendor programs including 11 companies; representatives from Apptio, Google and VMware will be appointed to new Technical Advisory Council. And our community of practitioner members has grown to over 2,000 members! San Francisco, Calif., August 20, 2020 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit […]
With so much amazing cloud financial management activity happening this summer, we’re proud to announce International FinOps Day. Experience this special day for the first time ever, this August 20, 2020. What’s going on? We’re taking a moment (entire day actually) to celebrate our community and contributors for all of their daily hard work in […]
Each month, a select group of FinOps Foundation members get together for an Ideas Exchange, an open forum to discuss deep cloud financial management topics. Here are highlights from July’s meeting about building and socializing cloud cost management policies. If you’re wondering what an Idea Exchange is, here’s a quick reminder. What is an idea […]
Every month, a group of FinOps Foundation members get together for an Ideas Exchange. Take a look at the highlights of June’s meeting about cloud governance and learn how to get involved in the next one. Before we jump in, here’s a quick recap of how an Idea Exchange works. So, what’s behind the Idea […]
Today is the opening day of the Open Source Summit and a big day for our community. We’ve just announced that the FinOps Foundation intends to join forces with the Linux Foundation to advance the discipline of cloud financial management through best practices, education and standards. Over the last 17 months, the FinOps Foundation has […]
This Tuesday, the FinOps Foundation was officially launched at the Cloud Economics Summit in San Francisco.
DevOps in Cloud has broken traditional procurement. Procurement has outsourced their job to engineers. Engineers now spend company money at will and make financial decisions on cloud providers like AWS, GCP and Azure at rapid speed.