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FinOps Podcast

FinOpsPod connects practitioners with the rest of the FinOps Foundation community. Real world practitioners will share their experiences and the Foundation team will share the latest news about the community.

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FinOpsPod, Episode 15, Zach Stitham - Driving FinOps Culture Through KPIs

FinOpsPod, Episode 15, Zach Stitham - Driving FinOps Culture Through KPIs

Zach Stitham, VP of Cloud Business Management Office at Fidelity, discusses culture building and FinOps KPIs with Ashley Hromatko.

FinOpsPod, Episode 14, Jeremy Nancel, John Renne, Optimizations - Ideal vs. Reality

FinOpsPod, Episode 14, Jeremy Nancel, John Renne, Optimizations - Ideal vs. Reality

Rightsizing an under-utilized resource is an easy way to save on cloud costs, right? Or is it? In a conversation taken from the FinOps Foundation Slack channels, Jérémy Nancel & John Renne debate the pros and cons of reducing cloud spend by rightsizing resources vs incurring tech debt via code drift.

FinOpsPod, Episode 13 FinOops - Lessons Learned the Hard Way

FinOpsPod, Episode 13 FinOops - Lessons Learned the Hard Way

We all make mistakes. Some mistakes are just more expensive than others. In this episode, listen and learn from the experiences of others in the FinOps community who bravely share their experiences with runaway bills, outages and disaster recover tests gone wrong.

FinOpsPod, episode 12 Alison McIntyre - FinOps Knowledge & Embracing Fear

FinOpsPod, episode 12 Alison McIntyre - FinOps Knowledge & Embracing Fear

Alison McIntyre, Cloud FinOps Lead at Lloyds Banking Group, discusses what it feels like to start the FinOps Certified Professional course, thoughts on cloud-native application migrations, and the impact of risk and regulations.

FinOpsPod, episode 11 Tony Johnson - The One About Unit Economics

FinOpsPod, episode 11 Tony Johnson - The One About Unit Economics

Tony Johnson, fresh from presenting on Unit Economics at FinOps X, talks with Joe about how to start and mature using unit economics to manage your cloud environment.

FinOpsPod, episode 10 Ursula LaVeck & Julia Harvey - What Comes After FinOps Adoption

FinOpsPod, episode 10 Ursula LaVeck & Julia Harvey - What Comes After FinOps Adoption

Joe visits with some of his old friends and colleagues, Ursula LaVeck and Julia Harvey, to learn how they continued maturing their operations after implementing FinOps at their organizations.

FinOpsPod, episode 09 FinOps X 2022

FinOpsPod, episode 09 FinOps X 2022

The first annual FinOps X conference was held in Austin, TX in June. Joe & Stacy wrap it up and talk about the Ballroom B Wolfpack and the rest of our amazing community that showed up and embraced being together at the first FinOps conference. Includes interviews with Eli Mansoor, Dieter Matzion, Aaron Edell, Mike Eisenstien, Alee Whitman, Dann Berg, Michelle Dupuis and many more!

FinOpsPod, episode 08 Voicemail - GreenOps

FinOpsPod, episode 08 Voicemail - GreenOps

FinOpsPod checks their voicemail and receives a question on GreenOps from Prabha Palanivelu. Mark Butcher swoops in and provides a quick answer and pitches you to join the FinOps Foundation Sustainability Working Group.

FinOpsPod, episode 07 Pedro Veloso - Bridging the Gap Between Finance & I.T.

FinOpsPod, episode 07 Pedro Veloso - Bridging the Gap Between Finance & I.T.

The Finance episode! Pedro Veloso, International Man of FinOps, has performed FinOps-style roles in Brazil and Germany. Joe & Pedro discuss finance diving into the world of cloud, some of the misconceptions, the challenges and the problems that need to be worked on in order to provide data for real-time decision making.

FinOpsPod, episode 06 Jason Rhoades - Attribution, Tags & Labels... OH MY!

FinOpsPod, episode 06 Jason Rhoades - Attribution, Tags & Labels... OH MY!

It's the episode about tags, labels, account structures - how you attribute your cloud usage and spend to information that is important to you! Learn how to start, evolve and mature your attribution strategy with insights from Jason Rhoades, Development Manager at Intuit.

FinOpsPod, episode 05 FinOps Careers, Beginning the FinOps journey

FinOpsPod, episode 05 FinOps Careers, Beginning the FinOps journey

The FinOps career path continues to evolve. Hear the perspectives of three practitioners, Vijay Karthavya Kudithipudi, Kate Ferguson and Hector J. Meneses Jr., who have recently started their FinOps career journeys. What is similar to your path? What is different?

FinOpsPod, episode 04 Kim Wier - FinOps as Product, Part 1

FinOpsPod, episode 04 Kim Wier - FinOps as Product, Part 1

Kim Wier, Director of Efficiency Engineering at Target joins the show and shares her career path, how she has built her team, leveraging Target's culture and commitment to learn. We also dive into the why and how Kim's team are building their own FinOps toolset. You do not want to miss this conversation!

FinOpsPod, episode 03 The FinOps Foundation in the U.K.

FinOpsPod, episode 03 The FinOps Foundation in the U.K.

Join the FinOps Foundation staff on their trip to the United Kingdom! Listen to clips of the London Roadshow and experience connecting with FinOps peers with Noel Crowley. Then get an overview of the staff offsite in Edinburgh.

FinOpsPod, episode 02 Ben de Mora - The Chaos is to Be Embraced

FinOpsPod, episode 02 Ben de Mora - The Chaos is to Be Embraced

Ben has been a FinOps Instructor for years and he shares his experiences teaching the FinOps Certified Practitioner course. The conversation goes in a number of different directions - architecture, sustainability, estimated cloud costs and banjo. As Ben reminds us, the chaos is to be embraced.

FinOpsPod, episode 01 Deana Solis - Building Trust & FinOps Culture

FinOpsPod, episode 01 Deana Solis - Building Trust & FinOps Culture

FinOps Pod launches for the first time with guest is Deana Solis, Sr. FinOps Engineer at Smarsh. Deana has been an active practitioner member of the FinOps Foundation since early 2020 and has been an active contributor to working groups in the foundation. During the interview, Deana goes over the importance of community, diversity and how to build trust when implementing a FinOps culture.