SEM05A-Operational Excellence in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services (separate registration is required)

Tuesday, October 31 | 8:00AM–11:30AM ET | Meeting Room 105A/B, 100 Level
Session Type: Additional Fee Program
Delivery Format: Preconference Workshop
Moving university applications to the cloud presents technical and cultural challenges, including preparing institutions; training IT staff; supporting students, faculty, and staff; and operating in the cloud. Individuals who have successfully moved dozens of university services to the public cloud will make presentations and lead discussions and activities.

Outcomes: Better understand how to move applications to the cloud * Help staff develop new skills * Understand the financial and technical implications of cloud deployments


  • Sarah Christen

    Director of IT Infrastructure, Cornell University
  • Ryan Frazier

    Managing Director, Technology (HBS Online), Harvard Business School
  • Ann Merrihew

    Director, US Education, AWS, Amazon Web Services
  • Sharif Nijim

    Assistant Teaching Professor, IT, Analytics, and Operations, University of Notre Dame

Resources & Downloads

  • Educause Preconference Workshop 2017

    37 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/27/2024