Episode 2

Get a Return on Your IT Investment


June 5th, 2024

46 mins 20 secs

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About this Episode

Are you an individual contributor looking to convince your boss its time to buy a product or pursue a new project? How do you structure your proposal? How do you calculate ROI? In this episode, I’ll discuss these concepts and more with JT Perry from VMware!

Welcome to The IT Guy Podcast, your go-to destination for all things tech with Eric, your friendly neighborhood IT guy! Join Eric as he shares his wealth of knowledge, insights, and experiences gained from years of working in the IT industry. From troubleshooting common tech issues to exploring the latest trends and innovations, each episode is packed with practical tips, skilled advice, and engaging discussions.

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DevOpsDays KC 2024 - JT Perry - Platform ROI: Why should your company invest?

00:00 Stream start
00:50 Welcome
04:28 Meet JT Perry
08:15 Identifying a Need
13:45 Building the request
22:05 Return on Investment (ROI)
30:55 CapEx vs OpEx
34:36 Prove Your Assumptions
40:15 Applying ROI to Careers
44:08 Closing thoughts

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