AWS Cloud Financial Management

Category: Thought Leadership

ICYMI: Designing cost allocation strategies, tracking effectiveness of cloud adoption, and laying foundation for cost optimization

Last month we spoke in depth about understanding how to turn your data into actionable insights. We acknowledged that while having access to real-time data is a clear perk of the cloud, it can often be intimidating to organize and convert it to a visualization or report that makes sense for your organization’s specific business […]

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Get actionable cost insights that align with your business

Actionable cost insights are sets of cost and usage raw data and information from which leadership, product owners, and financial management can create effective data-driven actions. An insight that drives action is typically more valuable than one that simply answers a question—especially an insight that makes you rethink something and pushes you in a new direction.

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Maximizing business value with Cloud Financial Management

Cloud Financial Management (CFM) is a fundamental part of every customer’s cloud journey. Whether you are building applications natively in the cloud, migrating your workloads to the cloud, or expanding your adoption of cloud services, CFM can help you achieve the full business value associated with cloud adoption.

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Five things you should do to create an accurate on premises vs cloud comparison model

When helping customers build TCO models for their cloud migration, we often come across customer analysts who say their financial models show that moving to the cloud is more expensive than staying on premises. What we’ve found is that customers often exclude key inputs that lead to inaccurate cost comparison models.

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A Detailed Overview of the Cost Intelligence Dashboard

Voiced by Amazon Polly As your business grows on AWS, so too does the need for cost and usage visibility and custom cost reporting tailored for your organization. Good Cloud Financial Management (CFM) targets for your AWS usage can include (but are not limited to) Reserved Instance and Savings Plans coverage, average hourly cost of […]

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Sneak Peek of re:Invent 2021 Cloud Financial Management Sessions & Events

Each year, we share a preview of what Cloud Financial Management (CFM) themed sessions you can look for at AWS re:Invent, so you can pre-register and reserve your seats at the sessions you find interesting. This year marks the 10th anniversary of AWS re:Invent and we’re excited to celebrate with our customers back in Las […]

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Cost Control Blog Series #3: How to Handle Cost Shock

Voiced by Amazon Polly One of the biggest benefits of the cloud is the ability to scale dynamically and reduce costs by paying for only what you use, when you need it. However, when development teams aren’t prepared for this newfound flexibility, cost shock and unexpected cost spikes can occur. If you are new to […]

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