In this episode, Allan invites Mark Butler, an Advisory CISO at TRACE3, to talk about tech stack rationalization and how to get the most out of your technology investment. Mark shares advice on everything from how to properly analyze, identify, and consolidate your tools, both in the stack and cloud environment, to coaching your application specialists on embracing change.
02:36 What is tech stack rationalization?
03:46 Where to get started
06:20 Evaluation - a 3 prong approach
08:08 The security architecture alignment
10:51 What about contractual obligations?
13:18 The “best of breed” strategy
17:37 Rationalizing the cloud
21:00 Data analysis - tooling, extraction, metrics
25:24 The 3rd party tool conundrum
27:50 The future of cloud rationalization
29:40 How to resolve tech overlap?
32:19 Embracing change
34:37 Mark’s advice on emotional intelligence
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