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Geisinger Health's amazing journey to cloud success

Part of the On Cloud Podcast series

Starting with a mandate to become more agile and optimize IT costs, Geisinger Health has written an amazing cloud success story with a cloud-first culture and a highly-trained workforce to help them build a cloud-native future.

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Geisinger Health's: What a successful cloud journey looks like

Geisinger Health started their cloud journey with two goals: increasing agility and optimizing costs. They’ve succeeded—90% of their apps are in cloud. In this episode, David Linthicum talks with Geisinger's Interim CTO Dan Bennett about their success and future plans. For Dan, their success is due to investing in their people to build cloud skills and in becoming a cloud-first, cloud-native organization. Their future lies in cloud-based analytics and infrastructure-as-a-service.


The number one [piece of] advice for all of make sure that the people understand why you're doing it, they're behind why you're doing it.

Dan Bennett joined Geisinger Health in 2013 and is now the interim chief technology officer and chief architect for the organization. He currently leads many transformation projects throughout Geisinger and is constantly focused on identifying opportunities to transform, gain efficiencies, and deliver more value to IT customers.




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