Its charter is to identify and provide solutions to big cross-industry, large enterprise issues, such as cybersecurity and data protection, which are both significant areas of concern to large corporations.
Steering Committee members are exclusively C-level executives of Fortune 100 companies and set the direction of its working group(s). Steering Committee member companies receives a voting rights to set the Collaborative direction. They also populate working group(s) with a member of their senior staff to work with peers. Some great relationships have been established through the working groups.
ONUG Collaborative Steering Committee members
To amplify your corporation’s voice/influence with other large corporations to ensure you receive the tools you need to drive successful digital transformation.
The ONUG Collaborative provides a means for corporations to engage and work together in a problem-solving atmosphere/culture to facilitate automated cloud governance approaches that benefit all, no matter where you are on your enterprise cloud journey. The Collaborative is represented by the largest cloud consumers as well as cloud providers including Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud and Google Cloud enabling it to identify gaps and facilitate hybrid/multi-cloud solutions.
Opportunity to influence the requirements development, technology adoption, and future direction of the CSNF big tent initiative by joining with leaders in the CSNF working group.
The collaborative maintains two bodies, an executive steering committee and working group(s). Complete the form below to express your interest in joining the ONUG Collaborative. We are accepting membership requests from all corporations and members of the cloud vendor ecosystem community.
Exclusively for C-level executives of Fortune 100 companies and invited senior members of the vendor/cloud community. Members set the direction of the working group(s), populate the working groups and receive voting rights to decide on the areas of focus for the 12 month period.
Join large enterprise cloud customers and product managers of cloud solution providers in a working group. Appoint an appropriate executive(s) to participate in building the Cloud Security Notification Network (CSNF).
The ONUG Collaborative has industry influence and seeks to put it to work by providing valuable tools to enable your digital transformation journey.
The first project of the ONUG Collaborative was to form the Automated Cloud Governance (ACG) Working Group. Once that working group formed, JP Morgan Chase, Kaiser Permanente, UBS, Pfizer and others joined as members.
Mark Tierney, Chief Technology Officer
Scott Kargman, Chief Financial Officer
Joann Varello, Chief Marketing Officer
Michael Clark, Editor
Jeannette Tibbets, Executive Assistant
Sr Dir. Global Transformation
Chief Technology Officer
CEO and Co-founder
Director, Cross Portfolio Offerings & Product Management
The ACG Working group’s recently released white paper, has garnered press coverage in the Wall St Journal, Information Week and other outlets. Released in May 2020, the ACG White Paper sought to educate the industry on and advocate for:
The collaborative, through the ACG Working Group, is pursuing the development of a common Cloud Security Notification Framework or CSNF reference implementation/architecture. The goal is to create common definitions and syntax for major cloud provider security alerts, alarms, events etc. and is the start of multi-cloud security notification services. The goal is to make a common open source security notification framework available in the industry so that cloud governance and policy can be automated, thus a shared responsibility model, a reality. In phase three, compliance officers are to be invited.
Every Tuesday at 12 pm ET, there is a check-in call (generally 1/2 hour); once per month, there is a virtual all-day meeting; there is a dedicated Slack channel for communication between meetings.
Every Tuesday, there are a check-in calls (generally 1/2 hour); there are dedicated Slack channels for communication between meetings.
Yes; ONUG organizes working groups on the most common use cases which include AIOps, Elastic Infrastructure, Orchestration and Automation, Observability and Cloud Security…all working groups focus on hybrid and multi-cloud requirements.
We recommend a project manager and an engineer per working group.
Yes, rolling 12-month membership.
This varies; all working groups meet every Tuesday for a 30-minute video conference check-in and have dedicated slack channels for communications in between meetings. In addition, the ACG Working Group has a full-day virtual workshop once per month (which are very productive meetings); the other working groups meet the day before an ONUG Conference for a virtual workshop in the Spring and Fall. All virtual workshops will be a mix of live and virtual once we are able to gather live again.
Yes; each working group has dedicated Slack channels in the ONUG Slack workspace.
It depends, but ONUG strives for 25% of a working group membership to be IT executives.
All vendors are offered the opportunity to present/demonstrate a Proof-of-concept (PoC) based upon the working group output; these PoCs take place throughout both days of ONUG Conferences and are highly attended. Day 2 of the ONUG Conference is dedicated to the working groups, where members present status and gain community input to drive the next block of work.
All working groups are funded by membership dues.
All ONUG Working Groups output is open sourced as either Creative Commons or other Apache license.
ONUG Working Groups have created the $5B SD-WAN market, defined hybrid and multi-cloud markets and are defining automated cloud governance for the enterprise cloud era.
Yes…Azure, GCP, IBM Cloud.
No, participation is required; The Collaborative is just that…a place for companies and professionals to collaborate, share ideas and contribute to an outcome that benefits your company and the industry in general.