FinOps | IT risks of working from home

The difference between “it gets the job done” and “working just like at the office”

FinOps | IT risks of working from home

Accelerated by COVID-19, companies have started working in a different way during 2020. An important part of this is of course working from home on a large-scale by employees. In addition to the social and organizational consequences, this also has an impact on the IT of the company.
Working from home may not be new, but the pressure on IT systems and procedures has grown considerably now that working from home has grown. COVID-19 thus introduces new risks to business continuity and data integrity.
What impact does it have and why? Why are the costs going up and what is changing in the risk profile? Have you thought about this during this transition or are you just happy that it "just" works?
In order to answer these kinds of questions, a good understanding of the technical terms is crucial. During this training you will gain insight into the most important technical building blocks of working from home in a short time. Topics covered include networks, firewalls, virtualization, workplaces and malware.
This knowledge helps to identify risks and movements in costs and also increases awareness about the role you have as a professional and as an employee with regard to reducing the risks of working from home.


We will start with the following learning objectives:
  • Updating knowledge about IT risks of working from home
  • Sharpening one's own critical attitude and behaviour
  • Identifying IT risks and movements in costs in relation to working from home


In this FinOps series you will learn the basics of IT ecosystems such as cloud, how to create the corresponding financial models and how to make sustainable judgments about IT investments. The training material is very accessible and set up in such a way that you can apply it immediately the next day.
We emphasize the importance of comprehensible and timely reporting, breaking down organizational silos and joint responsibility for IT expenditure. These are some important principles for modern IT Financial Management in general and Cloud Financial Management according to FinOps in particular.

This is for

Finance and IT professionals who want to make an important contribution to an agile and sustainable digital strategy and who therefore want to know the impact of IT ecosystems and IT cost movements on the continuity of their organization.
Do you want to know how to get started? Please contact us.