Steven Dickens

Vice President and Practice Leader The Futurum Group

STEVEN DICKENS MISSION To work with organisations globally to provide thought leadership, content and advisory services so they can address the challenges and opportunities that a digital world presents.


Public Cloud IaaS; AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI and IBM Cloud as well as public cloud connected compute such as Outpost, Satellite, Stack and Cloud-at-Customer, this focus also includes containers, K8S, Cloud-native orchestration & Virtualisation

Operations Software; Log management, automation, observability, and console reporting.

Servers & Compute including; x86, UNIX, Mainframe, HPC and Hyper-Converged infrastructure

Open Source: Linux Operating systems and Open-Source tooling and operations software.

Mainframe Ecosystem including hardware, software, service providers and outsourcers.


With 25+ years of experience in cloud, hardware, services and software along across multiple industries, he engages with senior leaders in large organisations, new emerging vendors and the major Tech vendors to define strategy and provide engaging content and advisory services.

BSc, Business Administration 1992 - 1995
Multiple subjects including Maths, English & Business Studies, High School/Secondary Diplomas and Certificates 1986 - 1992
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Struggling with Managing Multi-Cloud Platforms? Experts Recommend Finding Horizontal Threads Across Your Data Ecosystem.

Steven Dickens - August 9, 2023

Businesses utilizing multi-cloud platforms face significant challenges in efficiently extracting data and insights, as revealed in the SAS report A Silver Lining from Every Cloud. The study surveyed over 200 decision-makers in the UK & Ireland and found that 70% of businesses use different analytics platforms for each cloud, leading to increased time consumption and costs.

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