IDCA Welcomes Denis Nwanshi of ConverseLink to the Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., November 2, 2017: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Denis Nwanshi, co-founder and executive at B2B digital skills development venture ConverseLink has joined the IDCA Technical Standards Committee.
Denis is a senior IT architect and digital transformation strategist with a proven track record providing a wide range of consulting services to blue chip organizations across Europe and North America. He specializes in helping organizations shift to next generation enterprise architecture frameworks and implement data-driven business platforms based on blockchain, cloud, virtualization, microservices, RESTful web services, APIs, big data, machine learning, end-to-end security, omnichannel, payment systems, STP, IoT, software-defined networks, DevOps, BOTS, and other key technologies.
Denis is also a co-founder and executive at B2B digital skills development venture ConverseLink where he heads technology innovation and works with a talented cross-functional team dedicated to creating high impact, experiential virtual learning solutions for dynamic organizations.
A demonstrable leader who places a strong emphasis on governance, integrity, risk management, regulatory compliance, and sound financial management, Denis develops strategic IT road maps, business cases, and project plans that resonate with peers and executive management. A methodical problem solver and researcher, he has been fortunate to gain valuable vertical experience including insurance, banking, retail, e-learning, government, high tech, and energy. He has extensive experience assembling and mentoring high performing teams, establishing IT and business Centers of Excellence, and helping to drive business change using LEAN and agile techniques.
Denis, with regards to his joining stated, "The rapid development and massive scale of digital services and devices leveraging cloud, IoT, blockchain, big data and machine learning technologies are placing tremendous demands on today’s data centers in terms of IT capital expenditure, computing power and data center redundancy. As an advocate for architecture design based on open standards and managing IT risk, it is a real honor to be invited to join the IDCA Technical Standards Committee and help close some of the gaps in the DC industry."
He continued, "The IDCA has already demonstrated its leadership and innovation in the application ecosystem space, as illustrated by the Infinity Paradigm framework designed to help organizations mitigate business risk and track performance effectively. I envision the IDCA Technical Standards Committee playing a pivotal role in the conceptualization and development of new data center standards and governance frameworks aimed at addressing the diverse data privacy, cyber security, capacity, performance and scalability needs of a rapidly expanding digital economy."
About IDCA Technical Standards Committee - Technical Standards Committee represents IDCA’s interest in matters pertaining to standards. The committee is composed of elite members from diverse yet premier data center, cloud and application centric organizations who bring decades of experience to the issues and challenges of the data center industry. Its primary mission is to develop a holistic standards and key performance indicator framework that incorporates well established third party industry standards and KPIs, as well as developing new standards and KPI models where gaps exist in the industry’s standards library to help empower and structure information technology, data centers and cloud. It also conducts research on the future needs and requirements, and its members serve as standards advocates and resources for their organizations and industry segments. More on the IDCA Technical Standards Committee: https://www.idc-a.org/about-idca
About IDCA - Headquartered in Washington D.C., the IDCA was established to streamline, structure, educate and give direction to the information technology, data center and cloud industry. IDCA’s core mission is to aid in standardizing the feasibility, approach, selection, design, implementation, documentation and operation of data centers via modern-day processes and methodologies. Formed by industry veterans who realized the problems facing the industry and decided to do something about it, IDCA has perceptively identified the gaps and shortcomings of the data center industry. Hence, while it brings together the best-of-breed practices and principles currently existing in the industry, it caters to the data center stakeholder by providing a visionary outlook -- both on a broad scale and on an in-depth level -- of the purpose, discipline, and organization of data centers. In terms of education, IDCA is paving the way for professionals in power, cooling, network, system, storage, software, application, physical security, IT security, civil, architecture, telecommunication, structured cabling, safety, business continuity, operations, management, engineering, finance, legal, sales, marketing, HR, virtualization and cloud to all gather under one roof, with one mission, and for one industry. Thus far, thousands of professionals from both the government sector, such Department of Social Security, NASA, the U.S. House of Representatives, Department of Education, U.S. Courts, Department of State, as well as major conglomerates such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, MLB, Experian, Ericsson, eBay, AOL, Salesforce, Digital Realty, Visa, MasterCard, The World Bank, Verizon, AIG, T-Mobile, Expedia, Time Warner and others have been educated, trained and certified by IDCA. More on IDCA: idc-a.org