Duckbill’s FinOps maturity assessment methodology.
Duckbill breaks down their method of accessing thousands of client AWS accounts in a way that preserves ease-of-access, maintains data confidentiality, and still providing all the permissions needed.
When Corey and I started The Duckbill Group in 2019, I sat down with Corey and asked him to braindump everything he looks at when assessing a client’s AWS spend in the first pass. I then came up with a simple framework that’s easy to memorize and still serves us today. Step 1: Turn that […]
There are multiple good reasons to purchase AWS through a reseller — and a couple big reasons why you shouldn’t.
How much should I be spending on an AWS service? External benchmarks for AWS spending and usage aren’t as useful as you might think.
What’s the Difference Between an EDP and a PPA?
Tl;dr Nothing, they’re functionally the same thing.
Cloud finance is more “cloud” than “finance.” This fundamental misunderstanding leads to very ineffective cloud finance efforts. Here’s how to fix them.
We take our role in protecting our clients quite seriously, and that starts with aligning incentives.