Get Your Boss To Say Yes

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Published on April 13, 2009

Author: SQLServerPedia

Source: slideshare.net

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Want to get software tools? Want to convince your manager to open up the wallet? In this presentation, we show how.

Get Your Boss to Say Yes To hear the audio for this presentation, please dial the phone conference number included in the meeting invitation. Audio will not come through your speakers. © 2008 Quest Software, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Today’s Agenda • When Geeks Want Stuff • What Managers Need • Where You Can Get Help Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/rankenjordan/3403645155/

When Geeks Want Something Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/82046831@N00/1241992193/

How Managers React “So?”

How Geeks React Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcoveringa/3243701953/

What Managers Want to See

Document All the Options Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/roadsidepictures/434612170/

Sample Executive Summary

Sample Presentation

Explain the Current Situation

Use Graphics for Illustration

Put Costs in Perspective

Explain What You Want

Explain Your Selection Criteria

Sample Vendor Comparison

What Managers Want To Do

Getting Help From Vendors

Reading the Case Studies

Justifying Backup Compression • Data’s still growing, but budgets aren’t • Keep backups online longer • Shorter maintenance windows

Justifying Performance Tools • Spend less time troubleshooting code • Developer time isn’t free • Get faster apps without buying faster hardware Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sybrenstuvel/2468506922/

Justifying Monitoring Tools • Manage more servers with less people • Help junior DBAs do senior-level tasks • Stop throwing money at hardware Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/sterlingely/1418364

Justifying Change Management • Patrol environments for change • Improve security auditing for less $ • Roll back changes with less downtime Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/358487253/

Justifying Capacity Management • Shorter maintenance windows • Faster storage performance without buying faster storage • Buy storage when it’s cheap, not when you’re desperate

Lessons Learned Today • Do your homework • Do your BOSS’s homework • Document everything • Prove your decision • Make it easy to forward • Get help from vendors Photo licensed with Creative Commons from http://www.flickr.com/photos/rankenjordan/3403645155/

Resources On The Web • SQL Server community: SQLServerPedia.com • Quest Software SQL Server Products: www.quest.com/sql-server/ • Brent’s blog: www.BrentOzar.com

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