With new developments like Copilot in Microsoft Cost Management and Microsoft Fabric, there couldn’t be a better time to take a fresh look at how you manage cost within your organization and how you can leverage the FinOps Framework and the FinOps Open Cost and Usage Specification (FOCUS) to accelerate your FinOps efforts.
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Get ready for FOCUS, a new open specification for cloud billing data that’s redefining how you manage and optimize cloud costs. Learn about the new “language” of FinOps, why it’s important, and how you can get started today with resources from the Microsoft FinOps toolkit.
Learn how Microsoft is embracing FinOps practitioners and enabling organizations to drive business value through FinOps education, faster analytics, a new FinOps toolkit open source project, and improvements to help you identify and monitor your cost saving opportunities.
May is all about cost optimization! From customizable right-sizing recommendations in Advisor to many updates to pricing experiences and the addition of cost recommendations in Azure Resource Graph for Azure Gov and Azure China clouds. Throw in 3 updated previews in Cost analysis, 6 new/updated ways to save, and a bunch of videos and docs and you’ve got a lot of catching up to do! Enjoy!
April introduces scheduled cost alerts for Azure Government and a wealth of tips and new ways to save with Microsoft 365 and Azure, plus 8 new and updated docs. Enjoy!
Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to the bill, and this is where Microsoft Cost Management comes in.
February brings exciting news as Microsoft joins the FinOps Foundation, Azure pricing pages get a slew of updates, and tag inheritance gets an API update.
Microsoft has joined the FinOps Foundation as a premier member and has joined the Governing Board defining the strategy and vision of the organization.
January is always exciting, and this year is no different with the general availability of EA account management for indirect customers, recent and pinned views in the Cost analysis preview, 3 new preview features, 7 new ways to save, 1 video, and 6 doc updates.
In some ways, 2022 is what we expected out of 2021. Perhaps it’s better late than never, but the world is beginning to get back to normal—albeit a new normal where hybrid work is a default rather than an exception for many of us. In this new world, demands on our time have increased exponentially, making it more critical than ever to focus on maximizing value, return on investment, and cloud efficiencies. And that’s exactly what you saw as we doubled down on savings opportunities in 2022.