CCSP, TOGAF, DevOps
Paul "Cloud" Colmer is a forward thinking digital business leader, with a passion for the practical application of disruptive technologies. As Lead Digital Architect at ALC Group he has oversight and responsibility for ALC's Digital Architecture and Cloud instruction and advisory services complemented by an array of recent cloud certifications from AWS, VMware, Microsoft and ISC2.
Prior to ALC, Paul was Senior Principal Cloud Architect for DXC’s MyWorkStyle Digital Workplace SaaS offerings, working with a range of clients from healthcare, mining, manufacturing, financial services and government to architect and delivery digital workplace IaaS, PaaS & SaaS services. CSC MyWorkStyle is a suite of corporate, digital workplace offerings architected to enhance end-user productivity, product innovation and team collaboration whilst integrating into hybrid cloud topologies. In his role as Principal Architect Paul provided strategic direction, architectural governance, roadmaps and leadership in the development, delivery and continual innovation of the MyWorkStyle services for clients globally. Paul is an extensive user of TOGAF having applied it to every project at DXC, including defining the key artifacts for the MyWorkStyle solution in the Prelimary, Vision and Business Architecture phases. He also worked on the artifacts as a Solution Architect in the Information System and Technology Phases of TOGAF and had the role of Lead Architect in the Architectural Change Management phase.
Paul is the joint winner of the Citrix Partner Integration 2017 Awards for his DevOps automation work and is the winner of the Leading Edge Forum Grant for his research into In-Memory Data Grid technologies, presenting at a number of conferences and venues around the world including Gartner ITExpo, CSC TechCom, HISA Big Data Conference, Griffith University, University of Queensland and QUT. Paul holds certifications in CCSP® Certified Cloud Security Professional, TOGAF® 9.1 Level 1 (Foundation) & Level 2 (Certified) and in DevOps.