Topic: cloud computing benefit

Maximizing Benefits from Cloud Computing

This whitepaper discusses the benefits in migrating to a flexible IT infrastructure, and ways to mitigate the higher cost, and increased risk. A good discussion for the CIO planning to move to cloud computing, and concerned about issues related to benefit realization.

CIO Cloud Migration Survey

This report identifies the view CIOs hold on cloud computing, their reasons for wanting to migrate to the cloud (or not!), the hurdles they faced in their cloud implementations, and the results. 

CIO’s Guide to Enterprise Architecture Enhancements for Cloud Computing

This in-depth eBook provides guidance on leveraging cloud computing to create maximum, and sustainable business value for the enterprise. This requires a focus beyond cloud enabling individual applications and taking a holistic or enterprise view to cloud computing – a paradigm shift from solutions architecture to enterprise architecture for cloud computing. (300 pages)

Enabling The Next Generation Infrastructure

This white paper discusses the key CIO challenge today: how to deploy cutting edge/next generation infrastructure for business value? The author discusses key issues and decisions that must be analyzed and resolved so the business can migrate to next generation infrastructure and create sustainable business value.

Cloud Computing Adoption Strategy

This document discusses the considerations in adopting cloud computing in a government organization. The objective is to create a coordinated approach to implementing cloud computing across the enterprise with a pilot to get the ball rolling.

CIO Guide to Cloud Computing

CIO Guide provides an overview of cloud computing from the business perspective. What is cloud computing? How does business innovation work with cloud computing? What is the business case for cloud computing? How does the IT organization change because of cloud computing? How does enterprise architecture support cloud computing? How to overcome implementation barriers to cloud computing adoption? How big data and cloud computing are connected? How to create an implementation roadmap for cloud computing?

Demystifying Cloud Computing

This paper tries to demystify the cloud to enable a "hype-free" discussion on an important technology innovation that has the power to change the way we do business.

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Sample IT Strategy Plan

A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.

IT Strategy Presentation

This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)

IT Strategy Example

This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)

IT Strategy Template

Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization – aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.

7 Steps to Business and IT Alignment

No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but you can take steps to get ever closer. This requires a process. Often, we ignore the fact that business and IT alignment is a process. This process does not have a starting point nor does it have an end. It is a series of “learn and do” cycles that incrementally get towards alignment. Let me explain.

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