This document discusses key analyses that the C-Suite must do before it makes the decision to adopt the cloud. CIOs will learn how to think
Topic: cloud computing implementation
This paper recommends a roadmap for cloud computing implementation laying out the steps, and at each the objectives, challenges, skills, and competencies, and metrics to measure progress. Use this roadmap to understand the cloud computing journey, and chart out a course for your IT Organization.
This whitepaper profiles top cloud computing providers, highlights the key risks, and issues in migrating to the cloud, and provides actionable recommendations to mitigate them. Good discussion for the CIO who is starting their cloud journey.
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.
This case study highlights the objectives, approach, and process followed to implement cloud computing. This report can also be used as a template to report the progress of your cloud computing program.
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.
Secure File Sharing and Collaboration in the Cloud: Maximizing the Benefits While Minimizing the Risks
This white paper explores the considerations for deploying secure file sharing and collaboration in the cloud. It also discusses the security implications and requirements for ensuring protection of confidential information and compliance with industry and government regulations.
This whitepaper discusses a new approach to leveraging IT for business agility in a cost effective manner.
This paper discusses a new way of computing for the enterprise. In light of the the recent move toward mobile applications and smart devices and with cloud computing having become a fixture in the enterprise IT landscape; Enterprise IT needs a new approach to manage processes and applications that are distributed across a mix of environments.
This white paper, the first in a series discusses the initiative to move toward a private cloud-based IT infrastructure and describes the three steps in transitioning to the cloud.
A framework for business IT alignment.
A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.
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)…)
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)
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.
CIOs can use this step-by-step guide to improve business IT alignment.
There are many definitions of IT Strategy. Which one is true?