Topic: cloud computing implementation

Create a Cloud Computing Implementation Road Map

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. 

Mitigating Risk in Cloud Computing Implementation

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.

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. 

Cloud Computing Implementation Case Study

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.

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.

Accelerate your Cloud Journey

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.

Journey to the Cloud: A practitioner’s Guide

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.

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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.

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