An business driven overview of cloud computing for the CIO.
Topic: cloud computing introduction
Key concepts, opportunities and challenges in the cloud.
A complete introduction to key concepts in cloud computing for the IT Manager. Excellent reference source for the CIO. (100+ pages)
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)
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?
This presentation discusses cloud computing concepts, demonstrates cloud capabilities, introduces big data concepts and underlying technologies, and explores real world business application and issues with cloud computing to give the reader a flavor for the application of cloud to business.
This paper provides a clear definition of cloud computing, popular cloud computing service providers, and a comparison of the services provided by them. Excellent read!
This Technical White Paper provides a virtual environment for demonstrating, testing, and training on the use of Dell’s deployment procedures for an OpenStack Cloud.<br />
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.
This paper cuts through the hype surrounding cloud computing to focus on implementation specific guidance on cloud computing.
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?