Topic: cloud

Case Study: Enterprise Architecture Based Cloud Computing Strategy

This white paper details a case study on designing an enterprise architecture based cloud computing strategy – it details the steps taken to design/modify the enterprise architecture and a roadmap to chart progress from current to strategic capability incorporating cloud computing.

How Does Cloud Computing Leverage Enterprise Architecture

This presentation provides a quick overview of the link between enterprise architecture and cloud computing. If you are moving from the one-off, siloed approach to cloud computing to integrating it with the enterprise, this is a good place to start.

How to Architect the Enterprise for Cloud Computing?

This presentation makes the case for using enterprise architecture for cloud computing implementation in the enterprise for an orderly transition to maximize business results. It provides a step-by-step guide to making architecting the enterprise for cloud computing. Good Read!

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?

Cloud Analytics Reference Architecture

The authors contend that big data has not lived up to its potential because we are still applying old techniques to this new problem. They propose a reference architecture that will unleash the full power of big data and cloud computing. This Cloud Analytics Reference Architecture is discussed at length in this paper.

A Comparison of Cloud Computing Services

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!

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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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