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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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?
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.
This paper investigated common security and privacy issues with cloud computing.
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 paper provides a clear definition of cloud computing, popular cloud computing service providers, and a comparison of the services provided by them. Excellent read!
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?