This paper cuts through the hype surrounding cloud computing to focus on implementation specific guidance on cloud computing.
This presentation discusses the selection and implementation of cloud based applications – Cloud economics, cloud based application categories, selection considerations, integration issues and running a hybrid application shop.
This presentation defines cloud computing and discusses what CIOs plan on doing with cloud computing. A good document to read if you are getting started with cloud computing.
This research explored CIO view and opinions on cloud computing. A good place for you to start your cloud journey or to find your way if you are a little lost.
This presentation discusses the lessons learnt implementing cloud computing, calculating the cost of cloud computing implementation and methods to charge back for cloud computing costs.
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.
A concise presentation on cloud computing – good read to understand what all this fuss is about!
This article discusses the results of a survey on CIO perspectives on cloud computing to conclude that when it comes to cloud computing, CIOs have moved past the question of "if" and are now knee deep in "where" and "how."
This presentation provides a overview of the security related issues with cloud computing and ways to mitigate them.
This article defines cloud computing, discusses its advantages, debates issues with its adoption, and predicts its journey forward – a major disruptive force that will affect the distribution model for computing making it easier for small and mid sized businesses use technology to become more competitive.
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?