This paper provides an in-depth introduction to cloud computing, and lays the groundwork for creating effective cloud computing strategies. What is cloud computing? What are the different types of "clouds?" What are the benefits of cloud computing? How to implement a cloud for your business?
Topic: what is 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?
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 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.
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.
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 introduction to cloud platforms discusses the definition and use of cloud based applications and infrastructure.
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?