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The Cloud Adoption Playbook

By : Moe Abdula, Ingo Averdunk, Roland Barcia, Kyle Brown, Ndu Emuchay
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The Cloud Adoption Playbook

By: Moe Abdula, Ingo Averdunk, Roland Barcia, Kyle Brown, Ndu Emuchay

Overview of this book

As cloud technologies continue to challenge the fundamental understanding of how businesses work, smart companies are moving quickly to adapt to a changing set of rules. Adopting the cloud requires a clear roadmap backed by use cases, grounded in practical real-world experience, to show the routes to successful adoption. The Cloud Adoption Playbook helps business and technology leaders in enterprise organizations sort through the options and make the best choices for accelerating cloud adoption and digital transformation. Written by a team of IBM technical executives with a wealth of real-world client experience, this book cuts through the hype, answers your questions, and helps you tailor your cloud adoption and digital transformation journey to the needs of your organization.
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What Does the Cloud Mean to the CISO?

Chief information security officer may be the most thankless job in a large organization. Many development teams simply view them as the person who says no to new tools, new deployment options, and other improvements that they want to implement in their jobs. But if developers could spend a few minutes in their shoes, they would come away with a very different perspective.

It may seem to developers that the entire job of the CISO is to say no to them, but that’s only a small part of the CISO’s role. The CISO is responsible for ensuring that the corporation’s technology assets — including machines, networks, programs, and data — are secure from unwanted intrusion, release, and misuse. That’s a very wide-ranging job, which starts with formulating a vision of how to go about implementing information and technology security measures.

Cloud technologies are an increasingly important part of that vision and execution...