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The Cloud Adoption Playbook

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

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.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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Examples of Innovation

In Chapter 5, we introduced the notion of application styles as a way of categorizing the types of applications that you may want to move to the cloud. In this section, we look at some specific styles through the lens of innovation.

Data and analytics

Developers and data scientists need better ways to explore and deploy new analytics approaches that enable speed and agility. Within data and analytics application, development must change their approach by doing the following:

  • Remove silos that are created by current organizations, systems, and tools to enable collaboration among teams and across technologies, from data scientists to developers.
  • Take advantage of innovations emerging from the open-source and data-science communities.
  • Break down artificial barriers imposed by a process or technology to enable self-service access to data across an enterprise while maintaining appropriate levels of trust and security.
  • Enable insights made possible by combining multiple...