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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.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
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Our Approach to Project Inception

In Chapter 4, we described the role of the squad lead — the lead developer for the project. The squad lead and other developers must take part in the Design Thinking workshop so that they understand the core scope of the project.

While the design team is developing wireframes for the initial UX, the build squad needs to come together for an initial meeting, which we call an inception workshop. In this meeting, the build squad reviews its selected approach to remind team members of what practices they will be using, as well as to walk through the MVP and whatever low-fidelity wireframes the designers have developed. The most important part of this process is breaking the MVP definition into small user stories, each of which can be implemented within about a day by a pair of developers. A good user story should be phrased in the context of a persona, describing what that persona experiences while interacting with the system, with well-defined acceptance...