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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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Customer Example

At a large airline, one of the most important constituencies to persuade about the applicability of the IBM Cloud Garage Method was the architect community. As we worked with the airline on cloud adoption, we realized that we had to make some customizations in the IBM Cloud Garage Method to meet the needs of this community. This taught us that a support squad was needed around architecture.

We designated a special support squad consisting of the application architects and a few specialist architect roles, sometimes including a test architect and one or more systems architects. The members of that squad split their time among the build squads, sometimes advising them on the ramifications of implementation decisions within the guidance set up at the project level, but more often simply helping with the kind of architecture planning that has to happen at the epic and sprint levels.

The first application to go live using the IBM Cloud Garage Method was Reaccommodation. The...