Book Image

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)
Free Chapter
1
Cover
2
Title Page
3
Foreword
16
Index
17
End User License Agreement

Summary

In this chapter we have shown you what is required to be successful with a governance model for application development and delivery on the cloud. A complete governance model must address elements of risk and must address not only the challenges introduced by the cloud, but also must recognize that the cloud development is fundamentally different from traditional development for the industrial core. A governance model must include a structure of processes and organizational constructs that allow it to execute on a set of governance principles that address the risks we have identified. A decision-rights framework, codified in RACI matrices, is an excellent way to define those responsibilities within an organization and address the risks that lead to the need for a governance model. Finally, we provided two models of organizational constructs that we have seen to be effective in implementing governance in a cloud model.