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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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Ten Key Actions of the Framework

Digital transformation requires designing a strategic road map for sustained success. We believe that organizations must balance current and future technology needs in such a way that they understand the integrated set of decisions that need to be made over time, all aligned with the organization’s technology adoption and digital transformation vision. The framework provides the decision-making approach to prioritize the capabilities that will have the largest effect on the business. The framework helps you adapt to your organization’s changing needs along the way while maintaining a clear focus on strategic intent.

What we show next are ten key actions within the framework that we believe must be taken to ensure the types of alignment needed for successful outcomes.

1. Involve the right people

As cloud adoption and digital transformation have profound effects on an organization, you must engage the entire organization in the transformation...