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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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Advantages of a COC

You may think that the squad model is a lot of change for an organization that’s used to following a traditional model, and you would be right. That’s why we suggest that you ease the transition by introducing a temporary organization into your company to provide the expertise and experience that you need to make the transition smoothly.

Introducing any new technology into a large enterprise is hard, and the set of technologies that makes up the cloud is no different. First, there’s the challenge of dealing with the sheer number of people (often geographically distributed) who need to learn something new. Then there’s the organizational inertia that any change must fight. Finally, there’s the fear of disruption that change creates (“Will I lose my job if I’m not good at this?”).

Enterprises need a way to smooth some of these technology and culture adoption bumps. Luckily, we can propose a time-tested approach...