Introducing … the Cloud
Welcome, you absolute legend!
If you consider how many people don’t read books, and fewer still read specifically to educate themselves further rather than to entertain themselves, it is a miraculous thing indeed that you are reading this sentence.
The fact that you have chosen this book – hopefully because of a recommendation by a peer either directly or in an online community you frequent – means we were destined to meet, and it means you are already in the top 1% of people in our field who love learning and staying on top of their game.
Thank you for taking the time to read through these pages. Hopefully, we can provide some of the education you seek and add a little entertainment along the way. Now, let us get right to the point as your time is precious – and the cloud won’t adopt itself. Let’s learn together about everything that needs to happen for an organization (your organization) to successfully adopt the cloud.
Throughout this chapter, you will learn about the authors and why this book exists. We will help you identify gaps in cloud foundational knowledge and guide you to resources that can help you better understand the cloud and ultimately this book.
In this chapter, we’re going to cover the following main topics:
- Who are you?
- Who are we?
- What is this book about?
- Are you ready?
- What are the cloud foundations?
- What is the Cloud Adoption Framework?