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Author Abdula, Moe, author

Title The cloud adoption playbook : proven strategies for transforming your organization with the cloud / Moe Abdula, Ingo Averdunk, Roland Barcia, Kyle Brown, Ndu Emuchay
Published Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
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Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1 Business Drivers; Addressing Challenges for the Enterprise; What Drives a Business to the Cloud?; What Do You Gain from Cloud?; Implications to the Enterprise; Summary; Chapter 2 Framework Overview; The Framework; Key dimensions of cloud adoption; Steps in the adoption journey; Ten Key Actions of the Framework; 1. Involve the right people; 2. Achieve business and technology alignment; 3. Take a holistic approach across dimensions; 4. Assume an outside-in, client-centered approach
5. Open the aperture to new possibilities6. Show progress and quick wins; 7. Collaborate actively; 8. Balance sustained and disruptive innovation; 9. Establish success criteria; 10. Account for a multicloud hybrid model; Summary; Chapter 3 Strategy; What Does a Cloud Strategy Mean for the CIO?; What Do We Really Mean by â#x80;#x9C;Strategyâ#x80;#x9D;?; Developing a Cloud Strategy; What Are the Complete Dimensions of a Cloud Strategy?; What Key Considerations Should a Cloud Strategy Address?; Service types; Deployment models; Roles; Controls; Vendor relationships
An example reference architectureReference Implementations; DevOps implementation; Resiliency patterns; Security; Management; Summary; Chapter 6 Security and Compliance; What Does the Cloud Mean to the CISO?; Will My People, Processes, Tools, and Approaches Change?; How Is Cloud Adoption Affected by Compliance Issues?; How Do I Protect Against Data Breaches and Loss?; Key management; Certificate management; Data integrity; How Do I Protect Against Networking Vulnerabilities?; Cloud-hosted firewalls; Intrusion prevention systems; Distributed denial of service; Microsegmentation
What Prescriptive Steps Are Required to Develop a Cloud Strategy?Step 1: Define business objectives and constraints; Step 2: Complete analysis of your workload portfolio; Step 3: Envision your future state and analyze your current state; Step 4: Assess your organizationâ#x80;#x99;s readiness; Step 5: Build an execution framework with defined strategic milestones; Step 6: Define proven approaches best suited to your organization; Summary; Chapter 4 Culture and Organization; What Does the Cloud Mean for Human Resources?; What Do We Really Mean by â#x80;#x9C;Cultureâ#x80;#x9D;?
What cultural elements make cloud adoption easier or harder?Talent and flexibility; Basic Squad Organization; SRE model and squads; Tribes and guilds; Cultural elements of the squad model; Advantages of a COC; What are the goals of a COC?; Life cycle of a COC; When a COC is not the right approach; Summary; Chapter 5 Architecture and Technology; What Does Cloud Adoption Mean for Enterprise Architects?; Role of Enterprise Architects in Cloud Adoption; Workload assessment; Reference architectures; Example Microservices Reference Architecture; Style introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 13, 2018)
Subject Business enterprises -- Computer networks.
Cloud computing.
Information technology -- Management.
Organizational change.
Form Electronic book
Author Averdunk, Ingo, author
Barcia, Roland, author
Brown, Kyle, author
Emuchay, Ndu, author
ISBN 1119491835 (electronic bk.)
9781119491835 (electronic bk.)