What CIOs Need to Know and Do to Exploit Cloud Computing


Published: 07 July 2016 ID: G00310075

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Summary

After 10 years, confusion still exists regarding cloud computing. This guide will help CIOs understand why and how cloud as a style of computing should be exploited and why they need a cloud strategy.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • The Multiple Faces of Cloud Computing
  • Analysis
    • Justify Your Cloud Strategy and Investments Based on Your Digital Business Strategy
    • Using Cloud Services Is Not Enough: You Must Optimize Your Application Design
    • Use a Pace-Layered Application Strategy as Input to Your Cloud Strategy
      • Replace and Refactor Systems of Record to Ready Your Digital Business Platform
    • CIOs: Beware of Lock-In to Cloud Service Providers/Services
    • A Look Into the Future of Technology
    • CIOs: Develop a Cloud Strategy
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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