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Formulate a Cloud Strategy in the Context of Your Overall Strategy

Published: 25 March 2019

ID: G00385758

Analyst(s): David Smith


Every business requires a cloud strategy, regardless of where it is in its cloud journey. CIOs should align cloud strategy efforts within the context of overall strategic planning efforts.

Table Of Contents


  • Cloud Strategy — What It Is
  • Any Cloud Strategy Must Be a Group Effort
  • Creating a Cloud Cookbook
  • Beyond the Strategy, Implementation Is the Next Step
  • Separating the Cloud Strategy From the Implementation and Data Center Strategy
  • Most Organizations Do Not Have a Real Cloud Strategy

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