Build an Enterprise Cloud Strategy

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Build an Enterprise Cloud Strategy

Author: Adam Frisbee

This path is built for the executive at an enterprise who is tasked with determining and implementing their cloud strategy for their organization. In this path you'll learn one... Read more

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In the following courses you'll learn to plan, create, and launch an enterprise cloud strategy.

Enterprise Cloud Strategy: Planning

by Adam Frisbee

Mar 20, 2020 / 57m

57m

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Description

The cloud is the beating heart of modern business, and at its core is a living, breathing, thriving strategy. In this course, Enterprise Cloud Strategy: Planning, you will learn the essential but rare skills necessary to assemble the right pieces, inspire the right people, and crusade for the necessary culture change to breath life into an enterprise cloud strategy. First, you will learn how to assemble an expert enterprise cloud strategy steering committee with members hand-selected from around the organization. Next, you will discover how guiding principles can inspire the cultural evolution needed for a successful enterprise cloud strategy. Finally, you will learn how to identify the value you deliver to your customers by using the cloud, and how your organizational structure should be built around that value. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of enterprise cloud strategies needed to assemble the right pieces, gather the right people, and inspire the right culture to make an enterprise cloud strategy initiative successful.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. What Is an Enterprise Cloud Strategy?
  3. Identifying Principles and Measuring Against Baselines
  4. Create an Enterprise Cloud Plan

Enterprise Cloud Strategy: Creating

by Adam Frisbee

Jun 26, 2020 / 1h 33m

1h 33m

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Organizations that are successful in the cloud start with a comprehensive enterprise cloud strategy that defines the overall role the cloud plays in the organization; it is part of, and enables the larger, longer term organizational strategy. In this course, Enterprise Cloud Strategy: Creating, you'll learn how to create an enterprise cloud strategy that will inspire cultural change, build consensus among stakeholders, and answer the question “what role does the cloud play in our organization? First, you'll review what the purpose of an enterprise cloud strategy is and the elements that are part of it, then you’ll learn how to assemble an enterprise cloud strategy steering committee. Next, you'll discover how to build in sub-strategies like financial, security, and governance strategies. Finally, you'll build workload profiles and map data flows that will go into the appendix of the enterprise cloud strategy. When you're finished with this course, you'll have built an enterprise cloud strategy template that you can customize to meet your organizational needs.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Advancing from the Planning Stage to the Creating Stage
  3. Defining Your Enterprise Cloud Strategy
  4. Integrating Sub-strategies
  5. Putting the Finishing Touches on Your Cloud Strategy

Enterprise Cloud Strategy: Launching

by Adam Frisbee

Nov 17, 2020 / 1h 26m

1h 26m

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An enterprise cloud strategy is a launching point for cloud adoption, implementation, and migration plans. In this course, Enterprise Cloud Strategy: Launching, you’ll learn to use your enterprise cloud strategy as a springboard to launch your organization into the cloud. First, you’ll explore how to change organizational culture for working in the cloud. Next, you’ll discover the principles of modernizing infrastructure in the cloud. Finally, you’ll learn the basics of deploying and running workloads in the cloud. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of cloud adoption needed to launch your organization into the cloud.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Changing Culture for the Cloud
  3. Modernizing Infrastructure
  4. Rethinking Deployment
  5. Running the Enterprise in the Cloud