The rapidly growing cloud technology demands organizations to have a cloud strategy in place. The C-Suite executives have a decisive role in capitalizing on the cloud to drive their businesses towards success. To strategize well, CEOs need to collaborate with the CTOs and CIOs to navigate the digital transformation journey smoothly. In the absence of a high-level cloud strategy, the stakes are high as there are chances of failures or investments going in vain.
The goal of a cloud strategy is to help you effectively establish policies and governance across your organizational environment. Once you get to know your own IT environment, you will be in a better state to identify and leverage the services provided by your cloud partners that are suitable for your business. Here’s what you need to know to build an effective cloud strategy.
- Creating The Roadmap
When creating a roadmap, tech leaders need to determine how cloud technologies can best match the organizational business strategy. Your goal is not to develop an optimal cloud strategy but to use a pragmatic approach to create an ever-evolving roadmap that fits your business needs. To take advantage of the cloud, the leaders need to be involved in the strategies to ensure the roadmap matches their requirements.
They need to be Agile in their approach while adjusting it to the market dynamics. It is important to baseline the existing state of people, processes, and technology. They can use a single management platform to manage the environment and prioritize the applications to be moved to the cloud to frame the cloud strategy effectively.
- Understanding Use-Case Scenarios
Business leaders need to create a decision framework to analyze use-case scenarios for choosing the cloud correctly. These frameworks act as the backbone to developing a cloud strategy. The decision framework begins by getting to know the application type and its technical characteristics.
It is advisable to consider if it’s a new or an existing application, requirements, and challenges of the associated data and data and application integration with other systems. To conclude, every organization needs to develop a comprehensive cloud strategy as the cloud has become a crucial part of today’s IT infrastructure.
- Managing Multi (Hybrid) Environments
The hybrid environment has ramped up as most organizations prefer to use traditional infrastructure, multiple public cloud services, and private cloud services together. A primary reason to adopt multi-cloud is to tap into the power and potential of different cloud platforms.
Management of a multi-environment is critical as it has innumerable management, security, and governance issues. All the functional groups need to adhere to best practices and use best-in-class tools to solve the challenges of the multi-environment.
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