Key Factors: The Impact of Cloud

Want to know the key factors to a successful cloud programme? Start with the impact the cloud has on everything. And the forces it unleashes.

This article is part of the limited preview of the “The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap”, a generic roadmap for any enterprise cloud adoption programme.

  1. Executive Summary
    1. The Cloud and Enterprises
    2. The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap
    3. Key Factors for a Successful Cloud Programme
      1. The Impact of Cloud
      2. The Cloud Programme
      3. The Organisation
      4. Humbleness for the Task Ahead
  2. The Cloud and Enterprises
  3. The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap
  4. A Cloudy Future

Key Factors for a Successful Cloud Programme

Many factors influence the outcome of an enterprise cloud adoption programme. While there are no guarantees for success, there are key factors that significantly increase the odds. However, ignoring them will almost certainly make the programme fail.

The Impact of Cloud

The cloud in general requires a realistic assessment of its impact on an organisational level. It is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for enterprises to

However, at the same time, the cloud is

  • not a magic wand that will just make problems go away — instead, it will surface them quicker
  • hard in general
  • even harder in highly regulated industries

Distinguishing fact from fiction is key to uncovering the true changes cloud can and will deliver for an organisation.

The Cloud Programme

Find out more about it in the next article.

So, What Are Your Key Factors?!

While the above Worx for Me!™ when it comes to key factors regarding the impact of the cloud, you may have an alternative or better way.

Think this is all rubbish, massively overrated, or generally heading into the absolutely wrong direction?! Feel free to reach out to me on LinkedIn and teach me something new!

As always, prove me wrong and I’ll buy you a pint!


Dominic Dumrauf

An Enterprise Solution Architect by profession, an avid outdoor enthusiast by heart, and a passionate barista by choice. Still hunting that elusive perfect espresso.

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