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The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap: Table of Contents

Looking for a systematic, comprehensive, incremental, and data driven roadmap for your journey to the cloud?! The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap has all you need!

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
  2. The Cloud and Enterprises
  3. The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap
  4. A Cloudy Future

Table of Contents

The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap is a generic roadmap for any enterprise cloud adoption programme.

  1. Executive Summary
    1. The Cloud and Enterprises
    2. The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap
      1. Building the Business Case
      2. Starting the Cloud Programme
      3. Iteratively Building the Delivery Pipeline
      4. Iteratively Executing the Delivery Pipeline
    3. Key Factors for a Successful Cloud Programme
      1. The Impact of Cloud
      2. The Cloud Programme
        1. The Classification
        2. The Impact
        3. The Risks
        4. The Structure
        5. The Execution
      3. The Organisation
      4. Humbleness for the Task Ahead
  2. The Cloud and Enterprises
    1. Cloud is Part of the Future
      1. The Advantages for Cloud Companies
      2. The Opportunities for Traditional Enterprises
    2. Cloud is Hard
    3. Cloud in Highly Regulated Industries is Even Harder
  3. The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap
    1. The Cloud Programme Roadmap
    2. The First Iteration of The Cloud Programme Roadmap
    3. The Unavoidable Disclaimer
    4. The Roadmap for The Missing Cloud Programme Roadmap
    5. The Manual for the Missing Manual
      1. Iterate, Reset, and Cancel
      2. A Golden Source of Truth
      3. Publishing Milestone Documents in Print
    6. Building the Business Case
      1. Key Achievements
      2. The Definition of Cloud
        1. The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing
        2. An Alternative Definition of Public Cloud
        3. The Organisation’s Definition
      3. The Rationale for the Cloud Programme
        1. The Motivations and Grande Opportunities
          1. Improving the Status Quo
          2. Leveraging One-Off Opportunities
        2. The Anticipated Outcomes
        3. The Broader Picture
        4. The Business You’re In
      4. Managing the Message
      5. Securing Regulatory Approval
      6. Connecting With Your Peers
      7. Recording Outcomes: The Cloud Manifesto
    7. Starting the Cloud Programme
      1. Key Achievements
      2. Setting up the Cloud Programme
        1. Sponsorship and Funding with Realistic Expectations
        2. Managing Risks
      3. Attracting the Right Mind- and Skill Sets
        1. The Cloud Programme
        2. The Broader Organisation
      4. Putting People First
        1. Training for Everyone
        2. Experimentation and Up-Skilling for Everyone
        3. Culture and Metrics
      5. Determining the Build-Out Principles for Cloud
        1. Build-Out Strategies
          1. Building out Regions within a CSP
          2. Building out CSPs
        2. Bridging CSP Gaps
        3. Buying versus Building
      6. Getting Into the Details
        1. Selecting CSPs
        2. Assessing and Resolving Dependencies
          1. Corporate Services
          2. Teams and Processes
        3. Application Inventory
      7. Recording Outcomes: The Cloud Guidebook
    8. Iteratively Building the Delivery Pipeline
      1. Key Achievements
      2. Constantly Monitoring Dependencies
      3. Prioritising Cloud Capabilities By Applications
      4. Iteratively Identifying Patterns to Move
        1. Cloud Suitability
        2. Application Assessment
        3. Identifying and Developing Patterns
      5. Selecting Cloud Compagnon Applications
      6. Setting Up the Teams
      7. Avoiding Friction for Existing Processes
        1. Two Examples
        2. Review and Adjust
      8. Recording Outcomes: The Cloud Handbook
    9. Iteratively Executing the Delivery Pipeline
      1. Key Achievements
      2. Preparing the Iterations
      3. Delivering Minimum Cloud Products
        1. Defining Minimum Cloud Products
          1. Minimum Viable Products and Dependency Chains
          2. Minimum Cloud Products
        2. Building and Using McPs
        3. Reviewing, Repeating, and Retiring McPs
      4. Recording Outcomes: The Cloud Runbooks and the Cloud Reflections
  4. A Cloudy Future

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Dominic Dumrauf

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