cloud modernization strategy

Cloud modernization: Cultural and workplace adoption

Genuine digital transformation requires cloud modernization strategies that involve and affect people, processes and technology. In part one of this two-part series, I focused on cloud-based technologies that enable organizations to modernize infrastructures, platforms and applications. This time around, I’ll examine the people aspect of cloud modernization and include some thoughts on process. I’ll cover: […]

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Cloud modernization: A holistic approach

Digital transformation can be empowering at an organizational scale. It can help transform the customer experience, power innovation, increase agility and flexibility, reduce operating costs and drive data-based decision-making. But outdated IT infrastructures and applications too often can stand in the way. Genuine digital transformation — in which enterprises take full advantage of  digital technologies […]

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Comprehensive strategy for enterprise cloud: Where power meets flexibility

Enterprises have embraced the cloud: according to the 2018 IDG Cloud Computing study, 73 percent of enterprises surveyed now host at least a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure on the cloud, and many have lifted and shifted their simplest workloads to the cloud. But recent survey data also reveals multiple concerns about security, vendor […]

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5 keys to overcoming cloud migration challenges

Cloud migration challenges continue to bedevil enterprises, despite the fact that the cloud itself has been around for nearly 20 years. Many enterprises have yet to realize the full promise of an abstract, distributed, federated data environment because migrations are still often so difficult. Nobody embarks upon a cloud migration expecting to fail, of course. […]

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Plan for cloud-first initiatives with a cloud strategy road map

The term “cloud first” has different meanings for different organizations, and no two companies’ journeys to a cloud-first position are exactly alike. That’s why outlining a cloud strategy road map, a thorough guide to embracing the cloud, can help organizations prepare for their specific needs. A cloud-first strategy shapes how enterprises handle both technology and […]

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Microservices and APIs help modernize mainframe applications

An increasing number of financial services customers with mainframe applications want and need to modernize. They face many issues related to the management, maintenance and deployment of mainframe applications. Real-world modernization barriers Most financial services customers are reluctant to modernize mission-critical applications because, well, they are mission critical. They run the business on them. These […]

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