If you have made the strategic decision to migrate to the cloud then it's recommended for you to have an understanding of how this affects your business internally. This course will look at the different areas of your organization and help give you visibility on how a cloud migration will affect your organization from a business perspective.
We will look at how the dynamics of the Business will change, from adopting new sales approaches to the way in which your conduct your deployment operations, a number of changes can occur internally and it's good to be aware of them.
Not only are there changes to the operations and processes of your departments, but there are also changes on a deeper and personal level, such as how a migration can affect your employees. A number factors come into play here and some of them can be detrimental to both the business and the employee, we will take a look at each of these.
As with all migrations of one kind or another, there are of course financial implications, we examine topics such as capex and opex, billing, budgets, human resources costs among others, there are a lot of financial changes that can happen within your organization and planning for them can be difficult.
Contractual business obligations play a huge part in the success of your migration, for example do you have the right SLA for your service? Does the cloud vendor offer SLAs that meet your customer requirements? Can you achieve the correct level of security compliance and governance such as ISO or HIPAA compliance? All of these concerns are discussed with suggestions and recommendations.
Finally, we look at some of the business risks encountered when your business goes ahead with a cloud migration, such as the inflexibility of contracts and what happens when or if it goes wrong!
By completing this course, you will have
A greater visibility of the impact that cloud computing can have on the internal teams and processes of an organization An understanding of how cloud migrations can directly affect your employees The knowledge to plan and educate other business areas of key changes that are likely to occur assisting in a smoother migration to the cloud whilst mitigating known risks