Tag "Journey to Cloud"

Cloud Data Management: Transformation starts with putting value on your data

Executive support is vital to any digital transformation. My last few posts have noted this as we’ve covered the vision, strategy, and roadmapping for a transformative cloud journey. “Executive support” is a vague phrase, so let’s look at it more closely: The business buys into a plan because the plan is good for business—it has... more

Designing Your Cloud Roadmap: Reference Architectures and Architectural Planning

My last post took a closer look at the IT roadmap. For a cloud migration, a transformation around data analytics, or any long-term IT revolution, you create a roadmap to guide you from your present state to the desired future vision. But that begs a question: How do you know what that future vision should... more

The Top 3 Essentials to Know on your Journey to Cloud

As companies embrace digital transformation, cloud adoption has visibly taken the front seat on business leaders’ minds. They are realizing that cloud adoption is a key enabler of the digital strategy. Companies are transforming customer engagements, business operations and product innovations touching every aspect of the company’s front and back office. The top drivers for... more

The Data Integration Journey to the Cloud

This means that for data management you are going to have to connect to everything, and plan for the fact that “everything” might be on-premise or in the cloud for the foreseeable future. If data management was hard before with the complexity and silos of the data center, it is going to get much harder as the number of cloud applications and platforms grow.