The word ”strategy” does not appeal to everyone. Some associate the word with theories and useless planning. However, success are not a coincidence, it’s the process of thinking, planning and executing well thought through activities in a planned sequence. Without a plan, you reduce the potential output significantly.
The first thing you need to consider when designing a good cloud strategy is to take an inside-out perspective of the context you’re operating in. Start with the business needs and work your way backwards to the technology.
“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there“
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
We have worked out a systematic approach to create a cloud strategy for an organization and it’s very hands-on and will get you to a first version quickly. We believe in short strategy iterations as circumstances changes fast. The market is changing, competitors are evolving so you need short iterations not only to be fast, but also to be able to adjust when necessary.