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Cloud computing governance

Cultural change for digital transformation

Kevin Jackson

Digital transformation requires cultural change. That cultural change is defined, enabled, driven, and rewarded through organizational governance. Since cloud computing is foundational to virtually all advantages sought by digital transformation, cloud computing governance and the associated cultural change management must be a core requirement of any digital transformation strategy.

In this hands-on three-hour course, expert Kevin Jackson provides a blueprint for cloud computing governance and a roadmap to cultural change management and digital transformation. Join in to learn why this journey requires relevant data, insightful leadership, well-planned governance, and relentless focus on change management and get the tools you need to manage and lead these inseparable, tightly coupled, and dependent processes.

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

By the end of this live online course, you’ll understand:

  • Key cloud computing adoption governance aspects
  • Digital transformation implementation options
  • Cloud computing change management domains
  • Key cloud computing IT service management functions
  • Evaluating, selecting, and managing cloud computing services

And you’ll be able to:

  • Achieve a successful digital transformation by using cloud services to reduce cost, improve agility, and improve customer satisfaction
  • Design and implement hybrid IT governance that adheres to contractual, legal, and regulatory requirements
  • Enhance and improve collaboration through effective organizational change management

This training course is for you because...

  • You’re a senior executive or manager leading a digital transformation initiative.
  • You work with teams looking to leverage advance information technology capabilities (big data analytics, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, machine learning, blockchain, etc.).
  • You want to become a cloud solution architect, business leader, or digital transformation executive sponsor.

Prerequisites

  • Experience as a manager or executive operating in an industry vertical
  • Experience leveraging mobile and wireless technologies to deliver products or services
  • General knowledge of internet and web-related technologies
  • Familiarity with industry vertical data governance legal and regulatory requirements
  • A basic understanding of digital transformation concepts and strategies

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Schedule

The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Cloud computing basics, IT governance, and IT service management (55 minutes)

  • Lecture: Cloud computing; service models, deployment models, and implementation options; data security; application security
  • Hands-on exercise: Select the appropriate service model, deployment model, and implementation option
  • Group discussion
  • Q&A
  • Break (5 minutes)

Digital transformation implementation and change management (55 minutes)

  • Lecture: Nine digital transformation domains; developing and implementing transformation strategies; aligning transformation with your business model; organizational change management process
  • Hands-on exercise: Select the appropriate business model strategy and value proposition
  • Group discussion
  • Q&A
  • Break (5 minutes)

Evaluating cloud service providers (55 minutes)

  • Lecture: Understanding cloud service agreements; evaluating service-level agreements; executing service provider due diligence; determining business model alignment
  • Hands-on exercise: Select the appropriate cloud service provider
  • Group discussion

Wrap-up and Q&A (5 minutes)