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Cloud Computing and ROI : A New Framework for IT Strategy

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Cloud Computing and ROI : A New Framework for IT Strategy
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Cloud Computing and ROI
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A New Framework for IT Strategy
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eng
Summary
This book develops an IT strategy for cloud computing that helps businesses evaluate their readiness for cloud services and calculate the ROI. The framework provided helps reduce risks involved in transitioning from traditional "on site" IT strategy to virtual "cloud computing." Since the advent of cloud computing, many organizations have made substantial gains implementing this innovation. Cloud computing allows companies to focus more on their core competencies, as IT enablement is taken care of through cloud services. Cloud Computing and ROI includes case studies covering retail, automobile and food processing industries. Each of these case studies have successfully implemented the cloud computing framework and their strategies are explained. As cloud computing may not be ideal for all businesses, criteria?are also offered to help determine if this strategy should be adopt
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Cloud Computing and ROI : A New Framework for IT Strategy
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Cloud Computing and ROI : A New Framework for IT Strategy
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Contents
  • Preface -- Content of the Book -- Audience -- Notes for Faculty -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Introduction -- Organization Life Cycle -- External/Macro-economic Factors -- Internal/Micro-economic Factors -- Stages of OLC -- Organization Process and Its Characteristics -- Business Model -- Innovation and Business Model -- Critical Success Factors: Identifying What Really Matters for Success -- Work Flow -- Advantages of Workflow Chart -- Benchmarking -- Benchmarking Steps -- Benchmarking Parameters -- Summary -- Review Questions -- Assignments -- Chapter 2: Understanding IT Strategy -- Introduction -- VMG (Vision, Mission and Goal) Framework -- Vision -- Mission -- Goal -- Characteristics of Goals: Goals Should Be SMART -- VMG Framework -- IT Strategy and Business -- Major Components of IT Strategy -- Business Purpose -- A New Strategic Mindset -- Generally Upgrade of Infrastructure Depends On -- Holistic Approach -- Approach to Green IT -- Globalization -- IT Strategy Implementation -- Starting Questions -- Implementation Approach -- Summary -- Review Questions -- Assignments -- Chapter 3: Cloud Computing and Social Commerce -- Introduction -- It's Time to Say Goodbye to Hardware -- Cloud Computing: Opportunities Ahead -- Is Cloud Computing for You? -- Big Steps Taken by Small Companies -- How Big Organizations Gel with Cloud Computing? -- Cloud Computing: Myth or Reality -- Are You Ready for the Cloud? -- Security Strategy Roadmap for Cloud Computing -- Social Commerce -- Social Power and Civilization -- Understanding Social Commerce -- How Has Social Commerce Evolved Over a Period of Time? -- Features of Social Commerce -- The Facebook "Like" Button on the Product's Web Page -- Advantages of Social Commerce -- Pitfalls -- Moving Away from the Traditional Media -- Offering a United Shopping Experience -- Privacy
  • Customer Engagement -- How to Address These Pitfalls? -- Future of Social Commerce -- Chapter 4: Cloud Computing Strategy -- Introduction -- The Future -- Cloud Computing Readiness -- Growth of Business -- Service-Level Agreement -- Security -- Vendor Reliability -- Change in Business Model -- Variable Demand -- Role of CIO in Cloud Computing -- Criteria for Moving to Cloud -- Cloud Technical -- Partner Management -- Demand Management -- Contract Management -- Cloud Financials -- Negotiation -- Governance -- Cloud Architecture -- Principles Guiding Cloud Architecture Decisions -- Components of Cloud Architecture -- Managing Cloud Services -- Increasing Transparency Through Cloud Services and Architecture -- Enabling the Business Side of the Cloud Services Paradigm -- Open, Vendor-Neutral Approach -- Benchmarking Against Standards -- Types of Cloud Services -- Cloud Architecture -- Understanding Private Platform as a Service -- Cloud-Ready Network Architecture -- High Bandwidth with Low Latency -- Converged Communications and Storage -- Agile Networks for Mobile Virtual Machines -- Scalable Management Tools -- Power efficiency -- Case Study: Maharashtra Government Shows Power of Cloud with Savings of Rs. 50 Crore -- Chargeback Model: A First in the Government -- Everything as a Service -- The Opportunity to Accelerate -- Risk Management in Cloud Computing -- Applying Risk Frameworks -- Cloud Provider Due Diligence -- Information Security, Compliance and the Cloud -- Forging an Alliance -- Cloud SLAs -- The Cloud SLA Bill of Rights -- Cloud ROI -- Summary -- Review Questions -- Chapter 5: Cloud Computing Strategy Design for {u00AD}Myntra.com -- Introduction -- Industry Analysis (PESTEL) -- Political -- Economic -- Social -- Technological -- Environmental -- Legal -- Organization -- VMG Framework -- OLC -- Strategy -- Stakeholders -- Functions
  • L0-The Context Diagram -- L1 Diagrams -- Marketing Department -- Logistics Department -- Operations Department -- Finance Department -- Human Resources Department -- L2 Diagrams -- Factors that Affect IT Strategy -- Industry Characteristics -- Organization -- Issues and Challenges -- Process Integration -- Applications Integration -- Technology Integration -- Department Scorecard -- Change Management for Cloud Strategy -- Implementation Framework -- Business Objective -- Business Process -- Roadmap -- Critical Success Factors -- Steering Committee -- Senior Management Review -- Role of VP-Human Resources -- Role of Head-Brand Marketing -- Role of Chief Operating Officer -- Role of Chief Strategy Officer -- Role of the Chief Technology Officer -- Role of Chief Executive Officer -- Roles and Responsibilities -- Communication Protocol -- Stakeholder Prioritization Matrix -- Training -- Risk Management -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6: Case Study : Developing Cloud Computing Strategy for Dabur -- SWOT Analysis for Indian FMCG Sector -- PES Analysis of Indian FMCG Sector -- About Dabur -- TEL Analysis of Dabur -- Vision and Mission of Dabur -- Mapping Functions and Processes within Dabur -- Factors Affecting IT Strategy -- Applications Integration -- Best Practices for Application Integration Using Cloud -- Technology Integration -- Cloud Strategy -- IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) -- Platform as a Service -- Challenges in Implementation of Cloud Strategy -- Cloud Architecture -- Benefits of Cloud to Stakeholders -- ROI from Implementing Cloud -- Roadmap for Cloud Implementation -- Department Score Card -- Business Metrics -- Organization Structure -- Department Scorecard -- Change Management for Cloud Implementation -- Managerial Implication for Cloud Strategy -- Benefits to Stakeholders Through Cloud Strategy -- Risk Management -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 7: Cloud Computing Strategy for Mahindra Automobiles -- Industry Analysis (PESTEL) -- Political Scenario -- Economic Scenario -- Social Scenario -- Technological Scenario -- Environmental Scenario -- Legal Scenario -- Organization -- VMG Framework -- Vision -- Mission -- Strategies -- Business Metrics -- Marketing Metric -- Financial Metrics -- Environmental Metrics -- Stakeholders -- Employees -- Customers -- Suppliers -- Dealers -- Local Community -- Functions -- Processes and Factors That Would Affect IT Strategy -- Process Integration -- Application Integration -- Technology Integration -- Cloud Strategy -- Cloud Architecture -- Infrastructure as a Service -- Platform as a Service -- Software as a Service -- Our Recommendations -- Benefits to Stakeholders Through Cloud Strategy -- ROI from Cloud Strategy -- Roadmap for Cloud -- Department Scorecard -- Change Management for Cloud Strategy -- Is Change Management Really Required for Implementing Cloud? -- Change Management Strategy for Mahindra Automotive -- Managerial Implication for Cloud Strategy -- Risk Management -- Risk Identification -- Risk Assessment -- Risk Mitigation Plan -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
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