AWS Cloud Enterprise Strategy Blog

Category: Adoption

Create a Culture of Experimentation Enabled by the Cloud

“Speed matters in business” -Jeff Bezos Keeping your business competitive in today’s market is hard, though in many that’s always been the case. Wired points out that, since its inception in 1955, the Fortune 500 has seen between 20 and 50 companies fall off the list each year. Technology has a lot to do with this […]

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11 Things to Consider When Educating Your Staff on Cloud

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin My last post discussed how you already have the necessary resources to leverage cloud technologies, provided you enable your staff with the appropriate education. So how do you, the Chief Change Management Officer, educate your staff so that […]

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Today’s CIO on Merging Business with Technology

“Start with the end in mind.” — Stephen R. Covey In my last post, I asserted that today’s technology executive needs to play the role of the Chief Change Management Officer (CCMO™) in leading his or her organization on the Enterprise Cloud Journey. This post explores the first of three themes associated with this responsibility: merging business with […]

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Reborn in the Cloud: Talen Energy’s Journey to the Cloud

“We don’t do load balancers anymore, we just do load balancing.” -Bruce Kantor, Talen Energy I don’t often get the opportunity to learn how the cloud is helping the energy industry rethink the way it delivers IT. There’s obviously a lot of great science behind power generation, but getting to hear about the technologies and […]

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Two Reasons Customer Service is Key to Enterprise DevOps

“Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” -Damon Richards Customer service is, as I outlined in my introduction to this DevOps series, one of three tenets I encourage organizations to consider when implementing a DevOps culture. Today’s world is full of technology solutions. There are a myriad of […]

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Considering DevOps in Your Enterprise?

“Development is an endurance exercise with incremental improvements” -Sri Mulyani Indrawati DevOps is a relatively new term for a concept I believe has been around a long time. At this point, it’s widely accepted as a cultural way of being in some organizations, a confluence of formerly siloed teams that together can produce faster, more […]

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