AWS Cloud Enterprise Strategy Blog

Category: Enterprise Strategy

Announcing the AWS Summit — Chicago, April 18–19

Announcing the AWS Summit — Chicago, April 18–19 Registration for the 2016 AWS Summit — Chicago is now open. This free event is an opportunity to help your team learn about the AWS cloud platform, new services, and cloud best practices. Consider sending your team to the AWS Summit and accelerate your organization’s cloud journey. AWS Summit — Chicago will give […]

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Accelerate Your Cloud Strategy with Partners

“You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together we can do great things.” -Mother Teresa Different organizations take different approaches to partnering with third parties for technology expertise. Some are biased toward building their own technology; others outsource some or all of the development, maintenance, and ongoing operations of […]

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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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You Already Have the People You Need to Succeed with the Cloud

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to talk to a number of executives from a wide range of companies about their business and IT strategies. Every executive and company has their own unique set of challenges, but they all share […]

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What Makes Good Leaders Great?

“It’s a lack of clarity that creates chaos and frustration. Those emotions are poison to any living goal.” -Steve Maraboli Leaders lead in many different ways. Some lead by fear, some by example, some with charisma, and some lead through others. And while every leader’s style is slightly different, experience has taught me one thing 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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