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Measure Transformation through the Cloud Adoption Lens

Measure Transformation through the Cloud Adoption lens

Introduction Business and technology teams often measure Digital Transformation and use a financial metric as the yardstick of success. This is an output focused approach, for example – if you migrate applications as-is to the cloud and reduce costs, businesses will approve more similar migrations. However, organizations need to take a comprehensive approach and include […]

From Planning to Execution – Harnessing AWS Migration Hub Journeys to Accelerate Migrations and Modernization

Cloud migrations and modernization are a lengthy, intricate, and continually evolving processes. Despite this, McKinsey studies indicate that customers are increasing cloud budgets and the number of applications that they plan to migrate. One of the primary complexities of migration and modernization projects are that collaboration with stakeholders can be cumbersome, relying on random ad-hoc […]

Modernizing WebLogic application to Cloud Native on AWS (Part 1)

Background In a typical 3-tier application architecture, WebLogic is an application server that runs on a middle tier between back-end databases and browser-based clients. WebLogic allows users to develop and deploy an application that has business logic and allows the application to access other services like database, messaging, or other enterprise systems. Many customers still […]

How to drive the discussions around carbon footprint reduction to support modernization and migration to the Cloud?

A Gartner, Inc. survey revealed that 87% of business leaders expect to increase their organization’s investment in sustainability over the next two years. This blog aims to equip Information Technology (IT) teams with the necessary resources to start the conversation with business leaders and prepare a compelling business case that highlights the opportunity for carbon […]

Accelerate Modernization outcomes with Automation

Introduction As organizations move towards modernizing their workloads in the cloud, there are key capabilities that need to be in place to enable the success of the modernization journey. The capabilities include organization structure, modernization strategy, automation, team readiness, and stakeholder sponsorship. Out of these, automation plays an outsized role in realizing the benefits of […]

Designing a successful cloud migration: top five pitfalls and how to avoid a stall

Stalled cloud migrations can undermine cloud adoption’s business value. It is therefore important to watch out for early warning signs and take timely corrective action. This blog post looks at five big pitfalls every cloud migration leader should be aware of. The good news is you can spot these issues early and mitigate them to […]

Transitioning from Migration to Modernization on the Cloud

Introduction Migrating to cloud is the first step in modernizing the IT landscape. By completing the migration, the enterprise is laying the foundation for a more modern, agile, and secure IT environment. However, in many organizations, the initial momentum built during migration often slows down and leads to a stall. The true potential of cloud […]

Level up your Cloud Transformation with Experience-Based Acceleration (EBA)

Introduction For organizations moving to the cloud, fully embracing its benefits is not straightforward. Even with strong management buy-in and approved business cases, executional challenges are common. Do the below challenges resonate with what you are facing now in your cloud journey? No single-threaded owner of cloud initiatives, impacting velocity of decision-making Unable to effectively […]

How Cloud-Mature Enterprises Succeed

In this blog, we will discuss the strategies employed by cloud-mature enterprises, examine key pillars of cloud maturity, and contrast how mature and aspiring enterprises operate in these areas. You will leave here being able to answer this question, “What does a mature cloud organization look like?” The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a change in the […]

Reversing Technical Debt with Cloud

This blog post covers best practices to manage and reverse technical debt by prudently leveraging and operating cloud services. Technical debt is a metaphor coined by Ward Cunningham, to deal with the cost of making tradeoffs in software development to meet near-term business needs. In the case of financial debt, you take a loan to […]