Accelerating Cloud Adoption: Optimizing the Enterprise for Speed and Agility

Kavis, Michael

  • 出版商: O'Reilly
  • 出版日期: 2020-12-15
  • 定價: $1,650
  • 售價: 8.0$1,320 (限時優惠至 2022-08-20)
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 172
  • 裝訂: Quality Paper - also called trade paper
  • ISBN: 1492055956
  • ISBN-13: 9781492055952
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Many companies have moved workloads to the cloud only to encounter issues with legacy processes and organizational structures. How do you design new operating models for this environment? This practical book shows IT managers, CIOs, and CTOs how to address the hardest part of any cloud transformation: the people and the processes.

Author Mike Kavis (Architecting the Cloud) explores lessons learned from enterprises in the midst of cloud transformations. You'll learn how to rethink your approach from a technology, process, and organizational standpoint to realize the promise of cost optimization, agility, and innovation that public cloud platforms provide.

  • Learn the difference between a working in a datacenter vs operating in the cloud
  • Explore patterns and anti-patterns for organizing cloud operating models
  • Get best practices for making the organizational change required for a move to the cloud
  • Understand why Site Reliability Engineering is essential for cloud operations
  • Improve organizational performance through value stream mapping
  • Learn how companies are proactively ensuring compliance in the cloud


Mike Kavis has served in numerous technical roles such as CTO, chief architect, and VP positions with more than 30 years of experience in software development and architecture. A pioneer in cloud computing, Kavis led a team that built the world's first high-speed transaction network in Amazon's public cloud and won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge. Kavis is the author of Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS).

Ken Corless is a principal in Deloitte's Cloud practice, serving as the CTO. As CTO, he is responsible for evangelizing the use of Cloud at enterprise scale, prioritizing Deloitte investment in Cloud assets, and driving technology partnerships in the ecosystem. Ken also remains very client facing, responsible for solutioning and delivery of some of our most complex client engagements.

Ken's experience brings together digital, cloud, and emerging technologies to help clients create breakaway products, services, and processes. He has received industry accolades for his leadership, innovative solutions to business problems, and bold approaches to disruption, including being named to Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders and CIO magazine's Ones to Watch. Additionally, Ken was the lead author for several Deloitte Tech Trends (Inevitable Architecture, Reengineering Technology) and has written several articles for the Wall Street Journal CIO Edition.Prior to his current role, Ken spent 28 years at Accenture performing both consulting and internal IT leadership roles.