Course Duration : 2 Days

Cloud and IT as a Service for Business Transformation

Cloud and IT as a Service for Business Transformation

Businesses are increasingly challenged to stay competitive, increase profits, and work more efficiently. This course shows business leaders and their teams how to leverage cloud computing and IT-as-a-Service to help drive innovation, agility, and efficiency. It provides the definitions, concepts, core elements, skills, and a strategy for developing a plan to implement a services-centric IT organization. The course takes a practical approach and addresses the key focus areas of services governance, finance, organization, and technology to enable the business to achieve its goals. To understand the content, derive value, and successfully complete this course, you should be a manager who has functional awareness in the following areas: Governance principles, Corporate finance metrics, Organization models, and IT infrastructure.

Gain the skills needed leverage cloud computing and IT-as-a-Service to help drive innovation, agility, and efficiency. This course is targeted at business leaders, directors, and managers who are responsible for strategic planning related to the transformation of their business and IT organizations.

Benefits business leaders, directors, and managers who are responsible for strategic planning related to the transformation of their business and IT organizations.

Module 1: IT Transformation—A business impact

• Business – key challenges
• Technology – leveraging cloud and ITaaS to address business challenges • ITaaS strategy – key focus areas

Module 2: Governance

• Critical elements of a services governance strategy • Service governance functions
• Service governance transformation planningt

Module 3: Finance

• Critical elements of a financial strategy
• New functions and processes to support financial transformation • ITaaS financial transformation planning

Module 4: Organization

• Critical elements of an organizational strategy • New functions required in the organization
• Communication and skills development
• ITaaS organizational transformation planning

Module 5: Technology

• Critical elements of a technology strategy
• Tools to implement a service catalog, orchestration, metering and chargeback • ITaaS technology transformation planning

Module 6: Course Summary