DEVELOP OR TRANSFORM THE SKILLS OF YOUR IT TEAM FOR BUILDING A ROBUST CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE
Prepare Your Organization to Become More Competitive, Innovative, and Efficient

Create a dynamic team of change agents to transform your business, addressing governance, finance, organization, and technology considerations.

Cloud and IT-as-a-Service for Business Transformation
The Cloud and IT-as-a-Service for Business Transformation Course provides business leaders and their teams with insight on how to leverage cloud computing and IT-as-a-Service to drive business innovation, agility, and efficiency.

How to Purchase:

Video Instructor-Led Training - Top-instructor-delivered training, packaged in a convenient format, with an intuitive navigation menu. Lecture content, lab exercises, and student materials are identical to the ILT.

Online Instructor-Led Training - A real-time interactive training experience where students participate online to access the instructor-led virtual classroom. Lecture, discussion, questions and answers, and lab exercises make this a rich and flexible training experience.

This open course addresses key questions from Business Leaders, LOB decision-makers, and IT Managers on:

  • Key elements and best practices for services governance
  • Services costing and financial transparency
  • New roles, skills, and technology requirements to support IT service delivery
  • Leverage tips and practical experience from EMC IT’s
    own ITaas transformation
The Cloud and IT as a Service for Business Transformation course enables you to:
Identify concepts, core elements, skills, and strategy for developing a plan to implement ITaaS
  • Adopt a business-centric approach to establishing services aligned to business goals
  • Provide strategic business value by reducing time-to-market, improving competitive position
Leverage cloud and ITaaS capabilities
  • Reduce costs while retaining competitive capabilities
  • Facilitate business transformation by optimizing internal and external resources, efficiently managing the service lifecycle, and applying industry best practices
Identify the key attributes that drive flexibility and responsiveness to evolving business needs
  • Define an efficient change management strategy
  • Articulate the key focus areas, strategies, and skills required to transform the business to a cloud-based ITaaS model

Topics covered in the course include:

Module #
Topics

1

IT Transformation - A Business Impact
  • Business - key challenges
  • Technology - leveraging cloud and ITaaS to address business challenges
  • ITaas strategy - key focus areas

2

Governance
  • Critical elements of a services governance strategy
  • Service governance functions
  • Service governance transformation planning

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

Course Summary
* Unique course focused on technology concepts, prinicples, and case studies that can be applied to all IT environments.
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