Adaptivity at Cloud Expo
Here are the 11 key components that enable IT organizations to operationalize
an enterprise cloud:
1. ECONOMIC MODEL
Define the business and IT linkage of demand and supply. Orient the analysis
and model creations around the interactive dynamics of consumption of IT
resources by the business and the fulfillment behavior of processing by IT.
This needs to be correlated with the value-chain function and the
corresponding products or services, differentiated by business type
(liquidity, risk transference, advice), business importance (margin, labor,
flow) and cost to transact.
2. DEMAND MAPPING
In natural language terms, define and capture the “day in the life of the
business” — what it expects and where there are problems. Be sure to
understand sensitivities to cost, bottlenecks and timing constraints — in
particular, the quality attributes... (more)
Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo New York
The principles and freedoms of the American dream are finding themselves
resurrected again with cloud computing. The following blog will outline
background, details and living proof that cloud computing is one of the
catalysts of the future that will bring the American dream back!
As an immigrant and soon to be citizen of the United States of America, I
have experienced first hand and continue to experience the greatness of this
country and rewards of the American dream. My belief system of hard work
combined with the principle that "busi... (more)
Adaptivity Keynote at Cloud Expo
Businesses today face a tsunami of challenges unlike it has ever faced in
history: globalization, geo-political, rise of the Internet consumer,
customer mind-share dynamics, proliferation of information and content to
manage and maintain (with regulatory & security concerns).
This requires new ways to do business:
provide an enriched and consistent quality customer experience; conduct
business over any form of electronic channel; rapid adoption of new business
models; transact business in the most efficient & effective means possible;
Adaptivity at Cloud Expo
There are a variety of applications that support numerous business lines
across an enterprise. These applications exhibit a wide range of operational
characteristics as they service the diverse business demands. That diversity
is the key to business success, but it has consequences.
Ask an enterprise application architect about how IT should run a data center
and you will find that the range of behaviours exhibited across the portfolio
of applications cannot be run on one set of standard platform configurations.
Most critical applications have extreme ope... (more)
Today’s CIO organizations face a complex array of challenges in managing
the Business Platform (the group of applications and services that implement
the Business Value Chain (BVC)).
The business expects technology innovation as a business differentiator,
demands application portfolio stability, requires change requests to be
handled promptly, experiences growth rates that are often unpredictable and
exponential, and exerts continuous pressure to reduce product time to market.
Complicating this, these challenges are being made to IT with reduced
investment support from the busine... (more)