The characteristics of a cloud assessment that doesn’t end up gathering dust

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A cloud strategy that the board will approve

Your journey to the cloud should start by answering the question "why?", but this is much easier said than done. Different people across your company might want to achieve different things by moving to a cloud platform, making your mission to find a solution that helps everyone a complex and cumbersome task. That's where a cloud assessment can come in useful, establishing firm aims and providing a clear view of your current situation. Jeroen van Yperen, Business Development Manager at Proact, discusses various areas which should be explored when conducting a cloud assessment, enabling you to become an IT department that's ready for 2020 and beyond.

Audience

Audience

Who does your assessment need to impress?

Goals

Goals

Pinpoint how the cloud aligns with your objectives

Business case

Business case

Work out where your investments should be allocated

Best fit

Best fit

Find out what type of assessment you should conduct

Awareness

Awareness

Who should be involved in the research phase?

Strategy

Strategy

Develop a plan that will get approved by the board

Build your strategy