Change Management

Six Principles to Consider for Streamlined Cloud Operations


We have all heard about the principles used by Amazon, Google and Microsoft in developing their cloud platforms, and the outcomes they produce. The API became a first-class citizen; pay-for-use became the norm; and platform services were created to offer more significant capabilities with reduced management overhead. But what does all that mean for those […]

Caution! Free Training Isn’t the Best Option When It Comes to Cloud Upskilling


We all like free offers. Free tickets to an event? A free appetizer with your meal? A free upgrade to first class on a flight? Sign us up. The good news for organizations moving to the cloud is that there are plenty of free training programs to tap into. Since there are lots of things […]

Governance Models in a New Cloud World


Governance Practices: “IT governance is a set of practices designed to ensure alignment between the business vision and IT strategy, which facilitates the oversight of these enterprise demands through consistent management, cohesive policies, guidance, processes and decision rights for a given area of responsibility. IT management is primarily concerned with the effective, stable and optimal […]

Do Not Underestimate the Value of Process Automation


If you are a sailor, there is probably nothing more enticing than taking your boat out to a far-off, exotic port. Picture the scene. Your boat is a beauty – a 70-foot, two-mast Oyster yacht with all the latest electronics. Everything is automated. You take it out on the open seas and cruise into port. […]

Change is Hard: The Right Partner, Process and People are Here to Help


Your Comfort Zone “Get comfortable being uncomfortable.” This quote about uncertainty could be a powerful motivator. Why? Because as human beings, we tend to feel comfortable when we are in control. But the reality is, if we are pushing our business, our processes and our people forward, we cannot control everything….and that is OK! We […]

Fear No Cloud: The Power of Your People


The phrase “Fear No Cloud” originated as a marketing campaign from our HPE peers across the pond. The purpose of this campaign was to generate market awareness for our global hybrid cloud services. However, the more we heard this term, the less it sounded like marketing speak and more like a brilliant way to depict […]