Change Management

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 […]

Not All Cloud Superheroes Wear Capes: The Integral Roles Behind Your Cloud Transformation


Everyone loves a superhero. After all, how can you not when you see Superman appear out of nowhere and stop a bus full of little children from driving off the cliff after the brakes fail. We often have a similar infatuation with superheroes in IT. Everyone loves the technical superhero who comes in and rescues […]

Engaging Talent: the Cloud Transition Model for Your People


How is your transition to the cloud going? When cloud project leaders are asked this question, they usually default to technical types of responses. They answer that they have successfully closed two data centers, decommissioned 20 servers, moved 200 workloads or cut the time it takes to do a certain task by 30 percent. These […]