Cloud Strategy

How to Get Creative with Cloud Best Practices


Best practices are the foundation for any project, designed to provide inspiration within boundaries. This guide will show you how successful architects bend those boundaries on cloud adoption and best practices to deliver business-ready cloud solutions. Understand the Limits At CTP we have mastered the process for identifying each of the six Rs (refactor, rewrite, […]

Transformation is Hard; Here’s Why It’s Worth It.


Many enterprises are struggling with the same transformation challenge: how to create an organization that can quickly adopt new technology while responding to immediate market needs and new competitive threats. The transition to becoming that kind of operation is not simple. It involves all aspects of an organization developing new muscle memory based on new […]

Going Big on Cloud: The Ultimate Guide


When you hear “Go Big on Cloud–Faster and in Complete Control”, you might think of those late night, TV infomercials that promise bigger muscles in minutes or perfectly cooked food in a non-stick pan. But it is possible for any enterprise to reach the promised land of cloud adoption quickly and in control, by following […]

The Cloud’s Latest Dirty Little Secret


If you were to do a simple Google search on “The Cloud’s Dirty Little Secret,” you would find several articles aimed at enlightening the marketplace on the secret little “surprises” enterprise IT teams encounter when undertaking a large public cloud transformation project. One particular Forbes article from May of 2014 opined about how large, complex […]

Building Your Own Gravity


The Importance of Ecosystems Here is a good test. Look at your smartphone and answer the following: How many third-party apps do you have installed, beyond those that came with the phone? With any new technology, such as your smartphone, no single solution or toolset can do it all. Some technologies may cover the bases, […]

Six Key Enablers For Large-Scale Application Migration to the Public Cloud


In working with many clients across hundreds of projects, we continually hear similar themes around large scale application migration efforts. Here are the areas where our clients most commonly struggle: Scale and Velocity Requirements for Migrating Large Numbers of Applications Most organizations take months to create future state application deployment architectures, and then migrate a […]