Cloud Adoption Framework - Cloud Skills for Business Teams

Duration10h 31m
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The Cloud Adoption Framework from AWS provides a guide to help organizations design and travel an accelerated path to successful cloud adoption. Moving an organization forward through the cloud maturity stages of the Cloud Adoption Framework requires all teams within an organization to have a baseline understanding of the operational aspects of cloud computing. This learning path is specifically designed to provide non technical business teams in the business perspective of the Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) with a baseline understanding of the operational and cultural aspects of adopting cloud services.

Intended Audience
Teams and individuals in the Business Perspective of the Cloud Adoption Framework. IT Finance, IT Strategy, Business Risk Management - Non technical Business Managers, Project Managers, Progam Managers, Consultants, Finance and Account teams, Sales Teams, Operational and Support Teams

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and explain the business benefits and operating models of cloud computing services
  • Recognize and explain the operational requirements of cloud operating models
  • Recognize and explain the benefits and operational requirements of AGILE and DevOps cultures 

No specific prerequisites. The content is designed to help non-technical teams increase awareness and knowledge from a business perspective

Course Agenda
We start with an outline of What is cloud computing. We then examine the business benefits of cloud computing and some of the business considerations of moving to a cloud service model. We then learn to recognize and explain the core aspects of a DevOps culture.  

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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

This course introduces the Cloud Adoption Framework - Cloud Skills for Business Teams learning path.

2 courses

This course provides an introduction to Cloud Computing and its key concepts, deployment models, and service models.

3 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: What is Cloud Computing?

4 courses

This course will help you determine if the cloud is a good fit for your business by looking at the benefits, constraints and use cases of cloud computing.

5 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Should Your Business Move to the Cloud?

6 courses

This course looks at the different areas of your organization and helps give you visibility on how a cloud migration will affect it from a business perspective.

7 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Internal Business Effects in the Cloud

8 courses

This course has been designed to highlight the benefits and considerations related to cloud migration processes.

9 exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Cloud Migration Strategy Considerations

10 courses

In this course, we will learn practical planning techniques for migrating business applications to public cloud services.

11 courses

We introduce you to the key concepts, roles, and techniques of the AGILE methodology

12 courses

This course introduces the DevOps Playbook - Moving to a DevOps Culture learning path.

13 courses

This course reviews and summarizes the Cloud Adoption Framework - Cloud Skills learning path.

14 exam-filled

Exam: Cloud Adoption Framework - Cloud Skills for Business Teams

About the Author

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Andrew is an AWS certified professional who is passionate about helping others learn how to use and gain benefit from AWS technologies. Andrew has worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.  His favorite Amazon leadership principle is "Customer Obsession" as everything AWS starts with the customer. Passions around work are cycling and surfing, and having a laugh about the lessons learnt trying to launch two daughters and a few start ups.