Evaluate Your Cloud Implementation Strategy
Steve Kish, Ted Simpson
How does your institution's cloud readiness compare to peer institutions?
The following self-assessment tool can help you gauge how your institution's cloud migration strategy stacks up to industry peers. Your answers can help inform actionable insights and lead to a more successful cloud migration.
1. Software Subscription Versus License
Do you have a firm understanding of the differences between software license and software subscription models and what the implications will be at your institution?
2. Resource Planning and Management
Have you planned and budgeted for your implementation resources appropriately, including back-fill funding for key positions when overtime pay is not an option?
3. Financial Planning
Have you established a contingency budget for potential cost overruns that includes a post-implementation support plan?
4. Risk Assessment
Are you aware of your immediate and long-term implementation risks, including those risks associated with establishing a post-project support system oriented to frequent software updates?
5. Change Management
Have you created a sound change management process that includes the right resources to guide your institution toward adopting more standard business processes