DOING BUSINESS

IN THE CLOUD
GETTING STARTED
The potential of cloud computing is enormous. It promises a step-
change in how you think about the services that underpin your
business: paying only for what you use; passing investment, risk
and management headaches to a service provider; being able to
scale at the flick of a switch; enjoying unprecedented levels of
agility, collaboration and productivity. But there are pitfalls to
avoid in order to realise the full business benefits.
WHAT IS IT?
There are a plethora of cloud-based
services on offer: some mature (think of
cloud-based backup storage) and others
not; some designed from the ground up
as enterprise solutions, others evolved
from consumer services. If you migrate
to cloud computing services, you need to
understand all of these factors to avoid
introducing new sources of complexity
and risk to your organisation.
This means that you can't afford to view
cloud computing as purely an IT project.
If you focus on IT architectures and appli-
cations, rather than on how these support
business processes and your organisa-
tion's strategic objectives, you're unlikely
to achieve the full benefits or mitigate the
potential risks.
Our three-week cloud adoption assess-
ment will give you a head start in
understanding the complexity of the cloud
computing ecosystem.
We'll help you assess the suitability of your
business processes for delivery through
an appropriate cloud-based model. We'll
help you decode the options: all the 'as
a service' possibilities — infrastructure,
platform, software, process — and the
different types of cloud: private, public,
hybrid and so on.
Finally, we'll give you a roadmap to help
you prioritise your cloud migration and
transformation activities.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Businesses revolve around processes,
so that’s where we start. This approach
ensures that both business and IT leaders
are engaged and our assessment is
based not just on technical feasibility or
a single factor, such as cost, but includes
all the issues that are important to your
organisation.
We appreciate that every business is
different. So we consider your strategic
objectives, the way you're organised, your
regulatory constraints, and your
key differentiators.
Another advantage of our process-
focused approach is that it provides a
clear scope for your assessment. Most
organisations rely on a small number
of core processes. These will include
common processes, such as order-to-
cash or procurement-to-payment, and
industry- and company-specific ones. You
may have a good idea of the processes
you want to consider; if not, we'll advise
you based on our experience with
organisations like yours.
We score each process to identify its
suitability for transfer to a cloud delivery
model, taking into account the IT serv-
ices and security frameworks that apply
to it, and the contractual and regulatory
constraints within which it operates. We
identify any barriers to migration arising
from your existing IT setup or the way
your organisation works.
As well as scoring the top-level process,
we drill down to its component processes
and assess these to make sure that they
fit with the top-level assessment. If not,
we'll advise you of changes you can make
to align the component process or it may
need to be 'extracted' as a separate target
process with its own suitability score.
WHAT DO I GET?
Suitability scorecard
The suitability scorecard gives you much
more than a yes/no assessment of whether
the process is suitable for migration to a
cloud-based model. It tells you the ideal
level at which you should be looking for
a cloud-based alternative: process as a
service, software as a service, platform as
a service or infrastructure as a service.
Cloud adoption roadmap
The roadmap identifies the processes
that will deliver the most benefit to
your organisation if delivered through
an appropriate cloud model. As well as
prioritising your processes for you, we
use our extensive knowledge of the matu-
rity of different types of cloud service,
our continuing assessment of all the key
CSC CLOUD ADO
ARE YOU READY
FOR CLOUD?
Cloud computing
promises game-changing
business benefits (see
our whitepaper, available
from csc.com/uk). But in
business, few things are
black and white. Most
businesses can benefit from
selective use of the cloud.
But where? You’re probably
facing a barrage
of questions:
· How oo wè untanglè thè
multitude of options in the
rapidly developing cloud
marketplace?
· How oo wè know that our
choices will support our
business strategy?
· Vhat procèssès shoulo
we migrate?
· How much control shoulo
we relinquish?
· Vhich sèrvicès oííèr thè
right performance and
security?
· How will clouo sèrvicès
change our procurement
and management policies?
WHY CSC?
Unlike other companies, we’ll only ever send in senior transformation consultants
to perform your adoption assessment. They will work with you to define the scope
of your assessment, perform the assessment, produce the reports and be there to
answer your questions.
VE C/N HELP
The CSC Cloud Adoption
Assessment will help you reach
the right decisions to make
the shift to cloud computing
a risk-free and successful
experience. At the end of
the three-week assessment,
you’ll understand:
· Vhat all thè clouo-rèlatèo
jargon means
· How to align your clouo
computing and business strategies
· Vhich parts oí your businèss
are suitable for moving to a
cloud-based delivery model
and which aren't
· How much oí èach procèss
you should put into the cloud:
whether you should retain
control in house but use cloud-
based infrastructure, buy the
entire process in as a service,
or something in between
· Vhich sèrvicès arè èntèrprisè-
ready and offer the right levels
of security and governance for
your business
· Thè impact on procurèmènt
and what to consider before
signing on the dotted line
DOPTION ASSESSMENT
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Contact our cloud service
team: cloud@csc.com.
Visit our microsite:
csc.com/uk or call
0845 602 4204
· Vè havè 4C+ yèars oí èxpèrièncè oèlivèring sècurè managèo èntèrprisè sèrvicès
· /s thè worlo's largèst inoèpènoènt provioèr oí lT sèrvicès, you can rèly on us íor
impartial, unbiased advice
· Our consultants all havè in-oèpth inoustry èxpèrièncè ano many havè writtèn
seminal texts in their field
· Many organisations, incluoing thè NHS, rèly on our largè-scalè hosting èxpèrtisè
for their critical infrastructure
· Vè havè closè rèlationships with all thè kèy playèrs in thè èntèrprisè clouo spacè,
including Google, Microsoft and Amazon
· Our Lèaoing Eogè Forum has bèèn rèsèarching clouo-basèo mooèls ano
technologies since the emergence of cloud computing, providing advice and
guidance to many early adopters
· Vè provioè sèrvicès to somè oí thè worlo's most sècurity-conscious customèrs,
including defence and intelligence agencies around the world
· Vè'rè íamiliar with provioing customèrs with scalablè sèrvicès; such as ènabling
Billetel to meet a peak demand of 70,000 tickets/day for the Rugby World Cup
· No procèss is too big: wè hèlpèo thè US /rmy mooèrnisè its $4.3bn supply chain
· Vè practicè what wè prèach: wè usè clouo-basèo sèrvicès such as CSC Dynamic
Desktop, CSC Dynamic Server, and cloud-based infrastructure
market players, and our experience in
enterprise service delivery, to recommend
the type of cloud that each process is
suitable for — public, private, community
or hybrid — and the factors you should
consider that may distinguish between
different service providers.

Roadmap
Current
state
analysis

Current
state
analysis
Cloud adoption assessment process
Determine
strategic
objective

CSC Cloud
maturity map
Define
scope
Procèss
centric
analysis
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manage complexity, focus on core businesses, collaborate with partners and clients, and
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world experience to work with them. CSC is vendor-independent, delivering solutions
that best meet each client’s unique requirements.
For 50 years, clients in industries and governments worldwide have trusted CSC with
their business process and information systems outsourcing, systems integration and
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but includes all the issues that are important to your organisation. such as cost.com/uk). Most businesses can benefit from selective use of the cloud. our continuing assessment of all the key . Finally. You may have a good idea of the processes you want to consider.and company-specific ones. These will include common processes. We'll help you assess the suitability of your business processes for delivery through an appropriate cloud-based model. As well as scoring the top-level process. we'll advise you based on our experience with organisations like yours. you need to understand all of these factors to avoid introducing new sources of complexity and risk to your organisation. software. we relinquish? HOW DOES IT WORK? right performance and security? Businesses revolve around processes. we'll give you a roadmap to help you prioritise your cloud migration and transformation activities. rather than on how these support business processes and your organisation's strategic objectives. you're unlikely to achieve the full benefits or mitigate the potential risks. process — and the different types of cloud: private. This approach ensures that both business and IT leaders are engaged and our assessment is based not just on technical feasibility or a single factor. But in business. So we consider your strategic objectives. if not.CSC CLOUD AD ARE YOU READY FOR CLOUD? Cloud computing promises game-changing business benefits (see our whitepaper. your regulatory constraints. so that’s where we start. others evolved from consumer services. But where? You’re probably facing a barrage of questions: WHAT IS IT? There are a plethora of cloud-based services on offer: some mature (think of cloud-based backup storage) and others not. Another advantage of our processfocused approach is that it provides a clear scope for your assessment. such as order-tocash or procurement-to-payment. multitude of options in the rapidly developing cloud marketplace? choices will support our business strategy? we migrate? WHAT DO I GET? Suitability scorecard The suitability scorecard gives you much more than a yes/no assessment of whether the process is suitable for migration to a cloud-based model. Most organisations rely on a small number of core processes. platform as a service or infrastructure as a service. and your key differentiators. We appreciate that every business is different. change our procurement and management policies? Cloud adoption roadmap The roadmap identifies the processes that will deliver the most benefit to your organisation if delivered through an appropriate cloud model. and the contractual and regulatory constraints within which it operates. It tells you the ideal level at which you should be looking for a cloud-based alternative: process as a service. we drill down to its component processes and assess these to make sure that they fit with the top-level assessment. Our three-week cloud adoption assessment will give you a head start in understanding the complexity of the cloud computing ecosystem. We identify any barriers to migration arising from your existing IT setup or the way your organisation works. we use our extensive knowledge of the maturity of different types of cloud service. If you focus on IT architectures and applications. If not. and industry. we'll advise you of changes you can make to align the component process or it may need to be 'extracted' as a separate target process with its own suitability score. software as a service. We'll help you decode the options: all the 'as a service' possibilities — infrastructure. some designed from the ground up as enterprise solutions. platform. public. If you migrate to cloud computing services. few things are black and white. available from csc. We score each process to identify its suitability for transfer to a cloud delivery model. hybrid and so on. the way you're organised. taking into account the IT services and security frameworks that apply to it. As well as prioritising your processes for you. This means that you can't afford to view cloud computing as purely an IT project.

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