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A Touch Of Ingenuity: Scientific Method For Cloud Strategy Development

A Touch Of Ingenuity: Scientific Method For Cloud Strategy Development

In today’s sophisticated business setups, where ventures are heavily reliant upon accurate mechanisms and optimized toolsets for organization and control, the strategic planning process remains highly unstructured and non-scientific. This process has been primarily tainted by bias, preconceived notions, and flawed opinions.

The cloud computing strategy is dealt with in the same way—there is an evident need for organizations to reconsider their current chaotic approach and devise an efficient and compelling cloud computing strategy. Businesses need to break free from the shackles of mere data analysis and strategic planning. Instead, a meticulous scientific approach is needed.

The first step is the identification of a transit route from the existing problems to cloud alternatives. The core concerns need to be marked clearly—failure to do so would result in the recurrence of prevalent issues, even after an apparently successful implementation of the devised cloud strategy.

The next step is devising strategic possibilities. A thorough comprehension of available options reveals new possibilities—all for the planning division to take into consideration. Those who call the shots need to be taken on-board as well.

Next, the favourable conditions for optimum performance of the proposed solution need to be specified. Also, the circumstances that lead to a particular alternative being strategically constructive need to be scrupulously recognized.

Be prepared for criticism—there is the possibility of more than one individual being non-receptive to the proposed ideas. It is worth recognizing the potential impediments at this stage and working them out with those who disagree. The easiest way to do this is to mark the conditions that are least probable to hold their ground.

Corresponding to each of the potential impediment, a test mechanism to ascertain its soundness and adequacy needs to be designed. This needs to be conducted prior to the potential product shortlisting. The test should ideally involve running through all potential impediments, with the least probable ones first in line. This ought to provide definite savings in term of time for testing. The last step would be to assess the significant conditions in the context of the test outcome. The classical approach relies on two or three top-level managers discussing the test outcome and reaching a decision.

The proposed scientific strategy approach naturally leads to the selection of a cloud solution with the least impediments attached–mission accomplished.

By Humayun Shahid

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