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The cloud is taking business by storm. In fact, due to the extraordinary growth of the cloud, it has been described as a tornado, not a fluffy white floating object! Commercial research analysts consider cloud as one of the most significant trends with a potential to change the whole global IT industry. Governments, including those in the US, Britain, and Australia, have cloud-first policies now in place which mandate cloud over non-cloud services in ICT procurement. But CIOs and other senior executives, while it's on the majority of their agendas, aren't sure what it really means for their organisations - how to leverage the benefits, control the commercials, manage the business risk, and adapt their organisations. While it is important to set requirements, negotiate commercials (terms, service level agreements, and pricing), and sign the contract - it is also critical that we develop a clear plan for ‘Moving to the Cloud’ which realigns our business architecture, organization and most importantly our people. This course provides the answers that management must know to be successful and realise the benefits: • Where should I go cloud? • What are the commercials? • Where is my leverage? • How do I realign my business practices and architecture? • How do I gear up my people and structure my organisation? View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/hvtz2ph
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Section
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2 hours to complete

Module 1: Introduction

Thank you for joining us in Moving to the Cloud! We begin your first week of this course by bringing you up to speed on all things cloud. This includes the cycles of disruptive technology cycle, the history of cloud and the terminology that is currently in use. We will also introduce some fundamental cloud computing concepts including what cloud computing is and how it works. We are delighted that Professor Leslie Willcocks from the London School of Economics and Vince Kellen form the University of California (San Diego) will be joining us for guest lectures. We also have a debate on whether the cloud is the end of traditional IT outsourcing. Make sure to check out what your peers have said! ...
Reading
10 videos (Total 50 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Welcome from the University of Melbourne1m
Week 1 Overview: Cloud Computing0m
Disruptive Technology: Where Does the Cloud Fit?5m
Student Debate: Is the Cloud the end of Traditional IT Outsourcing?11m
History of the Cloud6m
History of the Cloud with Leslie Willcocks3m
Cloudspeak8m
How Cloud Works with Shane Hercules5m
Demystifying the Cloud with Vince Kellen5m
Reading3 readings
Course Overview20m
Start of Course Survey10m
Outsourcing to the Cloud30m
Quiz1 practice exercises
1. Introduction to the Cloud15m

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3 hours to complete

Module 2: Cloud Adoption

Welcome to the second week of Moving to the Cloud! In this module we will look at cloud adoption. First, from a macro perspective and then from the perspective of individual cases and experts. Our special guest interviewees are from Accenture, the Cloud Standards Customer Council, the Australian Taxation Office, and more. We will examine cloud computing in practice and common challenges for cloud buyers and sellers alike. We’ll also take a look at cloud first policies and some of the crucial first steps towards conducting your own due diligence when embarking on cloud computing projects....
Reading
13 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video13 videos
Cloud Adoption11m
Cloud Adoption Trends with Vince Kellen3m
Vendor and Client Challenges with Russel Ives12m
Governments Adopting Cloud10m
Cloud First Policies with Mike Baker1m
Student Debate: Should Federal Governments Move to the Cloud?11m
Using the Cloud - A Beginning5m
Adopting Cloud at the University of Kentucky with Vince Kellen3m
Adopting Cloud at the Australian Taxation Office with Mike Baker8m
Insights on Cloud Challenges with Claude Baudoin11m
Insights on Cloud Adoption with Rodrigo and Amir7m
Forming Requirements7m
Reading1 readings
Tricks and Traps of the Cloud40m
Quiz1 practice exercises
2. Cloud Adoption15m

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3 hours to complete

Module 3: Cloud Commercials

Welcome to week three! At the end of this week you will be half way through the course. In this module we will become familiar with the commercial aspects of cloud. We will explore cloud contracts and the specific clauses to watch out for. Then we’ll take a look at some common KPIs in a cloud SLA and what they mean for the business. Some of our previous guest lecturers will also return to share their insights and experience. Lastly, we will investigate the complexity of pricing in cloud configurations and the different vendor charging models....
Reading
11 videos (Total 79 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Introducing Cloud Commercials6m
The Cloud Contract15m
SLAs and KPIs8m
Cloud Contracts and SLAs with Rodrigo and Amir3m
Cloud Pricing13m
Cloud Pricing with Mike Baker2m
Cloud Pricing with Claude Boudoin6m
Cloud Pricing with Rodrigo and Amir9m
Cloud Issues with Claude Boudain9m
On Demand with Rodrigo and Amir3m
Reading1 readings
IAAS Contracts45m
Quiz1 practice exercises
3. Commercials24m

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3 hours to complete

Module 4: Getting Ready to Move

Welcome to the fourth week! This module is all about getting ready to move the cloud! There is more to moving to the cloud than signing the contract. We need to prepare our organization and muster our people. First, we will introduce: a model for managing the process of change and a capability maturity framework for assessing the “as-is” and “to-be” organizational states. Second, we shall explore the different areas of strategy, architecture, processes, structure, governance and relationships - organizational areas that need to be considered when taking advantage of the cloud. We will also have a couple of student presentations on the differences between cloud and traditional on premise, and generic principals for the adoption of cloud computing technology....
Reading
11 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Getting Ready to Move5m
Managing Change5m
Capability Maturity4m
Cloud and Traditional On-Premise Computing3m
Business Architecture5m
Generic Principles for Cloud Adoption: Student Presentation7m
Processes7m
Organization6m
Governance5m
Impact on Roles6m
Reading1 readings
Organisational Change Management - Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 & 815m
Quiz1 practice exercises
4. Getting Ready to Move15m

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2 hours to complete

Module 5: On the Move

Welcome to the fifth week! This module explores the importance of planning, involving stakeholders and identifying then managing relationships within organizations. We learn to develop a change agenda, identify critical success factors, and discuss the management practices required to navigate challenges that may surface. We also introduce a proven methodology for undertaking change projects and close with three student presentations that provide a uniquely different context to what is covered in the lectures....
Reading
10 videos (Total 53 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Planning the Transition5m
The Actors7m
Relationships8m
Emotional Intelligence2m
Managing Change when Moving to the Cloud - Individual Impact: Student Presentation4m
Developing the Change Agenda7m
Change Management Practices to Address Cloud Challenges: Student Presentation5m
The Process of Change7m
Change Management in IT Outsourcing: Student Presentation3m
Reading1 readings
Organisational Change Management: Chapters 4, 9, 11, 14 & 150m
Quiz1 practice exercises
5. Planning the Transition24m

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5 hours to complete

Module 6: Arriving in the Cloud

Welcome to the final week! We have had such an exciting journey learning about all things cloud! We have explored the adoption and commercial issues and redesigned the way we think about the challenges from different points of view. In this module we learn the journey is far from over and we consider how we can consolidate new ways of working into a cloud culture. We explore the importance of ongoing communication, building awareness, as well as barriers, enablers, tips and traps for making sure the cloud journey becomes fully institutionalized. Additionally, we have two student presentations and finish with an interview with Anthony Wong, President of the Australian Computer Society....
Reading
13 videos (Total 81 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video13 videos
Consolidation5m
Creating the Cloud Culture with Leslie Wilcocks5m
Building Awareness5m
The Importance of Communication7m
Preparing the Individual10m
Information Security Needs and Controls: Student Presentation3m
Barriers and Enablers5m
Organisational Challenges When Adopting E-learning and MOOCs: Student Presentation4m
Now We Have Moved5m
The Cloud Standards Council with Claude Baudoin2m
The Future of Cloud: Predictions by our Expert Panel13m
Employee of the Future with Anthony Wong9m
Reading3 readings
Organisational Change Management: Chapters 9, 10, 14 & 1545m
Academic Integrity15m
End of Course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
6. Consolidation15m
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By SMJun 13th 2018

I am enjoying the reading and the responses from my classmates. Very informative and creates a good space for debate on public/private cloud.

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