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Are You Ready to Automate Your Business in the Cloud?

Enterprises looking to prepare for the future should be looking to systematically automate all business critical processes from a single platform. Application releases and deployments, particularly in the cloud, must be aware of the critical business as usual processes underpinning them to prevent negative consequences for the business.

In order for enterprises to compete, they must fundamentally shift their mindset from niche automation to consumerized automation.

This assessment tool will help you to determine your level of readiness and benchmark against others best practices.

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Vision (Where Do I Want To Be In 12 Months?)

Get Ready for a Seismic Shift.

Today's forward-thinking IT operations executives have a new mandate: make a difference to the business. They have shifted to running IT as a business - do more with less, instantly respond to ever-changing business demands, and ramp capacity up or down at a moment's notice. Their vision is meeting operational service levels and accelerating performance - not simply managing IT components.

Rate Your Readiness

On a scale of 1-3 (3 being the best) score your current capabilities in three operational areas, and where you would like to be in one year in the context of your overall vision.

Strategy (How Do I Plan To Get Where I Want To Be?)

Plan your work and work your plan.

The future of IT Operations is highly automated service fulfillment and adaptation. Automation tools will accelerate process execution, enforce that execution, and allow for rapid adaptation as needs change. If the process is good, you speed up the good actions and achieve excellence. If the process is poor, you speed up the bad actions and lead to catastrophe. Best in breed IT leaders are taking their process strategies and transforming them into solutions that increase productivity and performance.

Rate Your Readiness

On a scale of 1-3 (3 being the best) score your current capabilities in three operational areas, and where you would like to be in one year - in the context of overall strategy.

Run (How Well Do I Execute The Plan?)

Control Time-To-Delivery

Entering in the digital age means businesses will have to span on premise and cloud solutions. IT Operations need to rapidly evolve from simply supporting established business processes to continuously driving innovation through the effective use of technology. The opportunistic ways of the past no longer deliver the agility required of customer responsive, application centric business model. Manual handoffs between tools and teams create bottlenecks and errors.

Rate Your Readiness

On a scale of 1-3 (3 being the best) score your current capabilities in three operational areas, and where you would like to be in one year - in the context of running the business.

Build (How Agile Am I?)

Reduce Time-To-Market

As the Cloud adoption accelerates, businesses will feel under increasing pressure to implement application changes faster than ever to meet market opportunities. This will put pressure on existing application release processes. By adopting systematic automation they can deliver the speed and agility that is required without disturbing business as usual.

Rate Your Readiness

On a scale of 1-3 (3 being the best) score your current capabilities in three operational areas, and where you would like to be in one year - in the context of building the business.

Transform (How Well Do I Innovate?)

Plan your work and work your plan.

In today's connected world, success is tightly linked to the technology choices an enterprise makes. Historically, vast on-premise vendor stacks had been adopted to maintain competitive advantage; now their newer more cost effective counterparts, Cloud Computing and SaaS are being spliced in; creating a web of inter-connectivity and a catalyst to complexity. The mandate from executive management is clear: Do more for less cost and more importantly, develop the corporate strategies to enable business agility and fuel growth through innovation.

Rate Your Readiness

On a scale of 1-3 (3 being the best) score your current capabilities in three operational areas, and where you would like to be in one year - in the context of overall IT process.

Results

Understand How Cloud Technologies Impact Workload Automation Strategies

Thank you for taking this assessment! You're one step closer to transforming your automation with Cloud technologies

  1. Review your gaps
  2. Review your recommendations on the full report

The charts below show your current state in RED and your 1 year goal in GREEN. Identifying the largest gaps provides a visual depiction of which areas require the most attention.

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