Archive for the ‘Digital Services’ Category

Planning a Cloud Solution – Recommended Standards and Frameworks

As shared on LinkedIn….

Extending the "Architecture: Planning for a Cloud Solution – The Journey" article, I have tried to map the Stages, Sub-stages to some standard and/or recommended frameworks.

Every matured Enterprise would have a defined set of standards and/or framework (standard or custom), to be used as a baseline to comply against, below is a #OnePager mapping of the standards / frameworks.

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January 28, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Architecture: Planning for a Cloud Solution–The Journey

As shared on LinkedIn….

#digitaltransformation #architecture #cloudcomputing #growthmindset #changemanagement #productivity #cloudsolutions #coe #collaboration #businessandmanagement

The Cloud Solution Architecture journey (multi-directional) stages and activities simplified in two diagrams:

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January 24, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Stack– Step 1 From On Premises to Cloud migration / Hybrid implementation Strategy? Feasibly :)

Some conceptual excerpts around Azure Stack:

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November 7, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Data: Modernize your applications across on-premise and cloud with the Microsoft Data Accelerator Program

October 30, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Security, Privacy and Compliance information for Microsoft Cloud Services


Third party independent audit and GRC assessment reports for Microsoft cloud services. Stay up to date on how Microsoft cloud services comply with global standards that matter to your organization.

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August 2, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Digital Transformation – 7 Success Factors

A must read article on Digital transformation….

Digital transformation or digital disruption, seems to be the hot topic across many boardrooms these days. To quote some numbers from a recent PwC CEO survey, 86% of CEOs believe technology will transform their business more than any other global trend through digital transformation. According to Gartner 2015 survey found that by 2017, CEOs expect revenues attributable to digital (products, marketing and sales) will reach 42 percent.

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November 28, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Government Digital Service–Design Principles

A great article on Digital Services Design Principles for Government:

GOV.UK – GDS design principles

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June 14, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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