Cloud Buyers' Requirements Questionnaire : PD: Problem or Opportunity Definition



Describe the business situation.

PD.1: What are the business goals you seek to address?

Define your business goals for obtaining a Cloud solution which improves the current and/or future state of your IT.

Example Responses

  1. Improve financials
  2. Reduce medium and/or long-term Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  3. Improve cash flow
  4. Shift from capital expenditure (CAPEX) to operational expenditure (OPEX) (private Cloud-incompatible)
  5. Improve Quality of Service (QoS) and/or Service-Level Agreements (SLAs)
  6. Access to functionality and/or domain expertise
  7. Scale labor and/or fixed asset capacity up/down
  8. Become a Cloud provider

PD.2: What type of business problem are you seeking to address?

Examine the types of Cloud computing business use-case that might be applicable to define the scope and opportunity in your business.

Example Responses

Refer to Strengthening your Business Case for Using Cloud [2].




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