12 minutes | Feb 28, 2021

Creating a Business Advantage with Cloud Computing

SHOW: Season 2, Show 4OVERVIEW: From the creators of the Internet's #1 Cloud Computing podcast, The Cloudcast, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely) introduce this new podcast,  Cloudcast Basics.FRAMEWORK FOR CONSIDERATIONDoes your technology impact your customers? Does your technology improve or degrade your teams? Do your competitors better leverage technology than your company?Do you use technology “excellence” to help recruit new talent? Do you actively market your technology excellent, opportunities, or projects, etc.REAL-WORLD CONSIDERATIONS:Quite a bit of what we discussed in Episodes 1-3 can be applied to gaining a competitive business advantage (Innovation, Experimentation, Reduce Costs, Manage Risks).But forward looking companies are now realizing that every business decision is also a technological decision, and using it to their advantage.Are your people speaking about it in public?Are you positioning your company as a technology-centric company?Are you able to hire people in locations where technology is prevalent, or allow remote workers? Do you understand how to make technology modular, via partnerships, or using 3rd-party services instead of building it yourself? SUBSCRIBE: Please subscribe anywhere you get podcasts (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music, Pandora, etc.).CLOUD NEWS OF THE WEEK - http://bit.ly/cloudcast-cnotwLEARNING CLOUD COMPUTING:Here are some great places to begin your cloud journey, if you're interested in getting hands-on experience with the technology, or you'd like to build your skills towards a certification. CBT Nuggets - Training and CertificationsA Cloud Guru - Training and CertificationsCloud Academy - Training and CertificationsKatakoda - Self-Paced, Interactive LearningGitHub - Code Samples and CollaborationFEEDBACK?Web: Cloudcast Basics Email: show at cloudcastbasics dot netTwitter: @cloudcastbasics
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