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IT leaders often make the mistake of assuming cloud is just another technology to implement, but cloud is a service model, not a technology.
Identifying foundational skill gaps and training enabled a company's conversion to Cloud. Needs Analysis case study by Global Knoweldge.
Cloud isn’t a technology — it’s a new business model powered by new technologies. Cloud sells IT infrastructure, platforms and applications as services.
We examine firm types and determine which ones should invest in cloud computing right now.
Unify fragmented systems, train employees on technologies such as automated decision-making programs, application development, data management, IT best practices.
Investments in ITIL made by IT I&O leaders often show few results, raising questions about the value of ITIL and the quality of leadership.
Cloud service providers often tout staff reduction as a key benefit of cloud computing, but that can be misleading. We examine the impact on IT staffing.
The benefits of well-formed and managed process include improved productivity, lower costs, higher quality, less turnover and better morale.
Customer preferences today are all about being social while mobile. To remain competitive, businesses need to meet these new requirements with innovative and digitally personalized customer experiences.
Experts worked closely with the HR department to design a high impact talent management program that builds individual leadership capacity in alignment with the hospital's long-term vision.
Technicians learned how to upgrade platforms to support 10,000 satellite offices with custom, on-site training. Needs analysis case study by Global Knowledge.
Working with Global Knowledge allowed them to streamline the onboarding process for new sales account managers. Business transformation and sales training.
Global Knowledge delivered the experience and know-how to provide the expert, customized IBM Tivoli training needed in a short time frame.
International nonprofit needed an all-inclusive training portfolio to focus on transitioning workforce from technical support to project management and server virtualization. They were shifting several positions to vendor management and product development. Existing IT staff needed to learn new skills to adopt big data analysis, cloud computing and mobile application initiatives.
An International Consulting Firm Achieves Its Cisco Multinational Certification in the European Theatre. Staff consultant case study by Global Knowledge training.
Customer perception matters because customer quality of experience (QoE) is the vital factor in delivering cloud computing services — and the key to your success
A key benefit of cloud computing is on-demand self-service. Successful IT leaders know that usage-based IT can quickly become more expensive than what it replaces.
Through synchronous, on-site instructor-led training in Nashville, Tennessee and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Global Knowledge was able to help the organization create standardized language and process around the cloud through customized foundation classes
How do you Manage Public Cloud Security? What's a sound approach to minimizing security risk when using public cloud services? Everything you need to know.
This brief explains how to use proven infrastructure and operations (I &O) standard changes as templates for continuous cloud deployment and DevOps.
Understand cloud's strengths and weaknesses. Minimize adverse outcomes by understanding that cloud’s positive benefits come with risks.
This brief examines how having an effective whether-to-adopt decision process increases your chance of success when adopting cloud computing.
Most organizations use ITIL service management to improve their service delivery, those orgs often face significant challenges with cloud computing.
Learn how a Global Learning Program Infuses IBM Partners with Cloud and SoftLayer Expertise. A needs analysis case study about Global Knowledge training.
Through its partnership with Global Knowledge, Mantech was able to quickly align its workforce skill sets with increasingly sophisticated customer needs.
Today, with cloud computing, many key IT metrics are not aligned to the business goals of the customers they serve, incenting the wrong behavior in IT.
Learn how a company stopped losing employees to competitors by using a customized program to help motivate, train, and retain the right employees.
International Insurance Organization (IIO) needed a program that would acclimate new hires to a varied technology landscape that includes Cisco, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and IBM products.
Global Knowledge addressed skills gaps by clearly defining the expectations and proficiency levels. This enabled each IT employee to own his or her development, which resulted in much higher attendance in learning and development opportunities.
This brief explores how IT leaders can use cloud computing safely and effectively.
The company needed a learning partner to create a completely customized, business-school caliber program to help employees develop newly identified skills and competencies in IT.
Tech Giant needed to determine industry best practices for training programs, identify what features partners value and discover how to align partner training programs.
Global Knowledge helped IT Source establish a vision for learning that met both business and employee needs. We developed a learning strategy, key processes and supporting technology to enable effective, fast and relevant learning.
The leadership development program has become an integral component of how the organization equips their people managers with the skills necessary to excel.