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Positioning the CCC Professional Cloud Portfolio for Rapid Adoption

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The hype around cloud computing has transformed into reality. Many organizations and professionals are looking for a solution to build cloud competencies in order to properly manage, utilize and govern new technologies.

Agenda:

- About CCC Professional Cloud Series
- Professional Cloud Solutions Architect
- Professional Cloud Service Manager
- Questions & Answers

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Positioning the CCC Professional Cloud Portfolio for Rapid Adoption

  1. 1. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Go-To-Market Enablement Session Positioning the CCC Professional Cloud Portfolio for Rapid Adoption
  2. 2. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Welcome to ITpreneurs Dimitri van den Broek, Co-Founder
  3. 3. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. By working with us, you can Stay on the Cutting-Edge Access a Comprehensive Library Enjoy Convenience Save content costs by up to 80% ● No Content Development Costs ● No Content Maintenance Costs ● Lower costs with increased usage ● 1000+ Titles ● Across most IT Domains ● 12 Languages ● Anytime, Anywhere ordering ● Marketing Support ● Exam Services ● Accreditation ● Trainer Services ● First to Market ● Consistent Quality ● Various Delivery Formats ● Always Up-to-Date ● Partner Enablement Increase Revenues Save Costs
  4. 4. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Working with us is easy Partner A Full Service Partner B Use Your own trainer Partner C Only use our Courseware Courseware Exams Services Trainers Courseware Exams Services Courseware Exams
  5. 5. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Positioning the CCC Professional Cloud Portfolio for Rapid Adoption
  6. 6. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Moderator: Connie Tai ITpreneurs Presenters: Mark O’Loughlin, Lead Author Professional Cloud Service Manager Mark Skilton, Lead Author Professional Cloud Solutions Architect Today’s Speakers
  7. 7. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. * ● Introduction ● About CCC Professional Cloud Series ● Professional Cloud Solutions Architect ● Professional Cloud Service Manager ● Questions & Answers
  8. 8. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Credential Council The vendor-neutral certification training is designed to enable learners to support specific technical vendor training. It adds best practices and principles, bridging the gap between technical cloud certification and the business outcomes encountered in practice. Our Courses Are: Credible: Designed by subject matter experts who have practical experience in a wide range of cloud solutions. Practical: A central case study is tailored to each course to ensure learners can demonstrate knowledge in practice. Accredited: The Professional Cloud courses are officially accredited by the Cloud Credential Council
  9. 9. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Introduction IT TRAINING PROVIDERS TARGET AUDIENCE CLOUD CERTIFICATION WHO WHY HOW Vendor Technology Solutions Introduction
  10. 10. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Source: http://www.cloudcredential.org/certifications/ Introduction
  11. 11. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. IT Professionals Early IT Career Business Professionals Accredited Partners Professional Training channel Provider Grandfather program End User Companies using IT IT Provider Companies HR departments , Training companies Trade Events Managed Certification Quality Process Cloud Credential Council Affiliation Process IT TRAINING PROVIDERS TARGET AUDIENCE CLOUD CERTIFICATION WHO WHY HOW Introduction
  12. 12. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Professional Associate Essentials Value impact to Trainee / Company High Quality Teaching Modular, rapid results Basics of Terminology and Concepts Actual Real Practice of how to use Cloud Vendor Technology in an Organization Grounding in Key Ideas in Cloud computing Grounding in Key Concepts and impact of cloud in Organization Actual recommended Templates & Standards Practice ledTheory led Selecting the RIGHT Training NEED Differentiators
  13. 13. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Certification Complement Cloud Vendor Technology Certification Develop skills in Consuming Cloud Services Build best practices to maximize Cloud Services Maximize Cloud Vendor Technology that is Transforming and Consuming IT as a Service Support full range of addressable needs in Skills in the market: Essentials, Associate, Professionals Teaching in certified courses that focus Practitioners Skills to.. IT TRAINING PROVIDERS TARGET AUDIENCE CLOUD CERTIFICATION
  14. 14. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Business and IT Strategy Public Cloud Private Cloud Hybrid Cloud Social Media Networks Mobility Community Cloud Big data , Analytics IAAS PAAS SAAS Cloud Broker Marketplace Cloud Integration Social Cloud IoT Internet of Things BYOD, Mobile Cloud Software Defined Enterprise Cyber Security Governance Multi-Cloud Cloud Characteristics Cloud Fit Metrics Standards In house skills External Provide skills .. DEPLOYMENT SERVICES New Workloads Demand, Supply Channels Crowdsourcing New Business ModelsConsumerization as a service Cloud Management Practice has many faces..
  15. 15. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Introduction Cloud Certification Courses – a Foundation for Cloud Management Practice The Gold Standard for Cloud Practitioners in Practice led Teaching in Cloud Computing Internationally recognized course syllabi developed in consultation with Leading Technology Vendors Courses authored and maintained by experienced Practice led Experts Internationally supported by Accredited IT training Partners
  16. 16. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Go-To-Market: Professional Cloud Solutions Architect
  17. 17. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Service Manager Cloud Security Manager Cloud Solutions Architect Cloud Administrator Cloud Developer CCC Professional CCC – Cloud Technology Associate CompTIA – Cloud Essentials CCC – Virtualization Essentials IT Professional The ITpreneurs Cloud Portfolio
  18. 18. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Solutions Architect Audience: ● Technology Architects ● Application Architects ● System Architects ● Cloud Strategy Consultants ● Enterprise Architects ● Senior Developers What they learn: ● The impact of Cloud Computing on business and IT Architecture ● How to apply key engineering concepts of operating “as a Service” ● The Consumer & Provider Perspectives on Setting Up Cloud Environments ● How to evaluate a Cloud Solution Architecture ● How to migrate and transition to a Cloud environment Why they need it: Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management, and security architecture—and be very familiar with the topology and eco-systems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models. Cloud design, build transition and transformation course Download Fact Sheet
  19. 19. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Course Structure Introduction to PCSA Professional Cloud Solutions Architect DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 • Short Interactive Modules, quiz’s and discussion led • Practice led examples and teaching • Can be adapted to meet Client and Vendor needs • Focused on real world use of Cloud in Business Professional Cloud Solutions Architect – 3 Day Agenda Example
  20. 20. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Course Structure Schedule
  21. 21. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Course Structure Introduction to PCSA Professional Cloud Solutions Architect Content
  22. 22. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Templates
  23. 23. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Common Case Study “PureNRG” Exam – Multi-choice 60 Minutes (optional) CCC PCSA Certificate Used in Essentials & Associate Courses Modular Options 1- 2- 3 days Physical, Virtual Online Expert Practitioner Instructor Led Workbook – Practice Templates Whole Life cycle of Cloud Computing Design, Build, Transition and Transformation Interactive On premise or Virtual- Practice Quiz’s and Class discussions Options to adapt to Your Organization needs and Vendor specific teaching Course Syllabus Instructor Guide Adapt for your client Needs Practice that can be used back at Work Real World Practice Perspective 1 2 3 Key Features of PCSA Course
  24. 24. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. GoToMarket: Professional Cloud Service Manager
  25. 25. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Service Manager Cloud Security Manager Cloud Solutions Architect Cloud Administrator Cloud Developer CCC Professional CCC – Cloud Technology Associate CompTIA – Cloud Essentials CCC – Virtualization Essentials IT Professional The ITpreneurs Cloud Portfolio
  26. 26. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Market Potential Approx. €288 million is spent yearly on ITIL Training and Exams
  27. 27. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. ITIL Training Investment Global Investment • 260,000 ITIL Foundation Exams • 60,000 ITIL Intermediate (incl. MALC) • 320,000 ITIL Exams per year Courses Number Costs Sub-Totals Totals ITIL Foundation 260,000 €800 208,000,000 Intermediates 60,000 €800 48,000,000 256,000,000 Exams ITIL Foundation 260,000 €100 €26,000,000 Intermediates 60,000 €100 €6,000,000 32,000,000 Prices Average / Estimate 288,000,000
  28. 28. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Training Investment Global Investment How much is spent on cloud training? Training just 10% of those already ITIL certified would equal 36,000 Professional Cloud Service Management certified people!
  29. 29. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Service Manager • Builds on your ITIL Knowledge • Covers areas not included in ITIL • Allows organizations capitalize on their ITIL investment • Provides guidance on managing cloud services &
  30. 30. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Service Manager Audience: ● IT Managers and CIOs ● Service Managers (with or without an ITIL background) ● Service Management Professionals ● Cloud Strategy and Management Consultants ● Service Architects, Technical Pre-Sales Consultants ● IT Professionals What they learn: ● Analyze an organization's strategic assets and capabilities to successfully design, deploy, and run cloud services ● Illustrate the benefits and drive the adoption of cloud-based services Select appropriate structures for designing, deploying, and running cloud-based services within traditional IT organizations ● Demonstrate how to link cloud value back to IT strategy Why they need it: IT management is under pressure to deliver more agile IT services and adapt to change. Organizations are adopting strategies that include cloud computing in order to meet these challenges and offer repeatable, flexible and scalable services. Service managers must help organizations optimally ensure measurable service delivery and management in cloud environments. Cloud service design, deployment and run course Download Fact Sheet
  31. 31. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Market Opportunities Capitalize on ITIL investment The need to up-skill in the marketplace to understand how to manage cloud computing and cloud based services Uncertainty in the marketplace regarding cloud computing Benefits / Risks of using cloud SWOT – Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats Deal with legacy IT while introducing cloud based services
  32. 32. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Help organizations to identify the cost saving potential of cloud computing and what to watch out for Understand the impact within the whole organization when adopting cloud computing and cloud based services – using cloud affects people outside of the IT organization. Establish effective governance for cloud computing Market Opportunities
  33. 33. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Why the Professional Cloud Service Manager • PCSM and CCC Exam are vendor neutral • Bridge the gap – nearly all cloud training is technical, most of it vendor focused
  34. 34. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Key Differentiators • First global certification in cloud service management • Certified by Cloud Credential Council; an independent not-for-profit body • Practical good-practice content useable in any organization • Seamless follow-on to ITIL training • Course notes provide a unique single source of information and guidance not available on the market place.
  35. 35. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. PCSM Officially Launched
  36. 36. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Feedback From Pink Elephant Clients: Interested in the Cloud “Through client conversations it was clear that there was a lot of interest regarding Service Management and the Cloud. Our partnership with ITpreneurs enabled us to respond quickly to the needs of our clients and we are delighted to have been the first organisation globally to deliver the PCSM course,” said Graham McDonald, Business Unit Director for Education Services at Pink Elephant. “PCSM fits perfectly within our existing Service Management portfolio and organisations that employ PCSMs will have experts on board that can help maximise the business opportunities that cloud is creating. Following the success of the pilot event, we are already receiving a lot of interest in the next event scheduled for September,” he said, adding that “Pink Elephant continues to be an ‘early adopter’ of innovative, future-faced programs for IT professionals and we look forward to continuing our partnership with ITpreneurs.”
  37. 37. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. ● Cloud Service Management Fundamentals ● Cloud Service Management Roles ● Cloud Service Strategy ● Cloud Service Design, Deployment and On-Boarding ● Cloud Service Management ● Cloud Service Economics ● Cloud Service Governance ● Showing the Value of Cloud Services ● Popular Service Management Frameworks Cloud Service Manager
  38. 38. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. ● 9 Modules ● Course run over 3 days ● Exam on 3rd day ● 25 questions (75 minutes & 15 more minutes for non-native English speaker) ● Two case study exercises ● Interactive sessions ● Mock exam provided ● Extensive course notes provided ● The learning continues outside the classroom Cloud Service Manager
  39. 39. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Position PCSM with Clients Course preview materials Syllabus and fact sheet ITpreneurs marketing material (website) ITpreneurs marketing campaigns Cloud Credential Council Marketing PCSM
  40. 40. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Professional Level Courses
  41. 41. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Why Become Certified in the Professional Cloud Series? The certification training is designed to enable a practitioner-level understanding of cloud computing practices. Training in the professional cloud series will enable learners to maximize their technical skills with up-to-date knowledge and experience to put cloud technologies into practice. Marcel Heilijgers, Executive Director of the Cloud Credential Council, talks about the CCC Professional Certification Program Watch the Video Value of Training
  42. 42. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Solutions Architect Audience: ● Technology Architects ● Application Architects ● System Architects ● Cloud Strategy Consultants ● Enterprise Architects ● Senior Developers What they learn: ● The impact of Cloud Computing on business and IT Architecture ● How to apply key engineering concepts of operating “as a Service” ● The Consumer & Provider Perspectives on Setting Up Cloud Environments ● How to evaluate a Cloud Solution Architecture ● How to migrate and transition to a Cloud environment Why they need it: Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management, and security architecture—and be very familiar with the topology and eco-systems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models. Cloud design, build transition and transformation course Download Fact Sheet
  43. 43. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Service Manager Audience: ● IT Managers and CIOs ● Service Managers (with or without an ITIL background) ● Service Management Professionals ● Cloud Strategy and Management Consultants ● Service Architects, Technical Pre-Sales Consultants ● IT Professionals What they learn: ● Analyze an organization's strategic assets and capabilities to successfully design, deploy, and run cloud services ● Illustrate the benefits and drive the adoption of cloud-based services Select appropriate structures for designing, deploying, and running cloud-based services within traditional IT organizations ● Demonstrate how to link cloud value back to IT strategy Why they need it: IT management is under pressure to deliver more agile IT services and adapt to change. Organizations are adopting strategies that include cloud computing in order to meet these challenges and offer repeatable, flexible and scalable services. Service managers must help organizations optimally ensure measurable service delivery and management in cloud environments. Cloud service design, deployment and run course Download Fact Sheet
  44. 44. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Security Manager Audience: ● Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) professionals ● IT Auditors ● Compliance Specialists ● IT Security Professionals ● Cloud computing Specialists What they learn: ● How to analyze Security and Governance Concepts & Challenges in Cloud Computing ● What is new in Security in the Cloud ● Break down IaaS, PaaS and SaaS specific Security and Governance Policies Why they need it: Trusting information assets to the cloud requires a thorough understanding of security and of its associated risks, legal considerations and design of a governance structure. Senior security, audit, and compliance professionals who are architecting policies and strategies must ensure compliance with and secure use of cloud computing. Cloud security and governance course Download Fact Sheet
  45. 45. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Developer Audience: ● Application developers ● Cloud Application developers What they learn: ● To identify Cloud Architecture Patterns & Development characteristics ● To distinguish Cloud Security and Compliance Fundamentals ● To understand deployment automation and elastic sizing of environments ● To understand Cloud service catalogues and application marketplaces ● To demonstrate the impact of cloud development on testing Why they need it: Although an understanding of the technology platform and cloud-computing provider is essential for any cloud application developer, a thorough understanding, and working-level knowledge, of vendor-neutral application design principles, to ensure that applications provide the most value throughout the application lifecycle. Cloud application and design course Download Fact Sheet
  46. 46. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Cloud Administrator Audience: ● Network Administrator ● Systems Administrator ● Database Administrator What they learn: ● To outline Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategies for Cloud ● To explain Performance Measures, Monitoring and Optimization in Production ● To illustrate Federated controls and strategies for multiple cloud and non- cloud administration ● To understand administration of Virtual Infrastructure, Platform and Software Services Why they need it: The interaction between a cloud environment and the existing network/administrative policies is one of the most challenging management issues to resolve. This is the domain of cloud administrators. They configure and maintain the cloud platform—and have to understand and master all aspects regarding cloud provisioning. Cloud provisioning and administration course Download Fact Sheet
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  48. 48. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. How You Can Get Started 1 2 3 Visit the ITpreneurs.com Website Review the Product of Interest Get in touch either through the Contact Form, send us an email, or call!
  49. 49. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. P: +31 107.110.260 E: connie.tai@itpreneurs.com Contact Us Connie Tai Products & Solutions Marketing ITpreneurs | Rotterdam | The Netherlands
  50. 50. Copyright © 2014 ITpreneurs. All rights reserved. Q&A

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