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Develop a cloud adoption plan

Cloud adoption plans convert the aspirational goals of a cloud adoption strategy into an actionable plan. Your collective cloud teams can use the cloud adoption plan to guide their technical efforts and align them with your organization's business strategy.

Use the following exercises to help you document your organization's technology strategy. These exercises support cloud adoption efforts by capturing prioritized tasks. At the end of this process, your cloud adoption plan will map to the metrics and motivations defined in the cloud adoption strategy.

Digital estate: Inventory and rationalize your digital estate based on assumptions that align your organization's motivations and business outcomes.
Initial organizational alignment: Establish a plan for initial organizational alignment to support the adoption plan.
Skills readiness plan: Create a plan for addressing skills readiness gaps within your organization.
Cloud adoption plan: Develop a cloud adoption plan to manage change across skills, the digital estate, and your organization.

Download the strategy and plan template to track the outputs of each exercise as you build out your cloud adoption strategy. Also, learn about the five Rs of cloud rationalization to help build your cloud adoption plan.