The standards-based, multi-provider cloud IT sourcing model implemented by CBA enables applications to be frequently and rapidly shifted between cloud providers. The model moved CBA toward pay-as-you-go IT, cut some infrastructure provision and maintenance costs by 40%, and reduced time to market for new applications by several weeks. Implementing it required internal capabilities to design complex IT solutions, manage and integrate external providers, and govern application development.Click here for podcast summary (mp3)Click here for free 2-page executive summary (pdf)Click here for free presentation slides (pptx)
Schlagwein, Daniel; Thorogood, Alan; and Willcocks, Leslie P.
"How Commonwealth Bank of Australia Gained Benefits Using a Standards-Based, Multi-Provider Cloud Model,"
MIS Quarterly Executive: Vol. 13:
4, Article 5.
Available at: https://aisel.aisnet.org/misqe/vol13/iss4/5