Use this phase to assess gaps in your infrastructure capabilities. This phase will take you through the following activities:

  • Define quality expectations from core services to set a foundation for benchmarking.
  • Measure current services and compare against expected quality attributes with a three-step approach.
  • Create a structural map of each core service's underlying infrastructure.
  • Identify sources of deficiency by diving deeper into the current infrastructure landscape.
  • Match gaps to appropriate solutions.
  • Rank the importance of the initiatives according to the business goals and priorities of your organization.
  • Communicate the right information about the infrastructure architecture initiatives to different stakeholders.

Use this phase as part of the full blueprint, Align Infrastructure Architecture to Business Value.

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