Cloud Technology Impacts Outsourcing
What makes cloud computing different from this “ordinary” system of computing is that the cloud functions as a collective computer that exists in the virtual world. The cloud uses resources and information from computers and servers, running these applications independently and making the specific hardware less important to how the applications work.
Janco Associates has just updated its CIO IT Infrastructure Policy Bundle. This is part of Janco’s continuing effort to create a set of standard ‘Best Practices’ procedures that CIOs can implement to meet the challenges they face as they adjust to the new ways that technology is being used. Included is a new policy “Outsourcing and Cloud Based File Sharing“.
The Outsourcing and Cloud Based File Sharing Policy defines everything that is needed for the data and/or application of a function, department, or area to be outsourced or file shared via the cloud.
The policy template is ready to use and is easily modified to meet the unique requirements of your company.
The policy comes as a Microsoft Word document that can be customized as needed.
The template has been updated to include an ISO audit program definition and electronic form. The policy template includes:
Outsourcing Management Standard
- Service Level Agreement
- Cloud Based File Sharing
- Policy Statement
- Base Case
Note: Look at the Practical Guide for Outsourcing over 110 page template for a more extensive process for outsourcing which includes a sample contract with a sample service level agreement