Cloud Digital Leader (CDL) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Module 01: Introduction to Digital Transformation with Google Cloud
  • Why cloud technology is revolutionizing business
  • Digital transformation with Google Cloud
  • Scale the innovation mindset
  • Define fundamental terms such as data, cloud technology, and digital transformation.
  • Use customer use cases to demonstrate how cloud technology is transforming businesses.
  • Recognize the Google Cloud solution areas and use cases for each.
  • Describe key principles that help to scale an innovation mindset across an organization.
Module 02: Innovating with Data and Google Cloud
  • The value of data
  • Data consolidation and analytics
  • Innovation with machine learning
  • Describe the role of data in digital transformation and the importance of a data-driven culture.
  • Identify common Google Cloud solutions for data management
  • Identify common Google Cloud solutions for smart analytics
  • Identify Google Cloud’s solutions for Machine Learning and AI
Module 03: Infrastructure and Application Modernization with Google Cloud
  • Modernizing IT infrastructure with Google Cloud
  • Modernizing applications with Google Cloud
  • The value of APIs
  • Describe the key benefits of infrastructure and application modernization with reference to cloud technology.
  • Differentiate between virtual machines, containers, and serverless computing.
  • Explain the Google Cloud solutions that help businesses to better manage their systems, such as App Engine and Google Kubernetes Engine.
  • Explain how Google Cloud solutions support app modernization and simplify API management.
Module 04:Understanding Google Cloud Security and Operations
  • Financial governance in the cloud
  • Security in the cloud
  • Monitoring cloud IT services and operations
  • Describe financial governance in the cloud and Google Cloud's recommended best practices for effective cloud cost management.
  • Define a shared responsibility model for optimal cloud security.
  • Explain how IT teams and business leaders can use principles from DevOps and SRE to increase cloud operational efficiency.
  • Identify Google Cloud solutions for cloud resource monitoring and application performance management.