Billions Go To Cloud Services, But Often Without A Cloud Strategy
Are we working in a cloud computing bubble? That is, have business leaders (and perhaps some IT leaders) been lulled into assuming that moving or deploying to cloud is as easy as 1-2-3, without any heavy lifting required… and no cloud strategy? So, have at it, spend the money, get cloud for cloud’s sake?
Money Quote: Is this money being well spent? A recent survey of more than 400 enterprise IT executives, conducted by Wakefield Research and sponsored by LogicWorks, confirms there is general uncertainty of IT and business leaders on how to best leverage the cloud to drive growth and efficiency across their organizations, as well as the need for more thoughtful planning for both cloud migration and ongoing cloud maintenance. Eight in 10 executives believe that their company’s leadership team underestimates the time and cost required to maintain resources in the cloud.
(The excerpts above are from a Forbes.com article found here.)
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