The seasons we are in have heightened the need for companies to adopt digital business models and only cloud platforms can provide the agility, scalability, and innovation required for this transition. Although there have been frustrations and false starts in the enterprise journey to the cloud, companies can dramatically accelerate their progress by focusing investments in it where they will provide the most business value and by building cloud-ready operating models
If you are a CEO, you already know what the cloud can do for your business in a post-COVID-19 world. You’ve even told your organization to get you there already. Why is your move to the cloud slow, even though you may have been talking about it for years?
Actions CEOs can take are:
- Invest for business value: Businesses enjoy faster time to market, simplified innovation, easy scalability, reduce risk. Cloud platforms help deploy new digital customer experiences in days rather than months. Cloud supports analytics that would be uneconomical or impossible with traditional technology platforms.
- A new operating model: Once the funding model’s resolved, companies must ground the new partnership between IT. Businesses in an operating model reflect, support their growing investment in the cloud.
- Revisit talent: As your cloud investment picks up, supported by a new, cloud-ready operating model. Your CIO will no doubt be asking for the talent needed for the cloud. Although cloud computing can boost the productivity of technology. It needs scarce full-stack developers, data engineers, cloud-security engineers, identity access-management specialists, cloud-engineers.