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How partners can build a blueprint for CIO success in the cloud

James Henderson | Sept. 12, 2016
Gartner estimates that less than one-third of enterprises have a documented cloud strategy.

“In doing so they should use their digital business strategy to justify the investments needed for cloud computing,” Scott explained.


For Scott however, using cloud services is not enough, with partners tasked with helping organisation optimise application design in tandem.

“Using cloud services is not enough,” Scott added. “It’s the way you use cloud services that matters.

“Developing your applications in a ‘Wild West’ style where ‘anything goes’ can result in costly sprawl, lack of leverage and high cost maintenance, resulting in significant technical and architectural debt.

“You have to optimise your applications for cloud computing with the explicit purpose of getting the most value at the lowest effective cost.”


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