The cloud revolution delivers speed, agility, and profits to the companies that successfully make the switch—but fundamental issues are still tripping companies up and keeping them from capturing all the benefits. Three issues prevail: a lack of focus on business value, a short-term focus leading to an over-expedited and under-planned transition, and old business-as-usual processes in the cloud environment. Companies that keep their eye on the prize and make decisions that position them to succeed in the long term follow three guiding steps:
- Define the business and IT value at stake and how cloud economics relate to your organization
- Identify and transform business processes required to capture value from cloud capabilities
- Define the standard patterns and underlying services required to host workloads efficiently and effectively
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