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Capturing value in the cloud

The cloud is revolutionizing how businesses create value, but only when tech organizations, and the business, understand how to use it and change how they operate.

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Ahead in the cloud: Transforming public-sector performance

– The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of cloud technology and analytics in delivering public-sector services. Can governments build on what they have learned?
Blog Post

McKinsey acquires Candid Partners, a leader in cloud consulting

– With the recent acquisition of Candid Partners, we welcome 100+ senior cloud experts—developers, engineers, agile coaches—into... our firm.
Article

Unlocking value: Four lessons in cloud sourcing and consumption

– Companies that are successful in sourcing and managing the consumption of cloud adopt a more dynamic, analytical, and demand-driven... mindset.
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Debunking seven common myths about cloud

– Common misconceptions about cloud are holding companies back from capturing the full benefits available.
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How CIOs and CTOs can accelerate digital transformations through cloud platforms

– To capture the real value from cloud, companies need to focus their investments and build a cloud-ready operating model.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Three actions CEOs can take to get value from cloud computing

– Leaders need to accelerate their journey to the cloud in order to digitize quickly and effectively in the wake of COVID-19.
Blog Post

How the cloud has moved advanced analytics from exclusive to accessible

– Harnessing the benefits of advanced analytics is easier than most traditional companies think. Three key commitments can help.
Report

Unlocking business acceleration in a hybrid cloud world

– Companies that have moved operations to the cloud still aren’t achieving the desired operational agility. A renewed focus... on people, processes, and policies can unlock the cloud’s full potential.
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Making a secure transition to the public cloud

– As enterprises scale up their use of the public cloud, they must rethink how they protect data and applications—and put... in place four critical practices.

Through our hybrid-cloud and DevSecOps transition, we’ve further accelerated innovation for our customers, improved our delivery efficiency, and created an environment to attract the best digital talent.

Karel Bosse ABN AMRO’s program director of IT transformation

Industry perspectives

Interview

Agile’s next level: ABN AMRO’s hybrid cloud–DevSecOps transformation

– Transformation success requires thoughtful mastery of multiple disciplines and coordination of many moving parts.
Article

How public-sector tech leaders can speed up the journey to the cloud

– Moving to the cloud is fraught with challenges. By answering five questions up front, public-sector leaders can ease and accelerate... the journey.
Article

Making the cloud pay: How industrial companies can accelerate impact from the cloud

– The cloud’s real value goes far beyond IT: it can help industrial companies reinvent how they develop, deliver, sell, and service... their products.
Interview

Deutsche Börse unlocks the benefits of moving to the cloud

– Businesses that approach their cloud migration from purely a cost angle are missing its full value. Deutsche Börse’s... experience suggests the first question to consider is, “Which business benefits can be unlocked?”

Webinars & Events

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Top cloud myths debunked

– Companies that effectively understand and counteract common myths about cloud will derive the greatest rewards from their move.
Interactive

Accelerating hybrid-cloud adoption in banking and securities

– By overcoming common myths and challenges about cloud, banks can accelerate their adoption of cloud to capture its full benefits.

Related Insights

The cloud affects almost every area of the traditional technology function. These articles provide more context and insight relevant to developing a deeper understanding of how to make cloud successful.
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How to become ‘tech forward’: A technology-transformation approach that works

– Getting value from tech relies on tackling multiple interdependent programs at once.
Article

Tech debt: Reclaiming tech equity

– Almost every business has some degree of tech debt; the trick is knowing how to identify, value, and manage it.
Article

Four ways to improve technology service resiliency

– Companies can significantly reduce technology system outages and other costly tech glitches by improving incident response and... how they manage change.
Article

Agile, reliable, secure, compliant IT: Fulfilling the promise of DevSecOps

– By integrating security into DevOps, companies can step up the speed and frequency of software releases without compromising controls... or increasing risk.
Article

Securing software as a service

– Here is how SaaS providers can meet the security needs of their enterprise customers.