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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.

Cloud can improve almost every aspect of an organization’s products, services, and processes. There is a consistent set of myths, however, that frequently lead to roadblocks and questions as companies look to successfully adopt cloud.

In a recent webinar we held with CIOs, CTOs, and other technology leaders, McKinsey experts presented the top seven cloud myths circulating around organizations today. This webinar includes a best-practice discussion of each myth and audience polling comparing what technology leaders believe compared to the rest of the business.

Note: Unless otherwise noted, data presented are from McKinsey experience, surveys, and analysis.

This webinar is based on a recent article about common cloud myths and how to overcome them; read “Debunking seven common myths about cloud.”

Get the latest on McKinsey’s perspective on cloud at cloud.mckinsey.com.