Strategy is not the sole domain of the CIO. IT leaders must partner with the C-suite to articulate the business benefits of IT transformation.
Businesses are moving to the cloud for efficiency, digital efforts or a combination of both, said Mukesh Ranjan, senior analyst, information technology services at Everest Group.
Making cloud technology interoperate with other systems, working seamlessly between efficiency and digital standards, poses a stiff challenge.
Peer pressure comes into play and companies want to move to the cloud to optimize costs or drive operations, without a strategic business case, Ashwin Venkatesan, VP of information technology services at Everest Group, told CIO Dive.
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