There’s a change underway in the adoption of cloud for the enterprise. Until now, the primary driver for moving to the cloud has been cost reduction and efficiencies in IT. That’s all changing as cloud technologies evolve, disrupters come to the fore, and organizations are adversely impacted by their lack of cloud maturity.

Today, when embarking on a cloud-first strategy, the CIO argument to the board cannot be simply on the usually compelling IT cost reduction argument. Instead it increasingly needs to be built on cloud as a business enabler: a means to be more innovative, agile, to generate more revenue, create new revenue models, and introduce business advantage through insight.

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