cloud adoption

The state of hybrid cloud and multicloud enterprise adoption: 451 analyst interview

In today’s enterprise, hybrid cloud and multicloud have become an industry standard in the IT landscape. Enterprises are quickly modernizing their IT infrastructures to embrace the elevated agility that comes with hybrid multicloud and adopting a unified approach to maximize cloud performance. In the interviews below, Melanie Posey, Research Vice President for 451 Research’s Voice […]

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Transforming government with cloud and AI

This may be the best time to work in — and with — government. Given the daunting societal challenges we face, from extreme weather to economic development, cyber threats and aging infrastructure — working in government means the chance to do something about them. With the emergence of cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things […]

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The top 10 Thoughts on Cloud articles of 2018

What are some topics that come to mind when you think of cloud in 2018? The depth and breadth of the possibilities in and capabilities of cloud computing became even more apparent over the past year. However, a few key topics did emerge from a look at the most popular articles on Thoughts on Cloud […]

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The silver lining: Why businesses should invest in cloud transformation

Cloud computing is nearing its second decade of existence. Since 2000, the industry and technology landscape has matured greatly, with organizations evolving from using cloud experimentally to cloud being a platform for innovation and running entire businesses. However, despite the growth in acceptance, enterprise cloud adoption and the rate at which enterprises actively run workloads […]

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How to transform your corporate culture to embrace cloud

This is the third blog post in a series on cloud adoption and transformation following the release of The Cloud Adoption Playbook. Read Moe Abdula’s introduction to the series and insights from Ndu Emuchay on how to overcome cloud adoption and digital transformation challenges to learn more. Every organization has a unique corporate culture that […]

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A guiding framework for digital transformation

This is the second blog post in a series on cloud adoption and transformation, following the release of The Cloud Adoption Playbook. You can read Moe Abdula’s introduction to the series here. “Think, transform, thrive.” This is a framework we use to help clients scaffold their organization-wide cloud adoption and digital transformation. We help our […]

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The Cloud Adoption Playbook: Your guide for enterprise cloud adoption

This is the first post in a series on cloud adoption and transformation, following the release of The Cloud Adoption Playbook. Cloud technology is challenging people’s fundamental understanding of how business works. Companies are using cloud to reimagine and reinvent business models, make decisions using the newest natural resource, data, to improve customer engagement and […]

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What’s stopping your cloud adoption?

As an IBM Cloud Adoption Leader, I spend a lot of time with clients who are implementing projects in the IBM Cloud. Typically, but not always, I get involved when there’s something blocking the project or otherwise hindering progress. These tend to fall into a small number of common categories: 1. The tools are not […]

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5 ongoing changes in the world of cloud

I was recently invited to talk to a group of IT professionals on the theme of trends in cloud computing. Thinking about the brief and my experiences working in the field for the past few years, my talk centered on five major trends and signs of changes that I’m seeing on a day-to-day basis: 1. […]

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Why true cloud adoption is increasingly important

Recently, I have noticed that the subject of cloud conversations I have with clients has shifted. They are moving away from asking “How do I start with cloud?” and focusing more on this request: “We have cloud; help us adopt and make full use of it.” Cloud adoption is important and can be easily overlooked. […]

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5 cloud predictions for 2017

2016 has shown that expert predictions don’t always play out in quite the ways people expect. If anything, the mantra of “expect the unexpected” seems to be the only one to follow right now. With this as a backdrop, I thought about what the world of cloud might expect to see as 2017 begins. With […]

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4 simple steps to cloud adoption

It has become vitally important for organizations to be cloud players. They must be innovative with their IT transformation approaches in building flexible and agile business systems such as Customer Resource Management (CRM) systems, storage systems, complex process automation and for leveraging social media and mobile technologies.

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