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Is your I.T. organization clouding the issues?

IS YOUR I.T. ORGANIZATION CLOUDING I5SUE? IS YOUR ORGANIZATION INNOVATING OR IS IT STOPPED BY A COLD FRONT? There's little dispute that the cloud powers innovation. Don't make eye contact. But innovation means "scary changes!" Just keep walking. It's time to chill because ... MEED DATA 80%OF RESPONDENTS CITED CLOUD COMPUTING AS A DRIVER OF I.T. AND BUSINESS INNOVATION. BUT, 53% HAVE NO PLANS TO IMPLEMENT! AND OF THOSE WHO SAID THEY PLAN TO BUDGET, 60% SAID THEY WILL TAKE THE NEXT TWO YEARS TO ALLOCATE BUDGET FOR THEIR CLOUD COMPUTING INITIATIVES. Why is this taking so long? Beczuse I'm a glacier. Even in companies using the cloud, end users aren't using I.T. to get there USERS GET IT IT. 68% believe cloud services can be used without I.T's BUT DON'T GET expertise or even their involvement. 40% of respondents reported their company lacks a clear procurement policy for I.T. servers. 55% don't even know what cloud services their in-house team offers them. I'm never using the cloud in a million years and I'm sending the boss a gmail to tell him so! LOOKING FOR CLOUD COVER? Maybe this is why. Despite believing the cloud powers innovation, many in 1.T. see a career storm coming and are running for cover. 49% believe that completely new roles STARTING TODAY ALL COFFEE MUST BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE CLOUD must be established in 1.T. for cloud computing. 56% believe that I.T. will require new skills to cope with the cloud. Innovation doesn't happen by accident. Instead of REMEMBER considering the cloud as an altemative in the I.T. value chain, understand that it can be the spark for THISS innovation throughout the enterprise. And as cloud offerings grow in maturity and volume, it's also the catalyst for career growth in I.T. Look, I another S to 'this. That's protty Innovativel s like working with Steve Jobs. IN°CLOUD READ MORE AT: Blazek Infotoon by Dave Blazek ca technologies CA Technologies, The Future Role of the CIO and polling on CAcom, 2011 and 2012. Copyright©CA Technologies. All rights reserved.

Is your I.T. organization clouding the issues?

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What’s holding users back from taking full advantage of cloud computing to drive innovation? A recent survey of IT leaders revealed that an overwhelming majority believe cloud is a driver of busines...


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