A solid strategy requires depth of understanding. Not just an understanding of technology – but an understanding of the complete business picture.
In any journey, it is critical to have a clear destination in mind before you embark.
When you are considering cloud technology, it is no different: your direction should be driven by your business objectives.
Remember, your application architecture, automation platforms, template management, workflow and approval process, chargeback and costing procedures, monitoring, management, security, forensics, and so much more are impacted by any technology change.
Understanding where you are going is the first step to making a strategic decision and, for outsourced solutions, to determining a vendor whose processes, procedures, and abilities will best fit your needs.
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