Something is preventing business from making the most of the cloud. Boards have an appetite for the operational flexibility and commercial benefits of cloud computing and it’s a great platform for innovation. The CIOs we talk with at BT are certainly keen to make the most of these opportunities. But even though they agree that the cloud could help solve their toughest business challenges, there’s still reluctance to adopt cloud deployments for more than tactical outcomes.
We now expect access to information, seamlessly, effortlessly and immediately
Digital services are connecting us faster than ever before, with Facebook recently reaching 50m users in a fraction of the time of anything before it – including the television, iPod and the internet. In this hyper-connected world, the way we use technology has never been more closely aligned between our business and personal lives. With that comes an expectation to receive the same seamless, and straightforward, digital experiences from our service providers that we get from our social networks.