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Seven Steps to Resolving the Problem of Cloud Sprawl

Cloud Sprawl Management

Enterprise LOBs are rushing to implement cloud-based SaaS solutions, often without support from IT. However, although initial pilot costs may be minimal, as applications begin to scale, their financial impact becomes significant. What steps can CIOs take to address this problem?

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2019 Predictions Cloud IDC FutureScape - Worldwide Predictions

Worldwide Cloud 2019 Predictions

IDC Cloud 2019 Predictions

We’re experiencing unprecedent disruption in how businesses operate, driven largely by changes in customer expectations and behavior. For organizations with the cultural fortitude to capitalize on the trends presented in IDC’s FutureScape report, “IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2019 Predictions”,  the next four to five years offer the opportunity to dramatically improve performance, while the less able and willing struggle to retain customers and margin. These predictions are discussed in greater detail within the IDC FutureScape report, along with our assessment of their IT impact and our recommendations for how organizations should approach these initiatives. For a sample of predictions plus IT Impact and recommendations, visit the web conference link mentioned at the end of this blog.

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Cloud Leadership Strategies

7 Steps to Controlling Cloud Sprawl

7 Steps to Controlling Cloud Sprawl

By 2020, over 90% of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms, but only one-third of these organizations have established mechanisms to operate their multicloud environments. As cloud adoption grows, cloud provisioning, monitoring, and integration will become critical as organizations cope with multiple providers with different APIs, workflows, and tools. In fact, enterprise focus has already begun to shift from cloud adoption to dealing with the problem of too many clouds (a.k.a. “cloud sprawl”).

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Cloud

Evaluating Enterprise Content Management Maturity

Evaluating Content Management Maturity

To help organizations evaluate current content management infrastructure and capabilities and identify the steps they need to take to advance to the next stage of maturity, IDC developed the IDC MaturityScape for managing enterprise content. IDC has also established a benchmark study on content management maturity to offer a systematic and rigorous approach for organizations to assess their content management competency and maturity. This article provides a high level summary of key findings.

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