Posted by aionol | 14 JAN 2018

How To Get Ahead of The Competition in The Cloud-Computing Era – Part I

Cloud computing has become the norm. It started as an early technology only used by IT start-up. Now, cloud computing has evolved into an integral part of most IT strategies in business. As a result, cloud computing and with it the technology business world has gotten more and more competitive. Whilst some business are struggling […]

Cloud computing has become the norm. It started as an early technology only used by IT start-up. Now, cloud computing has evolved into an integral part of most IT strategies in business.

As a result, cloud computing and with it the technology business world has gotten more and more competitive. Whilst some business are struggling to take advantage of all the benefits the cloud has to offer, others are making full use of the agility and cloud-based innovation that the online world has unlocked.

We have compiled 6 actions you can do right now to get ahead of your competition in the cloud computing world. The first three are listed below. For Part II check out our follow up blog post – here

1. Create a Transformational Mindset

When moving to the cloud, your entire business should be involved in the cloud adoption strategy. Simply digitalising part of your infrastructure, applications and workloads won’t do the job. In order to take full advantage of native cloud functions you need to use the step of moving online as a chance to transform your business.

Get Ahead of The Competition in The Cloud-Computing Era

Get Ahead of The Competition in The Cloud-Computing Era

2. Recruit for new skillsets

If you want to create business transformation, you need the right people to drive an organisational culture that embraces the cloud. A cloud-first company should look to create an open, agile and collaborative culture to attract the right people. Once you have found a small team of people with the right skills for the cloud, you can roll out this cultural change to the entire business.

3. Drive continuous improvement

The cloud is constantly evolving and so should your business. Create an organisation where learning and improvement is the focus of every action. It should be your goals to constantly improve your workflows and find ways to improve what you are doing.

Get ahead of your competition.

Contact Iono Inc to find out more about cloud-first business strategies and how to leverage them.

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