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Justifying Cloud: It's About Agility

Posted January 24, 2019 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence
Claude Baudoin

We have learned that a big part of the motivation or benefit for going to the cloud is agility. Call it flexibility or scalability if you want, but “agility” is a bit broader and evokes the principles of the Agile movement. The cloud allows you to try something, fail, and move on to something else with relatively less severe consequences. The cloud does not require you to calculate with high accuracy the amount of resources you will need, or the length of time you will need them. You should be able to scale up and down, to add and remove services, to get the latest updates, and so on — without having to do the work yourself.

About The Author
Claude Baudoin
Claude Baudoin is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business & Enterprise Architecture and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices. He is a proven leader and visionary in IT and knowledge management (KM) with extensive experience working in a global environment. Mr. Baudoin has 35 years' experience and is passionate about quality, knowledge sharing, and providing honest and complete advice. There is today a… Read More
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