Executive Report

Cloud Management: Where We Are Going and How to Get There, Part II -- Effective Cloud Deployment Practices and Lessons

Posted July 8, 2015 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies

In this Executive Report, Part II of a series on cloud computing, we explore the effective adoption and management of the cloud by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as global leading firms. Using case examples, we demonstrate, in detail, the challenges and practices used with these types of organizations. We also provide three distinctive lessons for SMEs and 10 lessons for all organizations.

About The Author
Leslie Willcocks
Leslie P. Willcocks has an international reputation for his work on global management, outsourcing, e-business, information management, IT evaluation, strategic IT, and organizational change. He is a Professor of Technology Work and Globalization in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dr. Willcocks also heads LSE's Outsourcing Unit Research Centre. For the past 25 years, he has served as… Read More
Mary Lacity
Mary C. Lacity is the Curators' Professor of Information Systems at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a Visiting Scholar at MIT CISR (Center for Information Systems Research). Dr. Lacity has also held visiting positions at the London School of Economics, Washington University, and Oxford University. She is also a Certified Outsourcing Professional, coeditor of the Palgrave Series: Work, Technology, and Globalization, and Senior Editor of … Read More
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