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How to avoid creating cloud chaos in your enterprise


Louise Ng has more than 25 years in multiple IT positions across a variety of industries. At HP, she specializes in leading large-scale projects that deliver quality services through process optimization.


Any time a disruptive technology comes along, the tendency is to focus on the technology itself rather than how it might change our IT and business models. In the rush to adopt the next big thing, organizations weaken governance and control; as a result, many struggle to achieve the benefits and value of the latest technology wave. Cloud is a perfect example.


When each line of business builds its own cloud or purchases cloud services from a provider, the resulting proliferation of uncoordinated cloud services in aggregate may not ultimately benefit the enterprise. It is possible to avoid this scenario. But first you have to understand cloud in context.

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