Originally published October 2012 on Cloudpro.co.uk
How a good IT department can help sort the best path to cloud ... Although some cultural resistance from in-house IT is to be expected, there are real business issues that need to be addressed when considering cloud deployments. "People are seeing gradually how they can use cloud as part of their operations but there's still some ignorance. You can't have a system without a good strong business case but a lot of companies don't have well documented business or IT strategies," warns Peter Chadha, founder of Dr pete and one of IBM's UK 50 most influential commentators on corporate IT.