Top 10 Reasons Cloud Fails

Top 10 reasons Cloud fails

Applications are moving to the cloud and CIOs are striving to make the cloud they use as private and secure as possible.

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The top 10 reasons cloud fails are:

  1. Changing infrastructure but not changing the operational processes
  2. Ignoring what others are doing
  3. Real benefits are not understood
  4. Alignment of IT and business in the private cloud not done
  5. The wrong staff resources assigned to the design, implementation and operation of the cloud
  6. Benefits are not measured
  7. Charging is not done fairly for services rendered
  8. Benefits are not communicated
  9. The application is not really a cloud based solution – just a conversion of an existing mainframe solution
  10. Organization is not geared to support cloud applications and cloud users
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Author: Victor Janulaitis

M. Victor Janulaitis is the CEO of Janco Associates. He has taught at the USC Graduate School of Business, been a guest lecturer at the UCLA's Anderson School of Business, a Graduate School at Harvard University, and several other universities in various programs.