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Moving Applications to the Cloud: A Survival Strategy for Data Management Professionals

Published: 18 April 2014

ID: G00262178

Analyst(s): Jamie Popkin


Moving business applications to the cloud can have a profound effect on the roles and responsibilities of the IT department. Data management technical professionals need to understand how cloud computing is affecting their roles and responsibilities and must build a strategy for staying relevant.

Table Of Contents



  • How Application Migration to the Cloud Affects Data Management
  • Implications of Business Application Migration to the Cloud
    • Application Functionality Considerations
    • Data Management Function Implications
  • Your Career Survival Strategy
    • What Goes Away and What Stays?
    • Survival Strategies


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