Gartner Research

Demand Management Is Pivotal to Cloud Cost Control

Published: 25 July 2014

ID: G00261586

Analyst(s): Linda Cohen

Summary

Failure to define cloud demand management authority, responsibilities and policies, will compromise the objectives of cloud sourcing. IT sourcing executives who collaborate with IT executives to develop IT demand discipline will successfully prioritize and optimize the utilization of cloud services.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Establishing Authorities and Rules Will Establish Effective Cloud Demand Governance
  • Anticipating and Monitoring Cloud Service Adoption and Consumption Enable Effective Demand Forecasting

Case Study

  • Lessons Learned

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