Gartner Research

Office 365, Google Apps for Work or Other Cloud Office Initiatives Primer for 2016

Published: 21 January 2016

ID: G00295462

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Mann


IT leaders are increasingly looking to move their most important collaboration and communication tools to a cloud office system such as Microsoft Office 365 or Google Apps for Work. We will look at the impacts, costs, drawbacks, benefits and best practices for making this transition.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the foundational issues to master when planning a cloud office move?
    • How do I effectively plan and execute an efficient migration to cloud office?
    • How can we ensure that our IT organization is ready to securely manage and operate our cloud office deployment?
    • How can a move to cloud office improve effectiveness in a digital workplace?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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