Gartner Research

How Technical Professionals Can Overcome the Top Five Challenges of Adopting SaaS

Published: 26 May 2017

ID: G00317788

Analyst(s): Kyle Davis


The responsibilities and skill sets of technical professionals must evolve to meet the unavoidable challenges presented by SaaS adoption. This research details the top five challenges of SaaS adoption and how technical professionals can overcome them.

Table Of Contents


  • Challenge No. 1: Security and Risk Management
    • Guidance
  • Challenge No. 2: Evaluation Demand
    • Guidance
  • Challenge No. 3: SaaS Integration
    • Guidance
  • Challenge No. 4: Large and Diverse SaaS Portfolio
    • Guidance
  • Challenge No. 5: Vendor Change Management
    • Guidance
  • Develop Your Skill Set to Include Soft Skills
  • Position Yourself to Have a Role That You Want
  • Promote the Adoption of New Tools and Processes for SaaS


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