Gartner Research

How to Overcome Talent Obstacles for Cloud IaaS Migration

Published: 18 January 2018

ID: G00343632

Analyst(s): Kevin Ji , Ross Winser


Cloud IaaS migration is often held back by a lack of suitable talent among both internal teams and external suppliers. I&O leaders should onboard cloud-specific external partners and create a cloud migration tiger team to ensure a successful migration process.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Engage Cloud MSPs to Lead Cloud Migration and Align Your Organization With Cloud Best Practices
  • Organize a Cross-Functional Migration Tiger Team Focused on the Business Value of Cloud Migration
  • Redefine Roles Across the I&O Organization, and Develop a Dedicated I&O Team to Focus on Cloud Delivery
  • Develop Metrics to Monitor the Cloud Migration Project Success

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