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5 Utility CIO Actions to Accelerate Your Cloud-First Strategy

Published: 21 February 2018

ID: G00351253

Analyst(s): Ethan Cohen


Ineffectual policies hinder the case for cloud and provisioning which, in turn, delays capture of benefits. This research helps utility CIOs understand the key issues and actions needed to deliver an effective cloud policy and expedite a cloud-first or cloud-only strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Validate the Strategic Importance of Cloud Adoption
  • Establish Accountability for Cloud Adoption
  • Identify Gaps in Existing Cloud Policies That Are Slowing Progress
  • Make Cybersecurity Concerns Specific and Actionable
  • Collaborate With the CFO to Refresh Cloud Policies

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