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Governments’ Use of Cloud 2025: Fighting, Implementing or Optimizing?

Published: 06 January 2020

ID: G00464179

Analyst(s): Neville Cannon


Despite many countries and individual agencies adopting cloud-first policies, adoption remains stubbornly low for the majority. Looking out to 2025, government CIOs should use this note to assess their current cloud status and devise a present-to-2025 strategy accordingly.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • If Fighting the Adoption of Public Cloud, CIOs Must Be Able to Justify That Position With Unbiased Evidence
  • If Implementing Public Cloud Adoption, Prepare for the Following Optimization Phase and Learn the Lessons to Scale
    • Recommendations for Picking Up the Pace
    • Recommendations for Optimization

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