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Predicts 2021: Building on Cloud Computing as the New Normal

Published: 14 December 2020

ID: G00735465

Analyst(s): Gregor Petri , David Smith , Sid Nag , Henrique Cecci , Yefim Natis , David Cearley , Michael Warrilow


2020 events have accelerated cloud adoption to the point where it is the de facto new normal. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders should reject any new project that does not follow “cloud first” as a guiding principle.

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Strategic Planning Assumption(s)


A Look Back

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