Cloud computing: Can you do without it?

Cloud computing has seemingly become the silver bullet of the digital age. It has laid the foundation for new types of businesses like Uber and Airbnb to come from nowhere, to reshape industries. But does the cloud live up to the hype? Is it worth the effort for these businesses to make the switch? What are the hidden costs and threats of them moving to the cloud?

07 August 2018

Is it worth the effort for a company to move to the cloud, when they have already invested heavily in their own infrastructure?

Bjorn Olsen, BI consultant, PBT Group: From a business intelligence (BI) perspective, we see many companies wanting to use tools like ‘big data’ and artificial intelligence (AI), but there’s a gap in trying to understand how to get value out of these things. These are complex evolving technologies with many moving parts that require skills, which are in short supply, to get the best out of them.

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