Four Ways to Overcome Resistance to Cloud Adoption

Cloud computing initiatives enable organizations to achieve their digital business goals by introducing technical and cultural changes that often require behavioral and mindset changes in Infrastructure & Operations (I&D) teams.

About the author

Miguel Angel Borrega is a research director at Gartner.

The required shifts can often lead I&O team members to resist cloud adoption for reasons ranging from a misunderstanding of objectives and benefits to concerns about reduced roles or job loss. As a result, I&O leaders are faced with questions from their team members about job security, potential irrelevance, and what can happen if they can’t adapt to the new skills required.

Leave a Comment