The mainstream of technology pros are still well and truly wedged in the past relative to the strategic behaviors of cloud computing. All but a few are embracing cloud as “just another technology”, leaving choices on what way to implement, own and administer to engineers. To get the maximum business value from your cloud investments enterprises need to appreciate that it is NOT a technical judgment but it’s a strategic one.
However, don’t get me wrong. It’s necessary for technical people to be involved. But let’s be crystal clear, any enterprise strategy will collapse before first execution if it doesn’t embrace beyond I.T departments.