Oracle: Cloud Success Relies On Cultural Shift

Grazed from TechWeekEurope. Author: Ben Sullivan.

This is according to Oracle, which claims that the befuddlement is down to a majority of companies’ overall IT spend being driven by individual business units versus traditional IT departments, making it difficult for organisations to fully benefit from the cloud services they’re subscribing too. Another part of the problem, claims Oracle, is that most organisations are continuing to fund their IT investments without aligning to revenue potential.

Cultural transformation

These claims are from Oracle’s ‘Putting Cultural Transformation at the Heart of Cloud Success’ report. The findings reveal businesses should rethink their IT funding models and undergo a cultural transformation in order to fully exploit the benefits of cloud computing. One third of respondents said an inappropriate IT funding model is inhibiting their business. One third also believe their company’s IT culture is unfit for the cloud computing age...

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