I Know My Company Needs to Transform – But How? What Is Cloud?

October 28, 2021
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The Buzz: “I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now, from up and down, and still somehow…it’s cloud illusions I recall…I really don’t know clouds at all.” (Both Sides Now, 1966 song) In an Accenture survey of 750 CIOs in March 2020 (cited in the Harvard Business Review), many CIOs reported that only 20% to 30% of their work was being done through the cloud. Prior to 2020, many had planned to move 80% of their environments to the cloud “within the next 8 to 10 years”, but the digital demands brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated this timeline to 3 years (= 2023]. Many questions remain. What is "cloud"? Does it mean the same thing for all enterprises? What are the most common departure points and landing positions for a company migrating its business to the cloud? How do you define the value of this transition? Today, we’ll seek answers to these business-critical questions in conversation with SAP’s David Weisman and Lalit Patil on I Know My Company Needs to Transform – But How? aka What Is Cloud and What Can It Do for YOUR Business? Join us for this new episode of Ready. Set. Transform. presented by RISE with SAP.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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