Cloud services may taste great, but they’re definitely not less filling. Backing out of a messy, poorly integrated cloud ecosystem is very much a position you don’t want to find yourself in. And if that’s where you end up, you’ll be wishing your IT department was there to help.
Implemented well, and for the right reasons, the cloud can simplify enterprise IT, allowing your IT department and business as a whole to focus on your core business. That’s when the magic happens. The key is to look further ahead down your cloud path, and deliberately engineer out the future challenges.