Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 65 - Page 32

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Cloud-based vertical applications offer immense benefits when it comes to scale , custom development , cost , time to market and reducing inhenrent infrastructure complexity .
going to achieve measurable value . So , to fully unpack the potential of cloud within the organisation , there has to be a comprehensive understanding of the business situation so that cloud architecture and platform are implemented and used correctly .
Organisations need to focus on cloud , it ’ s a proven foundation for sustainable growth and offers measurable benefits , but they need to implement solutions that go beyond capability and into customisation , scale , flexibility and strategic value . This is where cloud will truly shine in the future – when organisations create holistic customer experiences around data , insights , analytics and relevant interactions . p
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