Practical Analysis: Our Maturing View Of Cloud Computing

Our latest survey on cloud computing deals with return on investment (the full report will be out this summer). In many ways, thinking about ROI of any new technology forces decision makers to cut through both their own hype and the stuff vendors manufacture to take a studied look at benefits and risks. It’s one thing to echo back the desires of line-of-business adherents in pursuit of new investment; it’s a far different thing to haul out a spreadsheet in front of the CEO and CFO and claim that you have a handle on the real financial impact of a new technology.

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