Could the Cloud be the solution to addressing technical debt?

The accumulation of technical debt adversely affects an organization’s ability to innovate, and employ new technologies (e.g. digital channels), which makes it harder for the organization to retain its market share, secure clients, and stay on track with market trends.

Five years ago, as part of its annual Tech Trends report, Deloitte identified technical debt reversal as one of the key trends of that year. Global organizations have embarked on multi-billion-dollar programs to address technical debt issues in their technology architecture.

Organizations in the UAE are doing the same, and are proactively pursuing better methods to address technical debt and its underlying implications.The adoption of cloud services have created an opportunity for entities to address technical debt issues.

This whitepaper identifies the types of technical debt, the cloud’s ability to address technical debt, and key considerations for migrating to the cloud.


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