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Strategies for solving cloud's most pressing issues in 2022

Part of the On Cloud Podcast series

As cloud continues to dominate the tech landscape, there are still challenges to be met. Innovation, complexity, talent, and slowing migration are the most pressing. Solving them will require changing strategy, culture, and expectations.

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Cloud 2022: The biggest challenges and how to overcome them

As cloud moves into its second decade, there are still growing pains. In this episode, David Linthicum and Mike Kavis discuss cloud’s most pressing issues and offer solutions. Leveraging cloud for innovation, multi-cloud complexity, a talent shortage, and slowing cloud migration are the top challenges. The solutions? Focusing on value delivery, aligning business needs with technology, changing organizational culture, and realizing that slowing down isn’t necessarily such a bad thing.


[Cloud investment] needs to be strategic to the business, not necessarily something that’s tactical that we just throw money and tools at.

As the chief cloud strategy officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP, David Linthicum  is responsible for building innovative technologies that help clients operate more efficiently while delivering strategies that enable them to disrupt their markets.

Mike Kavis is the chief cloud architect in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s cloud practice. He is responsible for helping clients implement the cloud strategy, processes, and architecture to drive digital transformation.




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Cloud is more than technology. It’s about making cloud work for your business. Our hosts, David Linthicum and Mike Kavis, deliver their unique perspectives around the technology, business, and culture of cloud to help you achieve your cloud goals. Topics range from an enterprise-level, strategic look at cloud to practical information on the people, processes, and technology that can make cloud work better for your organization.

David is a top cloud influencer and author of 13 books plus thousands of articles on cloud. Mike is the author of two books, including the recently published Accelerating Cloud Adoption, and won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge. They know cloud. Listen to the Deloitte On Cloud podcast to get the information you need to achieve your possible with cloud.

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