This article was written by Luc Hendrikx, CEO of CIONET International. It is based on a discussion during an exclusive online lunch with Belgian Digital Leaders on January 21st 2022. CIONET organised this event with the support of Dell and VMware.
The Cloud is like a candy store for Business Leaders and Software Developers. Cloud service providers innovate at the speed of light. New technologies, capabilities and features are constantly released. These new features and the ability to quickly address new business challenges often convince organisations to start using additional cloud environments they did not use before. Multi-cloud is often a consequence rather than a conscious choice.
Organisations now realise that many new processes and key technical components are required to properly manage a multi-cloud. Our panel confirms that working in a multi-cloud environment is the new normal. During the discussion, the following recommendations to use Multi-Cloud and successfully navigate towards innovation at the speed of business surfaced:
Successfully navigating the Multi-Cloud requires a good balance between governance and innovation. Multi-Cloud transformations turn out to be less about technology and more about adopting new capabilities including people and processes.
I would like to thank our panellists for the constructive discussion, their insights and the great learnings. During this executive lunch, our panel consisted of: