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Being Left Behind: The Business Risks and Costs of Technology Obsolescence

Methodologies used to determine the value of IT are blind to the speed at which capabilities are advancing and the long-term consequences of postponing cloud adoption. Organizations must weigh the business benefits and costs of cloud avoidance and continuing to operate increasingly obsolescent systems.


The Risks of Cloud Avoidance

MIT Technology Review Insights investigates the costs and risks to organizations that choose to stay on legacy systems, versus the benefits of organizations adopting a digital strategy powered by a modern, cloud-based platform. The report describes the growing gap between companies using legacy systems, compared with those using emerging technologies delivered in the cloud.

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Cloud Adoption means continuous innovation and higher productivity
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Cloud Avoidance means risk of business and Technology obsolescence

Read the report to learn:

  • Why some companies are running, below their digital potential and failing to capitalize on capabilities available to solve problems that threaten their viability while others have accelerated the development of new products and services based on cloud capabilities
  • How the shift to cloud services is driving an increase in productivity through best practices and new technologies such as AI and blockchain
  • How traditional strategies for boosting the performance of existing systems are insufficient to keep pace with competitors that are using the cloud to transform their operations and create new business models

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MIT Technology Review Insights

Learn the consequences of cloud avoidance and hear from organizations that have embraced the cloud to pull away from the competition.