Cloud computing has become a fundamental element of technology infrastructure. It is widely understood as a strategic investment and is well on its way to becoming the primary platform for business applications. Yet getting full value from the cloud can be challenging, and it still holds the promise of untapped potential.
We have conducted several research programs that focus on the cloud, from its impact on the global economy to the details of implementation strategy. Built upon in-depth surveys and conversations with executives around the world, our papers, graphics, and videos explore cloud’s ability to drive innovation and growth, and its role as an enabler of other key technologies like mobile and Big Data.
Our cloud research includes the following programs: