Conclusion - Building a Cloud Operating Model


Organizations that successfully establish a COM have a lot to gain. While the focus is often on cost savings, other beneļ¬ts typically include reduced downtime, faster delivery of new services and capabilities, productivity improvements, and higher staff morale.

Organizations should consider developing a new operating model before they experience the four common pitfalls of unexpected and higher than predicted costs, slow and stalled adoption, outages, and/or security breaches.

The six-step approach contained in this whitepaper is provided to help guide cloud adoption leaders in developing a successful COM aligned to business needs.