Architecting a Cloud-Ready Enterprise

What do successful enterprises have in common? It’s the fundamental ability to stay agile and relevant to meet consumer demands and expectations. As we explored in the earlier chapters, business ventures in the contemporary landscape are inseparable from the influence of technology. To put this into perspective, McKinsey research finds that the median age of the top 10 S&P companies in 2000 was 85 years and dropped to 33 years in 2018 [1]. What’s even more interesting is the fact that the study estimates that the average tenure of an S&P 500 company would be a mere 12 years by 2027. In today’s digital economy, as unicorn startups disrupt the marketplace through modern technology, the ability of enterprises ...

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