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10 Ways to Transition Traditional IT Talent to Cloud Talent

While many IT professionals love learning new things, IT leaders and their organizations must do several things to facilitate a smooth transition to cloud.
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Organizations continue to need more cloud skills as more compute, storage, data and applications move to cloud. For some companies, DevOps has fueled the transition because new applications are being built as cloud applications. Insurance company Liberty Mutual started exploring DevOps several years ago. In doing so, it transitioned the traditionally siloed waterfall teams into cross-functional DevOps teams.

"The three things we have focused on are digital transformation, becoming more customer centric and moving to the cloud. When you take all three of those things, they all point to DevOps," said Dave Anderson, director of technology at Liberty Mutual. "You've got the autonomy to do what you need to do. Instead of being handed a piece of work, you're handed a business problem and that's extremely empowering for an Agile team."

Lisa Morgan is a freelance writer who covers big data and BI for InformationWeek. She has contributed articles, reports, and other types of content to various publications and sites ranging from SD Times to the Economist Intelligent Unit. Frequent areas of coverage include ... View Full Bio

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