17 April, 2014
CIOs Exploit The Cloud Computing Model For Business Gains
As CIO of video game developer Electronic Arts Inc., Mark Tonnesen could sense the wave of fear that rippled through his IT staff when he made the case for moving the company’s on-premises applications to the cloud.
If they wouldn’t be maintaining and troubleshooting issues with applications — tasks that were the day-to-day staples of their jobs, after all — would they even be needed any longer? The staff needn’t have worried. His answer was a resounding “Yes” — but not for babysitting email.