We all know that the main advantage to cloud computing is that companies can reduce IT capital
and operating expenses and align their technology spending more directly with utilization. These
advantages are strikingly similar to those achieved by implementing shared services. The disadvantages to the cloud—which aren’t necessarily common to shared services—include data ownership, niche integration requirements and agreeable separation. If moving to the cloud
makes sense for your organisation, consider the ECM Shared Service model as an initial step in the
transition. Read on.
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