We layout concrete and practical advice to become cloud-ready so that your financial institution is able to accelerate your use of the cloud—and do so on its own terms.

The financial services industry lags other sectors in its use of the cloud. As digital transformation progresses, more institutions are finding themselves at an inflection point—such as a major software upgrade or termination of a managed services contract—that requires them to begin shifting to a hybrid infrastructure. Readiness for this change is essential. Without the proper foundation in place, operating in a hybrid environment can elevate the challenges of aggregating data and creating that vital 360-degree view of customers.

Whether or not a financial institution is ready to begin operating in the cloud, it needs to be thinking about and preparing a cloud-ready foundation with guiding principles, skills, oversight, and technology architecture that will facilitate an efficient transition. Those that wait may find their path dictated by vendors rather than being able to make the move on their own terms. 

"Without the proper foundation in place, operating in a hybrid environment can elevate the challenges of aggregating data and creating that vital 360-degree view of customers."

Read this paper to learn: 

  • Four elements of a cloud-ready foundation that are essential to moving to the cloud on your terms—not a vendor’s
  • Discussion questions that will populate guiding principles for a smooth transition
  • Steps to start thinking about your cloud approach now, even if your institution isn’t quite ready to make the move