A successful cloud implementation is often a hit-or-miss affair, with progress coming more from trial and error than a playbook. But experts say that while there may be no single formula for making the cloud work, there are several common errors that are sure to sink an enterprise deployment. According to David Linthicum, one common mistake is putting technology ahead of business strategy. Linthicum writes that while it is often tempting to jump right into discussions of which platform or configuration to use, businesses first need to figure out how they are likely to use the cloud effectively.
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