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After moving traditional workloads to public cloud, most customers realize they must replace many of them with cloud-native alternatives to reap the full benefits. Technology product management leaders must deliver cloud-native offerings now to capture business opportunities and avoid irrelevancy.

Key Challenges:
  • Cloud-native solutions require skill sets that most vendors of cloud-related services do not possess in quantity.
  • Customers with older workloads in public cloud are transforming to cloud-native architectures faster than anticipated, straining vendor resources.
  • The market is beginning to de-emphasize cloud-based solutions built with traditional, monolithic (Mode 1) software architectures.

  • Recommendations
    Technology product management leaders building and marketing cloud-based solutions must:
  • Invest in acquiring cloud-native skills at scale by developing and onboarding talent.
  • Listen to customers and help them identify and act upon their cloud-native requirements. Remember, they will likely express this as desired outcomes, not as specific technology requirements.
  • Position your products and services for the "cloud-native wave" that follows the "lift-and-shift" migration phase.

  • Read more of this Gartner Report brought to you by IBM to learn more.
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