Research Slideshow: Cloud Computing: CIOs See Value, Challenges

By Jennifer Lawinski  |  Posted 06-27-2012

Enthusiastic Adoption

92 percent of respondents say the adoption of cloud technologies is good for business.

Enthusiastic Adoption

More for Your Money

67 percent of respondents say cloud technologies help IT deliver better systems for less money.

More for Your Money

Holding the Keys

62 percent of respondents say SaaS applications give business stakeholders ownership of key applications.

Holding the Keys

Slow Starters

69 percent of repsondents say their companies still work primarily with on-premise applications.

Slow Starters

Application Apprehension

88 percent of respondents report challenges with SaaS business applications; 67 percent report issues integrating data between applications.

Application Apprehension

Flying Blind

37 percent of respondents say IT has been asked to take ownership of solutions purchased without their input.

Flying Blind

The BI Advantage

74 percent of respondents say having data from their SaaS applications in a common BI solution would add value.

The BI Advantage

What are the biggest potential benefits of SaaS BI? (percent respondents)

• Easier access to data currently in application silos (54 percent) • Increased visibility (46 percent) • Faster deployment (42 percent)

What are the biggest potential benefits of SaaS BI? (percent respondents)