PWC conduct a study and found that nearly all organizations highly value project management. Project management is important because it simplifies complexities, allows people to work together, and effectively use technology. However, there is a growing need to move project management platforms into cloud services. Using the cloud allows for much more flexibility and communication with individuals offsite. However, security concerns always arise with the cloud. Additionally, utilizing the cloud may require a full restructuring of one’s management system.
- PricewaterhouseCoopers research indicates 97% of organizations view project management as vital to business performance and organizational success.
- While project management techniques are often de facto for big technology led programmes and wide-scale IT infrastructure, such is not necessarily the case in cloud provisioning.
- With a project manager acting as a vital, single point of contact, important information is prevented from being lost or miscommunicated. .
“In very simple cloud deployments it is generally not seen as necessary and, as a result, many cloud service providers don’t offer these specific resources to their new customers”