Deloitte, HCL & Accenture’s New Ventures in Cloud Management #Trends

Konstantinos Anastasiadis @ SCALEUP | Mar 04, 2021

One of the key giants of the management consulting industry, Accentury has recently announced, investing $3 billion in forming a new business unit that will focus on helping enterprises adopt the public cloud.

The new entity under the name Cloud First Group, comprises about 70,000 professionals and will offer a multiservice package that will specialize in areas including cloud migration, application services and infrastructure, among other things.

The $3 billion the company has earmarked for the group will be invested over three years:

  • Tools & Setup: cloud tools, assets, and automation to drive lower unit cost
  • Additional Services: research and development in edge computing and related cloud technologies

#1. Only 20% of today’s business are in the Cloud

With most businesses currently at only about 20% in the cloud, moving to 80% or more rapidly and cost effectively is a massive change that requires a bold new model. The market is populated not only by Accenture, more big 4 Companies are investing in the field including Deloitte and HCL Technologies Ltd expanding their cloud businesses to address growing demand from enterprises.


#2. Google’s Benefits @ SCALEUP

Google differs from other cloud providers in a variety of ways. Below are some highlights. For more complete information, see Why Google?

Let’s explore the key areas that make the tech giant stand out from competition and being the clear winner


Google Pillar Key’s to Leverage SCALEUP Solution
Google Grade Security Google’s Security Model, end-to-end process, built on over 15 years of experience focused on keeping customers safe on Google applications like Gmail and Google Apps. With Google Cloud your applications and data take advantage of the same security model.
  • Complete Setup & 24/7 Support
Global Network Google's backbone network uses advanced software-defined networking and edge caching services to deliver fast, consistent, and scalable performance. Efficient & Dynamic Training Solutions to get your team up to speed
  • Complete Setup & 24/7 Support
Easy & Plugin From CRMs to ATS systems and Project Management Tools there is clearly a vast amount of cloud compatible softwares Already in use of some software, interested to explore innovative tools
  • +100 different cloud productivity tools
  • +200 templates and tailor made solutions
Clear Price Winner Google bills in minute-level increments (with a 10-minute minimum charge), so you only pay for the compute time you use
  • Complete Setup & 24/7 Support
  • Needs Analysis & Ideal Package Recommendation Setup

The major cloud providers, which benefit from having a strong ecosystem of consulting firms focused on their platforms, actively support their consulting partners’ growth

#3. Leverage the Tech (Tools & Softwares)

As companies pivot to online remote work, strategies that leverage technology to meet learning and development needs ensure that employees continue growing.

According to a report from Manpower Group that surveyed U.S.-based employees, learning and development are part of a holistic needs structure that leads to employee success. A report from LinkedIn revealed that this growth starts with leadership, where CEOs and managers should lead the way in learning and development initiatives.

Provider Overview Key Features
Course Lab Availability for apps, 6 bands of module templates, space for two animated character objects, and 6 supported types of questions Free version, 24/7 support
Glo Marker Animated tutorials, planners and designers, tool overviews, freestyle patterns, and compatible file formats, among others. 100% Free, mobile-friendly
Scratch.mit Build an entire ecosystem of animation, music, and art. In other words, it helps to create an interactive storytelling methodology instead of legacy eLearning method. Free, user-friendly

#4. Final Thoughts & COVID-19 Best Practices

Whether the case is to focus on Covid-19 training or upskilling your workforce it is highly important to make sure - Curate learning experiences that focus on soft skills, as emotions are running high during this time.

  • Leaders can teach these skills, or simply focus on the need “to listen actively, show empathy, and meet the personal and practical needs of each person.”
  • Strategies being used by teachers include providing clear communication to learners, providing robust learning that addresses clear learning objectives, and choosing to the right tools and sticking with them.

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