A successful as-a-service transformation isn’t only about technology, it’s predominately about people. Phil Fersht gives advice to consulting companies on their own as-a-service transformation.

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Make the right investments and make the right partnerships. Make the right communications to Wall Street. Make sure you’ve got the right management and talent in place to help you get there. This is ultimately as much as we can get excited about the technology, and in another year’s time, analytics tools, robotic automation, cognitive and computing tools, this is all going to be widely available.

Everyone is going to have partnerships with these providers. Everyone is going to be able to say that they have these weapons in their armory, but what they really need is the right leaders to get them there, and the right transformative people, and the right thinkers to get in there. So don’t lose sight of the people and the talent as we shift through the technology evolution that we’re in.

Make the right investments and make the right partnerships. Make the right communications to Wall Street. Make sure you’ve got the right management and talent in place to help you get there. This is ultimately as much as we can get excited about the technology, and in another year’s time, analytics tools, robotic automation, cognitive and computing tools, this is all going to be widely available.

Everyone is going to have partnerships with these providers. Everyone is going to be able to say that they have these weapons in their armory, but what they really need is the right leaders to get them there, and the right transformative people, and the right thinkers to get in there. So don’t lose sight of the people and the talent as we shift through the technology evolution that we’re in.