Adopting a cloud first strategy can absorb a lot of time and resources. Even understanding the ever expanding options and configuration best practices can undoubtedly require new skills and expertise. As with any migration of IT services and business applications to cloud, planning and transforming how an organisation works, builds and runs services requires new ways of thinking. This often challenges culture, team structures, long established perceptions and embedded processes. Technology enables – success requires all the elements to come together, and to evolve together continuously.