In the fifth of 11 episodes, Hari Candadai, Global VP at Rimini Street, interviews former global CIO Tom Grooms to discuss third-party support as a key to unlock resources for digital transformation.

Moving to a public cloud model can help both the business and the IT team. Benefits of public cloud are enhanced by third-party support, which frees up the IT team to learn new cloud capabilities. The new learning can lead to greater insights into how work gets done and how spending and processes can be further optimized.

Additionally, moving to a public cloud model helps shift capital expenses to operating expenses, enabling IT to more easily demonstrate value to the business.