We all know it’s coming sooner or later. Some might not be affected at all; some might feel it more than others. Either way, impact is almost always visible and usually, not being prepared for it hardens the blow. Even if we put recession aside, operational costs of running almost any business nowadays are growing and, in the future, we might see managerial roles to move away from making schedules and maintaining hardware but rather focusing on process optimization and maximizing human capital. Here – Cloud is the key. With time, you want to be more flexible, able to make more quick decisions and put them into action even quicker. Capitalize on your platform’s ability to deliver key reports and give the overview over key elements in your business – elements that you have chosen, not the solution itself or a 3rd party. Moving away from hardware and IT will enable you to spend wisely and efficiently while being your own administrator. No more waiting for administrative tasks will mean you have time to constantly change and upgrade your processes and work with your team. Be more demanding of reporting systems and analytics. Tracking the usual KPI’s won’t do it anymore and you’ll find yourself ahead of the competition if going deeper into how and why.