Quest Q&A Magazine Issue 4 2016 - Page 28

Since the pace of innovation is accelerating in market after market, one key to making innovation processes remain effective is “innovation cycle compression.” This means that businesses need to shorten the cycle from whiteboard ideation to prototyping to the launch of live operations. Innovation cycle compression looks different technically for each customer, but cloud deployment is a key enabler. With a hybrid of on-premise and cloud environments, businesses can take advantage of existing investments, maintain control of innovation and technology launch timing, an