Interviewed by Forbes for a piece on the challenges companies face dealing with cloud migration initiatives.
One of the biggest challenges companies face when migrating to the cloud is the gap in skills required in order to operate cloud workloads efficiently and securely at scale. Modern software architectures, cloud security concepts, virtualization tools, optimization patterns for metered services and auto-scaling techniques are areas of competence that many organizations struggle with.
Mark Benson is Vice President of Engineering at SmartThings, a technology company based in Mountain View, CA and a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. Mark is a regular speaker and writer on the intersection of technology, business, and society as it relates to product development, technology leadership, strategic planning and execution, intellectual property portfolio management, software architecture, information security, competitive positioning, and organizational behavior.