What rising IT paradigm is cost-efficient, scalable, speeds deployment and integration of applications, provides resiliency and redundancy to users, and is considered by many to be environmentally friendly? As you have likely guessed, yes, in fact, it’s the Cloud. In less than a decade, Cloud Computing has risen above the critics and naysayers and has become a gold standard of sorts for modern-day computing. In this program, Dr. Vishnu Vinekar, PhD., Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management at the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University, discusses the latest area to be impacted by the Cloud: the world of application development. After watching this report, you’ll be better informed about the benefits and the challenges of developing applications in the Cloud. After successfully completing this segment, you should be able to: identify the of benefits building applications in the Cloud, understand the requirements of Cloud development, and recognize the challenges traditional dev teams face as they migrate to Cloud.