For many years financial services companies Principal Financial Group started its transition to the cloud just before the pandemic made the need for modern digital services an existential crisis, and has only accelerated that process since Kathy Kay came on board.
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DocuSign's service was built before the cloud, but last year it realized it needed to move to the cloud to handle data residency requirements and its plans for AI services.
Soon after making the decision to get out of the data center business and into cloud computing about five years ago, Intuit realized that it was going to have to change nearly everything about how it built and managed its application infrastructure to operate in this new world.
"We're the proud stewards of a 175-year-plus company with a deep history," said Bill Cassidy, chief information officer, in a recent interview. "But you know, we're not dissimilar from large organizations with a fair amount of technical debt that we're trying to remediate."