We put Steve Plank in a room full of video equipment, computers and a whiteboard. Here’s what happened… He got really into explaining cloud computing and how to keep your business agile by explaining the advantages of scale through using cloud based architectures.

Anybody can achieve business agility if they spend enough money. Cloud computing allows companies to achieve it at a low cost: making the agile organisation that can make profit, take share and respond in a very dynamic way to new opportunities.

What top tips can you think of that would be useful to people considering cloud development but traditionally run their own hardware?