Carousels might be an easy way to please all of your stakeholders but they are also a clear indication that your company lacks a digital strategy.
The homepage of your website should be tailored to your goals. Strategic and practical, your website goals should be tracked and measured. However, too often the homepage becomes a mess of competing messages and offers that don’t align with company goals. http://www.farreachinc.com/blog/far-reach/2014/03/06/carousels-dont-convert