This is a great article http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/03/14/cloud_skills_extinction/. This is a pretty interesting piece as it shows where IT could be going if the business sees little or no value coming from their in-house IT department. Why should the business pay vast sums of money to the in-house IT department when they can go get all that they need from Amazon or other cloud services and employ junior staff to keep the lights on.
If you don’t believe me, cars used to be hand-built works of art. Now, they are mass produced by people I doubt could built the car from scratch but the business keeps on making money. So does the business see the IT department just keeping the lights on or do they see more value coming from it?
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