The advent of cloud computing promises to reduce corporate infrastructure and significantly change the role of the CIO as well as other IT personnel.
But as CIO Update reports, resistance to the changes cloud computing brings is probably not a winning strategy. Cloud computing may well lead to IT staff reductions, but the role of the CIO may actually become more important to the organization than ever.
The clouds are moving in, a storm front of lightening fast change. Its cresting waves threatening to drown corporate IT jobs in a sea of irrelevance. The CIO stands in the tempest wondering if his role, too, will be washed away. With all things IT inevitably moving to the cloud, how is an earthbound soul to affect the sky?