In a recent Google + Cloud Computing community discussion post, we asked the community the following question:
This is a general question for the community:
At #CloudExpo2013 in Santa Clara, a ton of keynote sessions touched on the idea of the #Cloud killing internal IT Departments within companies of all sizes. Most presentations noted that while the Cloud is killing traditional IT Departments, at least one – three members of an existing IT team will be necessary for communication and onsite tech assistance.
Our question is this: How long do you think it will take before the traditional IT Department becomes fully decimated? How long will it take for traditional IT Departments to become legacy, sorted away in the dustbin of technological advancement?
Additional question: What amount of technological advancement and access will it take for IT Departments to become a thing of the past?
Looking forward to your answers.Continue