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The Cloud's Impact on the Future of Your IT Job

Published: 02 July 2015

ID: G00280131

Analyst(s): Jack Santos


As companies build more business capability using cloud options, the roles and skill sets of technical professionals will need to change. What can IT professionals expect, what options lie ahead, and what do these changes mean to their careers and their organizations?

Table Of Contents



  • Impact on Planning and Designing Roles
  • Impact on "Building" Roles (Application Development)
  • Impact on "Running" Roles (Infrastructure and Operations)
    • Implications for I&O Organizational Models and Planning
  • Impact on IT Human Resources Management
    • Job Descriptions
    • Salary Scales and Job Equity
    • Employee Retention and Employee Development
    • Business-IT Integration
    • Business Planning


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