—By Chris Murphy, Oracle Director of Cloud Content
It's a question I hear often when speaking with companies around the globe: Does cloud computing spell the demise of the CIO and IT department?
That's how Daryl Szebesta, Oracle's vice president of cloud transformation and until recently CIO at another Global 2000 company, starts his essay on how the cloud is reshaping IT careers and IT's role.
Szebesta's short answer is "no," but his long answer makes it clear that the cloud promises great careers ahead only for those willing to change. For example, the days of customizing code are almost entirely gone for enterprise IT, as configuration replaces development. Szebesta dives into how the needed change by IT pros looks different in the two distinct realms of deployment and maintenance of cloud systems.
Read more in Will Cloud Kill the IT Star?
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