The Hub Commentary__
Absolutely the jobs are shifting. Technology and the monitoring, configuring and management of it is commodity. Much of it could be run in the cloud, by a service provider, managed by SaaS offerings and open source – the choices are endless today in configuring the right sized and right sourced data center.
As in my previous commentary on the post regarding business performance and the requirements in 2011 for IT to transform itself, this is the transformation. IT is no longer about technology monitoring and managing, it is about communicating business performance and using technology to drive business growth and performance. This is and will shift the traditional technologist jobs to the service providers and the analytical and service management roles inside the data center.
Is your IT and data center tranforming yet?
The U.S. Labor Dept. said that the economy added 103,000 jobs overall, and led to an unemployment rate reduction from 9.8% to 9.4%, a broader trend that also appeared in tech hiring. (Read Full Article…)