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Poll: Does IT still matter?

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#1 Michael Pietroforte

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 03:44 AM

The purpose of this poll is to find out if recent developments in cloud computing are already affecting the value of IT for businesses.

Exactly eight years ago (May 2003), Nicholas Carr published an article with the provocative title “IT doesn't matter” and, in 2004, a book with the interestingly less aggressive title “Does IT matter?” caused quite a stir. In IT, eight years correspond to a century in other fields (electricity, for instance—one of Carr's favorite analogies. Thus I thought it would be interesting to see if Carr's prediction a century ago has come true or not.

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#2 Nuno Brito

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 01:52 PM

Why does any IT related article nowadays has to include the word "cloud" on it?

Talk about buzz words.

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Posted 19 May 2011 - 03:11 PM

Must be the cloud of the stuff they're smoking, when writing such nonsense. :)


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