CapGemini Chief Technology Officer Carl Bate says the IT department in its current form will die.
As Google expands its business products and services portfolio and Microsoft attempts to get a foot in Yahoo’s door software as a service is the future.
Talking to Computer Weekly's Karl Flinders in London’s bustling Soho, CapGemini CTO Carl Bate explains why the IT department - at least in its current form - will soon be history.
In particular he identifies three trends associated with the Internet that he believes are changing the IT department: the fact that (almost) everybody is connected to the Internet, that workers and IT equipment are inseparable, and that businesses are increasingly moving towards IT services rather than products.
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This was first published in May 2008