Recession, slowdown, market sentiments and currency devaluation, none seems to affect the IT industry as much as the realization of diminishing returns from technology spends by global companies.
It is imperative that technology will keep replacing itself with a better one but its application and getting back the returns is becoming even more challenging. Two decades of technology run which was dominated by the headcount business is slowly showing signs of ebbing.
“IT platforms and cloud-based models are here to stay..”
IT platforms and cloud-based models are here to stay and challenge the legacy. This will impact the jobs of IT companies in its current form. New avenues are fast emerging in form of big data, analytics, platforms and packaged services, which will need slightly different skillsets and more technical skills for sure.
It is prudent for IT professionals to watch out and keep adapting to survive and thrive.
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By Alok Kumar