IT In 2015
How Will Cloud Computing Affect IT of The Future?
Gartner have published their predictions for IT in 2011 and beyond. By 2015, not only with 10% of our online friends be non-human, but 20% of non-IT Global 500 companies will be cloud service providers. Gartner predict that the role of IT decision making outside the IT organisation, will be expanded by non-IT organisations increasingly providing non-IT capabilities via cloud computing. They also predict that cloud computing will increase the use of tools and automation in IT services, resulting in an elimination of 25% of labour hours associated with IT services.