IT As Cloud Service Provider: New Skills Required
Pricing, PR and demand management skills aren't in the traditional IT organization toolset. Start stocking up.
With every new third-party cloud service, more IT budget dollars go outside the door. So what's a CIO to do?
CIOs are coming to the realization that their organizations need to become true IT-as-a-service providers (or ITaaS, for yet another clunky addition to the XaaS lexicon). Instead of organizing around traditional technology silos, the vision is to become a modern service provider that offers and orchestrates both internal and external IT services. Under this model, corporate IT offers a menu of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS options for business users via a centralized service catalog. Business users are free to pick and choose cloud services that corporate IT has vetted or provides itself. Read full story on InformationWeek
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