Eric Brown pondered what information technology would look like in a new organization built from scratch, today. “What if you could build your organization from scratch. No legacy systems. No sacred cows. What would the IT group look like?”
Eric, a technology consultant, looks at a hypothetical services company with 500 employees, with a customer base across North America.
Eric would take either of two approaches to handling IT. The first is to outsource everything to service providers, presumably including cloud services. “I do think a company could easily outsource most of their IT infrastructure…if not all of it,” he says. Read more about Is IT losing its relevance?