I just read this really interesting article on Forbes: "CIO's Love-Hate Relationship with the Cloud Revealed". The article captures both the risks and opportunities that IT leaders face with more DIY, easily accessible services available to business leaders. Providing some interesting data based research to back it up, these trends are real and each IT group will deal differently with the challenges.
At Intel IT, we are embracing these trends and focused on improving business partnerships and knowledge, accelerating our pace, employing new technology to drive both efficiency and growth, while changing the culture and roles within IT. We see it as an exciting opportunity that must be seized, despite the risks and unknowns. Our initiatives are captured in the Intel IT Annual Report