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Cloud computing has shaken up many IT roles. While daily tasks may not be dramatically different (depending on the IT team member in question), the general trend is an increased focus on hard cloud skills and soft business skills — in other words, discovering how to generate business value out of cloud systems, rather than simply making sure an application or piece of hardware is functioning properly.
We’ve discussed previously how cloud can be difficult for Accounting to classify. But even Human Resources has to adapt. Much has been made of the cloud skills gap as a challenge to hiring the right talent. A shortage of qualified applicants may be real, but if your HR team doesn’t change the actual job descriptions and roles for which they are hiring, they won’t find the skills they need, either.
Here’s how the cloud is changing IT team roles and responsibilities.
DevOps practices have moved past pure software development and into enterprise adoption, facilitating faster updates to applications and associated infrastructure.
The crux of DevOps is the unification of tools and processes between development and operations teams to decrease time to market/deployment and implement continuous improvements throughout the development, testing, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of applications and underlying infrastructure.
Despite widespread DevOps adoption — or at least the majority of surveyed enterprises reporting they have started the journey towards it — many organizations are still struggling. Enter DevOps as a Service. But is DevOps as a Service a legitimate offering? The definition is still evolving, and different MSPs may offer different takes on DevOps-a-a-S.