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Shaking the foundations of IT

houseofcards.pngEnterprise IT is experiencing a shift in how it is viewed by the business, as well as how it views itself. You might be wondering how is this change is different from industry transitions in the past?


This question was answered by KenL on the HP TS Transforming IT Blog wrote a post titled Paradigm Shift a few weeks back. He talks about some of the scarcity and abundance issues we’ve talked about in this blog before.


When technology permeates every aspect of our lives—we work and live differently. The expectations shift beyond just the potential of technology, into the potential of a different way of life and that shakes foundational assumptions in many ways: What is a workplace? What is work? Who uses data and why?


IT organizations need to start asking these questions of themselves and the businesses they support.

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  • Steve Simske is an HP Fellow and Director in the Printing and Content Delivery Lab in Hewlett-Packard Labs, and is the Director and Chief Technologist for the HP Labs Security Printing and Imaging program.
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