Google has known for some time that the enterprise is where the money is, but it sure hasn't shown it in the past. That looks to be changing.
Stories by Scot Finnie
Embrace change. That seems to be the motto of many of this year's Premier 100 honorees. The frozen barriers that once kept IT professionals within the confines of the data center are thawing. For IT workers at many organizations, there's no longer a linear career path to a senior position. The trick is to not shy away from novel experiences, even if you lack demonstrated ability in a new role. Immerse yourself and get up to speed.
Tucked in amongst Apple's several hardware debuts last month was word that the company will stop charging for OS X and iWork. Why is Apple willing to forgo this small revenue stream? How might it affect IT buyers? The move is interesting on several fronts.