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Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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2/25/2014 | 4:43:14 PM
DevOps and IT Titles
Steve, can you share examples of specific IT roles changing -- how are the titles changing when an IT org embraces DevOps?
ChrisMurphy
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2/26/2014 | 10:28:22 AM
Re: Retraining?
We talked with the head of Bank of America's global infrastructure (David Reilly) about the skills he'll need in tomorrow's datacenter, and he talked about needing more software-centric infrastructure pros. An excerpt: 

Changing to a private cloud architecture and a software-centric datacenter will require different skills. Infrastructure pros today define themselves by the gear they run: "I run my company's million-port Cisco network," or "I manage our 50,000 servers." In a cloud model, as those technical silos get blown away, infrastructure pros will need more software skills. "The infrastructure professional will look a lot more like the software development professional," Reilly says.

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http://www.informationweek.com/strategic-cio/executive-insights-and-innovation/bank-of-americas-why-stop-there-cloud-strategy/d/d-id/1113685


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