IT personal are an essential part of modern business and with technology improving year by year, and now the IT department is under more pressure and given more responsibility than ever.
In the past the CEO, CFO or the CMO was usually the biggest decision makers, now the Chief Technology Officer, or CTO has a say. Keeping up-to-date software, reliable internet bandwidth and consistently having to repair broken computers are just some of the day-to-day activities of an IT dude that make them so important.
Being a ‘nerd’ or ‘geek’ isn’t an insult anymore – it is a way to make a living. These geeks we grew up with and made fun of now are technology directors at the world’s biggest firms. [ORSYP.com]