back to article Is a global crisis the right time to invest in some kind of data platform? If the boss isn't making cuts to all things IT, why not?

Web 2.0, Analytics 3.0, Industry 4.0. A world-weary tech worker would be minded to add TotalBull 5.0 to the list. Tech industry vendors are prone to promote grand visions that on close examination turn out to be a mishmash of concepts and technologies congregating only to shift more units. But if you look behind the hype, some …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "Where we see the next five to 10 years..."

    The Great [insert technology of choice] Revolution is always coming in 5 to 10 years. Always has been, always will be.

  2. HildyJ Silver badge

    Bytes VS. Beans

    Anytime IT can prevail over accounting is a good time to up your budget.

    This is not such a time. Accountants and management are hyper focused on immediate costs and few are looking beyond the present. IT will be lucky to defend what they have.

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