IT as we know it is dead.
That is a tough way to start out a book, but it must be said. If you do not believe it – or if you are not at least open to considering this as truth – you might just want to put this book down now. Everything that will follow is founded on this belief that everything that we know about IT is about to change – in fact, it already has.
Welcome to the Quantum Age of IT.
“Have you heard about this thing called the Internet?”
It seemed such an innocuous question. Idle chitchat.
“No.” I answered. “What is that?”
It was 1990 and I was having an off-hand discussion with a client who worked for a large aerospace firm. Because of her ties to the defense industry, she had very early access to this new technology. ...