With cloud-based technologies maturing, more of the nuts-and-bolts functions of IT departments are being picked up by cloud providers. So does this mean the death of the corporate IT department?

According to Forrester Research analyst, Matthew Brown, the consumerization of IT is now freeing up corporate IT leaders to perform more complicated tasks that will add more value to their companies.

Do you think the consumerization is giving IT leaders the opportunity to perform more value-added tasks (Hype), or is consumerization killing IT (Ripe)?

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