Google announced the latest edition to its Apps Suite – Team Edition. More than anything else released recently in the Software as a Service world, it exemplifies the power shift – AWAY from the I.T. department, and in the hands of you, the productivity worker.
Tens of thousands of people have signed up for Google Apps in the past, only to be halted in their tracks because they did not have the support from their I.T. departments to take the necessary steps to ‘migrate’ them or ‘activate’ their accounts.
There is a lot of buzz about team edition already. Just click here to check out what the world is saying!
This is true productivity, empowered, with no boundaries. Is this a sign of things to come? You bet it is. Utility computing, productivity with a switch, with NO direct I.T. involvement, or infrastructure to support. Zero Infrastructure (ZEROi), coming soon to a company near you.
Here is another great article on the topic: https://www.roughtype.com/?p=1061