State of IT

The State of IT

You don't have to be a technology professional to know that the IT industry is booming. If you are an IT professional however, you know that hot technologies and trends come and go in the blink of an eye. So what is the current state of IT? A panel of experts from the Atlanta IT community discussed the present and future of information technology.

Questions and Topics
  • What hot and what's not in IT?
  • What are the prospects of a career in IT systems (as opposed to software, graphics design, etc.)?
  • Are there any particular “verticals” that I might focus on as an IT professional?
  • What do you think are the least talked about, but significant trends in IT?
  • What trend(s) do you think might go away in the next 2 to 3 years?
  • As a graduating college or high school student what should I do now to prepare for the current and future IT industry?
  • What new technologies or areas of technology should I keep my eye on for the next few years?
  • Should I be worried about a tech bubble?