Cloud is the best thing that happened to consultants
It is no question that Cloud is making a big impact in the industry, but how would it impact consulting firms specifically?
One reason is that I believe faster innovation and the myriad of technology choices require deep technology skills and experience. It used to be simple to determine the infrastructure choice. Simply buy a hardware from HP or IBM, install Oracle software, and most of your stack is in place. Unfortunately, in the cloud, there are many options to choose from. On the server options alone, there are many infrastructure cloud providers and each provides many different virtual machine configurations. Even a simple apple-to-apple cloud cost comparison is non-trivial
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