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A generic and naive response to a technology problem which effectively takes the problem out of the realm of an organization's responsibility. This basically equates to outsourcing technology solutions which end up being inferior service for twice the cost.
Engineer - "We need $10,000 and another full time employee to re-engineer and manage this technology"
CIO - "We should just put it in the cloud"
Engineer - "What cloud?"
CIO - Looks around nervously..."The one there..." as he points to a picture of a cloud on the cover of his new CIO magazine.
Engineer - Returns to his cube where he promptly hangs himself with an ethernet cable.
by archyis August 28, 2009