1990 to 1999: the decade of innovations
the Net , web , internet
2000 to 2010: deploy technologies , training users and built data centers
2011 to 2020: apps and who build apps? Developers.
Applications are always deciding the winner in technology wars. Microsoft won the war against Apple because of Windows and Office package.
The power this decade is shifting from last decade when deployers (sys/network admin) to developers who build application in a very fast and changing environment.
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We’re entering the decade of the developer – Jason Hiner