Technology is getting both easier to use and harder to support at the same time. 2-year-olds are becoming tablet-savvy in ways that are changing the old joke about setting the clock on the VCR. Still, the intuitive nature of technology means an adjustment is needed in the IT help desk arena.
The world continues to experience unprecedented population growth. It’s a self-perpetuated problem; the more people there are, the more people they’ll make. Birth rates are not slowing and as more people have babies while life is extended through medical advances, it’s starting to get pretty crowded out there.
There are few who would argue that Seattle is as big in tech as San Francisco or New York, but many budget-conscious startups are going there because of the high-level of talent and the lower wages than their better-known counterparts.