Sometimes the thought of walling yourself off from the outside world and just focusing on the technology can be quite tempting. But like it or not, life in IT is obviously affected by what’s going on in the business, and that, in turn, is driven by what’s going on in the big wide world around us.
So, a throwaway line from a politician that spooks the stock market or a referendum vote with international trading implications could easily lead to actions and needs popping up within IT.
The chain of events at play here are the topic of our latest reader poll. It’s not something most of us think about, but one way or another there is often a link between politics, macroeconomics and social trends, for example, and what goes on in IT.
We want your views and experiences on how this works, so click here now to begin the survey.