I have long noted the trend of pendulums in IT, particularly in organizations with longer histories
"Centralized IT will be achieved, its weaknesses noticed and a movement will begin to decentralize,"
writes Don Macvittie
. "Decentralized IT is achieved, and people remember its weaknesses, causing centralization.
The same is true with speed of delivery versus quality. Faster will be more important for a while, then the reality that faster causes quality concerns will surface, and reliable becomes the keyword, causing slower rollouts of better product..."