Folkes has been CIO at G4S for over four years. A cloud advocate, he says that moving away from owned infrastructure and outsourcing to the cloud, doesn't necessarily mean losing the IT department. "The idea that you don't need tech skills once you move to cloud is a fallacy," he told Computing.
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