Poll: Should designers code?

In the brief history of web design, few issues have been as contentious as the question of whether designers should code. Its beyond question that to design for the web you need an appreciation of how sites work, but does that understanding need to be in-depth enough that you can write codeafter all you expect developers to adhere to a brand guide, you wouldnt necessarily expect them to create one.
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The one big change in IT

Recently I got a call from Bob Lewis, who several years ago abandoned his regular gig writing InfoWorld’s Advice Line and running an independent consultancy in favor of a full-time job as asenior business/IT management consultant at Dell Digital Business Consulting. I recognized Bob’s tone from past calls — he’d had some sort of revelation.
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Mind the gap between legacy and greenfield

San Francisco’s SOMA district, where InfoWorld moved its offices 15 years ago, is ground zero for startups. Many if not most rely on Amazon Web Services for their infrastructure and the 20-something developers who work there take agile and devops and Docker for granted.
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