How to maintain technical skills in a changing tech world
It goes without saying that the days of buying software on a CD-ROM have long gone. Now you can easily purchase software on websites and immediately download it to your computer. But this isn’t the only change.
The way in which we purchased software changed and so too did the industry shift to a service-based industry. Previously, Microsoft Programs were considered a product, but in our ever-changing world of technology and with industry giants like Google, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) was born.
This shift from product to service looks like this. In the past, you would purchase the current version of the software you wanted. You would take the product home and download the software from a CD-ROM to your computer. Aside from community forums, this is the end of the consumer journey. If you wanted the new version, you had to go and purchase the new product. Thus, restarting the product to consumer journey.
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