Read this quick article (DevOps: A new wave for IT) and love this part:
All of a sudden we are seeing a shift were developers are the IT folks and IT are the developers
Working in integration, and metadirectory in particular, I’ve found myself wading deeper and deeper into the developer pool. Seems the trend is not specific to FIM but part of DevOps.
I also love how Don Jones puts it (to paraphrase from PowerScripting PodCast 236 I think):
There will be people who make the buttons and people that push the buttons