This is a Tad more difficult,
as, IMO, was rather accurately described in a Redmon Magazine online blog
Cloud computing may fundamentally change the way IT professionals do their jobs. Smart IT pros will be prepared for the upheaval to come.
Suspect that this is going to make the power struggle over the distribution of PC's to every desktop, thus the distribution of CIO's power, look like children playing cops and robbers in the playground.
MOST CIO's who are NOT willing to change the way they have done business since the mid 80's are going to fight this with all their energy. Especially after the epic battle that was won by the Technical people to re-centralize their power early this century
What the final outcome MIGHT be, WHO KNOWS????? Have seen some minor indications in some agencies that some of the technical leadership who were all about CONTROL slightly loosing their grip but got a long way to go....