As designers and developers we need not just technology updates.
The latest technology does not mean the latest and more effective thinking, the tools do not think for us.
As ever, job security is a matter of personal choice
The following article talks more about the need of new development practices in mainstream development
Now More Than Ever, Innovation Is The Answer http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/04_09/b3872012_mz001.htm