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Monday, August 17, 2009 10:08 AM

User driven

"The right and wrong way to do tech," Dave Winer modestly headlines a recent post about Apple (Goofus) and Amazon (Gallant). Amazon creates a service for developers, charges them money, and never asks wha....

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:08 AM

Social Media Woes and the Future of Cloud Computing

Early adopters of enterprise social networks knew it, and we've written it here more than once: companies may be better served by building and/or maintaining their own 2.0 systems than using the public ser....

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:08 AM

Green Shoots

We've written a lot this year about managing through a recession. No surprise there -- it's been the essential problem, or set of problems, facing our community. But we've also kept thinking about what co....

Monday, August 10, 2009 11:08 AM

Trouble in Twitterland

On the heels of last week's service problems -- not a first-time issue for Twitter -- comes some stinging criticism of the micro-blogging platform's culture and practices. "Twitter has made it so I -- and ....

Monday, August 10, 2009 10:08 AM

Big-Think on the Future of IT

Three recent stories on the state of enterprise technology caught my eye. Tom Siebel says IT's glory days are over. No new technological advances, he believes, would impel I.T. customers to replace the co....

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 19:08 PM

Tech Jobs and the Blame Game

Rob Preston at InformationWeek.com tells a rather hysterical story about a recent IT grad suing her school for not helping her find a job. Preston writes: "Trina Thompson, who graduated in April from Mo....

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 10:08 AM

Burning the Kindle

I'm not one to tell billionaires what to do, but Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and his confidants in the company's executive ranks ought to take a hard look at the increasingly disturbing ways they're undermin....

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 15:08 PM

Jerks in the IT Workplace

Ever had a jerk for a boss? Ever feel like their attitude leads to bad decisions? Tom Davenport, chair of IT and management at Babson College and co-author of Competing on Analytics, takes a look at jerk....

Monday, August 03, 2009 10:08 AM

Don't Sue Your Customers

A few days ago I wrote about the importance of appreciating long-abandoned ways of doing things. What I did not suggest was that one should hold on to the past like a tattered security blanket, which, sadl....

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 10:07 AM

Stepping Back From the Frightening Pace of Change

by Tony Kontzer I know you all come here to read about technology. Well, this post isn't about technology; in fact, it's about what one might call anti-technology. I'm a firm believer that we, meaning hum....

Monday, July 27, 2009 10:07 AM

So Long to a Rock Star CIO

by Tony Kontzer It was only a matter of time before the ax fell at General Motors. When a company as historically important to a country's economy nearly goes belly-up, there are bound to be leadership ch....

Monday, July 27, 2009 10:07 AM

Blogging's Midlife Crisis

"Blogging is having a midlife crisis." That's how I began my newspaper column about the state of blogging, which is healthy if non-idyllic. The promised revolution actually happened. Blogs, along with rel....

Monday, July 27, 2009 09:07 AM

The State of Federal IT

Tony Kontzer has a nice roundup of some recent developments in the cloud computing world, some of which have a direct tie-in to the government sector. Interesting timing, since we're ramping up on a feat....

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 18:07 PM

A Recipe for Effective Cost-Cutting

Everybody's had to cut costs in the recession, but that hasn't made it any easier. As Peter Whatnell, CIO of Sunoco and president of SIM, told me recently, many IT leaders have had to make painful cuts tha....

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 10:07 AM

Cassandra of the Cloud

Jonathan Zittrain must feel a bit like Cassandra, the mythical Trojan princess cursed with the gift of seeing the future -- but having nobody believe her prophecy. Zittrain, a professor and author, warns ....

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