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Friday, January 04, 2008 16:01 PM

Lost in the Cloud: Readers Take On Nick Carr

Late last month, we posted an excerpt from Nicholas Carr's new book, The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, From Edison to Google. In it, Carr, an influential author and blogger, says traditional IT departm....

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:01 AM

The Economist's cloudy crystal ball, and other prognostications for the new year

Ah, January, and predictions for the new year are as thick on the ground as the snow that fell here in the North Carolina Piedmont back when I was a kid and it used to snow here in the North Carolina Piedm....

Wednesday, January 02, 2008 16:01 PM

It's 10 o'clock, do you know where your data is?

Dave Winer writes Steve Jobs, and it's not a holiday card. More here: "It's a security issue, folks." I wouldn't want my old hard drive -- or my company's -- floating around. Commenters on the last po....

Thursday, December 20, 2007 12:12 PM

What Are Your Top Technology Priorities for 2008

IT will be more strategically important to businesses in 2008, with IT executives working to build or buy strategic applications and align infrastructure with the company's business objectives. CIO Insig....

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 09:12 AM

What Are Your Top IT Management Priorities for 2008?

Improving alignment with business objectives, IT planning processes and improving project management capabilities are the three top priorities of CIOs in the new year, according to a survey of top IT execu....

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 16:12 PM

2008 Will be Ugly for IT. Unless...

IT spending will get squeezed in 2008, but, perhaps more importantly, CIOs and their business-line colleagues must fix the "broken dialogue" that's plagued their interactions for decades. That's what Rudy ....

Monday, December 03, 2007 15:12 PM

Fighting Facebook's Beacon

Turns out the Facebook generation does have concerns about privacy. But only certain kinds of privacy. Those photographs that would have allowed earlier generations of blackmailers to retire rich? No probl....

Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:11 PM

Phishing expedition

You know what's scary? Somebody's going to send their personal info to the scammers who sent out the email reprinted below: After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined tha....

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 14:11 PM

Will thumb for food, or, rd ths mk $$

Communicating with teenagers is notoriously difficult, but it's even harder if you are using the wrong technology. Recently I needed to schedule an event with a high-school senior. Knowing that my own tee....

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 10:10 AM

Is IT a Profession or Bureaucracy?

Poor performance is at the root of IT's bad reputation, says Nicholas Spanos, a consulting principal at the IT consultancy Computer Aid, responding to the CIO Insight editorial IT's Bad Rep (September 2007....

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 10:10 AM

Spending trending down?

The Wall Street Journal asks, "Is This Big Tech's Last Big Quarter?" The sexy headline is followed by a squishy article -- the "last" in the head means "last for a while." IT spending forecasts are down f....

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 10:10 AM

Bubblewatch

NYT front-pages familiar story: "Silicon Valley's math is getting fuzzy again." A difference from the previous tech bubble: "This time around, people indulging in that optimistic thinking are not mom-and-....

Thursday, October 11, 2007 08:10 AM

What went wrong at Boeing

The future of commercial aviation will have to wait a little longer, as Boeing announced a delay in the roll-out of its revolutionary 787 line of passenger jets. A game-changing, software-enabled manufact....

Thursday, October 04, 2007 18:10 PM

Polish that resume?

Dear Readers, Nick Carr wishes to inform you that you are obsolete. Or at least headed for obsolescence. Discuss.

Monday, September 17, 2007 08:09 AM

Fair use, ill-used

Bloggers -- including reporters working under the company banner -- love the fair use provisions of copyright law, which let us quote and excerpt the work of others (and vice versa) as part of the new medi....

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