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Wednesday, June 06, 2007 17:06 PM

Nick Carr Is Right, Sort Of

IT Doesn't Matter author Nicolas Carr was largely right when he said in the May CIO Insight article--"Is IT Still Strategic?"--that hardware and software per se are commodities. You cannot get an advantage....

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 08:05 AM

Non-breaking news

The NYT discovers that user-generated ads aren't as easy as asking people to contribute video clips. There's even a quote from an ad agency, saying it "only goes to show how hard it is to do great adverti....

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 11:05 AM

Deja vu all over again

Mike Arrington: "Times are good, money is flowing, and Silicon Valley sucks...In a few years, things will be beautiful again. The big money will be slumbering away, and the marketing departments will be a ....

Monday, May 21, 2007 14:05 PM

Breaking up not so hard to do

The way we advertise now (found via Jeff Jarvis, who has more info on the campaign from MSFT).

Friday, May 11, 2007 12:05 PM

Focus on the Positive: A Response to IT Bullies

Promoting positive practices, not obsessing on bullies, can help transform an IT organization. Responding to Getting IT Bullies to Behave, a CIO Insight interview with Robert Sutton, author of The No Assho....

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 16:05 PM

Can Bullies Be Tamed?

Readers agree that bullies run rampant in IT. "My work was sabotaged," writes an anonymous reader of bullying he experienced earlier in his career. "My superiors partnered with their corporate buddies to ....

Friday, May 04, 2007 10:05 AM

Alignment issues on the campaign trail

UPDATED On Monday April 30, the Barack Obama campaign had more MySpace friends than all the other leading presidential candidates combined. By midweek, a dispute with the volunteer who created and mana....

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 08:05 AM

Brave New War

John Robb likens the United States to Microsoft, and its networked antagonists in the age of global terrorism to open-source developers. And that's just one of the scary thoughts that emerge from a discuss....

Wednesday, March 21, 2007 19:03 PM

Enterprise 2.0

Nick Carr reports on two studies of Web 2.0 technologies in the enterprise. The preference for established vendors expressed by business leaders was foreshadowed by PodShow CEO Ron Bloom in a recent CIO I....

Thursday, February 15, 2007 16:02 PM

Lose Some, Win Some

Back in the day when we talked about installing automation, folks were afraid of losing their jobs. But in reality, automation technology, while creating better parts, in most cases, and faster access to d....

Thursday, February 15, 2007 16:02 PM

Smartening Up U.S. Schools

Former FCC chairman Reed Hundt is wrong about the reasons for our inability to compete with the Chinese. It is the lack of creativity in the U.S. that is directly related to the poorly educated people grad....

Thursday, February 15, 2007 16:02 PM

Sixth Sense

Don't assume your customers always know what they want because many times they don't. Requirements-gathering is an iterative process that leads to the discovery of many things not understood or considered.....

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 16:02 PM

New digs

Hey, they got us new blog software. Nice. Old entries still available here.

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