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Thursday, November 20, 2008 23:11 PM

What Kind of National Tech Leader Do We Need?

There's been plenty of chatter around the possibility of President-Elect Barack Obama naming a national technology chief. Plenty of big-time names have been bandied about, but no appointment has been annou....

Thursday, November 20, 2008 11:11 AM

Don't Waste a Recession

"Competitive executives should welcome recessions. In the heat of a downturn, superior companies pull away from the competition and aspiring companies can dart ahead." So says a report called Don't Waste ....

Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:11 AM

RIM's Enterprise iPhone

RIM wants its new BlackBerry Storm to be the iPhone for the enterprise. Reviewers say its not quite there -- the click-screen keyboard doesn't really wow people -- but given RIM's strong presence in the b....

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:11 PM

Demand for Technology Executives Rising

Job site JobFox.com is out with a new list of recession-proof jobs. The site says this is their first list since the financial bailout and "general consensus among companies and consumers that the economy ....

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 11:11 AM

J&J's Social Media Headache

The woman in the video is part of the backlash against this ad, which is annoying for its self-conscious attempt at hipness but -- to this father of two, at least -- unobjectionable for pointing out that t....

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 10:11 AM

PC Mag and the Passing of Print

PC Magazine to ditch print edition, go online-only. Stunning at first glance, given the big, fat, money-gusher that the mag once was, but less so upon consideration; this is content that's perfect for the....

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 15:11 PM

Tough Times Put IT in the Driver's Seat

"No offense, but that's an irritating question," says Mike Gabbei, CIO at Celadon Group, a $580 million trucking company based in Indianapolis. The question I had just asked him: what's he doing differen....

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 09:11 AM

Yang, Cuban, and the Limits of Entrepreneurship

Is there any correlation between two big stories -- Jerry Yang's resignation at Yahoo!, and Mark Cuban's problems with the SEC? Both involve technology entrepreneurs who overreached, or are alleged to hav....

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 09:11 AM

More Digital Taylorism

Retailers are using software to speed up the work of employees, says the Wall Street Journal. Two months ago, the paper reported on software that increases the efficiency of scheduling worker hours. Our ....

Monday, November 17, 2008 16:11 PM

H-1B Visas to Get More Scrutiny

Those of you who participated in our lengthy discussion over hiring H-1B holders vs. U.S. IT pros might find this bit of news interesting. Kevin Fogarty at eWeek reports that H-1B visas may be harder to ....

Monday, November 17, 2008 15:11 PM

Your Job Description

"With competitive organizations expecting their CIOs to serve as strategists as well as enablers, CIOs will assume leadership roles in product innovation and the opening of new markets. They will be percei....

Monday, November 17, 2008 10:11 AM

Where the Girls Aren't (Redux)

Randall Stross defines the gender gap in computer science well in this NYT article, but he doesn't do much to explain it. That's understandable. When we wrote last year about the closely-related problem ....

Monday, November 17, 2008 10:11 AM

Google is Evil Only by the Standard It Set

A debate on the premise that "Google violates its 'don't be evil' motto." That depends, of course, on what you think the motto means. To mean anything, it has to promise more than, say, not being Enron.....

Sunday, November 16, 2008 17:11 PM

Another Problem with BlackBerry Addiction

Sure, mobile devices have plenty of downsides: the blistered thumbs, people squirreling away as they bump into you on the street, etc. For President-Elect Barack Obama, an apparent BlackBerry enthusiast,....

Friday, November 14, 2008 11:11 AM

Data Center Porn

"This underground data center has greenhouses, waterfalls, German submarine engines, simulated daylight and can withstand a hit from a hydrogen bomb. It looks like the secret HQ of a James Bond villain." ....

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