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Friday, February 19, 2010 12:02 PM

Tesla's Tragedy and IT Shop Continuity

By Tony Kontzer Wednesday provided a harsh reminder of just how important--and fragile--your technology staff is, when a small plane carrying three engineers from electric carmaker Tesla Motors crashed i....

Friday, February 19, 2010 12:02 PM

Why Vendor Events Are Useless

By John Parkinson I seldom go to major vendor events any more. They've gotten so big that you can't actually get anything useful done and I already own too many of the various give away items that abound....

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 19:02 PM

Apple vs. Open Innovation

By John Parkinson It's become almost a religious belief that to get 'real" innovation you need a broad community of people sharing ideas and helping to improve whatever is being dreamt up. Free from stifl....

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 20:02 PM

The Disaster Recovery Conundrum

By John Parkinson If you're like me, you spend a decent amount of time worrying about whether your disaster recovery processes and plans would really work. Sure, you actually do have plans. Sure, you p....

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 20:02 PM

Internet Addiction: A Mental Illness?

By Tony Kontzer The tech world may not be paying much attention to the upcoming revision of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, but maybe it shoul....

Thursday, February 11, 2010 18:02 PM

Iran, Social Networking and the CIO Conundrum

By Tony Kontzer Maybe the Iranian government is on to something with its ban of Gmail, Friendster and Facebook. Normally, this would be considered oppression, nothing surprising considering the state of....

Thursday, February 11, 2010 18:02 PM

The Perfect IT Book for the Business?

By John Parkinson Several times over the past year I have been asked by senior executive colleagues to recommend reading material that would give them a working background on and understanding of enterpri....

Thursday, February 11, 2010 09:02 AM

CIOs and the Consumerization of IT

Consumer technologies are invading the enterprise more than ever before. Gartner Fellow Mark Raskino asserts in a new research note that January 2010 will go down as a watershed month for this trend. H....

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 08:02 AM

The Case for Tech Luddites

By Tony Kontzer Wonderful profile in Sunday's San Francisco Chronicle about a technology legend many IT folks have probably never heard of. If you've ever tried out Second Life or any of the growing numb....

Monday, February 08, 2010 09:02 AM

Boosting CIO Tenure

My recent conversation with UniGroup CIO Randy Poppell got me thinking more about CIO tenure. Our 2009 Role of the CIO study actually found that IT leaders were keeping their jobs for long than any time ....

Monday, February 01, 2010 11:02 AM

Doubting the iPad

by Tony Kontzer While my colleague, Brian Watson, may not want to bore you with his commentary on the much-ballyhooed iPad, I've been chomping at the bit to let loose with my thoughts. The bottom line ....

Monday, February 01, 2010 09:02 AM

IT Staffing: More Problems Ahead?

A new memo from Forrester's Marc Cecere predicts a big plus for IT careers: IT-related jobs should see the second-fastest growth of any group through 2016. Now the inevitable bad news: "Net replacement j....

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 16:01 PM

The Perils of Management Malpractice

By Susan Cramm There's only one kind of leadership malpractice: wasting the lives of those we lead. Consider this multiple offender (sent to me in response to my last blog concerning compassion in leader....

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 18:01 PM

Virtualization's Reality

By John Parkinson Around the middle of last year, my then-boss asked me what I thought was the most critical strategic decision we had taken in the preceding 18 months. It wasn't a trick question--he wa....

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 09:01 AM

Network China Vs Command China

Thomas Friedman writes in the New York Times that China's restrictive internet policies are bumping up against its need to foster a data-dependent modern economy. He contrasts the old, Party-centric model....

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