Monthly Archives: May 2008

Gartner Reveals Top 10 Technologies

The good folks over at the Gartner Group have revealed the top 10 technologies that they believe will change the world over the next four years: Multicore and hybrid processors Virtualization and fabric computing Social networks and social software Cloud computing and cloud/Web platforms Web mashups User Interface Ubiquitous computing […]

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Do We Really Need CIOs Any More?

There was an interesting article in an issue of CIO Insight that talked about the changing role of CIOs. The basic point of the story was that since today’s CIOs are spending so much time (and $$$) on keeping their firms systems up and running, that they are losing their […]

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Let’s Talk About IT Trade Shows

I’m motivated to talk about trade shows this time around because I currently find myself out in Las Vegas attending the EMC World 2008 trade show. When it comes to IT trade shows, this is it — it’s by, about, and for IT professionals who live, eat, and breath storage […]

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Alignment Sounds Like Something You Do To A Car

Ok, so everyone’s been trying to fix IT departments almost since the first computers were put to work on business problems. So how come nobody has gotten it right yet? I believe that one reason that we keep missing the mark is because we really have no idea what a […]

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