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Monday, July 16, 2012 10:07 AM

7 Signs You've Lost Your IT Mojo

By Samuel Greengard These days, it's difficult to go anywhere without hearing the words "innovation" and "agility" tossed around. Every organization aims to embrace these lofty qualities, but few succeed. ....

Monday, June 25, 2012 10:06 AM

7 Tech Gaffes at Meetings

By Samuel Greengard On a scale of undesirable activities, most of us rank meetings only slightly above food poisoning and paying taxes. Yet meetings are essential, and they can prove highly productive--if....

Monday, June 18, 2012 17:06 PM

Get Friendly With the Finance Folks

By Shane Caniglia You know them as the people who sign your paychecks, approve your expenses and call you every once in a while for tech support. But other than that, when was the last time you interacted....

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 16:05 PM

Enterprise IT's Seven Deadly Sins

By Samuel Greengard Here are a few of the biggest gaffes enterprises make when it comes to using information technology effectively ... and intelligently: 1. Gain drain. Some companies unleash systems th....

Thursday, April 26, 2012 12:04 PM

The Clouds Roll In

By Samuel Greengard Amid all the noise and chaos about cloud computing and how it is transforming the enterprise, it's important to ponder how significantly the cloud is altering the way people work and i....

Monday, April 23, 2012 10:04 AM

Email Frustration

By Samuel Greengard I'm beginning to seriously question whether email is a useful way to exchange messages. Lately, about 25 percent of the emails I send out wind up in spam folders. I'm guessing that ent....

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 16:04 PM

Word Up! For IT Security

By Tim Moran IT has always been in a position of power, in the sense that those employed within its ranks often have access to the most sensitive company data. This isn't a problem when things are going w....

Monday, April 16, 2012 10:04 AM

Dealing With Disruption

By Sam Greengard A few weeks ago, my four-year-old laptop went DOA and, after much deliberation, I decided to buy the new iPad with a Bluetooth keyboard. When the unit arrived and I began installing apps,....

Friday, February 24, 2012 11:02 AM

Single-Atom Computer Gives Moore's Law the Cold Shoulder

By Tim Moran Transistors and integrated circuits, while not thought of daily in the enterprise, nevertheless have a profound and direct effect on what can be accomplished with computing technology. One ....

Thursday, February 09, 2012 12:02 PM

Spell "F" for Education

By Samuel Greengard It takes only a glance at high school graduation rates to see how off-kilter things are in this country. The State of Oregon just reported that one-third of high school students failed....

Wednesday, January 04, 2012 10:01 AM

Making Big Data Knowable

How will we ever make sense of scientific topics that are too big to know? The short answer: by transforming what it means to know something scientifically. An excerpt from David Weinberger's new book, Too....

Thursday, December 29, 2011 15:12 PM

12 Technology Predictions for 2012

By Samuel Greengard My Intel-powered crystal ball is displaying the following 12 information technology trends for 2012: 1. The cloud lifts. Vendor hype notwithstanding, cloud computing is here to stay. ....

Friday, November 04, 2011 12:11 PM

The Four Fastest-Growing Technology Areas

I’ve been silent since Monday because I’ve been busily interviewing and performing the analysis for our upcoming cover story on the top trends of 2012. Here’s a little preview. I won&rsq....

Monday, October 31, 2011 16:10 PM

Cloud Computing in 1911

This morning I said that, to illustrate my view that cloud computing (while real) isn’t a technology, I’d give an example of cloud computing from 100 years ago. In 1911, the adding machine and....

Monday, October 31, 2011 13:10 PM

We have redefined cloud computing to include everything we currently do.” –Larry Ellison, 2008

Sandy from the Cynics’ Squad helpfully points me to a 2008 interview Larry Ellison gave where he puts the cloud-computing hype marketers in their place in very entertaining and complete fashion. So,....