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Thursday, October 20, 2011 10:10 AM

Gartner’s Internet of Everything

One major theme that we should all be absorbing today is the likelihood that nearly all devices, no matter how small (or, at first glance, unnecessary to communicate with), will be connected to the Interne....

Monday, October 17, 2011 12:10 PM

Gartner’s Transformation of IT Strategy

I just attended the keynote at Gartner’s Symposium ITxpo 2011 in Orlando, Florida, where the Gartner team did a pretty good job outlining today’s best strategic framework for IT. It runs someth....

Monday, September 26, 2011 11:09 AM

Landlines Are Inexplicably Awful

by Samuel Greengard Several years ago, I signed up for digital phone service that Comcast had just introduced. It initially had a few bugs but it now works great. No complaints there. But why in the age o....

Sunday, September 18, 2011 15:09 PM

iPad Wins on Security

by Samuel Greengard Once upon a time, all personal computers were standalone devices that didn't connect to anything. And when I say anything, I mean anything. If you're 30 or younger, I know that underst....

Tuesday, September 06, 2011 11:09 AM

Information-Centric Business Computing

by Samuel Greengard Pervasive networking has changed the way we access and use information. IT departments long focused on getting crucial bits--documents, spreadsheets, presentations, whatever--to the ....

Monday, August 29, 2011 13:08 PM

Pondering the Dark Side of Technology

By Samuel Greengard In the 1982 sci-fi flick Tron, a hacker finds himself abducted into a computer and forced to participate in gladiatorial games. At the time, living inside a computer and rummaging arou....

Monday, August 22, 2011 09:08 AM

No Parking, No IT

by Samuel Greengard Did you ever think about how incredibly inefficient it is to procure parking places and how much time and gasoline we waste doing so? We're stuck with a chaotic mess because the opera....

Monday, June 20, 2011 10:06 AM

Shipwrecked on Data Island

by Samuel Greengard We surf the web with ease, but much of our data remains trapped and isolated on different islands. Despite all the hoopla over cloud computing and syncing capabilities, we still have a....

Monday, June 06, 2011 11:06 AM

Going On A Digital Diet

by Samuel Greengard A recent survey conducted by mobile telecom giant Ericsson found that 35 percent of iPhone and Android users check their e-mail or Facebook account before getting out of bed in the mo....

Thursday, May 26, 2011 13:05 PM

Imaginary Phones Get Real

by Tim Moran The Hasso Plattner Institute, in Potsdam, Germany, is home to the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Within the lab is the "Imaginary Interfaces" project, which involves research into "screen-les....

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 10:05 AM

Mobile Kills the Website

by Samuel Greengard Change at warp speed has become a given. The business cards I printed two years ago aren't any good because they don't include a QR barcode. The CRM system you put in place three years....

Monday, April 25, 2011 11:04 AM

Nothing is Ever Good Enough

By Samuel Greengard I'll be the first to admit that I have unrealistically high expectations about technology. Every time I whip out my iPhone, stream Netflix or use Facebook I expect everything to work f....

Friday, April 22, 2011 10:04 AM

Bumping, Poking, and Business Cards

by Tim Moran Do you still use business cards? Real, printed business cards? I do. Which brings me to a headline that caught my eye on MIT's Technology Review site: "CardCloud Spells the End of Physical ....

Friday, April 15, 2011 10:04 AM

iPads and iPhones and Clouds, Oh My

The CEO of a private company asked me what's new in business tech. He may have been making polite conversation to take my mind off a round of golf that was skidding into McIlrovian territory. But he lit ....

Monday, April 11, 2011 10:04 AM

Smartphones, Social Nets Remake Knowledge Management

by Samuel Greengard Knowledge management finally is getting smart. A decade ago, you could hardly open a trade magazine or attend a conference without getting bludgeoned by the idea of knowledge manag....