Change Your Printer, Change The World?

Last month we touched on the dual role of IT managers as both internal support and tech influencers at GigaOm. It’s pretty much the same story at companies around the world, as are the core principles for doing business: maximize efficiency and productivity while reducing costs. sent us a shiny new toy to help us […]

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Mobile Security: putting the consumerisation genie back in the bottle

Since the arrival of the first consumer-bought smartphones, enterprise security has been under threat. That all-important chain of defense against security risks has been undermined by its weakest link, people, in this case by using non-standard devices to conduct business and therefore making corporate data vulnerable to attack. The alternative, to roll out company-issued mobile devices, […]

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How the Great Generational Shift is Causing Transformation in the Very Nature of Employment

Excerpted from RainmakerThinking, Inc.’s white paper, What is the Great Generational Shift? There is a “Great Generational Shift” underway in the workforce today. This is the post-Baby Boomer shift that demographers and workforce planners have been anticipating for decades. It is not only a generational shift in the numbers in the workforce, but an epic […]

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As Good As It Gets?

Putting the burden of retraining in a digital world on the backs of the workers may be as ‘enlightened’ a policy as we’ll see, in the postnormal economy. Reading a piece on AT&T’s CEO, Randall Stephenson, and his plans to retool the company for an accelerating and vastly different world, one in which his company […]

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Corporations can be people, and now, cars can be their own drivers

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Agency may have adroitly resolved the notion of driver accountability for the coming smart car future. It may sound like a ‘through the looking glass’ paradox, but the US National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (NHTSA) has decided — in the face of relentless innovation in driverless vehicles — that cars can be their […]

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