One of the most shocking statements I ever heard was we would have to recreate the lunar program if we ever did it again. Bits of knowledge disappeared as each person on the program left, retired, or passed on. Enterprises today are trying to capture that knowledge as their workforce retires. Yet we are still… Read More ›
A few weeks ago I had a very entertaining twitter conversation with Lane Severson, Ron Miller, Peter Monks and Laurence Hart on the topic of Google Glass. The discussion included an exchange on the social disengagement from people in the same room I believe it will inevitably create. As a parent I constantly struggle with… Read More ›
EMC IIG Chief Architect Jeroen VanRotterdam suggests five things that may surprise us in 2012. It was a very thought provoking post and you should check it out. I had a few ideas in response but it was a little long for the comments so I thought I would post them here.
Several weeks ago Ron Miller wrote a piece about a potential smoking gun email in the Google/Oracle Java patent suit where he cites Cyrus Mistry’s 2010 AIIM keynote. As Ron recalls, Mistry declared “Everyone gets access to all data and keep it forever.” I was at the same event and my reaction at the time… Read More ›
I am ashamed that this is my first and probably only post on GooglePlus. Not since the Diet Coke and Mentos thing or Google Wave (hint hint) have so many people wanted to try something they saw on the internet. Yet last week I took an informal completely unscientific poll on Twitter and though the sample… Read More ›
Like many adopters of social media my age, I have three very different approaches to using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
A friend sent me a link to a Reuters article speculating the acquisition of Autonomy by Microsoft. At first glance one says, “Not so fast, what about FAST!” But hey, “not so fast?” Autonomy is an interesting combination of survivors of the internet boom. Not following the Computer Associates model like Open Text appears to be… Read More ›
When a local paper starts to speculate on acquisitions, I’ve learned to take notice. You see those of us in the industry have our contacts usually with either an NDA or FrieNDA in place. But papers have theirs sources, some friend of a friend to a journalist. So the article over the weekend caught my… Read More ›