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As part of our CIO Session video series I talked with Virgin Entertainment Group CIO Robert Fort. He told me that risk-taking and innovation are at the heart of his company’s culture, driven from the top by company Chairman Richard Branson, who's forward and unique way of thinking permeates the business.
This week on the Dan & David Show, we are joined by Enterprise Irregular and blogger Dennis Howlett, who joined me making the rounds at the Office 2.0 conference this week.
The final panel at the Office 2.0 conference focused on the venture capital angle, which is tightly bound with what enterprises and consumers are looking to buy.
While I was at Symposium/ITxpo, my colleague Dan Farber was attending salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference where the company announced that its Java/SQL-esque Apex programming language would be opened up for use by customers wanting to use it (Apex) to customize their salesforce.
I couldn't resist re-running this photo taken by Dan Farber at the Office 2.0 conference, but with the above headline.
Not that today is pick on Nicholas Carr day or anything (see my last blog post). But, while clearing out my RSS reader which I haven't looked at in days (thanks to being at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo), I couldn't help but catch Carr's headline United States vs.
LucidEra CEO Ken Rudin did stints at salesforce.com, NetSuite and led Siebel's OnDemand business unit.
The morning discussions at the Office 2.0 conference centered on bringing 2.
For those of you who haven't heard of Nicholas Carr, he's the guy who, back in 2003 (gosh, has it been that long?) published an essay in Harvard Business Review with the title IT Doesn't Matter.