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Latest Posts

JP Rangaswami on complexity, control and bigness

The always interesting JP Rangaswami, former CIO and now chief of Alternative Market Models at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, struck a chord in his recent post dealing with the triad of control, complexity and sprawling bigness.There is considerable organisational inertia to task redefinition, de-sequencing and re-sequencing, as people desperately try and hold on to fiefdoms and power bases built around particular task definitions and sequences.

August 22, 2006 by Dan Farber


Blogging as a potential career ender

Rod Boothby posts about potential effect of blogging on career development. Rod writes:I think that any business person who has long term career objectives in mind should be concerned about what they write in blogs.

August 22, 2006 by Dan Farber


Enterprise 2.0 = Next Generation IT

After Wikipedia deleted the "Enterprise 2.0" entry, the Enterprise Irregulars swarmed, responding to the critique of the term by a Wikipedian editor as a "neologism of dubious utility" and taking a crack at defining it.

August 21, 2006 by Dan Farber


Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center is not CTU

Video: The first Joint Regional Intelligence Center has opened in Los Angeles last month, with a goal of coordinating efforts among law enforcement agencies to prevent terrorist attacks. It's not the high tech CTU operation of the TV show "24," with encryption crackers, a hot line to the President or instant satellite repositioning and sending the images live to an operative's PDA.

August 20, 2006 by Dan Farber


On wearable electronics

Canada-based Solestrom has developed a bikini with a built-in dosimeter that's sensitive to sunlight. It will warn you when your cumulative exposure (over the course of a day) becomes dangerously high, and if you have the good sense God gave Gruyere, you'll head for the shade when it tells you to.

August 18, 2006 by Ed Gottsman