This week was a reconfirmation that information management professionals are facing a perfect storm. Two years ago, we wrote on a topic we call "Technology Populism" that looked at both the business opportunities and threats presented by ubiquitous information sharing tools inside and outside corporate networks.
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I stopped down to RIM's WES (5,000 enterprise mobile pros, ISVs, and carriers) conference in Orlando yesterday. The company's been taking heat lately from Wall Street analysts who seem more interested in watching iPhones rise than tracking BlackBerry units shipped.
The green IT track at Interop Las Vegas kicked off with a session from yours truly on “The Evolution Of Green IT: Projects That Cut Cost, Avoid Risk And Grow Revenues” to help IT professionals plan for green IT’s current and future state backed up with a number of real-life examples. Here are they key takeaways that I&O professionals should pay attention to:IT is cornerstone to planning and executing organizational-wide green strategies.
Like many movements before it, IT is rapidly evolving to an industrial model. A process or profession becomes industrialized when it matures from an art form to a widespread, repeatable function with predictable result and accelerated by technology to achieve far higher levels of productivity.
Adobe's Creative Suite 5 launched today and offers dramatic advances in supporting creative editorial workflows, bringing together online review and approvals with the help of Acrobat.com as well as marketing analytics capabilities acquired from Omniture.
Apple yesterday announced OS 4.0, it's latest iPhone and iPad operating system.
Like many OpenOffice.org adopters, Forrester enterprise clients are starting to wonder what is going on with the once-promising open source alternative to Microsoft Office.
It’s an understatement to say companies are drowning in digital information. Since the death of the floppy disk and the rise of networked computing, barriers to creating and sharing information have steadily come down.
Collaboration and social technologies continue to be hot in 2010. In Forrester's 2009 Enterprise Software Survey, we asked respondents to rate the following on a scale of 1-5:
"Well, as of this moment, they're on double-secret probation!"Dean Wormer, Faber CollegeRecently I have had a number of conversations regarding the role of pre-moderation of internal social networks.