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[11 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,001 views]

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Forget about “Information Technology”, you can just throw that term out the window. The term used today is “Business Technology” and it’s showing up all over leadership boardrooms. Why? Businesses have begun to rethink just how valuable IT is to their business. Sure, there’s modernization, and that’s just to get institutions off legacy systems. It could be technology, applications, infrastructure or whatever. But how much are businesses supposed to spend on IT?

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[3 Apr 2009 | One Comment | 1,354 views]

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So the common folk wants to upload and present video without being held to the limitations of youtube.com. There are a number of alternatives that have been recently introduced including vimeo, blip.tv and daily motion . Next question will have to address how corporate viewers are going to get beyond the firewall.
Social networking and video sites are being blocked at the firewall, preventing users inside the corporate domain from socially connecting “on the clock”. Read on to see a few tests becuase there are a few video upload …

Business Reengineering, Info Tech »

[26 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | 3,494 views]

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In the Cloud….When will Talent Management bump into Social Networking?
At issue with the invention of “the cloud” and virtual software solutions holds the main problem: “How do you get one cloud to talk to another cloud?”
Software as a Service (or SaaS), is a great idea in it’s most basic form, but it looks like there’s a storm on the horizon. Users are having trouble big time spending time registering for job postings on a job board, completing a profile for that job board, and then ultimately …

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[19 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 3,184 views]

It’s the button widget challenge.
Who’s got the advantage?
So I wake up and need a few new widgets to get the word out. I love it when you find something on the web that you like and you can quickly pass it along to someone else you know, or quickly email it to yourself so you can check it out later. So far, the only downside I see on both is that it’s not using a feature like Plaxo to get your personal email addresses from your contact lists. It’s no …

Business Reengineering, Info Tech »

[14 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 1,334 views]

Who am I? Do I have a web identity? Well- did you go and “google your name?” Google your company or club? Try it. See what comes up. It’s not just companies that are struggling today to harness the power of the internet.
The technology is fast and furious and it’s difficult to navigate. It’s not just how you get info out there, but more around how you can control it. With the integration of social networking sites like Linked In, Facebook, Yelp, Myspace, the point is clear- the internet is …

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[9 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 4,006 views]

Houston, we have a problem. It started with a small error that presented itself when editing a post using Internet Explorer 7. A window pops up telling you you have some parsing error and then IE crashes (what else is new). After opening up Firefox and completing the post, all seemed well – for a week….and then the RSS feed stopped working. Again- that parsing error. What’s going on we asked. Here’s what we found.

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[6 Mar 2009 | One Comment | 2,023 views]

It’s called uTest – a new virtual testing phenomenon.
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express accepted. On demand scalability. Test your software through direct communication with testers via a uniform platform? Can we call it “testers in the cloud”? It’s called uTest, a virtual based global software testing community.
It was an idea that had to happen sooner or later. Leverage resources from anywhere at a fixed rate cost and bundle up the offer. It reminds me of the original idea of Richard Branson when he took advantage of unused recording time at studios …

Business Reengineering, Info Tech »

[24 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 1,158 views]

What…another Enterprise Program Management program? Not another program!
When acronyms get pushed around, sometimes you’re left with a “what the heck does that mean?” CRM, ERP, CCO, all focus on the Customer, but what about the methodology to manage those efforts that make you more efficient and effective so you can be able to build relationships. It’s Enterprise Progam Managent, and the future for making sure that all senior leaders understand the process, and are accountable to common goals, strategies, and accountability.
BNET, a business network sharing site, promoted a piece from …

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[5 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 2,440 views]

How about streaming some Sirius Radio to your Blackberry Storm.
Here’s what I’ve found on how to do this. It also is posted on the Crackberry Forum.
http://forums.crackberry.com/f134/how-stream-sirius-your-storm-instructions-included-101140/
One of the things you should also keep taps on is http://www.last.fm/home It’s a really great music social site!
Getting Sirius to play on your Storm……….
This works perfectly on the Storm, and would probably work on other Blackberrys and smartphones.
1.) Download Orb. MyCast your digital media with Orb 2.0 remote pc access software Set up an account.
2.) Download uSirius. uSirius 1.0 Release Candidate 8 | Millard …

Grab Bag, Info Tech »

[7 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 3,804 views]

A New VOIP phone for your computer
 
 Watch out Skype and Oprah –  theres a new gadget in town!
….it’s the “magic Jack” and it’s hitting the airwaves by storm. Been up late night on CNBC and you’ll probably see it.
So who know’s if it really works? Is the trial a scam like many have posted on the web? Here’s what I’ve heard.
Does it Work?
Yes it does. Sometimes. But would you give up a reliable phone to get it. Maybe not.
The majic Jack is sold at Radio Shack. Rather than mess around …