Agreed. The inBloom thing sounds dubious because parents do not want their child's info shared with anyone. And who can blame them? Yes, adult info is everywhere...from the IRS to credit card companies. But kids' info should be left alone...their records should stay in their local schools.
Here's CIO.com's story on Windows Blue, the next version of the ubiquitous operating that could be out by year's end. It'll improve upon Windows 8 with tiles than can be resized, but from all apperances, have the same basic look and feel. The story says that Microsoft has promised more frequent versions of Windows.
Doug, whose responsibility is it to track value, costs and spending? Clearly, it's a win for the CIO if he or she can effectively track IT costs and ROI. What kind of companies are that clueless about who's spending what? Such lax oversight strikes me as odd is this era of tight budgets...doing more with less etc.
This Computerworld column is the second piece I've seen in recent days about the sharp political acumen of CIOs. The first was by former CIO magazine editor-in-chief Abbie Lundberg who said are "adept" at politics. Click here for that. I will have a video up on the topic shortly.
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