I have no idea what a chief influencing officer does or is or why it's the headline on this otherwise pretty good story from CFOWorld in the UK about the changing role of the CIO. The most interesting idea put forth in this feature is that CIO could become more like a COO.
IDG forecasts there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Smart phones now outsell PCs. Those two stats alone don't just speak how the workplace and IT are being reshaped. They speak to how everything in modern life is changing.
Let's throw Sugarloaf in Maine into the mix. When it comes to passes and a digital experience, it is waaaaaaay behind Stowe and Vail.
Case in point: I ordered a three-day pass online and it was not that easy. Lots of clicking around. It also made me register, which many sites don't make you do when placing an order.
The real letdown was when I arrived at the ski area, a sheaf of confirmations in hand. It took them a full 15 minutes to process the order and print out an archaic print pass. So for planning ahead and giving Sugarloaf my money early, they made me wait while they figured out how to process my order. My ski mates who bought at the ski desk were out in 60 seconds and got the same deal.
That said, I had a wonderful three days of skiing and monitored my last few runs with the Ski Tracks app on the iPhone 5.
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