This is a cogent explanation by a NYU Stern school professor about why CIO's must stay on top of and even master social media. The operative passage from the InformationWeek Q&A with Prof. Arun Sundararajan reads thusly:
In the odd bedfellows department: traditonally liberal and moderate free Internet advocates in bed with GOP which has shunned SOPA and PIPA. Looks like both bills will have to be seriously modified to ever see the light of day again....
This week I was working on a presentation for the ISSIP Service Futures SIG titled: Service Futures and Drivers of Change. Part of the presentation included a discussion of megatrends – the industry independent trends that will shape our lives in the future and their effect on business decision making.
Last month, I attended the MIT CIO Symposium focused on the transformational CIO. At the event I ran into John Dodge (of this site). John said I hadn’t posted much recently so I thought I’d pass along a brief summary of the panels I attended:
I was in a discussion the other day about the state of automation and IT. We started talking using a quadrant chart (much favored by consulting organizations today), that had an axis for data and one for process that looked something like this.
Yesterday, we kicked off a Service Futures SIG within the International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP), where we plan to focus on issues like this and its effect on organizations and their change management activities. The biggest trends are thoroughly discussed in the trade press, but we're trying to understand these issues earlier and from a more diverse set of perspectives.