Different Industries State of Techno-Health and who is doing it and who isn’t

What is Techno-health? Do different industries have different techno-health?  Techno-health refers to different levels of technical maturity and currency or sophistication of their technology?  If you are in a segment that doesn’t generally use technology; is it a waste for you to spend more money on technology than the norm for your segment?  If you […]

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Software Development today, Cool APIs, Open Source, Scala, Ruby, Chef, Puppet, IntelliJ, Storm, Kafka

What is software development like today? A complaint I heard from a CIO recently was that when talking to the high flying technologists at his firm he said:  “they talked in strange names, Kafka this, docker that.  Names of open source projects, APIs and languages that make him wonder if these people can program or just […]

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Bigdata and Privacy

I believe we need to have new laws to deal with the accuracy of information being held about people and the duration that data can be held.   For instance, no company should need information about you for more than 3 years duration without your explicit permission, not permission in a 20 page “legal disclosure” […]

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CIO: Enterprise Refactoring and Technology Renewal: How do you become a profit center to the Enterprise?

CIO’s are being asked more and more to consider being a profit center or at least to reuse the assets they have to reduce costs.   They are also being asked to be more agile and to deliver products faster.   Some CIOs are being asked to be more entrepreneurial, to facilitate people trying new […]

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