Probably going to jump off at 1.50 guys, so I can make a picnic for live blogging Eric Schmidt at the Senate. Should be fun. Apparently he's going to claim Google search is threatened by Bing (the search engine which can't find anything.)
I do think part of the problem here, going back to the original discussion point, is that IT has a contentious relationship with end users and is hardly ever willing to conceded to what users claim their demands are.
It just makes sense from a productivity standpoint for IT to consider user needs here. I find the BlackBerry functionless and even though I have one for work purposes, I use my personal iPhone when I really need to get something done outside of the office.
I'm also thinking about the virtual office. Beyond just telecommuting, there's the possibility of meeting, collaborating on documents, doing business from anywhere using mobile and the cloud. It's not a distant prospect.
From what I hear most enterprises are finding that employees (particularly mobile ones like sales) want thier own device and are essentially dictacting this policy to the company. Doesn't hurt that executives want the same thing
The whole Amazon.reader debate is a double-stupid. It's stupid to think that there's any e-book buyer who doesn't know Amazon's URL, and it was stupider to let ICANN launch the whole free-form TLD initiative to start with.
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