I'm with you, javeriayounes, Santa does appear to be a bit cynical; maybe for good reason.
It does bring up the point about the "reality" of what is promised, understood, and requested. Without better knowledge of all parties of the realities of technology, then you get the hype that exists in social networking, etc. That's like defining dining as eating a candy bar.
In reality, technology managers have to better educate the users as to the effective contributions of technology so that the requests, purchases, etc. are feasible and deliver lasting results; not like broken toys after Christmas!
you sound like you've been thrown out of your job as a result of downsizing(or right sizing to be more politically correct) and decided to take up the job of a santa at a local super market.You should call yourself tech scrooge.
But you are spot on about social networking and cloud computing.
Social networking is an important Internet trend that companies should rush to embrace. Every employee should be given the opportunity to interact with potential customers and partners on social networks at work. I mean, what could possibly go wrong?
E-discovery is the requirement to make available all digital information related to, and in conjunction with, a legal proceeding. An appeals court ruled recently to limit the scope of e-discovery searches, which gives corporate counsel and IT executives a bit more power over the e-discovery process.
Is there such a thing as complete anonymity on the Internet? It is something of a philosophical question, but the consensus among experts seems to be 'No.' However, there are degrees of anonymity, which might be more practical for most people – and more necessary than ever before.
A recent release of the popular TweetDeck app for Twitter power-users gives new life to software that had previously taken a wrong turn. Here's a quick walk-through of the new TweetDeck, to show you why it should be at the top of your Twitter toolkit.
"Social Enterprise" is an increasingly trendy term, and Salesforce.com has been leading the way. At its Dreamforce conference last week, the theme was clear: From here on, enterprise applications must have social capabilities built in.
If you’re around and online tomorrow, and you have some free time, AND you’re interested in the topic of content marketing, you might want to check out IBM’s Livestream of the Brand Innovators’ Content Marketing Summit.
Expert Integrated Systems: Changing the Experience & Economics of IT In this e-book, we take an in-depth look at these expert integrated systems -- what they are, how they work, and how they have the potential to help CIOs achieve dramatic savings while restoring IT's role as business innovator. READ THIS eBOOK
your weekly update of news, analysis, and
opinion from Internet Evolution - FREE! REGISTER HERE
Wanted! Site Moderators Internet Evolution is looking for a handful of readers to help moderate the message boards on our site as well as engaging in high-IQ conversation with the industry mavens on our thinkerNet blogosphere. The job comes with various perks, bags of kudos, and GIANT bragging rights. Interested?