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Digital Business, Global Warming, and Too Little, Too Late...

by Jack Santos  |  May 16, 2014

My colleague Jorge Lopez is leading what has become a major focal point for Gartner Research: what to do about becoming a Digital Business - or stated another way, if you don’t...

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Are 10-12 year PC refresh cycles on the horizon?

by Jack Santos  |  October 15, 2012

BYOD and the era of tablets has started to make me wonder. So did today's observation in the WSJ CIO journal. Desktop PC’s and laptops have been the RAM-tough workhorse for...

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Pearls from MIT

by Jack Santos  |  May 22, 2012

For close to a  decade now, I have been attending the annual MIT CIO conference .  Always a delight to bump into old friends, and get some new perspective.  Our...

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The Real Winners of Big Data

by Jack Santos  |  May 17, 2012

Arik Hesseldahl at the Wall Street Journal just uploaded the exhibits from the Oracle HP trial.  Interesting reading.  It is stunning how the stored collection of emails, PowerPoints, and the...

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Game Over. Or is it just beginning?

by Jack Santos  |  April 12, 2012

Most consumers have wondered why e-book pricing was so close to bound copy pricing.  I know I have.  Eliminate the warehouses, trees, delivery trucks, stores, shelf space, clerks – and...

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It's a Brave, New, Social World

by Jack Santos  |  March 8, 2012

Twelve  years ago, in the early days of the Internet, I had an experience that opened my eyes about the potential of then-nascent social media (primarily email, websites, and blogs)....

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Mouse Killers 101: Keyboard Shortcuts Never Die

by Jack Santos  |  February 28, 2012

A group of us has been sharing a great doc by one of our editors (Vince Earl) that is a quick and extensive guide to Windows keyboard shortcuts.  KEYBOARD shortcuts? ...

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Musings: The Amplification of Communication

by Jack Santos  |  January 25, 2012

I love how the fragmentation of communication is actually moving away from appropriate use, and moving to duplicative use, amplifying  the total volume of messages on the planet -- while...

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Big "A" Data Leads to Big "B" Breaches

by Jack Santos  |  January 16, 2012

This post isn't about Big Data (a currently trendy term), but it is about data and breaches – and its implications.  We are fortunate that current health care laws require...

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The Car of the Future

by Jack Santos  |  June 1, 2011

“There is absolutely no reason for any person to download their Facebook into the car.” … Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation “There is no reason for any individual to...

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