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Happy Birthday America! Who would you nominate if we had to do it all over again?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  July 3, 2019

The 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence were a diverse group of lawyers, business men, clergy, elected officials and other leading citizens of 13 colonies.  They were all elected...

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Future of work

by Craig Roth  |  June 3, 2019

The "Future of Work" was a hot topic at our Digital Workplace Summit last week in sunny Orlando (sunny, hot Orlando). I spoke during the conference on "The Workplace of...

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Portals Remembered: It Was a Dark and Stormy Market ...

by Craig Roth  |  May 24, 2019

It was a dark and stormy market; the revenues rose to frothing peaks like the waves of a March nor'easter - only to crash down upon the shores of reality,...

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The "Random User Interface"

by Craig Roth  |  March 11, 2019

This morning I logged into one of the productivity tools I use regularly and found that many of the controls have been moved around and a few options are now...

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All Conferences Great and Small

by Craig Roth  |  December 10, 2018

I just returned from my final technology vendor conference of 2018 and have been thinking about how the size of the conference changes the experience. My conferences this year ranged...

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AI Headline Hyperbole for 2018 So Far: "Destroy" Up 163%, "Kill" Up 58%

by Craig Roth  |  July 26, 2018

It's time to check in again on the hyperbole tracker for AI headlines! Last year this analysis of headlines from an online database of new articles (Factiva, which is owned...

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Why Do Meeting Cancellations Say "I'm Giving You Back 30 Minutes ... You're Welcome"?

by Craig Roth  |  May 24, 2018

One of the fine side benefits of covering employee productivity is the bits of insight that it brings about everyday office life. For example, what does it mean when a...

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AI: A Short Fiction Scenario

by Craig Roth  |  April 13, 2018

I enjoy writing research for Gartner, but it doesn't let me indulge my literary side too often. Until now. I was recently part of a scenario-building effort around Future of...

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Children's Book Tech Review: Can You Survive an Artificial Intelligence Uprising?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure

by Craig Roth  |  August 9, 2017

Readers of this blog may be familiar with my Tech Reviews of popular movies such as "Star Wars: Rogue One" and "Her ". But this is my first review of...

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This 4th of July Declare your Independence From Oppression ... Of Email and Social Media

by Craig Roth  |  July 3, 2017

As Americans hoist their flags and fire up their grills in preparation for Fourth of July celebrations of our independence from an oppressive regime I'd like you consider declaring your...

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