Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Consumerization of IT

In Coming to Terms with the Consumerization of IT – R “Ray” Wang in Harvard Business Review, writes of: ” …a one-third productivity tax on the newly entered workforce — because workers have to hunt for information, applications inhibit collaboration, … Continue reading

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What Tools Developers Actually Use

This report – What Tools Developers Actually Use – is useful data for me, as I have been looking at various technology stacks to use for web development in my company. I like to leverage open source, so its good … Continue reading

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End of PC era? No

Are we close to the end of the PC era? No. Just because there are a proliferation of other devices doesn’t mean the PC is dead. Rather the PC now is joined at the ‘edge’ with mobile, tablets, etc. in … Continue reading

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TaxMapper

TaxMapper, a great visualization of our taxes and federal spending. Tweet

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App-Internet Thunderstorm to hit Social

Three Social Thunderstorms George Colony Forrester Research #leweb – YouTube. Tweet

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What Good Design Is

I found an on-target definition of good design here in a slideshow on the Bentobox model for understanding technology stacks. They use the Japanese term “Ekiberi” – “content which is arranged in the most efficient, graceful manner. .. Nothing lacking, … Continue reading

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Lean Publishing Manifesto and the future of the book

This interesting manifesto argues convincingly for a change in how books are written and published: It’s The Lean Publishing Manifesto. The rise of blogs and related web technologies has disrupted journalism and authorship model, where authors wrote and readers consumed, … Continue reading

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