Monthly Archives for October 2012

Five years and a crystal ball

The latest thinking from Gartner.   Bob C     This story appeared on Network World at http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/102212-gartner-trends-263594.html   Gartner: 10 critical IT trends for the next five years Software-defined networks, data explosions, hybrid clouds will test IT prowess By Michael … Continue reading

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23. October 2012 by BobC
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What Should you be doing?

” Every little while, stop doing what you’re doing, review what you’ve done, and see if it is still what you should be doing, and if you can do it better.” Jeff Sutherland  -Scrum Inc.

17. October 2012 by BobC
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MOOC Attack: Confessions of a Coursera Drop-out

Moo-what? A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course, generally offered by an educational organization or affiliation for free for all who want to participate. A MOOC is connectivist education in its purest form, and some of the earliest ones … Continue reading

15. October 2012 by Asha Kinney
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The Kindle Fire: “Appears Serviceable”

We’re in the process of buying a house. The home inspection process introduced me to the single most common word used by home inspectors: serviceable. Doors appeared serviceable. Furnace appeared serviceable. Sauna, hot tub and indoor lap pool appeared serviceable … Continue reading

09. October 2012 by Asha Kinney
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