CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester IT

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal.

On Symfony2 : spf13.com

SPF13

Symfony2 is slated for release in March 2011. So all the things that come with a pre-release piece of software come along with it. Tue Feb 1, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. On Symfony2. Disclaimer. ve got a couple disclaimers in writing this.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

Sean Daniel

Monday, April 04, 2011. How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. Next up you’ll have to copy the Windows Home Server 2011 DVD to the root of the disk. Installing Windows Home Server 2011. Otherwise I love WHS 2011.

My Favorite Rands Posts : spf13.com

SPF13

Rands explains why software isnâ??t Thu Apr 28, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers.

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The Case of the Installer Service Error

IT Pros Rock!

This case unfolds with a network administrator charged with the rollout of the Microsoft Windows Intune client software on their network. Windows Intune is a cloud service that manages systems on a corporate network, keeping their software up to date.( read more

Next year your entire desk will be a computer control device

Trends in the Living Networks

Software and device vendor ExoPC has announced EXOdesk, a computer interface that will be laid on your desk, offering digital keyboards, a variety of colorful keypads, sortable RSS feeds, and even a piano, as shown below.

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Impressions of the 2011 SharePoint Conference, Part 1 (Monday Keynotes)

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

This week, I was fortunate to attend Microsoft's SharePoint Conference (SPC) in Anaheim, CA, and to meet and learn from some of the most talented SharePoint people in the world. I’m summarizing some key take-aways from the conference via a series of blog articles.

Developmental robotics: the cute baby robot who will grow up to be just like you

Trends in the Living Networks

This is an open project in many different ways: we distribute the platform openly, we develop software open-source, and we are open to including new partners and form collaboration worldwide.

10 Ways to be More Agile

CIO Dashboard

When necessary, embrace traditional software development practices to mitigate quality concerns. We encourage code and story analysis reviews and software architecture modeling work before it gets into the developer in-box.

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7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Trends in the Living Networks

Marc Benioff of Salesforce once asked “why isn’t all enterprise software like Facebook?&#. When I first heard about Tibbr my first thought was about the potential for enterprise social software to integrate deeply into the nuts and bolts of enterprise applications. Tibbr’s basic structure of following activity streams from across the organization, drawing on the power of its integration capabilities, is a significant step forward for social enterprise software.

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Fountainhead: Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today

Fountainhead

Monday, December 19, 2011. Its fascinating because it describes events that lead up to the first commercially-available Apple computer, and presaged the movement toward "canned" programs (commercial software) rather than everyone writing programs themselves. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Multi Point 2011 and How it Fits.

Sean Daniel

Thursday, January 06, 2011. Windows Multi Point 2011 and How it Fits into Your Small Business. Additionally, the 2011 version of WMS has support for thin clients. I’ve installed WMS into my SBS 2011 Essentials (Aurora) network and it works great. SBS 2011 Standard.

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The Agile CIO as a Business – IT Marriage Counselor

CIO Dashboard

Guest post by Tim Mattix and Mike Mariani. If the relationship between developers and business users is like a marriage, sometimes the CIO’s job is akin to a marriage counselor. In a marriage, one spouse often wants the other to change.

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Will your privacy completely vanish? It depends how we use facial recognition

Trends in the Living Networks

“a database using facial recognition software is “unlikely” to be a service that Google will create. We recently launched our 12 Themes for 2012 , shown below, in which the third of the 12 themes is ‘Privacy vanishes’ 2012: 12 Themes.

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Impressions of the 2011 SharePoint Conference, Part 1 (Monday Keynotes)

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

This week, I was fortunate to attend Microsoft''s SharePoint Conference (SPC) in Anaheim, CA, and to meet and learn from some of the most talented SharePoint people in the world. I’m summarizing some key take-aways from the conference via a series of blog articles.

Will tablets take over enterprise work? More than half of large companies say yes

Trends in the Living Networks

It wasn’t long ago that one of the most solid and unquestioned assumptions of enterprise software was that users sat at a desk in front of a desktop (or sometimes laptop) computer. All of which suggests that a different approach to enterprise software and interfaces is required.

Why We Need Cloud Integration Architecture

CIO Dashboard

This reminds me of the “best of breed” systems architecture problem in which an organization chooses to select the best application software for each of its business functions but is also saddled with integrating each of them together (often a tedious, custom project in itself).

Fountainhead: Act Now! Top Opportunities for IT Transformation.

Fountainhead

Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Given the tons of IT, cloud, and tech related trade shows, Im continually amazed at how 99% of floor exhibitors are hardware or software firms. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead.

SharePoint Conference 2011 Recap -- Live Event

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

KMA was fortunate to have been able to send six people to SPC 2011 in Anaheim, CA last month, and although we''ve done our share of blogging and presenting about it, we''re most pleased to present this week''s in-person event for our clients and prospects: a half-day recap of the conference highlights, presented by colleagues as follows: Amy Talhouk summarizing the best of Project Server and SharePoint.

Marc Newson at Sydney Design Excellence Forum: the design process is always the same

Trends in the Living Networks

I can take that and extrapolate it out with the help of computers and sophisticated 3D software.&#. I’m at Sydney Town Hall, where iconic Australian designer Marc Newson is speaking at the City of Sydney’s Design Excellence Forum.

Strategic positioning in the flow economy: 3 action steps

Trends in the Living Networks

The software and content, including interactive maps, can be downloaded on the Internet or purchased on CD-ROM or preinstalled modules. Despite being historically a software firm rather than hardware vendor, it was easy for it to outsource manufacturing of the console.

Will the Mobile User Interface Overtake the Desktop?

CIO Dashboard

In the October 2011 Wired , Steven Levy writes about how the scroll bar has disappeared in Apple’s latest desktop operating system, code-named Lion.

5 Driving Forces of Global Professional Services

Trends in the Living Networks

Further squeezing the market, custom software, packaged applications, and software as a service (SaaS) are now available to solve business problems once addressed with labor-based services.

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ExaTrend of the 2010s: Global Talent

Trends in the Living Networks

Real-time translation software will enable true multi-cultural teams. Excerpt from the list of ExaTrends of the 2010s : GLOBAL TALENT. Talent is everywhere.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Nokia

Trends in the Living Networks

Here are a few of the points we make in the conversation: * Nokia did not have the foresight to take critical steps including adopting touch screens, easy-to-use software, and making their phones fully-fledged Internet-enabled computers.

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Top Ten Attributes of Agile Platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Wednesday, November 30, 2011. Labels: agile software development , cio , innovation. Agile Software Development Reply Delete Add comment Load more. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Fountainhead: Hosting/Cloud Index: Update

Fountainhead

Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Also, it would seem that others are adopting the same idea, as I was recently reminded by Software Advice. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.

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Mobile Enterprise – Beyond the Fundamentals

CIO Dashboard

In brief, I said there were three things you should know about mobile in the enterprise as you move forward: Things are moving so fast that choosing a software platform is more critical than which hardware you should buy. Gartner estimated (in April 2011) that 38.5%

What is the future of the IT department?

Trends in the Living Networks

The future of enterprise technology is a massively important theme, which impacts organizations, vendors, governments, and indeed society at large. Taking each of these perspectives provides a different view on how the space is evolving.

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: The Economic Benefit of Cloud.

Cloud Musings

Sunday, October 2, 2011. 10 comments: Shivan October 3, 2011 at 12:19 PM Hi Kevin - thanks for the article, and more importantly, pointing me to your white paper. Jackson October 10, 2011 at 6:12 AM Most federal agencies are moving to cloud based on the "Cloud First" policy and the promise of reduced IT infrastructure cost. Reply Delete SheanPerry October 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM now I know its importance. Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32).

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Where Google+ needs to go: Why we need to be able to follow parts of people’s personas

Trends in the Living Networks

One person can be a leading software developer, music enthusiast, food lover, skier, and overall a lovable person. Many may be only interested in their thoughts on software development, and not care about the rest. The centrality and ease of use of the Circles feature means Google+ is a significant step forward in social networking. It has been a key platform in its initial success. The Circles feature enables people to selectively share content.

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Simple Agile Product Development - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Monday, October 10, 2011. Labels: agile planning , agile software development , innovation , product management. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Selecting Public Cloud Services – Focus on What’s Different

CIO Dashboard

A second unique feature of the public cloud model is that the vendor assumes the responsibility for software maintenance and release schedules.

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Social Media Monitoring and Analysis

CIO Dashboard

If it sounds unreasonable for a CMO to ask machines and software to analyze a huge set of informal, unstructured conversations for actionable insights into unmet needs in our target markets, perhaps it is. Guest post by Jeff Auker.

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Your Offshore Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Wednesday, February 09, 2011. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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3 Keys for the Mobile Enterprise

CIO Dashboard

Choosing a software platform is more critical than which hardware you should buy. And each new one required a new software build. Guest post by Dan Eckert. An agile organization is a mobile organization.

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Achieving 2X in Speed To Market Using Agile Platforms - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

Friday, October 28, 2011. Labels: agile software development , cio , innovation , project management. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8). ▼ 2011. (14). Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Power, patents, competition, and ecosystems: Google’s bid for Motorola Mobility

Trends in the Living Networks

ROSS DAWSON : One view is that Apple has done a fantastic job of providing one package of the hardware and the software. Does building (and marketing) mobile hardware and software as an integrated package create a superior offering?

Trying to Develop a Death Star or a Flux Capacitor?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Tuesday, August 09, 2011. Labels: agile planning , agile software development , cio , innovation , it management , organizational change , product management , project management. agile software development. (56). software development. (51). software qa. (8).

Can IT Become Too "Green"? (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

An example of this type of technology is software that allows you to track how much power every component of a data center is using. Dr. Jim Anderson for The Accidental Successful CIO , 2011. Green is good, but should a CIO approve every green IT project?

Do You Have Enough Personal Energy To Be CIO? (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

The definition of information technology focuses on the software and systems that we use to accomplish tasks – we are not those machines. Dr. Jim Anderson for The Accidental Successful CIO , 2011. Image Credit. Do You Know How To Manage Your CIO Energy?

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5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Trends in the Living Networks

SourceForge, the largest site for open source software development, lists over 40,000 current projects. Fixing software bugs is eminently suited to distributed projects. CollabNet, mentioned earlier in this chapter, does very well by performing exactly that role for hire in software development. Chapter 5 from Living Networks , on Distributed Innovation – Intellectual Property in a Collaborative World , is still immensely relevant today.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Why I plan on using the new Windows Home.

Sean Daniel

Saturday, February 05, 2011. Why I plan on using the new Windows Home Server 2011. I’m sure you have heard by now, that the Release Candidate of the new Windows Home Server 2011 is available for download. Data Protection, Why My Data is Safe on WHS 2011! 2011 Add-in.