Tag Archives: Innovation

Understanding Open and the MOOC Ain’t Open

Understanding Open. It has to be one of the greatest professional challenges ahead for institutional leaders and CIO’s especially on OER and the MOOC. So, if you are intellectually lazy you should know up front there are no shortcuts.

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Reconciling System Maintenance and Innovation as a CIO

Author Introduction: Vanessa James is a business technology consultant and blogger. She enjoys reading about new technologies, especially while listening to The Rat Pack. She currently writes for database performance monitoring solutions provider confio.com. As I’ve read through some of the CIO-related articles … Continue reading

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Book Review: Education for a Digital World

I just finished Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities and I was terribly disappointed and do not recommend the book. From start to finish, and I … Continue reading

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Creating a Customer Centric IT Organization Chart

The IT organization chart is much more than the IT organization structure or the IT operating model it symbolizes it is also a communication tool. The IT organization chart is an expression of the CIO’s values and orientation as the … Continue reading

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2012 Horizon Report: Factoring for Push vs Pull Technology Trends

Applying the findings of 2012 Horizon Report by NMC requires factoring for push versus pull technology trends and their impact on learning. Without this additional step, the value of the 2012 Horizon Report in institutional and IT strategic planning is … Continue reading

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Bitcoin and Groupon Featured in Primetime Television

The future of IT featured heavily on TV last night with Groupon on 60 Minutes and Bitcoin being the main story line in  The Good Wife. Both of these programs illustrated just how powerful the modern Internet has been as a … Continue reading

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Do A Barrel Roll: The New Chuck Norris of Google Easter Eggs

I planned on providing a year end update on social media sites and search engine rankings then I got distracted by Google “do a barrel roll”. The intent was to offer an update to my earlier post on the Top Social … Continue reading

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