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Giving (and getting) hard feedback

June 27, 2016 - A friend of mine gave a keynote at a conference a few years ago. I was there, and really enjoyed it, most people I talked with felt the same way. But, as always there were a few people that weren’t into it. Give talk to a large enough crowd, and there will be a few...... READ MORE

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  • Goodnight, and good luck

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    I’m sad to say that this will be my last post here on Computer Weekly’s Social Enterprise, so I’m afraid I must bid you farewell. I don’t know what’s going to happen here, whether someone else will take over or whether the archives will be preserved in aspic. But I do know that I’m sad to see the …READ MORE

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  • Did I miss anything?

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    Don’t be alarmed, I am still alive! After a long absence I’m back after an unofficial hiatus. Past six months have been particular busy and it’s been awhile, but that’s always the risk of writing a blog when you have a full time job, a life and a family. So, I’m back and better than ever, well at le…READ MORE

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  • Spectrum auction is fair to whom, asks CMA

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    Ofcom’s rebuttal to a Communications Management Association opinion in Computer Weekly regarding proposals for the upcoming spectrum auction for so-called 4G licences has drawn further comment from the CMA. Ofcom’s response left it wondering whether the auction process, which it described as “fair”,…READ MORE

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  • Evapordation

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    I don’t know how many other people experience it but there’s plenty of times I’ve gone to find data and it’s vanished, disappeared, gone. You know where you saved it, know where you put it but it just ain’t there no more. I call this Evapordation – the process by which data vaporises. Unfortunately,…READ MORE

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  • Twitter hacked: "Unemployed Single Mom"

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    As the whole of Britain relaxes to watch Andy Murray take on Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, it seems that a hacker has managed to infiltrate Twitter, causing a wave of spam tweets featuring the words “unemployed single mom” and a random series of cash amounts you can earn working from home.Hacking group…READ MORE

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  • Changing IT's role in today's collaboration environment

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    Employee collaboration habits have prompted new ways of working, and IT’s role has changed in the process.

    Employees are embracing collaboration, remote working and bringing their own apps and services into workplaces and business processes. IT must get a handle on these trends or risk not only s…READ MORE

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  • My Final Post

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    This is, as the title suggests, my final post here at this site. I have been here for a few years and it has been great. But I feel that it is time to start my own blog site and try to build a bit of a brand all my own. So my new blog is DBYAY.com. This will be a site about SQL Server, Powershell, a…READ MORE

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  • Dodging a Data-Driven Debacle

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    Volkswagen alerts us to missing ethical thinking in the otherwise powerful concept of data-driven business. Thanks Guys!

    One of the most intriguing examples of being supremely data-driven came recently from, of all places, the automobile industry. I refer to the emissions-rigging escapade of …READ MORE

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  • The fragile bridge of corporate relationships

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    The CIO had spent almost 5 years in the position thriving and surviving all the uncertainties of business and change in management. He had done well to build a reputation with business leaders with his can do attitude and ideas helped them win in their playing field. Technology vendors loved him for…READ MORE

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  • The dangers of the growing cybersecurity skills gap

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    The growing IT skills gap continues to stifle the global economy. As demand for skilled professionals outstrips supply, government and business alike are unable to achieve their desired growth brought about by successful adoption of technology.

    There is a growing subsector within the IT skills ga…READ MORE

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  • Cleantech: viable, thriving and future-oriented

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    A new report from audit specialist Grant Thornton paints an upbeat picture of the cleantech sector’s future prospects which is in stark contrast to that of most global industries.

    The report, “Capturing opportunity: Cleantech business booms around the world”, reveals that privately held busine…READ MORE

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  • Are small businesses coming round to the cloud?

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    The uptake of the cloud among small businesses hasn’t been as strong as some experts originally expected. According to the research from managed services provider Claranet, more medium-sized companies are using cloud services (60%) than smaller businesses (44%).But Matthew Thornington at solar elect…READ MORE

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  • Blended security threats require a unified response

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    The new mantra today is that it is not if your organisation will suffer a security breach, but when. In a recent survey released during Infosec Europe 2013, 93% of large organisations reported that they had been breached in the past year, as did 87% of small organisations. And the report also shows …READ MORE

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  • Rollable display, electronic newspaper

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    CES 2016: LG Display shows off displays that you can roll up, see through, and use in your car

    When I saw that article on Tech Republic, my heart skipped a beat. Could the rollable display finally deliver my electronic newspaper?

    I have been waiting a long time. In 2009 I wrote about having b…READ MORE

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  • Is IT Still Relevant?

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    When an inpatient business unit marketing manager with a credit card can stand up an instance of Salesforce in a matter of a few days, and many companies have long outsourced their daily IT operations, many business executives are questioning if a traditional centralized IT organization is the right…READ MORE

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  • Ikigai: Finding your life's purpose

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    Ikigai is a Japanese word and concept that roughly translates as the reason for one’s life.

    Author Anthony de Mello wrote about the concept in his book Taking Flight. De Mello wrote about exploring your responses to the four elements in the diagram below. He said that where all four overlap is ik…READ MORE

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  • Hello world!

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    Welcome to IT Knowledge Exchange. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!…READ MORE

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  • Define "Unified Communications"

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    It can be very frustrating for IT managers and C-level executives to continuously see unified communications in the headlines, and apparently driving business communications and strategy, yet nobody seems to know what it even means. How do you adopt and implement such a thing?

    A recent article in…READ MORE

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  • Things to consider before introducing Palo Alto Firewall into routing domain- Series 2

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    In my previous post , I did mentioned Palo Alto Networks Firewall having issues in running OSPF protocol and forming an adjacency with its neighbor especially when its used as an ABR.

    This issue generally occurs if a zone protection profile (ZPP) is applied on the interface which is forming an ad…READ MORE

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  • Managed Service is not break/fix in a can

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    I don’t want to sound like a harsh critic on how people do business, but switching from break/fix to managed services by going flat rate without changing how you provide service will only fail. The idea that you can “wait til` it breaks” and expect to make a profit is silly. Not only will you …READ MORE

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