May 24 2010   6:32PM GMT

CIO weekly wrap-up: Applications in the cloud, SharePoint installation

Rachel Lebeaux Rachel Lebeaux Profile: Rachel Lebeaux

I’m still recovering from last night’s LOST series finale. I thought it really fit with the themes of the show, but I know a lot of people weren’t happy with the outcome. Your thoughts?

Besides LOST, here are some other conflicts I’ve been reading about online today:

Very interesting New York Times piece on the death of the open Web.

Facebook’s CEO acknowledges that the company has made mistakes with regard to its privacy policies. Really, you think?

It’s Apple vs. Google again, with Steve Jobs stating that Google’s Android operating platform does not qualify as “leapfrogging.”

Also, be sure to check out the latest stories from

Putting applications into the cloud not so clear-cut a process — Putting some applications into the cloud is a no-brainer; others may never be the right fit, experts say.

SharePoint installation helps Continental Airlines track flight delays — A SharePoint installation helps Continental Airlines respond to new regulations designed to shorten tarmac delays.

AAA turns to Web-based collaboration tool to spark new ideas — In an effort to get employees to put on their thinking caps, AAA invests in a Web-based collaboration tool that formalizes the idea-management process — and adds some fun.

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