Apr 19 2010   5:26PM GMT

CIO weekly wrap-up: Cloud computing strategy, Gartner on BI and more

Rachel Lebeaux Rachel Lebeaux Profile: Rachel Lebeaux

I’m watching the Boston Marathon with one eye this afternoon, and catching up on the latest tech news with the other:

A keyboard on your hand sounds like sci-fi, but a former Microsoft Research intern has developed a working prototype called Skinput that does just that.

Next up in microblogging: Adding Twitter annotations. Will this change the way you Tweet?

Also check out the most recent stories from, dealing with identity management in cloud computing, the newest BI strategy approaches, cloud computing strategy and social media risks and benefits:

Identity management in cloud computing courts enterprise trust — Identity management in the cloud is a hot button: Enterprises are concerned about its security, but are attracted by the cost savings and management efficiencies it presents.

Gartner Business Intelligence Summit: New tech vs. old-school strategy — Gartner Business Intelligence Summit attendees are focused on establishing a BI strategy, recouping investments in existing BI tools and looking into emerging technologies.

Crafting a cloud computing strategy that covers cost and compliance — Our CIO columnist consults his peers about a cloud computing strategy that addresses cost, compliance and security concerns. Does cloud computing fit into his business needs?

Monitoring the benefits of social media, and the risks — Are there benefits to using social media in business? Of course, but it’s up to CIOs to understand the risks and help their company rethink its social media policies.

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