Category: Innovation

Owned by the Phone

Until March of this year I did not have a cell phone, and I was happy. I miss my phone-free days. Everything changed when I

Out of Scope Sept/Oct 2010

One Million?s a Crowd As if the recession wasn?t already bad enough, with jobs disappearing faster than you can tweet ?I?m unemployed,? CloudCrowd, the self-proclaimed

SIM by the Numbers

Sharing knowledge played a major role at SIMposium 2010, at which theresults of SIM?s annual survey of CIOs, CTOs and senior IT executivesfrom 172 U.S.

Questions For Potential Employers

In a previous article I critiqued the questions many recruiters and hiring managers ask potential employees and contractors*.  Equally important are the questions job candidates

IBM and the Muppets

The IBM of the 1960s was a very staid business. So who would have thought that the Muppets were providing motivational advice to scores of

Out of Scope May/June 2010

The Importance of Being Urgent The nickname ?Crackberry? has been around for years, and the addictive nature of the Blackberry and other smartphones is certainly

Out of Scope March/April 2010

I?m a Believer Jill Tarter is something of a believer. She?s an astronomer who, according to a recent article in New Scientist, won a TED

Out of Scope January 2010

Fantastic Facebook Facts If you?re a sucker for stats, here are some Facebook highlights. Amin Vahdat, a professor in Computer Science and Engineering at University