AOL has finally introduced AIM for Mac version 1.0. Instant Messaging Planet reviews the client and notes that it is fine for AIM, but offers little advantage to those using multiple IM services (or that want the additional functionality of Apple's built-in iChatAV). Maybe instead of reinventing the wheel AOL could focus its efforts on building a client that integrates IM with Twitter (and perhaps services such as Yammer?), enabling people to see if their Twitter buddies are on-line and use a single application for both IM and microblogging?
IT's Reputation: What the Data SaysInformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.