News & Commentary
Content tagged with PC & Servers posted in July 2004
Conventional: Coffee, Pastries And Video Conferencing
at the Democratic National Convention
Commentary  |  7/26/2004  | 
Former Vice President Al Gore came in loud and pretty clear this morning as his video-conferenced address to the Democratic National Convention's 56 delegations was piped into 23 hotels throughout Boston. The question: Was anyone listening? Massachusetts delegates filing in for breakfast at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel were largely unaware that Gore would be addressing them via video conference this morning. That would explain why only about half of the 122 delegates were seated in the Grand
The Politicization Of The Federal CIO
Commentary  |  7/23/2004  | 
Has George W. Bush politicized the office of CIO in federal departments and agencies? When Bush took office in January 2001, six of 26 IT shops at major departments and agencies were headed by political appointees. Today, that number has doubled to a dozen, though one of them-Homeland Security's Steve Cooper-heads a department that didn't exist until last year.
Guilt By Association
Commentary  |  7/13/2004  | 
Connecticut CIO Rock Regan is guilty of association. His crime: being a decades-long friend of a disgraced governor who quit July 1. His punishment: banishment from state government. Regan's been fired, but he isn't shedding any tears over his ouster. You shouldn't either.
The H-1B Brotherhood
Commentary  |  7/7/2004  | 
John Kerry and John Edwards, the Democrat's new ticket, seem to agree on H-1B visa policy; it's just hard to figure out what they agree on.

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