I had the chance to talk to Euan Semple, and old and dear friend, and get his perspective on what's happening in the enterprise. Since his years working at the BBC, and now as an independent consultant, Euan has developed a deep understanding of the barriers and benefits of adopting new web technologies. Euan Semple from stowe boyd on Vimeo.I was particularly struck with his belief that IT people are not necessarily the wellspring of innovation in this uptake. "It would take an almost complete reinvention of themselves." And that things might be more difficult now that it has become "Enterprise 2.0" and not just some experiment. But at the same time he thinks it needs to "grow up" if it is going to do something big for the enterprise.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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