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Lorna Garey
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11/19/2013 | 9:50:51 AM
What, the CEO is five?
"Moving data over a network "can be very, very slow, especially for really large data sets," Gualtieri added in the video. "Imagine if you're opening a really, really big file on your laptop, it takes a long, long time. It takes much longer than if it's a short, tiny file."

Honestly? If I were a CEO or LOB leader and my CIO walked in and said that to me, I'd ask whether she thinks she's addressing her fourth grader. Businesspeople are more IT savvy than technologists give them credit for.
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