Profile of Bob Evans
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Bob Evans is senior VP, communications, for Oracle Corp. He is a former InformationWeek editor.
Articles by Bob Evans
posted in June 2005
With the explosion of personal technology and mobile communication and the dissolution of old models, we find that in today's Experience Economy, everybody's a publisher, Bob Evans says. Why should you care?
Some stuffed shirts try to ram a knee-jerk reaction to customer-data threats down your throat but you're not having any of it but the conversation's not going so well until all of a sudden the CFO steps up and supports you and as a team you unstuff the shirts and put them back on their hangers and get the company back on track and then head to the cafeteria for lunch where you of course will pick up the tab and life is good for at least a couple more hours right?
Perhaps it's time for us to initiate some public advocacy concerning outdated and asinine laws that run counter to our own anti-cybercrime efforts, Bob Evans says.
With all the talk about RFID, what's the real story? Is there hope or is it all just hype, Bob Evans asks, as he looks at specific examples and advises that while there's risk in jumping in, there's probably a whole lot more risk in standing pat.
We need to build our capacity to understand new ideas, the co-CEO of Research In Motion says, so we'll be better prepared for a future that's rushing toward us.