A brilliant waste of time. And a different way of looking at mindshare ....
December 2005 Archives
Definitely one of the better trend spotting sites I've seen. Maybe not a match for Cayce Pollard but it'll do.
Pretty forward looking set of resultions from Gartner:
Gartner's Top 10 CIO New Year resolutions
1 Educate your business about the second internet revolution, including web-based applications
2 Establish which systems need not be migrated, upgraded or replaced
3 Aim to deliver major innovative projects by 2008
4 Communicate crucial projects and strategy changes to your team and board
5 Start a significant software-as-a-service implementation as a trial and education exercise
6 Organise outstanding issues relating to legacy, merger and acquisition-related IT systems
7 Review IT capitalisation with chief financial officer
8 Brand IT as a key service or function in the business
9 Refresh meetings with the chief executive
10 Check out some 2006 hot technologies, particularly related to delivering IT with a service-oriented architecture.
Long Bets [ On the Record: Predictions ] - a brilliant site that managers bets between individuals on the "big issues" (and some not so big) of the future - like AI, alien life, genetics, holidays on the moon etc. Whilst viewers can agree/disagree its a pity they can't enter their own target date for an event, that would make it even more Delphic like.
When we issued the Daden newsletter at the end of October we reported that NewsGlobe was doing well having had around 50,000 hits since its launch in July. Casually checking the logs at the end of November we discovered that it had been hit over 330,000 times in November alone. Needless to say we're busy working out how to monetarise the app!