Collaboration Technology 2.0

May 2009

  • Pity the Project Manager

    Ian White 21 May 2009
  • Just spoke to a 'flesh eating' project manager used to running big and complex projects. His work's dried up. "There's plenty of money and projects out there - just no willingness to commit or ...

  • MPs IT Expense Claims

    Ian White 21 May 2009
  • Poor old MPs - what fools they've been - again! I have just received an unverified but plausible spreadsheet of all their expenses MPs_expenses_07-08(1).xls. Under the heading of IT, the average ...

  • Does it add up to more than a hill of beans?

    Ian White 18 May 2009
  • I've just sat in front of Wolfram - the new computational knowledge engine. It took twenty minutes to find a reasonable use for me. I'm a Scrabble nut - it's got a good anagram finder for a ...

  • Hot Brain v Cool Brain

    Ian White 15 May 2009
  • Our brains are wired to process information in a certain way but reacting to the input is where we differ. There are many grades of brain - From genius to dunce. Obviously readers of this blog only ...

  • UK's 4th Work Wise Week

    Ian White 11 May 2009
  • This is the fourth year that Work Wise Week has been run by Work Wise UK, an initiative led by the TUC, CBI and British Chambers of Commerce, which promotes smarter working practices, such as ...

  • Stretching rules till they break

    Ian White 11 May 2009
  • Mt Olympus, own goal,

  • Collaborating with Government

    Ian White 06 May 2009
  • Are Government Departments still resistant to change and sluggish at making innovative ideas a reality? Our public officials are under pressure to be accountable to their constituents by engaging ...

  • FT goes to the Car Boot

    Ian White 05 May 2009
  • I was at a car boot selling my goods and chattels over the weekend. I ended up being photographed for an article in the FT on how people are coping with the credit crunch. Told him I worked in IT ...