Authenticity is something many talk about but few deliver. Why? Maybe they're not concentrating on the real job - to suck less. That's the subtext of Hugh MacLeod's latest book. It will suck about 90 minutes out of your life that you won't get back. It might change your life in the process. The choice is yours.
Since I last wrote about the struggle of enterprise mobile storefronts, I’ve continued to grapple with the confusing state of enterprise mobility. To get some perspective, I went on the hunt for mobility studies that might make sense of the contradictions.
If you treat the cloud as merely a way to modernize your IT, that's all you'll get. No matter how creatively and competently that modernization is done, it will not be enough. Broadening the perspective requires enlarging the community of stakeholders and lengthening the list of criteria for success.
Recently I had the chance to kick my CRM grievances around with Aaron Fulkerson, CEO of MindTouch, and find out why he thinks cloud can alter service for the better. Some of Aaron's answers really surprised me - I hope they spark a worthwhile debate.
How useful are vendor sponsored surveys? There have to be doubts given the agendas that vendors follow. Even so, buyers use surveys as a single decision making point.