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To embrace innovation, CIOs need to learn to let go

How do you find and foster innovation, whether in your organization or outside it? I’d like to hear from you, as I’m writing about this topic a lot.

A version of this post first appeared on VentureBeat.

The role of the chief information officer is changing dramatically.… Read the rest

Microsoft strikes a humble pose, and hopes to earn a shot at redemption

Upgrade strategy: get Philz coffee. Waaaaaiiiiitttttt. #windows10

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With the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft is telegraphing an attitude one doesn’t often see in companies worth hundreds of billions of dollars: Humility.… Read the rest

Sometimes 40-year-old technology actually is the best tool for the job

Technology changes far slower than we usually think it does.

In fact, a pretty-good technology that achieves widespread acceptance has a way of sticking around for years, even decades. Just look at how many people still listen to AM radio, buy CDs at concerts, or drive cars with internal combustion engines and four wheels.… Read the rest

How Twilio is building a software platform to refresh a 150-year-old technology (podcast)


This episode of the What to Think podcast is sponsored by Pivotal Tracker.

In this week’s podcast, we kick off an occasional series of interviews with platform builders: the founders and inventors who are creating software platforms upon which others are able to build things.… Read the rest

Welcome to our beautifully designed, corporate-controlled future Internet

At Slack headquarters in San Francisco.

There’s a generational shift in technology happening right now: From the open Web to native apps, from desktops to mobile phones, from platforms built on standards to platforms owned by corporations.

Let’s call it the second Internet. Here’s what it looks like:

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That’s right — it’s Facebook.… Read the rest

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