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Year 2015

You Will Be Successful in 2015

Success is a journey that is never easy and takes many tiny improvements over time. It’s a mindset of determination and action, with fearless forward movement despite failure or looking foolish. Yes, […]

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InnoTech Oklahoma 2014 Cloud Facts

Jumbled business and technology glyphs over ominous sky pretty much says it all. No one really knows when the cloud started. Microsoft introduced Hotmail as the free web mail service in 1996. […]

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Competing with LinkedIn Pulse

  Like millions of other LinkedIn users, I was recently invited to publish on LinkedIn Pulse. The invitation went directly to my Marketing folder via an automatic inbox rule. In truth, it could […]

WPC 2014

WPC 2014 Insider Perspective

WPC, otherwise known as the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, was again a huge event this year with over 16,000 attendees descending on Washington D.C. July 13-17. This was my 8th WPC […]

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Yammer Curiosity

If you don’t know about Yammer, it’s effectively the Facebook for business – recently purchased by Microsoft and now included free in every Office 365 subscription. Given this one fact, many […]

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Does Your Blog Have a Name?

Cue the music. The tin sounding voice starts and you just know it’s some cool rocker with the life experience of hard living. “You’ve been through the desert on a […]

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Technology Writers on Notice in 2014

If you’re a journalist in the technology industry, then one of your resolutions should be to get your act together. Let’s start with Christopher Mims’ 2013 Was a Lost Year […]

Year In Review

2013 Virtual CIO Blog Review

This is the annual report from WordPress.com. Blog posts increased to weekly, page views nearly doubled versus last year, and the most notable referring site was LinkedIn. Obviously, no one got the […]

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Virtual CIO Favorite Posts 2013

It’s almost Christmas and I’m alternatingly procrastinating and anxiously looking forward to the holidays.  Although the actual year-end statistics will be provided by WordPress soon, the following posts are my favorites […]

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Back to Facebook

OK, I was wrong. I really didn’t think Facebook would survive. It was a fad that would fade away like Myspace. So, just another lesson to learn about people and in […]

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Twitter Bootstrap Mania

There is so much that happens in technology that the general public doesn’t realize. Twitter Bootstrap is one of those new (first released in 2011) and little known technologies. It has […]

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Twitter Reality

Wikipedia has a plain definition of Twitter, but the reality of Twitter is just a quick and simple way to broadcast or scan for brief messages. Twitter is now valued at over […]

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Innotech Oklahoma Technology Bubble

Innotech Okahoma for 2013 was the culmination of another technology bubble that’s already burst. The Cox Convention Center was a great venue, that with the matching Ford Arena will draw regional events […]

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Horrific Technology Expectations

Although it’s Halloween, most people have horrific technology expectations all year round. Yesterday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified for 3 1/2 hours before the House Energy and Commerce […]

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Mavericks Free Myth

The mainstream media has definitely missed the mark concerning Apple’s new Mavericks operating system for the Mac being free. You can read the views from Wired like “Apple Just Ended the Era of Paid […]

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Conan LinkedIn Influencer Overlord

The LinkedIn Influencer program is no longer taking new applicants, but Conan O’Brien apparently had no problems being accepted. As yet another example that celebrities live in an alternate reality, […]