If you are bemoaning the season’s colder weather and darker days, here’s something to cheer you up: You and your staff are probably getting more work done.
Laurence Hart, a specialist in Content and Information Management, has spent the last two decades implementing and deploying information solutions in organizations such as AIIM, where he was CIO. The author of Word of Pie, he contributes to multiple publications and speaks regularly on how technology can address the challenges people face.
If you aren’t one of the fortunate people or businesses in a city with access to the gigabit Internet, you’re probably wondering what the holdup is. It could be that your state forbids it. And laws that restrict cities from running their own high-speed networks are inciting a really interesting—and heated—public policy discussion within cities, states and the federal government: Just what is the proper role of government in municipal broadband networks?
There’s something about back-to-school season that makes people mindful of the must-read books that remain unread. Intentions were good, but somehow you ended up being the only person in the world who hadn’t read the latest Malcolm Gladwell.
Well, this is a great time of year to get caught up. Not only will you learn what all the brouhaha was about, you can also stop living in fear that your boss or colleague might reference one of these best sellers—forcing you to fake it, or, worse, admit that you haven’t read it. Here is a list of books that are worthy of your time and can save you from embarrassment!