Monthly Archive: December 2006

Dec 22

The 2006 Stu Awards and close of year thoughts

Well, I’d like to end the year recognising the community and industry with my personal awards. Best Purchase in 2006: Sony RDR HXD710.  Nothing IT related at all.  It was a combined digital TV receiver, DVD writer and hard disk recorder for our living room.   This for me reflects the way we are changing as a technology …

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Dec 08

Does collaboration software force us apart?

With the increased virtual nature of teams we are naturally being forced to collaborate electronically.  In my particular case my nearest team colleague is 250 miles away in the south of England, the next nearest, my manager, is across the Atlantic in New England.  In our case the team is helped by the fact that I …

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Dec 01


Unless you are on the managed beta for Notes 8 (or work for IBM) you are unlikely to see much on activities.  I stumbled upon this paper from IBM Watson Research lab, worth a read here.