Mike Schaffner: Strategic IT

Mike Schaffner over at the “Beyond Blinking Lights” blog has an interesting post titled “Let’s Get Strategic!” that discusses the need for IT groups to become more strategic. Mike writes: If IT wants to be strategic it has to go beyond just being a order takers and implementers. We need to take the steps necessary … Read more

Microsoft Vista DRM is Scary

Just ran across a report on MS Vista’s DRM and content protection system by Peter Gutmann at the University of Auckland (read entire report here). What I read was pretty scary if it is true. The most troubling is that Vista supposedly disables technology on a computer to keep “premium content” (i.e., HD, Blue-ray, etc) … Read more