Journal: ITU WSIS Geneva, Think Tank LA, PACE Washington DC, IFIP GA Vienna, IEA GIS New York, FEAPO LA, World CIO Forum Beijing, EU E-Skills Brussels

I am travelling much of this year and providing an update of my activities. The resulting articles and interviews will provides insights to you as IT executives to ensure you have the latest information to support your work and the goals of your organization. In January I was invited by the US Embassy to be…


Chat with Reda Alhajj, Global Top Scientist Shares Deep Insights and Special Tips on Imagine Cup Winning Apps

Reda Alhajj received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering in 1988 from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. After he completed his BSc with distinction from METU, he was offered a full scholarship to join the graduate program in Computer Engineering and Information Sciences at Bilkent University in Ankara, where he received his M.Sc. and…


What are the highly damaging internet legal liabilities and risks to you — chat with Martin Kratz QC, head intellectual property practice group, Bennett Jones LLP, legendary IP and ICT legal authority and pioneer

My chat with Martin was a real eye opener – there is a tremendous amount of legal risk to you when using the Internet and ignorance does not protect you! Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the ecommerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual property and technology law,…


Andy Chen, President and CEO Catronic, Past CTO and Vice President Ontario Power Generation

Andy Chen, P. Eng. President & CEO, Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc. Andy Chen is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past five years, Andy has been assisting leading global…


Journal: Beginning, ITWorld Blogger, Global Industry Council, IFIP GA Poznan, IP3 AGM, ACM Practitioner Board NYC, ACM PDC NYC, FEAPO LA

The Beginning This holiday morning I looked back at the beginning for IT Manager Connection. I was invited to co-found the blog with John Oxley and Barnaby Jeans, expressing my thoughts in my first blog in late 2005. I am the only one left out of the founding trio with my blogs still occupying many…


Chat with Robin Raskin, ICT and CES Legend, Digital Pioneer

Robin Raskin has been translating technology into consumer friendly terms for more than 30 years. Today she spends most of her time working with Living in Digital Times, a company that she founded in 2008. Living in Digital Times produces a number of lifestyle events, but its most important partnership is with the CEA to…


Chat with Ajit Jaokar, Founder Feynlabs, FutureText, Blog — OpenGardens

Ajit Jaokar is the founder of the London based research company FutureText which specializes in identifying and researching cross-domain technology trends. In 2009, Ajit was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of the Internet’ council. In 2011, he was nominated to the World Smart Capital program (Amsterdam). Ajit moderates/chairs Oxford University’s Next Generation Mobile…


Journal: Speaking at ITU/UN WSIS Geneva and Astana Economic Forum ASTEX 2013

I am heading out this week: Vancouver, Toronto, Frankfurt, Geneva. In Geneva, I am speaking at the ITU/UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).  The session theme chaired by IFIP IP3 board chair Brenda Aynsley is, “Why We Need an ICT Profession to Grow Our Citizenry, Our GDP and Our International markets (IFIP).” In my talk,…


Chat with Robert Deutsche, Global Top Technology Expert and Executive

Robert Deutsche Principal Architect/Systems Engineer — Enterprise Cloud Solutions, SOA, IT Transformation & Data Center Consolidation Bob Deutsche provides business and technical advisory services as well as thought leadership to mid-level and senior-level executives in the Global 50 and public sector. With 30 years of experience in industry, Bob has held senior level positions with…


Chat: Adrian Cho Top Global Innovator, Author, Musician, Software Development Manager

Speaker, author, jazz musician, software development manager http://www.linkedin.com/in/2xbass Adrian Cho is well-qualified to draw parallels between the worlds of business and the arts. His diverse career in business includes extended stints in consulting, research and development, finance, and intellectual property. At IBM Adrian is currently leading a strategic initiative across IBM software group brands to…