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The reasons why Hillary should run are no more valid that why Obama should be thrown out of office. It's fodder for distracting the indolent masses and burns valuable fossil fuel. Let both Hillary and Barry follow their logical course to private sector lobbying and sycophancy, something they both know very well among their bankster backers.
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The entire political process today is one huge sickening mess. Everything coming from the politicians and press are lies or are very misleading. Government policy is the cause of most economic and societal ills. Sadly, the corrupt elements of the private sector are playing on the weakness and lack of character our many of our elected lot. The results are manifest for everyone to see. As for Obama finding places to place blame, I can't really blame him. He was, after all, chosen to play president because he can be easily manipulated. He was the best actor available at the time and was produced with a modest $750 million dollar investment, a very modest price to pay by those few who stood to benefit from the hope and change cataclysm.
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Megalomania and the presidency, starring Barry Hussein Obama. Only showing for one term!
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I'm sorry but I can't move beyond Al Franken's crude behavior and complete and total lack of life experience. He's a freaking clown-boy, a proverbial comedy freak. Actually, now that I think about it, he's the perfect complement to a three ring circus known as the 111th Congress.
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So, basically, aside from all the cool security features, Google owns you and your data via their cloud? hmmm.
Gafftastic Joe has figured out how to keep out of the news. Don't say anything in public.
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Ha...I love this. The "Breathtaking 60% drop" in marketing surely must have spilled over into "buying research!" I believe there are many marketing opportunities at-hand. Inexpensive social media outlets enable many opportunities. Free video hosting sites like YouTube and others afford a mechanism for distribution. Creativity is a constant. What's been lacking are cost-effective options for getting it in front of people. The very same entities who sponsor this blog or the main stream sites all had very tight control over the "Flow of information" for which they charged a very pretty penny. Not so much today, in terms of the control and even influence. It's a new media world and one in which a subtle twitch or tweak can yield very satisfying results. And best of all it can be done in a very, very affordable manner. If the CEO wanted to cut their budget, they could easily afford to eliminate the market staff and hire a small boutique for a lot less money and get equal to or better results. Outsourced marketing? Who'd a thunk it?
Technology, and in particular the Internet, has changed the business paradigm COMPLETELY. Very entertaining article. I'm still not quite sure that most executives know how they can leverage Internet and IT operations. Most are so focused on the hardware and connectivity issues, buying all the right gear and software, that examination of the result is lacking. Sure, everything is bolted together and performs adequately, in terms of response time, but what does it contribute to the bottom line? CEOs will have to start thinking about why do they have Internet/technology and what do they want to achieve. Certainly the younger employees/users are much more savvy tech-wise and can more readily grasp the the complexities. They are also more inclined, based on personal experience, to abuse the technology placing themselves, their coworkers and the company at risk. This is one area where executive/management technology dependencies are getting everybody in trouble. Buying technology to control users doesn't work. Access control. Web filters. Data Loss Prevention. All very expensive but are a poor substitute for management process. Indeed, the new CEO must embrace change, technology and the associated fluttering, sputtering and twittering. They must also embrace that business is fundamentally about managing people and there are processes to accomplish this end. Technology is not the solution. It's a means to an end. So in a sense the new CEO must use some good old fashioned retro-ideas and practices in order to make the transition: management process; communications; setting expectations; education; monitoring (as in network communications) usage. I remember when management would go through phone logs and pick out personal phone calls! There was no abuse of business resources for personal use! Today, with Internet phone, personal email, streaming Video, on-line radio, on-line TV, on-line shopping, on-line travel etc. etc. Users don't have to miss a beat from the time they leave home to come to work. And for many, there's very little work being done as a result. It's just part of the new paradigm and CEO challenge: "You've embraced technology and now you have to deal with it!"
Really, there is no reconciling "being green" and technology. There are matters of degree to which one can reduce energy impact and costs but these are miniscule when viewed in complete perspective. Everything about 'technology' and our modern-day Internet is 100% energy dependent. Personally, there is no reconciling green storage or any other so-called green initiate especially in the IT world. It's just a popular cultural description that makes people feel like they're making a difference. At the end of the day however, all the good feelings evaporate into the reality of coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear byproducts and godawful ugly windmills. The only truly green world is one without all the technology and hype. Much simpler yes, and nobody is on-call 7 x 24.
Ha! Invariably, a short list omits solutions that may be cost-effective and less complex because they don't meet each one of your DLP group criteria. DLP is a process and cannot be managed or solved by technology products alone. But, then again, the Wave isn't meant to be all things to all people. It's simply a product one hopes to sell to lots of people and make a nice return.
Whoopdiedoo! Olbermann has one viewer for his fat-headed nightly rant.
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It's just another legal construct providing ceaseless opportunities for outrageous judgments. The FTC is all about protecting it's patron's best interest: the guys who pay big lobby dollar$$$. Simply look at all the crazy bullshit adverts and food stuffs: "brain food?" Mineral water? Cripes! If we were to believe 1/100th of the crazy marketing claims we'd be in serious trouble
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As a blind gay bartender I'd heard that joke before and wasn't amused.
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Soldier's mom....a pedigree if ever there was one, doesn't give you the right to disparage the august crowd of commentators on this forum. Since you waved your haughty nose, spouting off all your advertising maven insights to the dullards among us, may I point out that no one asked your opinion? Moreover, your name calling more than exposed your motives as nothing more than a blithering impeachment monkey of the extreme liberal variety. And on that account, there is no discounting!
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Dude, you ROCK!
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