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CIO: Chief Inspiration Officer?

February 27, 2015 7:31 pm

lightbulb-rd“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Palo Alto Weekly Cover Story: Big Data in Little City

February 21, 2015 2:19 pm

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Disruption at a Moments Notice

February 14, 2015 5:19 pm

wheel of innovationIn the world of tech, we recognize that introducing a new product or service is often highly disruptive to an existing market and its competitors. What is relatively new is the speed and scale in which that disruption can take place. The torrent of punditry that pre-empts these introductions is notable alone. It has created an unusually unsettled technology marketplace.

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Huffington Post: A Top 100 Most Social CIO on Twitter in 2015

January 16, 2015 11:06 pm

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Civic Innovation: Ready, Set, Go!

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One of the reasons I moved from a successful 20-year career innovating in the private sector to spending time serving the public sector wasn’t because it was a premier place to innovate. In fact, I was attracted to the public sector exactly because it was the opposite.

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Why is Nobody Talking About Small Data?

January 6, 2015 7:57 pm

It seems everyone is focused on big data. And why not? Today the world is producing an extraordinary volume of data. Our prolific machines and interactions are now venting a massive scale of data exhaust unprecedented in our short digital history. Big data is spinning up stunning visuals that are providing completely new understandings. Suddenly we’re embedded in the zettabyte era.

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PHOTO: Cities Need a New Operating System for the 21st Century

September 20, 2014 2:15 pm

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PHOTO: Promotion for Keynote at Campus Party Quito, Sept 2014

August 15, 2014 4:15 pm

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PHOTO: Facilitating a Session on Lean Methods at IdeasCamp, Berlin

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Credit: Jasper Juinen

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VIDEO: Palo Alto Apps Challenge TV Finale (1-hour show)

June 13, 2014 5:17 am

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