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Information Technology – trade or profession?

A subject that has generated some lively discussions recently is the perception of IT as a whole. Is IT merely...

October 16th, 2015 William Turgeon

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VW software puts all IT under suspicion

Volkswagen has done the whole IT profession a disservice. The software in their cars has recently been found to give...

September 30th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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Fact and Opinion are not binary options

I’ve been reading discussions this week about what is truth and what is opinion. I think (just my opinion) that...

August 12th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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Who tells you what to do?

People working in Information Technology (IT) must be trusted with many things so we look for people who are ethical....

June 29th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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What IT leaders can learn about ethics from Mike Duffy

The subject of ethics continues to appear during the Mike Duffy trial and it should trigger thoughts about how we...

June 5th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

The future of IT

Wisdom: Designers are servants

I recently found some wise words about the design role.  In the book Wisdom by Andrew Zuckerman,  Terence Conran says...

May 11th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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Ethics say IT should track and measure projects

Ethics is often seen as being about what should NOT be done. The CIPS code of ethics says we should avoid...

March 26th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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3D printers are a new means of production, but that might not be a good thing

As with all new technology, 3D printers can have both positive and negative implications. In the case of these printers,...

March 5th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

Do politicians have the right to say who else has access to your social media?

Should Obama go through your Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts?

Politicians are now coming to software companies asking for back doors to be able to track terrorists and cyber-attacks. In...

February 2nd, 2015 Donna Lindskog