For your viewing pleasure I provide below ten “must see” videos I recommend to any enterprise-class Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO). Each presents information we should all be thinking through regarding the future of IT and each can add value to your strategic planning. Your comments/suggestions/thoughts on this list would be most appreciated.
The Top Ten CTO Videos from CTOvision.com
Game Changing Wearable Tech from MIT: How much of your enterprise data will you expose this way? How will you secure it? How will you authenticate users of this device? These questions all come to mind with this video. The video also underscores the importance of connectivity to the grid.
What is Cloud Computing: Get the views of several informed thinkers on this still dynamic topic.
Inside the Obama Tech Transition: Technology, Innovation and Government. Important background for all technologists.
This is humor but there are lessons here every enterprise CIO will resonate with: Will your users ever be “happy?”
GameSpot: Think of this and what it means for Thin Client power.
Inside a Google Data Center: This was once secret territory.
Rackable’s CloudRack: Very flexible and power-saving. This is just one approach, there are many others.
Clay Shirky on “Here Comes Everybody”: Your users are going to be so empowered it will change your business.
Microsoft data center containers: An idea from Sun now being used everywhere.
Google Wave Developer Preview: If you could design the Internet over, what would you do?
I actually had a very very hard time picking the top ten. I have a bout 20 others I’m evaluating now and as we tire of the ones above I’ll move more into the top of the list. Some I know need to be watched by many include these fantastic recaps by Dion Hinchcliffe:
And this one of Dion on Web2.0 maturing: