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Which of today’s mind-bending movies is most like your IT department?

Judging by some of the latest movies to hit the big screen, mind-boggling sci-fi thrillers are the most popular genre currently.  Take for example, Inception, Source Code, The Adjustment Bureau and Limitless.  In many ways managing IT today is a lot like these movies.  It’s a fast-paced, brain-twisting world with more complexity in one day than our cave-dwelling ancestors experienced in a lifetime.  Read the descriptions below and then decide which movie most resembles your IT shop.

Labels: fun

Megatrends, eReaders and cloud computing: Category is “common bonds”

One of my favorite television shows is Jeopardy!  For those of you not familiar with the game show, it works like this:  Three contestants are given an “answer” and must formulate their response in the form of a question.  The answers are grouped in categories.  One frequently used category is called “Common Bonds.”  In this category contestants are given a list of three items and they need to come up with what each item has in common with the others. 


jeop_large_icon1.jpgToday‘s blog post features one Jeopardy!-like quiz challengeThe three items listed in the category Common Bonds are:  Megatrends, eReaders and cloud computing.  Your job is to come up with the common bond that connects all three. You have sixty seconds to formulate your answer.

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