CIOs become useless

The iPad 2 was announced today. This gadget is not just a device, but a new approach to communication and information sharing. People love it, for business and private use (will there be any difference in future?).

The question is: Are professional organizations prepared to leverage it, not just as new technology, but as a new lever for cultural change? You do not need to be a prophet to assume that most resistance will come from those with the highest stakes on risk: the CIOs (Chief Information Officers). Read this article for more provocative insights.

The iPad and other similar devices will change the information and communication culture in organizations as the internet changed the music business, letting behind the old labels as losers.

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