Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 - 14:52
"How do I see the future? I think it’s going to be totally mobile, incredibly compact, ridiculously
‘nano-tiny,’ and eye-wateringly powerful. And everything around you that you see will become
‘hyperized,’ socialized, ‘networkized,’ and virtualized."
In the corporate world, and throughout the federal government, information is a very valuable asset. Having timely access to this information, and using it to inform strategic decision making, have become critical in today’s competitive, networked, and interconnected world. Information technology (IT) plays a central role in making this happen. We spoke with Dr. Robert D. Childs, senior director, Information Resources Management (IRM) College, about the mission of the IRM College, its successes, its cultivation of the next generation of IT leaders, and its expanding partnerships.