Weekly Round-up: March 16, 2012
- The week featured a few high profile departures - at least high profile for the Jerry Maguire way in which they occurred. In addition to Glen Smith's NYT op-ed trashing of Goldman Sachs, we have this gem about Google's former James Whittaker. Each should be seen as a single voice, but the lessons therein may be useful for companies hoping to thrive in a connected century.
- Productive stupidity. There are numerous terms for reaching beyond what we know, stretching beyond our comfort zone, pushing ourselves, etc. Perhaps the most honest presentation is: we need to embrace feeling stupid in order to find our way through.
- Looking for enterprise value from social software, Yammer announces a dashboard to help organizations make sense of their employee's "chatter."
- New model for innovation funding
- FISMA report shows security progress and challenges for agencies
- DHS Network interfaces with classified information sharing
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