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Technology. Organizations. Management. Society. This podcast looks at the interaction between technology and organizations, management and society, and tries to understand how these different entities interact. It helps you grasp how technology is advancing and how it is changing our social landscape. From the monthly essay in Computer Magazine.

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Technology. Organizations. Management. Society. This podcast looks at the interaction between technology and organizations, management and society, and tries to understand how these different entities interact. It helps you grasp how technology is advancing and how it is changing our social landscape. From the monthly essay in Computer Magazine.

    1707: Connecting to Nigeria

    1707: Connecting to Nigeria

    Where do you look for the next high tech cluster? Why is harder to connect with potential areas of potential software industries that it should seem to be? In this episode, we look at the giant of Africa, Nigeria, and ask how it might be better connected to the global computing community [1707]

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    1706: International Connections

    1706: International Connections

    Ok. Software is a global industry. But how did it get that way? And what role might the United Nations have had in its globalization. The story of IFIP in this “Global Code”. [1706]

    • 6 min
    1705: The Russian Tragedy

    1705: The Russian Tragedy

    We can’t answer the question “Where is the Russian software industry going” without knowing where it has been. The story is not as simple as we might like – as any one might light. It has promise and problems, but all are held in a context that has all the making of a classic Russian … Continue reading »

    • 6 min
    1703: Digital Trade – Software & International Borders

    1703: Digital Trade – Software & International Borders

    We have a global trade in software. How does software cross borders? How do you inspect something that is little more than 1’s and 0’s? With a lot of discussion and a lot of agreement. The framework for international digital trade. [1703]

    • 6 min
    1702: The Right Tool – Certifying Programmers

    1702: The Right Tool – Certifying Programmers

    Is it a good idea to certify programmers? It depends. It depends on what you want to do. Minimize risk? Perhaps. In some cases, perhaps. To expand status? Doubtful. To build the profession? Almost certainly not. Yet, it is something that governments regularly consider, as was recently the case in Malaysia. [1702]

    • 5 min
    1701: A New Name – Global Code

    1701: A New Name – Global Code

    What’s in a name? The IEEE asked that the podcast move in a new direction just as I was spending time in Germany studying the European approach to high technology. Tech is Tech, as we all know, but different people do different things with it. And if you don’t understand the subtitles of local ideas, … Continue reading »

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