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At the Tipping Point for Predictive Technology: The Two-Second Advantage

One of the most important books to be published in recent times is "The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future - Just Enough." The authors explain how computer technologies can become more like the human brain in its ability to read an immediate situation and predict what will happen next.

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Why Social Networks Inside Businesses Have Failed (And What We Can Do About Fixing It)

When you come to work, you probably hear some say, "You should replicate Facebook inside of your company. It's the new wave! It's the revolution that will automatically transform your business!" It all sounds nice. The problem is it's a farce. The truth is, early attempts to bring social networking inside companies as a work tool have failed.

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Mapping 2011: Secular Overtakes Cyclical

This excerpt from a Goldman Sachs CIO survey report looks at the overall IT spending plans for 2011, the top tech sectors for accelerated spending, and the vendors which CIOs say will grow in strategic importance.