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A Chief Information Officer’s 12 Month Research Expedition through the Social Media/Web 2.0 Jungle andHandheld Devices<br ...
Ground Rules, Goals, and Objectives<br />Nothing in this presentation should suggest the presenter is a Social Media/Web 2...
Personal Perspective<br /><ul><li>Prior to February 2009 (strong commitment to mobile devices)
February 2009 (received an iPod Touch “hand-me-down”)
April 2009 (early “dabbling” with social media and iPod Touch)
Post IT Symposium … (around July)</li></ul>Preparing my presentation for the 2009 IT Symposium at Fall Creek Falls State P...
My Early Trepredations/Fears with Social Media?<br />Privacy Nightmares<br />Data Breaches<br />Account Security<br />Loss...
Expedition’s Motivation & Rationale<br />Facts(?) Reported in the Literature:<br />This Year (2010) Gen Y+ will outnumber ...
My Approach/Strategy<br />Experiential (test & learn)<br />Observe & Monitor 1st<br />Engage & Share with “the Experts”<br...
Lessons Learned (to date … many more to come I’m sure)<br />Like any Technology, it can be used for Good as well an Evil T...
Web 2.0 Tools (with less of a social media slant)<br />Google Search<br />Gmail/Calendar<br />Google Docs<br />Google Voic...
Cloud Strategy?<br />
Some Favorite Discoveries<br />Social Media<br />LinkedIn – Answers<br />Twitter #hashtags<br />Web 2.0<br />Wolfram|Alpha...
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CIO and Social Media ITS10

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Slide deck for my session at the 2010 Information Technology Symposium at Fall Creek Falls April 20, 2010.

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CIO and Social Media ITS10

  1. 1. A Chief Information Officer’s 12 Month Research Expedition through the Social Media/Web 2.0 Jungle andHandheld Devices<br />Tennessee IT Symposium<br />April 20, 2010<br />Thomas Danford<br />Chief Information Officer<br />Tennessee Board of Regents<br />
  2. 2. Ground Rules, Goals, and Objectives<br />Nothing in this presentation should suggest the presenter is a Social Media/Web 2.0 or Mobile Device Expert!<br />Discussion of the Trepredations, Motivations & Approach to Exploring Social Media<br />Survey of Social Media Explored<br />Survey of Web 2.0 Offerings Explored<br />Discussion of the of the use of Smart Phones with Social Media and Web 2.0<br />Developing a Cloud Strategy & Discoveries<br />Case Study of Social Media/Web 2.0<br />
  3. 3. Personal Perspective<br /><ul><li>Prior to February 2009 (strong commitment to mobile devices)
  4. 4. February 2009 (received an iPod Touch “hand-me-down”)
  5. 5. April 2009 (early “dabbling” with social media and iPod Touch)
  6. 6. Post IT Symposium … (around July)</li></ul>Preparing my presentation for the 2009 IT Symposium at Fall Creek Falls State Park. http://www.tntech.edu/itsymposium/<br />11:39 AM Apr 18th, 2009 via web<br />
  7. 7. My Early Trepredations/Fears with Social Media?<br />Privacy Nightmares<br />Data Breaches<br />Account Security<br />Loss of Productivity (personal & staff)<br />Content & Interaction<br />Strategy<br />Reception by Gen X, Y, and Z<br />Exit Strategy???<br />
  8. 8. Expedition’s Motivation & Rationale<br />Facts(?) Reported in the Literature:<br />This Year (2010) Gen Y+ will outnumber my generation in the workforce<br />96% of Gen Y uses social media<br />80%+ of social media usage is on mobile devices<br />My Children Think E-mail Passé<br />I’ve Worked & Taught in Higher Ed … (researching technologies and trends?)<br />What Could I Be Missing if I Don’t???<br />
  9. 9. My Approach/Strategy<br />Experiential (test & learn)<br />Observe & Monitor 1st<br />Engage & Share with “the Experts”<br />VSCC On-line Intro Class<br />BarCamp http://bit.ly/3VTEUH<br />PodCamp http://bit.ly/7YN3bg<br />Geek Breakfast http://bit.ly/Eb3Nn<br />Online (twitter, e-mail, IM)<br />Mixture of Work/Hobby/Social<br />
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  15. 15. Lessons Learned (to date … many more to come I’m sure)<br />Like any Technology, it can be used for Good as well an Evil Time Waster<br />Breaking news & information<br />Source for new ideas<br />Research<br />Quality or Quantity? Depends Upon Objectives<br />There is a Daunting Amount to Learn<br />
  16. 16. Web 2.0 Tools (with less of a social media slant)<br />Google Search<br />Gmail/Calendar<br />Google Docs<br />Google Voice & Talk<br />Wolfram|Alpha<br />iHeartRadio<br />RSS Feeds<br />Many Others …<br />
  17. 17. Cloud Strategy?<br />
  18. 18. Some Favorite Discoveries<br />Social Media<br />LinkedIn – Answers<br />Twitter #hashtags<br />Web 2.0<br />Wolfram|Alpha<br />iHeartRadio & Pandora<br />iPhone<br /> Built-in screen capture (Hold the "home" button, then hit the "power/sleep" button)<br /> Clock countdown to sleep iPhone<br />
  19. 19. Case Study<br />Consulting team consisting of 4 individuals from TN, CA, GA, and SC hired to do a technology assessment along with cost and risk analysis.<br />
  20. 20. What (and How) was Social Media & Web 2.0 Utilized for the Project?<br />Twitter & LinkedIn Answers<br />Skype<br />Google Voice<br />Gmail & Calendar<br />box.net<br />Google Docs<br />Google Talk<br />
  21. 21. Thanks for Attending!!!<br />I would very much like to learn about your successes and challenges with social media, Web 2.0 and Smart Phones.<br />Drop me a line using passé e-mail: tdanford@tbr.edu<br />or …<br />http://twitter.com/tdanford<br />This presentation will be available on:<br />http://www.slideshare.net/tsdanford<br />

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