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Dr. Rob Rennie
Chief Information Officer
Rob has been a CIO for over twenty years and is known for building the reputations of organizations on a foundation of innovation, value creation, excellence and technology leadership.
By Dr. Rob Rennie Fri, October 21, 2011 9:24 am EDT -- Category
The college technology leadership team and I recently had a couple of days of extremely valuable meetings with senior Microsoft folks. We always go into briefings like these with very low expectations. Executive briefings usually prove to be rehashes of roadmaps we already know or product announcements that don’t really provide any material improvement for our technology environment. This one was very different.
By Dr. Rob Rennie Fri, October 07, 2011 6:12 pm EDT -- Category
Although we have all reminisced a bit with the passing of Steve Jobs, it is time to return to thoughts of the future. After all, as my dear friend and colleague, the renowned futurist, Thornton May regularly advises, “we will spend most of the rest of our lives there.”
By Dr. Rob Rennie Thu, October 06, 2011 3:10 pm EDT -- Category - Technology - Education
When someone we know, admire, or who has had significant effect on our lives passes, there is a natural compulsion to reflect on what they meant to us and on the meaning of our own lives as well. I have been very fortunate. My career in technology began right before the Big-Bang of personal computing, in the much calmer but still exciting height of the mainframe era.
By Dr. Rob Rennie Wed, July 20, 2011 3:55 pm EDT -- Category - Technology
You have no doubt read or heard about the cloud, as in cloud computing or cloud apps. If you weren’t wondering what it was or how it might affect your digital life before the Apple WWDC announcements by Steve Jobs, you likely have wondered since.
By Dr. Rob Rennie Tue, October 19, 2010 11:20 pm EDT -- Category - Technology
Today I am going to share a little bit about the big trends that are driving our technology planning here at the college but also happen to be creating major changes throughout our society that will affect how we live, learn, and conduct the business of our lives for a very long time.
By Dr. Rob Rennie Tue, September 28, 2010 10:26 pm EDT -- Category - Technology
For those of you who don’t know me, I am Dr. Rob Rennie, the college’s VP, Technology and CIO (chief information officer).