Working without a computer Weekend Edition

Last week, I started a series of posts documenting the experience of working without a computer. The first post with all the details of why and how can be found here:

Since this post covers the weekend, it is going to be relatively short as much of the time was spent traveling and catching up. Much of that included consuming data versus creation of data. For data consumption, the iPad is a great platform to work with. It works well, especially when you are spending time on an airplane where battery life counts.

Interestingly, I found that I spent more time using the iPhone versus the iPad this weekend. There was little to nothing that required a larger screen nor a keyboard. Plus, the portability of the phone was much more convenient than pulling out the iPad.

That being said, while this blog post *could* have been composed on the iPhone, it makes it much easier to do with a keyboard.

Today starts another work-week and the potential to test the boundaries of the iPad once again. Stay tuned for the next installment of ‘Working without a computer.’

Tim Crawford is ranked as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Chief Information Technology Officers (#4), Top 100 Most Social CIOs (#7), Top 20 People Most Retweeted by IT Leaders (#5) and Top 100 Cloud Experts and Influencers. Tim is a strategic CIO & advisor that works with large global enterprise organizations across a number of industries including financial services, healthcare, major airlines and high-tech. Tim’s work differentiates and catapults organizations in transformative ways through the use of technology as a strategic lever. Tim takes a provocative, but pragmatic approach to the intersection of business and technology. Tim is an internationally renowned CIO thought leader including Digital Transformation, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT). Tim has served as CIO and other senior IT roles with global organizations such as Konica Minolta/ All Covered, Stanford University, Knight-Ridder, Philips Electronics and National Semiconductor. Tim is also the host of the CIO In The Know (CIOitk) podcast. CIOitk is a weekly podcast that interviews CIOs on the top issues facing CIOs today. Tim holds an MBA in International Business with Honors from Golden Gate University Ageno School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Golden Gate University.

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