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Life would be very tough without my blackberry.  Of the hundred or so legitimate emails I get a day, being connected and capable of a quick response at all times has dramatically improved my effectiveness.  Its no wonder that smart phones have become a necessity for all walks of executives.

Is it strange then, that the President of the United States, perhaps the most powerful executive of all, cannot use his blackberry to keep up?  Through the campaign trail, I was embarrassed for McCain’s lack of commitment to technology.  He at times seemed proud that he didn’t read emails and often pronounced his lack of tech usage having aids print emails fro him to read.  (Remember the Sales Mangers that continued print leads and only use the paper printouts despite having great CRM/ILM tools available.?  Yikes.) Obama’s campaign, on the other hand, greatly increased his advantage by aggressively pursuing a successful online strategy.

Well, the new Chief Executive of the United States, Barack Obama may be forced to turn in his blackberry.  Obama is apparently a heavy blackberry user, and leans on the device to keep him efficient.  No suprise since smart phones have proven to make millions of executives more efficient.  However, due to the Presidential Records act the fears of his correspondence becoming public and potential security issues, there has not been a US President who has personally used email.  Some may call it a perk, others a curse, but they have staffers to handle that for them.   Even George W. Bush sent an email as he entered The White House, using his personal AOL account, to friends and family saying that while he appreciated their communication, he was needed to power down until he was out of office.

Obama seems to know no bounds and is accomplishing many firsts.  It will be interesting to see if he is the first “Ultimate Executive” holding office of President of the United States to use the “Ultimate Executive” tool, a smart phone.  I couldn’t do with out mine; I can only imagine the withdrawals the President will go through.
 

 

 

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