Friday, June 18, 2010

Aweekstweets June 10-18 2010—the week I flipped it over the top

Watching PBS documentary on Khoi-San, the oldest continuous society of humans on Earth. It's been proven genetically. 1 minute ago via TweetDeck

Half the time I begin these tweets not knowing how to end them. Maybe rhyme or just not repeat, hope they flow, then send 'em. about 6 hours ago via txt

Predict #CRM vendors will acquire strongest social media analytics pure-plays. In next 1-2 years, most CRM suites add social UI & monitoring about 6 hours ago via txt

Expect that many commercial social media analytic me-too apps will fail to gain adoption as myriad free open-source alternatives emerge. about 6 hours ago via txt

Predict many #BI & perf mgt vendors will roll out social media dasboard apps in coming year. Advise them to add to marketing analytic apps. about 6 hours ago via txt

RT @prebynski: Social Web Reputation Management Cycles [IMAGE] JK--Excellent framework. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Don't completely abdicate responsibility 4 deep reading to text analytics listening engines. They're only very efficient skimmer harvesters about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hear me speak next week at #Netezza #Enzee Universe, Boston. Social network analysis & in-db analytics. Influence is currency in new economy about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Deep thinking isn't as important as deep reading. Extract every last kernel of nuance that the writer embedded in the message. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Agile BI/DW program always remembers to harmonize infra choices, especially dimensions, models, schemas, metadata, policies, rules, etc. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Agile BI/DW program begins with target arch skeleton: topology, tiering, gov'nce, subject areas, tools, scale, etc. Skeleton guides projects about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Agile dev. Where BI/DW concerned, key modular artifacts (prototype/product) include queries, reports, apps, marts, loads, and sources. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Agile dev. Each turn of the cycle delivers artifact that serves as prototype (for larger project) & product (for immediate production use). about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Agile dev like a wheel: hub (coord ctr), spokes (team), rim (product), road (apps), turns (iterations), fwd motion. Progressively grip road! about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Listening to Stuart Moxham "One Of These Days." Songwriter behind Young Marble Giants is also warm deeply acoustic folkie a la Nick Drake. about 11 hours ago via txt

@rbrusuelas Bananarama a guilty pleasure? Never. An unalloyed all-my-heart sing-along-with-all-my-soul pop-vox-harmony pleasure from start. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rbrusuelas

Listening to Beatles "Eleanor Rigby" from "Revolver." George Martin gave Paul McCartney the sonic layering to match his considerable poetry about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Listening to Dick Dale & Deltones "Let There Be Surf" from Rhino "Cowabunga" boxset. His Middle Eastern heritage obvious. He had sultry jams about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Day'll come when combine augmented reality w/ social net analysis 2 display people's degrees of influence & decide who to "friend" face2face about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Old school is just another school. It has class clowns. Sometimes they're faculty, administration, & school board, & they don't realize that about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Next best model for any problem space is what helps U clarify the direction to take. Warring experts go against that. Keep your own counsel. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Next best model of problem domain? Best according to who? What if best experts disagree, come from different schools? Both won Nobel Prizes? about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

LIstening to Bananarama "Really Saying Something." One of my favorite close harmony groups of the new wave era. There weren't many. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

@kathleenschaub Collaborative development of analytics that synthesize your SMEs' best models. That's social intelligence at most advanced! about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to kathleenschaub

Good consulting day. Appreciative clients always a pleasure. Enjoy stretching thinking of companies populated by supersmart professionals about 13 hours ago via txt

RT @kexpplaylist: 007 Shanty Town by Desmond Dekker & The Aces #KEXP: JK--Classic 60s ska has that ever-pumping vitality. Pumps my spirit up about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

I was told I should be a professor. I've been hearing that for years, since my actual professors told me I should be a professor. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck


RT @cnnbrk: 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs recalled ( JK--Lending new meaning to the phrase "uh-oh SpaghettiOs" about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hybrid cars still creep me out. I need a car with a normal ignition that goes "VROOM-VROOM" when I turn key. At least simulate a muscle car! 1,276,824,004,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ah, exhausted. But looking forward to draining my exhaustion away and mellowing California-style in pleasant Pleasanton tonight. 1,276,823,893,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Twitter Warns Of Increased Outages" ( JK--Gasp! Will only leave me w/ several dozen channels for express self online 1,276,784,742,000.00 via TweetDeck

"HP says IT pros need own social network" ( JK--Agile development screams wiki. 1,276,784,537,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive modeling "factory." That's what KXEN and others provide. Intelligent content harvesting factory. I'd put Kapow in that category. 1,276,784,357,000.00 via TweetDeck

Pleasanton CA. Ate late, quiet taco dinner at Chevy's in strip shopping center on outskirts. Had consumed my daily allowance of quaintness. 1,276,753,831,000.00 via TweetDeck

Pleasanton CA. Love it. Just witnessed bouncer angrily eject surly patron w/ superloud F-bomb that ripped the night. Is all this scripted? 1,276,750,154,000.00 via txt

Pleasanton CA. Cool subdued classy mid-20th-century downtown suitable for romantic dining or a simple stroll. Is this a Hollywood movie set? 1,276,748,968,000.00 via txt

Listening to Dirty Dozen Brass Band, "Run Joe," from '99. There's great Jamaican ska version (original?) from early 60s. I've got the vinyl. 1,276,742,360,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Agile DW" ( JK--Optimize 1 query at time, impl 1 spoke at time, but modular build, w/ common ETL, conf dimensions. 1,276,742,185,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to Holmes Brothers, "I Want You To Want Me" on #KEXP. Yes, pretty gospel version of Cheap Trick song. Very good. Very different. 1,276,739,300,000.00 via TweetDeck

Late lunch means late dinner. Late dinner means light dinner. If not dinner not lite, sleep not deep, darkness heavier, & morning murky. 1,276,738,938,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @BobDylanSays: "Not a penny on my name" JK--Yeah, buddy, tell that to the alimony judge! 1,276,738,207,000.00 via TweetDeck group of fictional #Forrester role avatar models is noticeably better looking than ever. This lady in particular. Must focus on work 1,276,735,725,000.00 via TweetDeck

Always fun to unearth 10-year-old IT vendor press releases, especially from now-defunct/long-forgotten startups. Loads of diaper ballast. 1,276,735,115,000.00 via TweetDeck

Crapwear? Didn't it used to be called "diapers" or in UK, "nappies"? Sorry--"ware" not "wear." Crapware? Metaphorically, it's diaper ballast 1,276,734,958,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social TV? Maybe I'm old-school, but my TV-viewing habits are anything but social. Can someone in a self-induced vegetative state be social? 1,276,734,730,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Is Bill Gates Delivering a New Einstein Letter?" ( JK--Sez Jobs trying to build A-bomb. Need new Manhattan Project. 1,276,734,036,000.00 via TweetDeck

Lo-humidity, cool air in the SF peninsula quite pleasant. Good 10+ degrees warmer east of Bay. California's dramatic microclimate gradients 1,276,733,738,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Put your 'crapplications' into the cloud, experts suggest" ( JK--Yeah. There's not enough birdpoop raining down on us. 1,276,733,582,000.00 via TweetDeck

"BP, in crisis mode, misses social ntwking target" ( JK--Where's FB when U need it? BP needs all "friends" it can get 1,276,733,455,000.00 via TweetDeck

@alyswoodward Actually, none of that. It's an inside-Forrester end-of-quarter reference. 1,276,726,095,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

Wonderful coincidence. Zune smartDJ plays Cat Power, "Living Proof," from "The Greatest." Truly smart! 1,276,706,147,000.00 via txt

POC? Yes, it might be part of competitive bake-off. Or it may simply be due diligence by loyal customer whose trust earned thru verification 1,276,705,968,000.00 via txt

POC? In #DW procurement cycle, consider it another type of RFP: request for performance, request for prototype, request for partnership. 1,276,705,708,000.00 via txt

POC? Your #DW customers need proof you care enough about their business to dedicate sales engineers to build tuned prototype, at your risk! 1,276,705,356,000.00 via txt

POC? Your #DW customers already grok concept of awesome performance. Just need proof your claims aren't as cockamamie as they may seem. 1,276,704,821,000.00 via txt

Lotsa newspapers. My airplane takeoff&landing power-off-all-electronic-devices companions. I'll even read FinTimes special section on Chad 1,276,693,947,000.00 via txt

OLAP. It's not a specific technology, data model, best practice, reference architecture, or standard. Just a set of loose design principles. 1,276,692,679,000.00 via txt

Often in an exercise regimen you feel like you're about to hit a wall, but it morphs seamlessly into a portal, and then into a launchpad. 1,276,692,097,000.00 via txt

Flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip flipflip!!!!!! 1,276,691,241,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Enterprises slowly adopting social tech" ( JK--Hire sociable people. Don't force-fit social tech into sullen cultures. 1,276,691,022,000.00 via TweetDeck

I try to avoid explicit twitterers. By that I mean explicitly inspirational, motivational, self-helpful, & get-rich-quick-ful. 1,276,689,974,000.00 via TweetDeck

@TheEconomist "Newspapers cut way out of crisis." ( #economist JK--WashPost wanted fee for TV guide. We dropped it. 1,276,689,740,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The Neuroscience of Distance & Desire " ( JK--Task difficulty distorts perception of distance. Harder feels further. 1,276,689,471,000.00 via TweetDeck

@OracleCoreTP #Exadata Very strong policy-based workload mgt is essential for mature EDW platform. 1,276,689,218,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to OracleCoreTP

Engagement. That's the new buzzword to replace "social," which nudged "collaboration" out of hip IT lingo currency. Implies best-est buddies 1,276,689,110,000.00 via TweetDeck

Standing contemplating all the stuff I have to do. Actually, just standing, letting gravity drain all anxiety from my tissues. Stretching. 1,276,688,888,000.00 via TweetDeck

Looking forward to #Netezza #Enzee next week in Boston. Speaking there on social network analysis & in-db analytics. See you there! 1,276,651,991,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @BarackObama: "The time to embrace clean energy future is now." JK--You mean "clean" as in formerly white sand beaches of the Caribbean? 1,276,651,927,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Doing research into intelligent Web content discovery, transformation, aggregation, & delivery. No published research yet, tho 1,276,646,492,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Oh OK. Katy Perry video shows her wide-eyed awake on Vegas' canopied downtown Fremont St pedestrian mall. Those folks love to blot the sun. 1,276,636,230,000.00 via txt

Intelligent Web content harvesting. Interactive preso-side mashup often the least of it. Auto-pop canned reports with fresh external feeds. 1,276,635,967,000.00 via txt

Intelligent Web content harvesting. If you're a data aggregator, obvious value. If you're doing competitive surveillance, clear too. 1,276,635,790,000.00 via txt

Intelligent Web content harvesting. Crawl, collect, transform, repackage, repurpose, & republish content into multi-chan -client -app world. 1,276,635,623,000.00 via txt

Intelligent Web content harvesting. Would U acq this from Dm, ECM, WCM, DI, EII, data mashup, or content syndic vendor? What's diff anymore? 1,276,635,402,000.00 via txt

Doing deep demo on constraint-based optz'n with River Logic. They provide sophisticated visual modeling tool: Strategic Enterprise Optimizer 1,276,629,905,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage Bruno Kurtic discussing security event archiving with continued ability to query that info online for forensic investigation etc. 1,276,623,901,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage Bruno Kurtic discussing "forensic investigation." That's an event-focused analytic use case at core of SOC 2.0. 1,276,623,831,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage Bruno Kurtic discussing security intell solution architecture. Built on clustered platform: software, appliance, or virtual machine 1,276,623,773,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage Bruno Kurtic. Security/event #DW involves looking for anomalous user behavior, loss of critical IP, compliance violations, etc. 1,276,623,677,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage Bruno Kurtic discussing "what is security intelligence?" #BI, event #DW, security info mgt with full security context. 1,276,623,579,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage #Forrester "SOC 2.0": unified command ctr for infra, ops, & security event-corr with auto-alert-incident escalation to SMEs. 1,276,622,275,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage #Forrester "SOC 2.0": enterprise distrib virt'lzd SIM (event, historical, predictive) resource for all security & compliance apps 1,276,622,215,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage #Forrester analyst John Kindervag virtual "Security Operations Center": scalable distributed with log-event-info correlation in DW. 1,276,622,064,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage #Forrester analyst John Kindervag discussing "Security Operations Center 2.0": enterprise-wide SIM with event DW at core. I do DW. 1,276,621,957,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage VP Danny Banks discussing security incident analysis of threats (e.g, cybercrime). Big data: sleuth/analysis for event-based clues. 1,276,621,856,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SenSage VP Danny Banks speaking on event #DW & security info mgt. Well-established columnar DW platform in security log aggregation. 1,276,621,533,000.00 via TweetDeck

Webinar on event #DW & security info mgt with #SenSage about to start. Look forward to your questions. 1,276,621,339,000.00 via TweetDeck

Getting ready for webinar w/ #Sensage & #Forrester colleague John Kindervag on "Leveraging Event DW for Security Info Mgt." Starts 1pm EDT 1,276,619,891,000.00 via TweetDeck

"IBM Advances Analytics With Acquisition of Coremetrics" ( JK--Excellent acq. Expect cool social media analytics. 1,276,619,350,000.00 via TweetDeck

Summer clearly approaching. Vendor announcements start to wither to the mundane mean. However, always on lookout for bombshell acquisition. 1,276,604,902,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @bbourdon: @jameskobielus "Ralph Macchio rules :)" JK--I preferred Pat Morita as "Arnold" on "Happy Days." 1,276,604,731,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @josippetrusa: "What Lady Gaga Can Teach Us About Brand Success (" JK--Best go-to-market behind masked/poker face? 1,276,604,574,000.00 via TweetDeck

Prepping to be interviewed on camera later this morning regarding trends in advanced analytics. #SAS video series expert interviews. 1,276,603,926,000.00 via TweetDeck

Saw "Karate Kid" with Jackie Chan & Jaden Smith. My fave film of summer so far. Much better than hokey 80s original. 1,276,565,446,000.00 via txt

"Starbucks: Free Wi-Fi at 6,700 US sites" ( JK--Can't remember the last pay toilet I saw. Payphones rare now too. 1,276,545,036,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just recorded podcast with Craig Stedman of TechTarget on trends & apps in complex event processing (CEP). 1,276,541,978,000.00 via TweetDeck

iPad. Will it be the prestige portable #BI visualization client of choice for analytics power users? 1,276,538,511,000.00 via TweetDeck

Doing Hadoop briefing from #Pentaho: open source analytics solution vendor 1,276,535,470,000.00 via TweetDeck

Quiet concentration opportunities. When they present themselves, you put your concentration entirely in the present. 1,276,521,049,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just want to point out that #KEXP replays the 70s the right way. Pere Ubu's "Ubu Dance Party" followed soon by Led Zeppelin "The Rain Song." 1,276,518,710,000.00 via TweetDeck

Staring at Esquire cover "How To Be A Man 2010." Inside they ostensibly break it down 4 each age. Advice so shallow & stupid I have to laugh 1,276,472,184,000.00 via txt

These retirement planning guides are so repetitive. Once you internalize the fundamentals, they become superfluous. 1,276,471,352,000.00 via txt

Saw "Get Him To The Greek." Jonah Hill kept it anchored. Surprisingly sympathetic patsy. He & girlfriend seemed real. Brand too, in his way. 1,276,470,760,000.00 via txt

Gut feel is, in fact, a finely calibrated sense organ. It's feeling, after all, as sensitive as what we feel with our fingertips. 1,276,457,324,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Future of Decision Making: Less Intuition, More Evidence" ( JK--Or more evidence-based intuition? The gut digests data 1,276,457,096,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Merely Human? That’s So Yesterday" ( JK--Corporeal's where the most most singular sensations can be found. 1,276,456,294,000.00 via TweetDeck

Augmented reality. What if you could superimpose various shades of green over everything based on its degree of energy efficiency? 1,276,455,649,000.00 via TweetDeck

Most alternative energy schemes, for foreseeable future, will involve alternative means of extracting every last drop of petroleum on Earth. 1,276,455,514,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @rwang0 "A rabbi, a priest, and a bishop walk into a bar. The bartender says, “What is this, some kind of joke?”" 1,276,454,939,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @rwang0 @vijayasankarv: "how do u make holy water? u take regular water, & boil the hell out of it " 1,276,454,881,000.00 via TweetDeck

Augmented reality coming to #BI eventually. Imagine CEO sees profitability of every employee superimposed on video feed of them at work. 1,276,439,845,000.00 via txt

Summer cycle in full swing. Pace of biz operations doesn't slow. Project milestones stretch Fall-ward. Weekends extend & blur into vacation 1,276,438,849,000.00 via txt

World Cup cycle begins anew. US culture looks into soul & agonizes over issue of why we don't dig sport that's more boring than baseball. 1,276,438,321,000.00 via txt

Watching "Mythbusters" on Discovery Channel. Playful application of scientific method to test truth of common suppositions & superstitions. 1,276,437,962,000.00 via txt

Differences between #Forrester IT customers in North Amer vs EMEA? Nothing significant. Business on a global playing field a big equalizer. 1,276,437,755,000.00 via txt

Read NYT article, "Data-Driven LIfe." Like discussion of selective pub-sub of mood/body condition indicators to soc ntwk--i.e., true friends 1,276,431,409,000.00 via TweetDeck

Read NYT article, "Data-Driven LIfe." Start with gut feel, then use continuous quantitative sensor-instrumented self-observation to tune it. 1,276,431,239,000.00 via TweetDeck

Read NYT article, "Data-Driven LIfe." Sensor/signal intel + statistical analysis + scientific method + social ntwking = Body Intelligence 1,276,430,956,000.00 via TweetDeck

Prepping for brief west coast swing. By "prepping" I mean physically patting down the prep folder I prepped prior to my Portugal swing. Ahhh 1,276,430,486,000.00 via TweetDeck

Exploratory intelligence. For me, half the time it's just thumbing through my inboxes to see what I've overlooked---and read more deeply. 1,276,430,329,000.00 via TweetDeck

Eviscerating, excerpting, stapling, sorting, & physical inboxing my paper magazine subscriptions. Pleasant clean-your-office activity. 1,276,430,249,000.00 via TweetDeck

Jet travel. Not sure what's worse: jet lag or lack of jet legroom. For me, usually latter. That's why always choose aisle & risk drink cart 1,276,429,869,000.00 via TweetDeck

Quantifying true friendship not rocket science: reliability, reciprocity, & reassuringness of response. Rapport = reminding you it's real 1,276,392,782,000.00 via txt

At #Forrester #ITFE10, not a single ref to Eyjafjallajokull, sovereign debt crises, recession, or other downers. Attendees quite upbeat. 1,276,360,961,000.00 via txt

Did my preso on consolidating #BI at #Forrester #ITFE10. Core is consolidate governance: data, metadata, rules, apps, etc. BI's all that. 1,276,360,581,000.00 via txt

Years ago I asked a Detroit News columnist, walking with me on Mackinac Bridge, where he got his ideas. "Stuff comes," said Charlie Manos. 1,276,360,190,000.00 via txt

Change of scenery. That's what's liberating about travel. What's liberating about return from travel is having new mental scenery 2 return 2 1,276,359,896,000.00 via txt

Next best action. Forget about globally optimizing anything. Just empower everyone to keep customer happy. All goodness will flow from that. 1,276,359,874,000.00 via txt

Next best action. Chain that sunshine-maximiz'n algorithm to stepwise workflow. Build brilliant self-sustainable rhythm of durable biz value 1,276,359,115,000.00 via txt

Next best action. Spread sunshine everywhere--except perhaps on the faces of your competitors. 1,276,358,808,000.00 via txt

Next best action. What to do that'll make customers happy & will also put smiles on faces of shareholders, CEO, CFO, line-of-biz mgrs, etc? 1,276,358,680,000.00 via txt

Next best action. Best action to take on next decision cycle. What to offer customer that'll make happy then & each subsequent re-up cycle? 1,276,358,436,000.00 via txt

Next best action. Ambiguous phrase. Doesn't mean "next-to-best" (i.e., suboptimal) action. Means best action to take on next decision cycle. 1,276,358,203,000.00 via txt

"Twitter buys analytics company ( JK--Analyyze popularity & effectiveness of "Promoted Tweet" ads. 1,276,287,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

Much as I like Tina Fey, she's not old enough or, frankly, funny or creative enough to deserve the Mark Twain Prize. 1,276,286,703,000.00 via TweetDeck

Metadata isn't sexy. But neither is DNA. But without rich metadata, you'd have a meager gene pool 4 hybridizing integrated new tech from old 1,276,286,586,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @cloudcel: "Spreadsheet front-end + NoSQL back-end" JK--Defacto universal data exploration telescope + cool new data universe to explore. 1,276,286,340,000.00 via TweetDeck

I really loved the #Forrester #ITFE10 experience. Customers asked great questions. engaged us in stimulating discussions. 1,276,284,863,000.00 via TweetDeck

iPad has a cool automated geolocation capability. In Google Earth, it automatically zoomed to the satellite photo of Hotel Cascais Miragem. 1,276,284,706,000.00 via TweetDeck

Good. I got an "LOL" out of @rbkarel when I suggested that MDM stands for Massive Dollar Muncher. 1,276,284,167,000.00 via TweetDeck

"XML - The Key to Next-Gen DW" ( JK--I'm vacationing then, but curious how Phil Russom addresses XML inefficiencies. 2:18 PM Jun 11th via TweetDeck

Listening to The Beta Band "Troubles" from "Heroes to Zeroes." These guys were only together for short while, but consummate song craftsmen. 2:08 PM Jun 11th via TweetDeck

Hmmm...just thought of killer app...combine search + Facebook + "single version of truth" data warehousing to find your true friends. 1:46 PM Jun 11th via TweetDeck

Geospatial vendor Pitney Bowes MapInfo announces intention to acquire predictive CRM analytics vendor Portrait Software. Great combo! 1:32 PM Jun 11th via TweetDeck

Flew out of Lisbon but didn't actually go into that city. Looked for earthquake fault from the air. Didn't see it. 12:24 PM Jun 11th via txt

Forgot to footnote: "A Small Package of Value Will Come to You Shortly," from "After Bathing at Baxter's" (1967). 6:03 PM Jun 10th via TweetDeck

If you seek a pleasant peninsula, circumscribe it. 6:01 PM Jun 10th via TweetDeck

In the immortal words of Blind Thomas Jefferson Airplane, "no man is an island--he's a peninsula!" 6:00 PM Jun 10th via TweetDeck

Work in a nice place is still work. Fun sharply circumscribed rather than open-ended. 5:59 PM Jun 10th via TweetDeck