Thursday, June 10, 2010

Aweekstweets June 4-10 2010—the week my photographic output exceeded my tweetographic

At TechEd, #Microsoft announced it will offer access to 50GB of SQL Azure Database capacity. That's much too small for most DWs. 31 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: It's a Shame About Ray by Lemonheads #KEXP: JK--Don't recall DC radio stations ever playing this but it's Lemonheads' best about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Grooving on the beautiful ocean bluffs of Estoril, Portugal. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Shine. Rain. Shine. Rain. Shine. Rain. Shine. Portugal coastal climate very changeable. But ocean breezes stay sweet. #Forrester #ITFE10 about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Justify BI? Pls be specific: Justify decouple #BI from OLTP? Justify consolidate BI deployments? Justify self-svc BI? #Forrester #ITFE10 about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Have one more preso, this afternoon, at #Forrester #ITFE10, on centralizing #BI. See you there. An hour from now. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

"NY Times Bans 'Tweet' Outside Ornithological Contexts" ( JK--And ban "new" outside novelty context. OK "York Times"? about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Customer 1:1 inquiries re data mgt issues a bit like being gen'l practitioner MD: "What seems 2 B problem?" "Doc I ache all over." #ITFE10 about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Pale Blue Eyes by The Velvet Underground #KEXP: JK--Hypermellow classic from VU's classic 3rd LP, following hypernoisy 2nd about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

European customers are keenly interested in self-service BI. Primarily focused on empowering SMEs with visual exploration tools. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Quintessential? Somehow I missed the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th-order essences. Are they less essential? Is this all exponential? Existential? about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Will do 2 new #Forrester podcasts nxt wk: "SocMedia Analytics vs. SocNtwk Analysis: What’s Diff?” & “Predictive Proc Platforms: Killer Apps? about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Google Adds Caffeine To Search" ( JK--Really? Is that even necessary? Their search engine is already highly addictive. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Iberia. Every peninsula should have motto. Specifically, this one: ""Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice." From my native tongue. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: I Can Change by LCD Soundsystem #KEXP: JK--Wherein James Murphy opens his mind to "bad poetry." Hard to tell what's not. about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

Yes, I will occasionally follow Twitterers who tweet in languages I don't know. This week, I'm open to Portuguese language brevities. about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

Getting ready for day of 1:1s, a preso, & semi-random stimulating hallway discussions at #Forrester #ITFE10. By "ready," I mean "breakfast." about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Some Velvet Morning by Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood #KEXP: JK--Strange arty trance-y one from late 60s. Nico-like Nancy. about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

My girls back in the States tell me "Get HIm To The Greek"is laugh-out-loud funny. about 15 hours ago via web

Here at #Forrester #ITFE10, I found #SAP preso re future social network analysis tool (for HR) very interesting. No predictive to it, though about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Meg Whitman's GOP nomination for Calif gov is puzzling. She helmed ever-growing tech firm. Does she have backbone 4 deep state budget cuts? about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Carly Fiorina's GOP nomination for US senator from Calif proves there R 2nd chapters in American life. But doesn't guarantee 1st or 2nd term about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hallway debate with customer after #SAP lunch at #ITFE10. Subject: SVOT. I redefined "V" as "vetted validated vouched & venerated version" about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @om: Kids R like farts, you can tolerate only your own: brazilian street saying: JK--Who said I tolerate my own? My kids, that is about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Great 1:1 today re "BI for BT & IT" at #ITFE10. Subj domain align w/ Bal Scorecard ( & ITIL ( about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Cool @gcolony distinction re CEO focus on "golfball"-size BT initiatives vs. "coffee bean"-size IT projex . U had to have been there #ITFE10 about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Advised customer at #Forrester #ITFE10: Don't expect exploratory BI tool to solve data quality problems. That's a whole 'nother 'nitiative!! 1,276,119,522,000.00 via TweetDeck

Why do Europeans call shampoo "shampooing"? Sounds like a Ted Nugent jam. "WANG DANG SWEET SHAMPOOING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" 1,276,118,622,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Drunk Girls by LCD Soundsystem #KEXP: JK--Just realized. This has "melody" of Velvet Underground "White Light White Heat." 1,276,117,822,000.00 via TweetDeck

Groove on ironies. Offered some Iberian Peninsula tech metaphors at #Forrester #ITFE10--e.g., exploratory BI in land of Magellan & Da Gama. 1,276,113,564,000.00 via TweetDeck

Let no one tell U otherwise. Patsy Cline recorded it all to deepen the moment 50 years l8r for guy sipping wine in a Portugal sidewalk cafe. 1,276,113,317,000.00 via TweetDeck

Spoken Portuguese. To this Detroit-bred American ear, sounds a bit like Russians speaking Spanish with French accent. 1,276,113,052,000.00 via TweetDeck

Anyway, an extended sun break between the drip-drops. A liquid sun. Portugal soaks & steeps in it. The light bent & diffused just right. 1,276,113,009,000.00 via TweetDeck

#Forrester #ITFE10 yrs trly discussed prediction in support of interdiction--eg, police patrol neighborhoods to stop crime before happens. 1,276,100,741,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: neon valley street by Janelle Monae #KEXP: JK--Slinky new romantic soul stylist. 1,276,069,621,000.00 via TweetDeck

Emergency over. Blue skies have returned to Cascais. Partial, though. Thick gray clouds off the starboard bow, cap'n. Battle stations? 1,276,069,353,000.00 via TweetDeck

@fribeiro1 What's the correct pronunciation, then? 1,276,067,356,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to fribeiro1

RT @rwang0: "We are entering the age of the negative millionaire" - Thomas E Woods, Jr. JK--What's that? In debt to tune of many millions? 1,276,067,171,000.00 via TweetDeck

Cascais. Our Portuguese tour guide pronounced the city "kosh-kice" last night. The name is derived from word for some sort of sea shell. 1,276,065,907,000.00 via TweetDeck

Truly exploration-focused self-service BI dynamically adapts the visualization to query results, to the quest, to the task, to the user. 1,276,063,762,000.00 via TweetDeck

Truly exploration-focused self-service BI depends on being able to proliferate and pivot on dimensions without end without choking. 1,276,063,557,000.00 via TweetDeck

Always several ships at anchor off Cascais. Fishing vessels? 1,276,063,187,000.00 via TweetDeck

Truly exploration-focused self-service BI depends on decoupling visual presentation from data model, querying via abstracted semantics. 1,276,063,130,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Hate Street Dialogue by Rodriguez #KEXP: JK--Little-known but excellent Detroit-based singer-songwriter. Acid-folk. 1970. 1,276,062,885,000.00 via TweetDeck

Dear Portugal: No need to apologize for the rain. Helps you stay green & beautiful. 1,276,062,371,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Revenge by Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse #KEXP: JK--Danger Mouse does the best collaborations. 1,276,061,913,000.00 via TweetDeck

Doing two sessions today with #SAP #BusinessObjects at #Forrester #ITF10: lunchtime on self-service #BI, 3pm on pervasive BI. 1,276,061,647,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hear me talk about social network analysis as a new frontier for in-database analytics, at Netezza #Enzee, week after next, Boston. 1,276,060,844,000.00 via TweetDeck

Debate amongst yourselves: Will Gen Y's preference for messaging via social media spell the slow decline (eventual demise?) of email? 1,276,042,236,000.00 via TweetDeck

"BP, Google and Apple: Who's Evil Now?" ( JK--Please stop the bogus Satan-baiting. None are evil--merely expedient. 1,276,042,119,000.00 via TweetDeck

Trust is one currency in social networks. But lack of disgust (for each other) is another. I'll continue to follow U till I get sick of U. 1,276,039,887,000.00 via TweetDeck

You doubt that BI, KM, collaboration, & search R converging? Note that SharePoint is common capstone of #Microsoft offerings in these niches 1,276,010,370,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social BI/KM is great: sharing of user-generated content, analytics, & best practices. But security/compliance demand "anti-social" controls 1,276,009,915,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Facebook Launches New Analytics 4 “Like” Data" ( JK--Not enterprise relevant. "Like" not authoritative recommendation 1,276,009,745,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The Size of the Universe" ( JK--Would love to see this simple yet powerful a map of size of enterprise info universes 1,276,009,407,000.00 via TweetDeck

Align your enterprise KM governance (ontologies, taxonomies, etc.) with your data gov (schemas, metadata, quality). Get those teams talking! 1,276,009,062,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @ibmbizanalytics: What is "Big Data"? ( JK--Short answer to that: whatever requires big storage budget. 1,276,008,854,000.00 via TweetDeck

"IT's human energy crisis" ( JK--Spiritual stamina is key. Don't subvert team's by using "I'm so tired" as icebreaker. 1,276,002,924,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Is Google Making Us Stupid?" ( JK--Humbug++! Better search makes sharper sleuths. Mine deeper truths from ample clues. 1,276,002,613,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Book Review: Nicholas Carr's 'The Shallows'" ( JK--Humbug! Distractions don't shallow. They test your focusing ability 1,276,002,295,000.00 via TweetDeck

As BI goes "social," and more "actionable intelligence" is "user-generated," exactly whose intelligence is trustworthy? #Forrester #ITF10 1,275,994,721,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @SethGrimes "user-venerated content" JK--Cool phrase. I''d like to use l8r in #forrester #itf10 I&KM FLB to discuss trust of soc med info 1,275,994,284,000.00 via TweetDeck

Cloudy morning over this edge of the north Atlantic. 1,275,979,861,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social intelligence is social only if it's user-generated & user-SHARED content. Privacy-sensitive data may be former but not latter. 1,275,979,632,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @CurtMonash: tip @techmeme The most important part of the "social graph" is neither "social" nor a "graph." 1,275,979,368,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social media not making us shallower. Forcing us to get to the point quicker, rather than slather overcomplicated erudition over everything. 1,275,979,235,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Networking's 20 greatest arguments" ( JK--Good list. I would add "columnar vs. row-based analytical databases." 1,275,978,716,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Steve Jobs' Wi-Fi meltdown at WWDC" ( JK--WiFi overload at tech conferences is huge pet peeve. So is bad coffee. 1,275,978,431,000.00 via TweetDeck

Will discuss social intelligence this morning at #Forrester #ITF10 EMEA FLB I&KM council. BI meets KM, ECM, collab, & social networking. 1,275,978,041,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reason why I like "social" everything. It's "user-generated content." I like to think that the most sociable people are givers, not takers. 1,275,977,959,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Steve Jobs: iPad Suicide Factory 'Pretty Nice'" ( JK--Poorly worded headline immediately grabs attention. 1,275,977,678,000.00 via TweetDeck

Some nighttime photos in Cascais & Estoril. Lots of impressions. This place works in bright daylight and illuminated evening. 1,275,955,988,000.00 via TweetDeck

Didn't eat a whole lot tonight at #Forrester #ITF10 FLB hospitality suite. Mostly just schmoozed. With schmooze, you never lose. 1,275,943,169,000.00 via TweetDeck

@lancewalter I loved Microsoft ads w/ Bill Gates & Jerry Seinfeld. Seeing those two rich guys carrying on insane conversation was pure zen. 1,275,942,416,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to lancewalter

RT @kexpplaylist: Sing by Travis #KEXP: JK--Song makes you want to do what it recommends. Highly actionable advice. Highly singable melody. 1,275,941,920,000.00 via TweetDeck

Pleasant evening out on terrace socializing with #Forrester #ITF10 FLB members here in Cascais. Great conversations. Ah those ocean breezes! 1,275,941,810,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ah, good afternoon espresso. Probably more important in mid-afternoon than first in morning. Counteract post-lunch torpor. 1,275,925,749,000.00 via TweetDeck

Twitter a good thing for following announcements & commentary from #teched #microsoft #stbanalyst. I'm presenting at #forrester #itf10 EMEA 1,275,921,050,000.00 via TweetDeck

A crisp, tight articulation of my current position on whatever. My prime tool for holding focus in my head. View each tweet in that light. 1,275,906,177,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Debra by Beck #KEXP: JK--I prefer Beck's more recent stuff. Not derivative. Organically authentic & all put together. 1,275,906,067,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Your Brain on Computers--Paying Mental Price" ( JK--Hold focus while both inviting & fending off distraction. Aargh! 1,275,905,978,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @BobDylanSays "And it's a hard rain's a-gonna fall" JK--Not where I sit, Bobby. Blue skies, though clouds thickening o'er Euro lands-end 1,275,901,433,000.00 via TweetDeck

Morning in Europe is pleasant, in terms of news load, because the US hasn't woken up yet and jammed our inboxes with fresh stuff. Waiting... 1,275,901,210,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @adamjohnsons: Is “Remarkable Indonesia” New “Incredible India” for Investors? JK--Indonesians very entrepreneurial 1,275,901,101,000.00 via TweetDeck

Beware vendors who "do social" primarily by integrating with Facebook. Communities rise & fall, flourish & wilt. This one may have peaked. 1,275,900,418,000.00 via TweetDeck

Fuzzy Logix will demonstrate social media analytics (SMA) at #Netezza Enzee Universe later this month. I will discuss SMA in SNA context. 1,275,899,978,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @sureshvittal "Jim Davis nxt 3 code drops for soc media analytics will happen every 6 wks" #sasmar: JK--Not surprised. Fast-moving space 1,275,899,879,000.00 via TweetDeck

@forrester ITForum EMEA in Lisbon this week. 1:1 meeting reservations here for registered participants. 1,275,899,788,000.00 via TweetDeck

Work is work, even when it's in a lovely location. Expecting a full week of meetings here at #Forrester #ITF10 Europe in Cascais, Portugal. 1,275,899,760,000.00 via TweetDeck

Spend significant portion of time explaining diffs between social media monitoring, social media analytics, and social network analysis. 1,275,899,654,000.00 via TweetDeck

Oh, just realized. Witch Endora on "Bewitched" called Darren "Derwood." That's root of paleo-Brit "druid" (der-wit, oak-knowledge). Mistake? 1,275,863,267,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: We Can Get Together by The Hold Steady #KEXP: JK--Let's just admit it. These guys are the next Bruce Springsteen. 1,275,862,572,000.00 via TweetDeck

Finishing my preso slides on social network analysis for #Netezza Enzee Universe, in Boston, June 23. Discussing SNA + in-db analytics 1,275,862,527,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: I Got High by Clem Snide #KEXP: JK--"When the sun goes down all you beautiful American girls and boys"...great lyric 1,275,862,198,000.00 via TweetDeck

@ccgillett In what sort of cloud? Private or public? Using which DW database? Standard SQL? SQL plus....MapReduce, Hadoop, CEP? 1,275,860,247,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ccgillett

"Suze Orman Celebrates Her Birthday With Free Identity Protection" ( JK--She'll encrypt number of candles on her cake. 1,275,859,388,000.00 via TweetDeck

"PC Shipments Jump to a Record" ( JK--Fodder for Ballmer. Want to hear how Jobs spins this. 1,275,859,145,000.00 via TweetDeck

Unlike, say, Vegas, there's no need to bring my Zune walking in Cascais. The oceanside serenity is what I tune to. That and Lisbon radio 1,275,858,642,000.00 via TweetDeck

Nothing's better for calming than light ocean breezes. I intend to leave my window open. 1,275,858,321,000.00 via TweetDeck

Walked quiet, lovely Cascais, Portugal at twilight. Check my Facebook for latest photos. 1,275,857,663,000.00 via TweetDeck

iPads are putting SSDs in hands of the masses, boosting scale economies on the drives, paving way for cost-effective all-SSD DW appliances. 7:20 AM Jun 6th via web

It´s as premature to speak of Microsoft´s decline as it ever was of IBM´s. Some IT vendors have a knack for generational self-reinvention. 7:11 AM Jun 6th via web

The front desk here showed me how to produce all my characters on this Portuguese keyboard. A tad awkward at first, but getting hang of it 7:05 AM Jun 6th via web

Have deliberately kept my food & drink intake low these past 24 hours. Reducing stress on gastrointestinals is key to battling jetlag. 6:57 AM Jun 6th via web

I think people have read far too much into Larry Ellison´s dissing of cloud computing. I am skeptical too. Cloud not yet big factor in DW. 6:54 AM Jun 6th via web

Walked the beachfront promenade here in Cascais. Gorgeous Sunday morning. Lots of people. Using Spanish to communicate with the Portuguese 6:50 AM Jun 6th via web

Listening to Camera Obscura on my Zune, in the business center typing this, while Hotel Cascais Miragem readies my room. I am exhausted. 6:45 AM Jun 6th via web

Lisbon is so very San Diego. Not just the climate & architecture. It´s the landscape´s roll, ocean´s embrace, and continent´s edge. 6:43 AM Jun 6th via web

I have never believed the hype for 3-D media. The human mind has the capacity to fuse scattered stimuli into as many dimensions as it needs. 6:39 AM Jun 6th via web

Heading to #Forrester #ITF10 EMEA in Lisbon. Actually, in Cascais Miragem on the beach. Sounds like a gem, a miracle, or (hmmm) "milagre"! 4:41 PM Jun 5th via TweetDeck

Hear me speak at Predictive Analytics World on "Social Network Analysis: Killer App for Cloud Analytics," Tues Oct 19 ( 4:33 PM Jun 5th via TweetDeck

Time for Some Client-Side Disruption ( JK--Identity mgt is key to tying your virtualized clients back to YOU. 4:24 PM Jun 5th via TweetDeck

Rumor has it that McDonald's is recalling everything you ever bought there. Apparently, it contributes to obesity. 5:24 PM Jun 4th via txt

All that's for Christy, Margaret, and Nicole. Who notice. 4:57 PM Jun 4th via txt

A potentate's potency. You might think his harem signifies. You might think the eunuch is neutered. Intrigues are tricks. Hidden clippers. 4:55 PM Jun 4th via txt

Human shadow on sand. An alternate impression. Where Burt & Deborah met their eternity is far from here. Our west coast WW2 fortifications. 4:52 PM Jun 4th via txt

Screens progressing smaller. An image resolves and sticks. Thought of manipulation. It signals a mill's slowest turn this side of lightspeed 4:49 PM Jun 4th via txt