Friday, August 27, 2010

Aweekstweets August 21-27 2010: the week I tweeted two Groucho references

Cool. Weekend's almost here. Or technically, been here since midnight, if you count Friday as the end of the (work)week. 1 minute ago via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash Would love to see that semantics piece. 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

NoSQL. Pronounce it out and it sounds like a Hollywood producer's post-mortem on a flop movie with no follow-on ka-ching potential. 9 minutes ago via TweetDeck

@EricaDriver "Associative experience"? How is that different from visual, interactive, exploratory, and fluidly dimensional? 14 minutes ago via TweetDeck in reply to EricaDriver

Tamed vs. untamed business processes for #BPM per @CSLeClair . How about tamed (modeled) vs. untamed (unmodeled) business data for #BI ? about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes #CRM #marketing Big trend in growing adoption of predictive #CRM across many enterprises in online marketing world. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

RT @kexpplaylist That's Life by Frank Sinatra #KEXP JK--Frank always sang with a stubborn manly pride. The kind of guy you didn't cross. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Wow! Talk about a trend! That was 2 back-to-end #Forrester customer inquiries on predictive #CRM for marketing & experience optimization . about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

@HowardKurtz Reminds me. Haven't seen "print" version of any analyst report I've published in past 5 years. No such thing, unless I print it about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to HowardKurtz

I'm not joking when I say I love PowerPoint preso slides. They're my preferred container for receiving vendor pitches & for reading offline. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Prepping my slides for preso at #Teradata Partners conf, San Diego, Mon Oct 25: "Social Net Analysis: Killer App 4 In-Db Analytics in Cloud" about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Love Plus One by Haircut One Hundred from Pelican West JK--Memorable early 80s sax-driven pop song, with comfy sweaters. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Social media optimization. Fishy notion. Can't optimize equation where constants, variables, coefficients, & operators continually changing. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Gut feel never enough to run complex business. You could probably teach self to multiply 4-digit numerals in head, but spreadsheet better. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

@sureshvittal You're one hardworking analyst, apparently planning to call all your Twitter followers during lunch. Lunch in which timezone? about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

@mikeferguson1 For sure. Entire analytic data mgt ecosystem going all-in-memory, inexorably, to support real-time & interactive exploration about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to mikeferguson1

RT @JuliaRosien: Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women ~ Groucho Marx about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Yahoo Builds Nostradamus of Search Engines" ( JK--Gasp! If they apply this to IT analyst past predictions, we're sunk. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

@MarkTamis #cxp #scrm I suggest not naming a social CRM theme after a clinical mental illness. Even as a joke. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to MarkTamis

@PhilipWPrather #DW If project is just DW consolidation, and you delay the consolidation by, say, adding a BI migration, that's scope creep. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to PhilipWPrather

"RNA, Mellanox Cloud Service Extends Memory, Speeds Storage" ( JK--Platform for virtual memory cloud. Very interesting! about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Simple Girl by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. from Horse Power EP JK--Hope group makes enough to fend off Earnhardt lawsuit about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

A consolidated agile #EDW enables 10x query & load perf enh on existing #BI , even without scope creep. That's info wrkr productivity boost! about 24 hours ago via txt

A #DW consolidation project sets stage for so many new #BI & advanced analytics follow-ons that it's hard to keep scope creep at bay. about 24 hours ago via txt

Even with most conservative assumptions, a #DW consolidation project returns near-term & substantial payback, if U keep scope creep at bay about 24 hours ago via txt

Finally put my #Forrester TEI study on DW appliance ROI into production. Will be published next month, most likely. 1,282,852,364,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Analytics and Social CRM: Parallel Evolution?" ( JK--Social media dashboarding to listen to customers continuously 1,282,850,750,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Tiny Cities Made Of Ashes by Modest Mouse from the album The Moon And Antarctica JK--Very Pere Ubu-ish feel. 1,282,840,703,000.00 via TweetDeck

@drjohnbates I have no vested interest or aesthetic preference for any particular config of the Manhattan skyline, especially post-9/11. 1,282,840,437,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to drjohnbates

#SAS is demonstrating the nitty-gritty proc-pushdown issues, from a modeling standpoint, that are key to in-db analytics optimization. 1,282,833,527,000.00 via TweetDeck

Being briefed by #SAS on in-db function/proc additions (STAT, ETS, EM) to SAS Analytic Accelerator (v1.3) for Teradata (dbms v13). Avail now 1,282,832,013,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Dissolve by The Chemical Brothers from Further JK--Cheryl Waters called these guys "Kem Broze" yesterday. It works. 1,282,829,132,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @drjohnbates: New York approves new skyscraper JK--And recontextualizes skyline iconography of Empire St Bldg 1,282,827,840,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @swee06840 Bigamy is only crime where two rites make a wrong. Bob Hope. JK--This gag hangs on spelling. How'd this stand-up cash it in? 1,282,827,760,000.00 via TweetDeck

Here's a crazy thought that may make sense. Current California governor is smart dude soon to be out of job. Hi-tech vdrs need new CEO? 1,282,827,317,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hey other IT analysts who tweet. Yr professional "friends" get bored by straight feed of tech tweets, but don't tell U. Keep it mixed&funky. 1,282,826,968,000.00 via TweetDeck

Big Data isn't a revolution. It's the continual, long-term mounting of scalability pressures on all data mgt & analytics infra & apps. 1,282,826,716,000.00 via TweetDeck

#Forrester client inquiry yesterday on visualization tools. I said needs 2 plug into your BI & analytics apps, be fully Web 2.0, & in-memory 1,282,826,588,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Exactly my point. Basic telephony has been VoIP'd to smithereens. Those Bell-descendants R all broadband & wireless now. 1,282,825,703,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Still not sure what the value of social net known as "TripIt" may be. It's sort of location. It's sort of rendezvous. It's sort of boasting. 1,282,825,624,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Gmail Offers Free Phone Calls" ( JK--VoiP is juggernaut that continues to pulverize what remains of the "Bell System" 1,282,825,248,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Joan Jett Of Arc by Clem Snide from the album The Ghost Of Fashion JK--Lovely quiet tune with funny/meaningful title 1,282,825,047,000.00 via TweetDeck

Calming not right word 2 convey challenge of every waking moment in turbulent world. It's need 2 always convert exhaustion into exhilaration 1,282,823,145,000.00 via txt

Microbes efficiently consumed BP oil plume. Like forest fires, this sort of human-triggered event not unmitigated disaster from nature's POV 1,282,789,339,000.00 via txt

RIP Edward Kean. Obit says he created Howdy Doody, but dig deeper 4 more important accomplishment: coined word "cowabunga." Surfer mantra. 1,282,788,580,000.00 via txt

NYC's resurrecting the Twin Towers. Fraternal & midtown. One was born 80 years earlier, several archtct'l generations past & city bloks away 1,282,785,192,000.00 via txt

At Safeway, grocery shopping. Saw a 1940s Three Stooges short the other day, with an LA location shot. Safeway clearly visible. 1,282,778,210,000.00 via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Everything In Its Right Place by Radiohead from Kid A JK--The song name is my productivity mantra. 1,282,770,372,000.00 via TweetDeck

Feels like I've been on the damn phone all day long. Feels like it's true. 1,282,762,651,000.00 via TweetDeck

"In BPM, "B" Stands For "Business" ( JK--Wow. That's what "B" stands for in "BI" & "BRE" too. Emerging industry trend? 1,282,759,373,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hear me in-person on Mon Sept 20, La Jolla CA, on agile BI at Computerworld BI Perspectives. Panel with IBM/Cognos, Balanced Insight, & IBI 1,282,758,476,000.00 via TweetDeck

Looking ahead to "In-Database Analytics" Powering the Agile Business," which I'll deliver with #SAP #Sybase #FuzzyLogix Tues Aug 31 1pm EDT 1,282,757,981,000.00 via TweetDeck

Very positive feedback from many people to today's webinar on #SocialBI with #TIBCO #Spotfire. 1,282,757,910,000.00 via TweetDeck

#TIBCO #Spotfire has used social media to publish info from this webinar. 1,282,751,485,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @gamechange: @jameskobielus of #Forrester suggests making BI interactive, less bottleneck using text/content analytics ......#socialbi 1,282,751,291,000.00 via TweetDeck

A lot of questions queuing up from audience on #TIBCO #Spotfire #SocialBI webinar. 1,282,751,125,000.00 via TweetDeck

Brendan Gibson & John Callan presenting #TIBCO Silver #Spotfire on #SocialBI webinar right now. 1,282,750,954,000.00 via TweetDeck

Going live on "BI in the Cloud" Webcast with @TibcoSpotfire #bi #cloud in just a moment. Big audience. Hot topic. 1,282,748,496,000.00 via TweetDeck

Getting ready for "BI in the Cloud" Webcast with @TibcoSpotfire at 11AM (EDT) #SocialBI. #bi #cloud 1,282,747,726,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Not A Young Man Anymore (My Robot Friend Remix) by Dean & Britta #KEXP JK--My theme song now. 1,282,744,456,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #KEXP Avalon by Roxy Music from the album Avalon JK--One of the very coolest most soulful pop songs from the early 1980s 1,282,744,229,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Computer Museum Tour: From ENIAC to Wozniak" ( JK--Shout-out to Doug Henschen for cleverest headline of the week. 1,282,738,916,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Data analytics team’s needs: a business home, leeway on tools and data" ( JK--Adv analytics pros R skilled analysts. 1,282,738,659,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Analytics skills in demand – and analytics pros demanding top salaries" ( JK--Premium on advanced analytics chops. 1,282,738,339,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: All Together Now by The Beatles from LP Yellow Submarine JK--In same vein, check out W.Guthrie "Grassey Grass Grass" 1,282,738,192,000.00 via TweetDeck

"NAB Wants Cellphones to Turn On Radio" ( JK--Yep: Keeping 'em tuned to smooth-jazz stations neutralizes cancer risk. 1,282,737,997,000.00 via TweetDeck

Manhattan nitescape from a measly cellular cameraphone: 1,282,736,329,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Best Friend by The English Beat from album I Just Can't Stop It JK--Group had coolest snap & verve 2 their ska-beats 1,282,736,061,000.00 via TweetDeck

Having plenty to discuss and an audience giving me their undivided attention. That makes me happy. 1,282,689,446,000.00 via txt

Registration for tomorrow's #SocialBI webinar with #Tibco #Spotfire is gangbusters. Eagerly anticipating. Lots to discuss. 1,282,689,360,000.00 via txt

Client consulting engagements have time constraints that keep from delving deeply in many corollaries. Fruit for follow-ons. 1,282,689,025,000.00 via txt

Large orgs R elaborate expertise-brokering ecosystems. Trick is not 2 specialize so narrowly that rely on brokers 2 assemble bigger picture 1,282,688,902,000.00 via txt

You can generalize next best action across human decisioning. How do U instrument & instill acute analytic brilliance in any decision maker? 1,282,688,532,000.00 via txt

Probabilistic identity resolution. Key glue technology for translating billowing streamy cloud of social media intelligence to positive IDs 1,282,687,887,000.00 via txt

Next best analytic apps. It's what U compose, SOA-style, from reusable data, metadata, rules, & models, 2 address unprecedented requirements 1,282,687,604,000.00 via txt

Did consulting gig today. Client keyed on next best action as killer app for advanced analytics. So does #Forrester. Key 2 process agility 1,282,687,299,000.00 via txt

@CurtMonash Short answer: all of us. But I don't just follow the data mgt analyst crowd. I'm referring to IT analysts generally, all areas. 1,282,652,570,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

Considering my line of work, it's probably no surprise I pay special attention 2 which IT industry analysts R quoted in which press articles 1,282,651,431,000.00 via txt

Flash crash. That phrase alone is puncturing residual admiration remaining 4 quants who've marginalized human judgment 2 Wall St sidelines. 1,282,651,126,000.00 via txt

Somebody please explain how New York became the "Empire State." Who was its emperor? Don't tell me it was Archduke Franz Ferdinand. 1,282,650,470,000.00 via txt

Grizzly Bear's "Veckatimest" is one of most seductively atmospheric pop LPs of past several years. Perfect for long coffee-sipping sessions. 1,282,650,219,000.00 via txt

DVD sales continue long-term decline. Most consumers don't care to build up video library. One viewing is enough for vast majority of titles 1,282,648,456,000.00 via txt

WSJ says social nets more active & participatory than watching "Gilligan's Island." Disagree. Snarking back at tube is highly participatory. 1,282,648,145,000.00 via txt

Location update. I'm at a Starbucks & have been elected dogcatcher pro tem & acting registrar of highly caffeinated deeds of Venti-ville! 1,282,647,388,000.00 via txt

@SethGrimes #social Roughly equivalent phenomena, agreed. But today's social networks are more like multi-user microblogs than BBSs etc. 1,282,645,365,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Privacy protection. Both a left-wing & right-wing cause. For former, civil liberties issue. For latter, "limited government" issue. 1,282,622,751,000.00 via TweetDeck

Nostalgia-tinged move afoot to retroactively rename BBS, chat, USENET, NNTP, and other computer/net forums of distant past as social nets. 1,282,621,483,000.00 via TweetDeck

Generally following trumped-up issue of people wanting 2 build legit house of worship somewhere in lower Manhattan, Holy Land of Almighty $ 1,282,620,708,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @adamjohnsons "N. Korea not using social media, reports say" ( JK--This just in: Kim Jong Il & ilk lack social graces 1,282,604,322,000.00 via TweetDeck

@stoweboyd Disagree. Attention is all. Natural unit of TV is glance. Channel-changing is ficklesome glancing. Shows R fickle-sticky glancing 1,282,604,187,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to stoweboyd

@rwang0 #workday #sap #workdaytech #saas #cloud #integration What exactly is a "mentor" anyway? Esteemed elder advisor to whom U apprentice? 1,282,603,776,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

"Galactic Supervolcano Erupts From Black Hole" JK--Um, no. Those bidirectional jets have nothing 2 do w/volcanism. 1,282,603,688,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SteveCase True. Trader Joe's has become one of our favorite hangout-style markets. Great, cozy ambience. Quality foods. Decent prices. 1,282,603,319,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SteveCase

@johnlmyers44 I always get a chuckle when some formerly super-hot Hollywood star is using some lame old phone: like those 1980s AT&T Merlins 1,282,603,196,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

@mkrigsman #SocialBPM Automated feedbak loop 4 social comms? Bots that drop in yr twit-face when U tweet some magic word: Groucho-duck-style 1,282,603,094,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mkrigsman

"Mouse virus link to chronic fatigue is studied" ( JK--I've never trusted that peripheral. Made us lazy mouse potatoes. 1,282,602,850,000.00 via TweetDeck

Finding the Windows Search Desktop application brutally effective. 1,282,602,076,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Amazon intros reservation system for DBs in cloud" ( JK--Cool. Wonder if will spawn 2ndry mkt in DB future instances. 1,282,601,769,000.00 via TweetDeck

#Forrester Business Process & App Delivery Forum. Oct 7-8. Gaylord Nat'l Resort & Conv Center. WashDC area. Register: 1,282,601,575,000.00 via TweetDeck

@mkrigsman #SocialBPM Which in fact they R. Not perfect substitutes. But yer OLAP cubes aren't perfectly optimized 4 all queries, so there 1,282,600,852,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mkrigsman

@mkrigsman #SocialBPM Feedback for social communication is called "conversation." 1,282,600,452,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mkrigsman

#BI #BPM converge pts: BI/proc integ, MDM, DQ, proc data mgt, process/data gov, agile proc, proc intell, pred proc opt'zn, dyn case mgt. 1,282,597,679,000.00 via txt

"Rest in bits: Your social presence after death" ( JK--Hope FB sees who attends our funerals, promotes 2 "true friends" 1,282,589,672,000.00 via TweetDeck

Always good to see the IT analysts who were active in the mid-80s (when I began my career) still at the top of their respective games. 1,282,583,275,000.00 via TweetDeck

"MindMeister: Sturdy Mind Mapper W/ Route 2 Cloud" ( JK--Proverbial non-invasive mental X-ray/MRI. I prefer pen & paper 1,282,582,662,000.00 via TweetDeck

Monday sounds like mundane for a good reason. That reason? Ummm....English language conspiring to give us all post-weekend hangover blues. 1,282,582,368,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Heroes by David Bowie JK--David balked when we suggested "Highly Empowered & Resourceful Operatives." But we're cool 1,282,581,119,000.00 via TweetDeck

Nice to see that @bevelson & yours truly rank high in influence among #Forrester BP analysts who tweet. 1,282,580,757,000.00 via TweetDeck

Huge turnout--biggest of my career so far--expected for my webinar on #SocialBI on Wed, Aug 25, 11am (EDT) with #TIBCO #Spotfire 1,282,572,398,000.00 via TweetDeck

What I like about Michael Porter's analysis is his ability 2 drill to core economic principles, & embed analyses in classic case studies. 1,282,572,189,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reading MIchael Porter's 1990 book "Competitive Advantage of Nations." Awesomely brilliant analysis & deep research. Excellent brainfood. 1,282,572,053,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Fitz & Dizzyspells by Andrew Bird from the album Noble Beast JK--My favorite song of 2009. Check out the whistling. 1,282,571,783,000.00 via TweetDeck

Nervous tension is an energy best ramped up and ratcheted down in careful, measured steps. Big bursts R dangerous. Interpersonal explosions. 1,282,571,559,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley from Grace JK--Song too easy to embarrass yourself singing if ya just ain't got the pipes. 1,282,568,804,000.00 via TweetDeck

#Forrester BP Council EMEA webinar Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 1 p.m. GMT (-05:00 EST). Register at 1,282,568,717,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Old Man by Neil Young from album Harvest JK--Irony is that this song never grows old. Always a perfect listen. 1,282,567,524,000.00 via TweetDeck

Detangling all of today's tasks, and doing them in the order that makes most sense. Tasks that aren't already pre-scheduled calls, that is. 1,282,567,352,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @CurtMonash: Sometimes, editing consists of shortening sentences to .5X their previous length ... JK--Simplifying amplifies their power. 1,282,566,314,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @debtfreeguy: A poor person isn't he who has little, but he who needs a lot. - German Proverb 1,282,566,200,000.00 via TweetDeck

@ellenfeaheny Unfounded trust of an undocumented, unenforceable nature can also be a recipe for disaster. Political philosophy 101 1,282,563,531,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ellenfeaheny

RT @chrispugh Leo Laporte confirms that Social Media waste of time JK--He criterion is "finding an audience." Not mine. 1,282,511,299,000.00 via TweetDeck

@scottros Issue isn't whether blogs or any other social are dead. It's whether we're dead tired of feeding them without break & without pay. 1,282,510,779,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to scottros

@ellenfeaheny Confederation can still be arch-rivals, pushing each other to tops of their respective games, but help each other stay in game 1,282,510,623,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ellenfeaheny

@rwang0 Respect ensured by strong laws enabling strong individuals/firms 2 enforce rights & seek damages. Sorry to get all litigious on you 1,282,510,329,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

RT @msnbc_tech: Chimps invent, share back-scratching tool JK--They'll evolve 2 our level when invent back-stabbing tool 1,282,510,022,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Miles High by Gabriel Mintz from Volume One JK--This great new artist will eventually nail a monster radio hit. 1,282,509,503,000.00 via TweetDeck

Reading my own Facebook photos pages. Yeah, I know it's narcissism. But re-reading details suggests other details yet unrecorded. 1,282,509,392,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Denise by Clem Snide from the album The Meat Of Life JK--Somebody remind me to buy this album. Eef Barzelay's reedy voice. 1,282,509,272,000.00 via TweetDeck

@tkgeorge Functional stupidity often byproduct of smart people trying 2 cope w/ too many distractions & choking on too much received wisdom 1,282,507,714,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to tkgeorge

@rwang0 Would have to be more than digest of blogs. Rather, one (interesting) analyst's running commentary on day's (noteworthy) commentary 1,282,507,540,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

RT @hrheingold: @marciamarcia "I hardly ever look at trending topics any more." JK--They're usually an event cloud of obvious mass fixations 1,282,507,310,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Sbens: @jeffjarvis "I love people who complain about people tweeting too much by tweeting" JK--That's like the "talk too much" complaint 1,282,507,190,000.00 via TweetDeck

@rwang0 For the "enterprise space"? That's no focus. That's way too broad a scope for any digest at any frequency. Would include everything. 1,282,507,105,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

I prefer African-American Christian gospel music to European-American Christian rock music. Choirs & organs feel more organically devotional 1,282,506,456,000.00 via TweetDeck

By the way, why does no one say "befriended" regarding new Facebook acquaintances? Does it suggest "beheaded"? I think not. 1,282,506,166,000.00 via TweetDeck

James Kobielus is exploring the Facebook photos of strangers that he has befriended. That's not creepy. 1,282,504,862,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv I rise above snarkishness by always emphasizing my own original thinking. I comment on others' thinking to develop my own POV. 1,282,502,897,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Analytics. Visual grammar of a #BI dashboard. Does any of those charts & dials occasionally scream out some future-tense or now-imperative? 1,282,487,255,000.00 via txt

Jason Sudeikis has without a doubt the most active supporting-actor movie career of anybody still an SNL Not Ready For Primetime Player. 1,282,486,936,000.00 via txt

Telephony geeks can date Hollywood films of post-Bell-breakup era by the phones that actors speak into. Change faster than clothing styles. 1,282,486,276,000.00 via txt

This week in the news: bedbugs & bad eggs. Sleep & breakfast both hazardous to your health. Sweet dreams! 1,282,485,945,000.00 via txt

Sleep isn't necessarily a calming experience. I find a good breakfast far more serenity-making. A good morning routine calms U into the day. 1,282,482,437,000.00 via TweetDeck

@mkrigsman #SocialBPM Life as usual. But isn't life as usual more interesting when we can sanctify it with trendy new buzzwords? 1,282,482,306,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mkrigsman

No, high tech isn't making us more stupid. But its pace of change is making us more slackjawed & distractable, which is functional stupidity 1,282,481,849,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SocialBI. & #SocialBPM. The visual grammar of action is colloquial. You & the others you work with work it out amongst yourself as you go. 1,282,481,656,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv We're analysts. Snarkish is our native tongue. 1,282,441,711,000.00 via web in reply to merv

Detective tales tend 2 have more characters, subplots, twists, & details than anybody but the detective can track. Analysis ain't that sexy. 1,282,441,279,000.00 via txt

Orange. You want to rhyme it? Not hard. Try door hinge, syringe, porridge, forage, for Rich, poor witch, ignorin' our Itch. Or an inch. 1,282,440,839,000.00 via txt

How does visual grammar of BI report, dashboard, or alert translate into clear call 2 action? Intelligence in recipient holds rule triggers. 1,282,439,706,000.00 via txt

BPM. It too is visual grammar of action. Translating imperatives into pictures that instantiate patterns of interaction. Analytics? Guidance 1,282,435,596,000.00 via txt

BI. It's visual grammar of action. Translating real-world patterns into pictures, & those into imperatives. Data, records, schemas? Plumbing 1,282,435,040,000.00 via txt

I love this industry. Especially online tech pub renewal forms that ask if U evaluate, approve, or implement OS/2 & other ancient platforms 1,282,429,730,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Vacation Tech Tools To Help U Look Busy Even When Not" ( JK--Ridiculous. Just work or just rest. Don't fake either. 1,282,428,722,000.00 via TweetDeck

@juliebhunt That too, of course. But I've found that clarity of expression doesn't prevent others from deliberately misconstruing. 1,282,425,079,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to juliebhunt

Rains have produced healthy grass growth this summer in DC areas. Winds have produced bumper crop of fallen branches. 1,282,412,189,000.00 via txt

Exercise club is largely empty on Saturday afternoons. People allocate their workouts to the workweek. Fine. More relaxing. Pick of machines 1,282,412,061,000.00 via txt

It's always instructive 2 hear how someone interprets your words right back at you. Gives important clues 2 their personal agenda. 1,282,411,868,000.00 via txt

When a vendor says offhandedly that they offer "social network analysis," I immediately wonder if they & I are defining it the same way. 1,282,411,668,000.00 via txt

Haven't watched new original episode of The Simpsons in at least 10 years. Not that don't like. But classic series should rerun, not overrun 1,282,411,413,000.00 via txt

Slack time is my preferred time for fresh analysis. 1,282,410,995,000.00 via txt

Would like std OpenID profiles let us define preferred social netwks 4 B2C #SCRM. Avoid having 2 manually declare on each new accnt regis. 12:15 PM Aug 21st via txt

Would like 2 see soc ntwks rank members by how social they R--eg, how often respond 2 direct msgs. Important input into friending decision. 12:09 PM Aug 21st via txt

@merv I expect that #SAPSybase will go completely virtual/hybrid (in-mem, disk) across whole database portfolio. 9:51 AM Aug 21st via web in reply to merv

RT @PRDA_Asia: 80's = me, 90's = greed, 2000 = blur, 2010 = customer JK--Slightly off. 70s = me, 80s = greed 90s = etc 9:49 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

It's clear to me that, among the large analytics vendors, #IBM has put together the most comprehensive #Hadoop strategy. 9:48 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

@dahowlett Actually, if anybody has good tales, write a long detailed blog and tweet to it so we can all enjoy. 9:43 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck in reply to dahowlett

I'd like 2 C Twitter put in service that helps us continually re-evaluate who 2 keep following. Some folks produce little original stuff. 9:42 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

@WarWraith #ausvotes Electoral systems are "will" mills: designed to grind the will of the people down to a pliable pulp. 9:38 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck in reply to WarWraith

I'm curious. Do zombies feel renewed & transformed after a near-life experience? 9:35 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

"Moon is shrinking, data show, but Earth unaffected" ( JK--Put out APB for Armstrong & Aldrin, last seen filching rocks 9:25 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

"Actress Cameron Diaz Tops List of Search Threats" ( JK--OK, folks, stop stalking her virtual presence. Shame on you. 9:20 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

"World's Worst PowerPoint Presos" ( JK--I like PPT. Think of it as doc format. Prefer to read on own, not be read to. 9:18 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck

I love this industry. Back in the day, we were freaking about Microsoft's encroaching hegemony. Then about Google's. Now about Facebook's. 9:14 AM Aug 21st via TweetDeck