Monday, September 06, 2010

Aweekstweets August 27 to September 6 2010: week eclipsed by three-day weekend

"Mining social networks (The Economist)" ( JK--Social ntwk analysis shaping civilization so pervasively U won't realize. 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Waiting to hear my sister-in-law sing on . She goes by Lina. 15 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Watched TCM replay of selected "March of Time" doc short subjects. 1950 midcentury look focused on modern stress, art, dread, & tedium. about 8 hours ago via txt

Bernanke will resort to "unconventional measures" if economy worsens. Replace US currency with PayPal? about 14 hours ago via txt

One of the things I like about Arlington is that teenagers still wear Ramones t-shirts. about 15 hours ago via txt

Visualizations. Where patterns meet the eye. You try and try and try. Ask why and why and why. about 15 hours ago via txt

Yet another gee-duh banner headline from Washington Examiner: "Redskins Inc. rakes in cash." Tomorrow: "IRS pursues tax cheats." about 16 hours ago via txt

No one visualization can satisfy the dogged analyst. You'll find yourself using every one included in your analytics tool, & scream 4 more! about 18 hours ago via txt

Oliver Stone. I thought 1st "Wall Street" film was pile of garbage (Gekko..haha..he's slimy pond scum sucker..we got it). Sequel? Hisssssss! about 18 hours ago via txt

Analysis. Next problem that U must parse is so relentlessly ad-hoc & unpredictable, how do U find next best guidance 2 nail it solid? about 18 hours ago via txt

Been lot of hype re analytics these past few years. As analyst, I'm big fan of great analysis: problems well-parsed. Brainpower paramount. about 19 hours ago via txt

Now we definitely need Metro's Blue Line extend to Belvoir & Prince William County. I-95 south from Mixing Bowl is always nightmare. about 23 hours ago via txt

Fairfax County is finally finishing cross-county parkway. 50 years in making. Just in time 4 BRAC onslaught 2 Belvoir. Just south of here. about 23 hours ago via txt

All the tedious tasks have a hidden blessing. The more rote & repetitive, the wider the horizon across which my mind can roam. about 23 hours ago via txt

Enjoy washing cars. Just as enjoy sweeping floors. Cleaning up my immediate environment gives me an extra feeling of lightness and freedom. about 23 hours ago via txt

Humidity blessedly low this Sunday morn. Plan 2 wash cars. Forecast calls 4 one of meterologically best Labor Day weekends in recent memory. about 23 hours ago via txt

All these ads show how U can get fit by spending $. Not a single one shows how 2 achieve better results by saving $. Eat less. Walk more. 1,283,622,757,000.00 via txt

Oracle has most iconic corporate HQ campus in hi-tech. The one that, in architectural layout & symbolic heft, feels goshdarn metaphysical. 1,283,619,532,000.00 via txt

#CRM cust svc. In milieu of customer's heart, it's swirl of narratives, conversations, incidents, & episodes associated with U & ur brand. 1,283,619,042,000.00 via txt

Hyundai is one of the few relatively unbroken success stories in world auto industry this past 25 years. Reliability & service. I own one. 1,283,618,663,000.00 via txt

Milieu. World, mind, & body fill with fresh fog daily. Calm center systematically dissipates that opacity. Helps rediscover horizon w/o fail 1,283,618,321,000.00 via txt

Solution appliances. Impress me with your ability 2 package apps, LDMs, pred models, BI, et al w/ your EDW appliances. ISV dev/cust'zn plat. 1,283,617,748,000.00 via txt

Workout after over-indulge roadtrip helps keep base metabolic rate high. Helps body burn the fat. Keeps collateral stresses from fracturing 1,283,617,391,000.00 via txt

Long since forgotten tech diff btwn baud & bits per sec (encoding?). Glad most don't measure throughput in baud. Spares us "baud-band" puns. 1,283,617,135,000.00 via txt

Listening to my new CD:: Caribou's "Swim." A very processed vibe.. Danceably strange. 1,283,567,668,000.00 via mobile web

@lundregan Not true. My days are easier than you might think. 1,283,566,669,000.00 via mobile web in reply to lundregan

@bibuilders Catch my panel on agile BI @ Computerworld BI Perspectives conf, Mon Sep 20, La Jolla CA. Have IBM/Cognos, IBI, Balanced Insight 1,283,563,121,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to bibuilders

@bibuilders More serious answer to "how agile should you go" with BI: just push to fast results, but not to unruly, ungovernable mess--ouch! 1,283,563,036,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to bibuilders

@bibuilders How agile should you go? According to my yoga instructor, "push to sensation, not to pain." Still working out the #BI connection 1,283,560,402,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to bibuilders

Bone tired of seeing Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie's faces everywhere. I'm sure they're decent enough human beings. But wear beauty grimly. 1,283,522,897,000.00 via txt

3 days of unread USA Todays. Sorta like 3 days of unopened airline pretzels. Still doesn't make a meal. But'll tide U over till can get one. 1,283,522,130,000.00 via txt

RT @johnrrymer: "I'm revisiting decision mgt with @bevelson, @mgualtieri, and @jameskobielus." JK--Key to #Forrester agile biz process focus 1,283,521,081,000.00 via TweetDeck

Slow IT industry news day. Lots of people already enjoying last vacation spree pre-Labor Day. Others of us R laboring to get home for 3-day 1,283,521,012,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The Singularity: rise of the machines?" ( JK--Give gadgets opportunity 2 perfect selves. Humans gave it our best shot. 1,283,520,779,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Use A BlackBerry To Order A Starbucks Latte" ( JK--I'd prefer a blackberry smoothie, honestly. 1,283,520,482,000.00 via TweetDeck

Confusing means misleading. Vague means nonspecific. Often, vagueness has a specific purpose: letting the speaker cloak their cluelessness. 1,283,520,351,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Most Confusing Tech Buzzwords" ( JK--No. Many vague, but not confusing. Writer confused on what "SOA" stands for. 1,283,520,073,000.00 via TweetDeck

@Alyssa_Milano Brains see things that aren't there. The extrasensory power driving vision, insight, & foresight. Or weakness of superstition 1,283,519,074,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to Alyssa_Milano

RT @waband: Kate Leggett ex Kana joined Forrester Research last week #CRM #SCRM #BPM 1,283,518,827,000.00 via TweetDeck

@stoweboyd Really? I"m just leaving Tumblr auto-post-to-Facebook on so I don't have to manually scrape&post SMS'd tweets from my cellphone. 1,283,518,781,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to stoweboyd

@ryanmcgrath If you'll be at Oracle OpenWorld later in the month, it'll be cool to chat. 1,283,518,612,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ryanmcgrath

Swaddling myself right now in Panda Bear's layered 10+ minute 2007 hypno-chant stunner "Comfy in Nautica" from "Person Pitch." 1,283,518,420,000.00 via TweetDeck

3Par. HP not likely 2 bogey that hole. Helped design the course of the storage industry. I suggest the 5 iron. Careful not 2 put it in rough 1,283,518,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wheel in the sky keeps on turning. Don't know where I'll be tomorrow. Actually, I do. Home. Today. If that stupid hurricane keeps distance. 1,283,517,632,000.00 via TweetDeck

Whenever see phrase "meter data mgt" (not often), mind wants 2 replace 1st "e" w/ "as," & "master" w/ "event." What events not metered? 1,283,515,303,000.00 via txt

Did they have a special celebration today in Beverly Hills CA? The date is 90210. 1,283,491,846,000.00 via TweetDeck

Whiskey. That's Celtic for wicked water, isn't it? 1,283,479,162,000.00 via txt

@ryanmcgrath Cool. Keep us informed. I cover #MapReduce for #Forrester and would love to be briefed & demoed on this when you're ready. 1,283,476,486,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to ryanmcgrath

RT @asterdata: Hear @jameskobielus speak on #bigdata analytics - Big Data Insights Summit Chicago, Sept. 30 - Reg free 1,283,476,038,000.00 via TweetDeck

@HowardKurtz Looks like Palin's returning the nasty language that others have flung her way. If she continues this, she's asking for it. 1,283,475,917,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to HowardKurtz

MapRejuice is MapReduce impl in Javascript that runs jobs in web browsers ( JK--Odd jobs? Counting words? Serious? 1,283,475,857,000.00 via TweetDeck

HP acquires cloud storage vendor 3Par. OK, now let's see HP acquire provider of cloud DW services to leverage all that storage for analytics 1,283,475,465,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social experience optimization. Wish could access them all thru single universal client on all desktop, mobile, embedded, & cloud platforms. 1,283,458,193,000.00 via TweetDeck

Take Forrester's #dataquality survey and get a complimentary copy of the resulting research. #datagovernance #bi #mdm 1,283,439,668,000.00 via TweetDeck

Dontcha just hate moment when realize reason U have no new work email over past few hours is VPN client is down. Relaunch it sleepyhead! 1,283,436,976,000.00 via TweetDeck

USA Today's perfectly OK headline digest if you don't have convenient access to Internet.'re on social media...doesn't concern U. 1,283,436,561,000.00 via txt

Read my tweets 4 nuanced thesis. Unless that causes eyestrain, in which case this pro'll produce prodigiously prolix & prosaic exegesis. 1,283,436,183,000.00 via txt

Geez, that is one blindingly brilliant sun rising over yonder lagoon, just taunting me to commit a far too obvious pun of arguable subtext. 1,283,435,796,000.00 via txt

OK, venerable Ben. If Richard was so poor, how'd he validate the early-to-bed&rise benefits? Let's focus on the bit about "wealthy." 1,283,435,360,000.00 via txt

The geese of Redwood Shores. Man, do those dudes look healthy! Ya gotta think SF Bay's always been a waterfowl wonderland. 1,283,435,033,000.00 via txt

Pleasant dawn over shores of south SF Bay. Out of redwoods emerges a grizzly. Oh, he's cool. Grizzly Bear "Southern Point" frm "Veckatimest" 1,283,434,494,000.00 via txt

@butterylords Could've used cognate "forbidden," also Germanic. Or go truly foreign, Indonesian: Dilarang berkata kotor. Berhenti sekarang! 1,283,413,675,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to butterylords

Rome reinvent in day? Rome 2.0, suggests @mikojava . I say its version # in dubl digits. Nero & Visigoths end-of-lifed single-digit versions 1,283,412,906,000.00 via TweetDeck

Agile data services, aka service-oriented analytics, builds downstream BI app conformance into its DNA: data normalization architecture. 1,283,412,663,000.00 via TweetDeck

Agile data services depends on maximum reuse. Well-formed data arch pays off in faster dev of conformed BI, rather than wasteful, siloed BI 1,283,412,517,000.00 via TweetDeck

Agile BI depends on agile data services aka service-oriented analytics ( reuse data, metadata, models, modeling tools. 1,283,412,176,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Standing Up for Agile BI" ( JK--Well-modeled data is hub 'round which agile BI dev spins new reports, marts, etc. 1,283,411,040,000.00 via TweetDeck

@catevz I do. I know I'm dating self, but Detroit News Washington Bureau used 300 baud modems in summer of 1978 to transmit my stories to HQ 1,283,410,350,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to catevz

Street signs in Palo Alto are very hard to read while driving at night. During the day too. Is GPS making road signs & maps less important? 1,283,410,262,000.00 via TweetDeck

Borders in Palo Alto keeps CD section well-stocked, unlike one near my home, which keeps bin dividers for artists nobody listens to anymore 1,283,410,115,000.00 via TweetDeck

Enjoyed working from #Forrester Foster City office this afternoon. Lovely view. Had a late dinner in Palo Alto. Sidewalk. Lovely lovely. 1,283,409,915,000.00 via TweetDeck

Once U block somebody abusive in Twitter, delete your "Mentions" column in TweetDeck, then reinstate. That'll flush offenders outa your hair 1,283,408,936,000.00 via TweetDeck

Checkpointing. That's ulterior motive of most Facebooked interactions w/ long-past acquaintances. Comparing experience out of pure curiosity 1,283,402,112,000.00 via txt

Palo Alto most definitely college town. But no clear town-gown distinctions evident walking streets. Gown incubated town's powerful economy. 1,283,400,606,000.00 via txt

You know what's killing interpersonal email? Keeping track of people's email addresses. I message my family thru Facebook. Saves me trouble. 1,283,400,182,000.00 via txt

Walked into one of those Apple stores. Walked out. I'm not into Apple or their stores. I'll belly up to yonder bar, show 'em some genius. 1,283,399,930,000.00 via txt

Anyway, as I was saying, agile anything is opposite of boil-the-ocean. Every project deliverable can provide biz value, no need to wait long 1,283,392,892,000.00 via TweetDeck TweetDeck columns clears up problem beautifully. Flames vent unseen off over horizon. Open ocean. Pacific. Terrific. 1,283,392,782,000.00 via TweetDeck

Agile BI = incremental, iterative, collaborative BI dev among cross-functional teams of IT pros and business users. Rich metadata the glue. 1,283,392,610,000.00 via TweetDeck

Very interesting to see how comedians and their fans can have zero sense of humor. 1,283,392,254,000.00 via TweetDeck

@keenanburtoncom @louisck @JimGaffigan The blond guy's so pale he shines as brightly as the bald guy, so hard to tell 'em apart. The glare! 1,283,389,251,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hmmmm...I've had to apply the "block" feature in Twitter twice in the past 15 minutes to abusive people. 1,283,386,866,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wait. Whoa. @louisck ? He's not dude who does that hilarious HotPockets bit is he? Geez. He stinks. Wait. He's balding white guy? He's cool. 1,283,385,470,000.00 via TweetDeck

@aristippus303 I imagine @louisck grumbling curses while typing it. That makes me LOL. He found my opinion "valuable" enough 2 bark back at 1,283,385,238,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to aristippus303

@EventCloudPro DM me your email address and you'll get the deck promptly, direct from my assistant, Jimmy Kobielus (no relation). 1,283,384,953,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@louisck I forgive you Louis. You're too funny to stay mad at for long. 1,283,384,763,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to louisck

@merv Maybe industry zeitgeist is shifting. Don't worry whether vendor is evil. Just worry if they're literally decomposing into protoplasm 1,283,384,674,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Much as I like @louisck , he just used really verboten word in a tweet about Sarah Palin. That's a bit beyond the pale. Don't B nasty Louie 1,283,384,422,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: All Delighted People by Sufjan Stevens from All Delighted People JK--A bit too baroque. Do 12-bar blues for a change 1,283,384,283,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Routerless datacenters in MSFT future?" ( JK--3D torus topology interconnect. Called "CamCube." Sounds like hypercube. 1,283,384,111,000.00 via TweetDeck

"VMware's Maritz virtually pronounces death of Windows" ( JK--What's with all these IT industry death pronouncements? 1,283,383,863,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Burning Man proving point 4 opensource Linux-based cell tower" ( JK--Smell trick. Torch massive Linus Torvalds effigy? 1,283,383,300,000.00 via TweetDeck

@EventCloudPro I followed @rwang0 advice and deleted all email services from my life--except for my #Forrester email of course. Ah, serenity 1,283,382,252,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@rwang0 Hey dude, your tongue in cheek still has a lot of influence. 1,283,376,944,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

Wi-Fi in the sky, and the price is sky-high! Hey, I should write their ad copy. Or not. 1,283,356,958,000.00 via TweetDeck

@dslaymaker Thrill rides? Lake Wobegon Tunnel of Let's Stay Friends? Skeet Shooting 4 Beret that Mary Tyler Moore Flung in Opening Credits? 1,283,356,144,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to dslaymaker

@rwang0 Yikes! That'll make email a unreliable interpersonal messaging medium + double nag-spam. U sure of this advice? Nail in email coffin 1,283,355,947,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

Today is September 1. Feels like summer just won't give up without a fight. We'll have 2 surround it with every weapon in our A/C arsenal. 1,283,343,760,000.00 via txt

RT @debtfreeguy: You can bomb the world into pieces, you can't bomb the world into peace #fb JK--Source: Michael Franti & Spearhead 1,283,341,816,000.00 via TweetDeck

@markmadsen Nobody aware of FuzzyLogix? Not so! I did a well-attended webinar this very day with them and #SAP #Sybase . Omnipresent? Yes! 1,283,304,383,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to markmadsen

RT @kexpplaylist: Love Comes In Spurts by Richard Hell & The Voidoids from Blank Generation JK--Played this incessantly in dorm in Ann Arbor 1,283,303,367,000.00 via TweetDeck

I cannot believe I'm the first one to say "Rome was not reinvented in a day." It's such an obvious low-hanging pun. Google corroborates. 1,283,303,187,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wired magazine declares Web dead. Advertisers declare magazines dead. Social media declare advertising dead. Virtual circle of doom. 1,283,299,299,000.00 via txt

Dear #Forrester #EDW Wave vendors: Analyst's prerogative is to evaluate any & all GA solutions that meet inclusion criteria. 1,283,298,918,000.00 via txt

One of the funniest movie titles of all time: "Make Mine Mink." Haven't seen it. Maybe I should. 1,283,297,010,000.00 via txt

@EventCloudPro Thanks. Contact the event organizers at #Sybase and they'll send the deck to you. 1,283,283,888,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

RT @lorita: on a call with #Kalido and @jmevans00 to talk about upcoming announcement. 1,283,278,203,000.00 via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Key Data Analytics Projects for Building Your Process Optimization Program" ( 1,283,278,166,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @EventCloudPro: Getting ready to watch @jameskobielus talk about in-database analytics with Sybase IQ 1,283,273,895,000.00 via TweetDeck

Starting Webcast “In-Db Analytics: Simpler Faster Smarter” at the top of the hour w/ #Sybase #FuzzyLogix. Register 1,283,272,438,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Slow Motion by Panda Bear from Tomboy JK: P. Glass ain't got nothing on this bear. Cycling round Koyaanisqatsi-ville 1,283,269,601,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv Right. He had the strangest dream he was wed to Lady Macbeth. 1,283,269,121,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Mad Men. Disappointed. Watched a few episodes and didn't see mention of Alfred E. Neuman, Fester Bestertester, or usual gang of idiots. 1,283,268,622,000.00 via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Here's halfway serious response: "Impressions" feels more virtualized beyond pulp&ink "print." Well, anyway, that's MY impression 1,283,267,853,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@merv You're thinking Othello. 1,283,266,828,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@NeilRaden Just pullin' your leg, dude! 1,283,266,800,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden


Who should acquire whom? I'm often asked this. Frankly, don't spend much time worrying about optimal redistrib of wealth in top percentile. 1,283,266,037,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Burning Man opnsource cellphone sys could save world" ( JK--As soon as they incinerate old phones in towering bonfire. 1,283,265,699,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The Tragic Death of Workplace Trust" ( JK--Yep, stabbed in the back by the usual suspects of modernity. Payback time? 1,283,265,364,000.00 via TweetDeck

Shakespeare play reviewers should refrain from giving away the ending to "King Lear." Many people still haven't seen it. 1,283,263,788,000.00 via TweetDeck

@AranNathanson Not the kind of "call to action" I was referring to. 1,283,263,497,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to AranNathanson

RT @techweb: Google Buys SocialDeck @InformationWeek JK--GGL seems to be acquiring cloud of social no-name brands. 1,283,259,250,000.00 via TweetDeck

Feministic critique of the booth babe phenomenon, with a call to action: 1,283,258,938,000.00 via TweetDeck

Doing Webcast “In-Db Analytics: Simpler Faster Smarter” today, 1pm EDT w/ #Sybase #FuzzyLogix. Register 1,283,258,352,000.00 via TweetDeck

Pavement "Stereo": “What about voice of Geddy Lee/How did it get so high?/I wonder if he speaks like an ordinary guy? ( 1,283,258,252,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just submitted my full #Forrester TEI study on the ROI of DW appliances for production/publication. Two-part study. Publishing soon. 1,283,257,634,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: To Sir With Love by Lulu #KEXP JK--One of those movie songs that far outshines the flick. Whatever became of Lulu? 1,283,257,454,000.00 via TweetDeck

@bitterer Right. And when network & I/O bandwidth constraints force your DW to suck in fresh data through a slender straw. 1,283,255,919,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to bitterer

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Only You by Portishead from album Portishead JK--Yes, the 50s Platters classic, turned into a noirish creepy crawler 1,283,255,699,000.00 via TweetDeck

Streaming Interview with James Kobielus of #Forrester by cparente on #BlogTalkRadio - 1,283,254,960,000.00 via web

Is there a Markdown Markup Language for tagging deep discounts across the e-commerce bargain-bin-o-sphere? Just curious. 1,283,254,800,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Red Hat ... make vendor-neutral cloud happen" ( JK--RHat? Apache? DMTF? What's missing? Where's Open Cloud Manifesto? 1,283,254,665,000.00 via TweetDeck

"The rise -- and risk -- of the composite clouds" ( JK--The decline of siloed clouds. The rise of federated clouds. 1,283,254,102,000.00 via TweetDeck

"When It's OK 2 Curse at Work" ( JK--Call yer help desk first. If no solution to your problem, they'll cut U some slack 1,283,253,795,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Need A Dollar by Aloe Blacc from Good Things JK--New soul gem so insanely memorable you'll hear it in your dreams! 1,283,215,650,000.00 via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden "Print"? What's that? Some old tech being end-of-lifed? 1,283,212,943,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: From A Buick 6 by Bob Dylan from Highway 61 Revisited JK--Dylan's cheeky early stuff stays fresh. Smart punk poet. 1,283,212,587,000.00 via TweetDeck

Doing Webcast “In-Db Analytics: Simpler Faster Smarter” Tomorrow, Wed Aug 31, 1pm EDT w/ #Sybase #FuzzyLogix. Register 1,283,212,280,000.00 via TweetDeck

@jameskobielus Correction. Early July. 1,283,204,219,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to jameskobielus

@NeilRaden BTW, not that I'm Nostradamus or anything, but check out my Tweet from early June ( Thank U aweekstweets! 1,283,204,171,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden The Bird was lovable guy, for most part. His accidental death--after solid working class non-bball career--was definitely shock. 1,283,203,080,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

No. "SaaS" isn't "SAS" with a southern drawl. "SaaS" is "ASP" with a north-of-the-cloud accent. 1,283,202,210,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @carol_phillips: Why Millennials dislike interruptive mktg: JK--Can we NOT call them that. Implies apocalyptic cult. 1,283,201,668,000.00 via TweetDeck

I tell ya, the Strasburg thing had Fidrych written all over it from start. Sorry 2 get so jaded about these things. Wish him speedy recovery 1,283,201,462,000.00 via TweetDeck

Overheard: Embedded Analytics & Next Gen DW ( JK--Personal in-mem data marts in your pocket. Not far-fetched or far-off 1,283,199,836,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @rhilsen: Kana's former head prod mktg, @kateleggett, joined #Forrester as Sr. Analyst, Customer Svc & Call Center processes #CRM #SCRM 1,283,192,561,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Karmasphere: Public Beta of Karmasphere Studio Prof Edition #hadoop, #bigdata JK--Enterprise Hadoop startup 1,283,192,485,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @hblodget "So what if Obama is Muslim" ( JK--I propose "don't ask don't tell" on presidential religious orientation 1,283,192,415,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Slate: Heavy drinkers live longer JK--Actually, moderate drinkers live longer than the abstemious or bibulous . 1,283,192,205,000.00 via TweetDeck

Try saying "Hadoop" repeatedly & very fast. Wear a Betty Boop T-shirt while doing it. 1,283,189,531,000.00 via TweetDeck

#SocialBI for C2C app: fantasy football ( ) Yeah, why not. 1,283,184,317,000.00 via TweetDeck

There's BFF, and there's BPP (best practices partner). Where biz process, insight, & analytics concerned, choose #Forrester . We're your BPP 1,283,184,218,000.00 via TweetDeck

My Twitter BFFs: @bevelson @rbkarel @passion4process @csleclair @merv @sethgrimes @rwang0 @curtmonash Find yours @ 1,283,184,126,000.00 via TweetDeck

My Twitter BFFs: @kexpplaylist @rwang0 @mkrigsman @curtmonash @ericadriver @sethgrimes @ellenfeaheny. Find yours @ 1,283,183,759,000.00 via Tweet BFFs

Growing up, I used to think "Jackson Hole" meant solitary confinement in the Southern Michigan Penitentiary. But actually, it's a nice place 1,283,177,957,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: My Sister by The Juliana Hatfield Three from Become What You Are JK--Great 90s indie song still a perfect listen! 1,283,177,351,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Turn On Me by The Shins from the album Wincing The Night Away JK--Not a weak track on this, the best album of the '00s! 1,283,175,964,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Enough For You by Chocolate Genius Incorporated from Swansongs JK--Excellent new electric-soul sound. Santana-fied! 1,283,174,712,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Google Maps Misplaces Lincoln Memorial" ( JK--Has it come 2 this? Do we really need GPS 2 find iconic nat'l landmarks? 1,283,174,294,000.00 via TweetDeck

"10 worst things about working from home" ( JK--Only the "imprisoned in workplace" applies here. Road trips a relief. 1,283,174,109,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Google continues social-ntwk push w/Angstro buy" ( JK--Who? Most soc med pure-plays R largely no-name. Case in point. 1,283,173,831,000.00 via TweetDeck

Breakfast is mis-named. I don't regard sleep as a fast (though it is: eating while asleep--is that even possible?). I'd call it "day-ramp." 1,283,169,600,000.00 via TweetDeck

Social media monitoring only needs to be 24x7 if it feeds some 24x7 business process: such as responding to customer service issues. 1,283,114,508,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @brainpicker: Proposals for gender-neutral pronouns from 150 years ago JK--Everything's clumsy. "He or she" endures! 1,283,114,201,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hottest summer ever recorded in Washington DC. Meteorologically. Rhetorically, the pols have been relatively well-behaved. For now. 1,283,113,059,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Babelonia by School of Seven Bells from Disconnect From Desire JK--Buoyant streamlined vocal groove from two sisters + guy 1,283,112,930,000.00 via TweetDeck

Mapped out visual grammar for ideal cable-news preso format, and see how can fit #BI as well. May blog about this in future. 1,283,110,854,000.00 via TweetDeck

Would be nice if Facebook said which friends ignoring "send [you] message" & "wish [you} happy birthday" reminders, so U can reciprocate l8r 1,283,110,738,000.00 via TweetDeck

My favorite bumper sticker of all time: "Eschew Obfuscation." 1,283,110,491,000.00 via TweetDeck

Yoga instructor puzzled over different student/mat arrangements on floor each Sunday. Hey, that's dynamic group posing. We keep it loose. 1,283,109,986,000.00 via TweetDeck

I just unlocked "Citizenship" merit badge from a @rustyoldlockbox , which is only one earned during @kobieluslaughablylameboyscoutingyouth 1,283,109,129,000.00 via TweetDeck

@EricaDriver One tweet definitely leads to the next. Whether it's other people's, or my own, something always suggests something else. 1,283,108,915,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EricaDriver

Today's magazines should have label on cover displaying ratio of cover price to % of advertising pages. So U know how much content yr $ buys 1,283,104,102,000.00 via txt

Twitter's improved their mobile interface to the point where I don't get eyestrain trying to read it on my Zune HD. 1,283,102,089,000.00 via txt

Time displacement. To forecast changing social patterns, check what people are choosing 2 spend less of daily lives doing. Past passed passe 1,283,093,659,000.00 via txt

Man, it's hot! Curious how global warming will affect evolution of human sweat glands & skin porosity across the globe. 1,283,092,939,000.00 via txt

"Muted-friendly" means fast, efficient info delivery w/out heavy reliance on captioning. Those crawling r-t transcriptions R slow & tedious. 1,283,091,074,000.00 via txt

WashPost front page aerial photo of yesterday GBeck rally near Lincoln Mem. Eyeballing crowd density & spread puts turnout at 20,000, tops. 1,283,090,649,000.00 via txt

Should be "muted-friendly" cable news channels: deliver 90% of info content with sound off, from effective blend of video, graphics, & text. 1,283,090,218,000.00 via txt

Doubting that language shapes how we think is like doubting that gravity shapes how we walk. 1,283,087,011,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @rwang0: RT @raesmaa: "10 scariest airports in the world" ( JK--What's safety/accident records for these airports? 1,283,086,931,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @raesmaa: "It's not the destination that matters. It's the change of scene." - Brian Eno 1,283,086,536,000.00 via TweetDeck

Ongoing mining disaster in Chile is freaky. Imagine trapped w/ co-workers for weeks/months. Even w/ life support, could U stand each other? 1,283,086,503,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @debtfreeguy: Those who drink to drown their sorrows should be taught that sorrows know how to swim #fb 1,283,086,308,000.00 via TweetDeck

@EricaDriver So true. That's notion of #BI as "quest," entailing open-ended evolving set of questions, each formed thru previous answers. 1,283,086,279,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to EricaDriver

Vibrant economies are also inherently nervous economies. Indicators always jitter all over the place, as some chase & other flee them. 1,283,086,120,000.00 via TweetDeck

@gervis Of course language shapes how we think. So much of what we think about revolves around how best 2 use words 2 interact with world. 1,283,086,032,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to gervis

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: In The Light by Led Zeppelin from Physical Graffiti JK--My fave Zep LP. Just a sprawling glory of jams & mysticism. 1,283,085,864,000.00 via TweetDeck

@paulocoelho Bald is the new 'do, and any glance at my recent portraits show I too am inexorably getting trendier by the day. 1,283,085,696,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to paulocoelho

I'm curious how they'll be editing out, around, or over profanities & edgy content as they bring "Curb Your Enthusiasm" to mass syndication. 1,283,085,569,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Djohariah by Sufjan Stevens from the album All Delighted People JK--New one. Sufjan starting to remind me of Donovan. 1,283,085,458,000.00 via TweetDeck

Let's see a show a hands. How many others automatically decline to give email sender a receive or read response? Just assume email reliable. 1,283,085,379,000.00 via TweetDeck

Is everything the new everything else? Excuse me if I get a little tired of IT pubs that won't stop relentlessly churning old buzz for new. 1,283,085,110,000.00 via TweetDeck

Article in today's WashPost about UMich hitting up freshmen for contributions. Ay caramba! They've been hassling me for 30 years w/out break 1,283,084,977,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Hard Drives Have Future" ( JK--Excellent analysis of HD vs. SSD price-perf enhancements. HDs have narrowing future. 1,283,084,733,000.00 via TweetDeck

Good travel article in Washington Post on public stairways of San Francisco. Walking SF always tremendous exercise, and scenic to boot! 1,283,084,422,000.00 via TweetDeck

Optimize data 4 question vs. 4 quest, modeled vs. unmodeled data, OLAP vs. NoLAP. 1,283,020,439,000.00 via txt

TV infomercials 4 exercise & diet programs always show before & after fotos that often misleading. Should B required 2 show b&a measurements 1,283,012,154,000.00 via txt

Progressive's Flo well on way 2 becoming most 360-degr fully realized serial-ad fictional pitch-character in TV history. Beats Maytag dude. 1,283,010,420,000.00 via txt

#CRM cust experience optimiz'n. Is it asking too much 4 businesses 2 cater 2 our quirks? Can that be automated? Ultimate in personalization. 1,283,010,169,000.00 via txt

Expect slow IT industry news week to come. Pace will definitely pick up post-Labor Day. End of quarter will be crazy-busy. 1,283,009,565,000.00 via txt

TV variety show musical segments of 60s had oversized, outlandish, postmodern set designs. Would love 2 C compiled into coffee table book. 1,283,008,053,000.00 via txt

RT @lcecere: "Bill Gates' favorite teacher" ( JK--e.g, Khan's tutorial pt 1 on French Revolution ( 1,282,956,845,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Bill Gates' favorite teacher" ( JK--Wow! This guy IS good. This approach is GREAT. I want to do all webinars this way. 1,282,956,122,000.00 via TweetDeck

Starting to rediscover Mozilla Firefox, which I've set to always auto-load & login all my social networks upon browser launch. Been improved 1,282,951,053,000.00 via TweetDeck

Analyst experience optimization? Hmm. Always starts with calm morning ramp-up with breakfast, tea, email, & #KEXP . Beyond that, no formula. 1,282,950,887,000.00 via TweetDeck

Fortune's Trader Joe profile sez chain doesn't tell employees products' margins, lets shelve per customer convenience. Experience optimiz'n? 1,282,950,370,000.00 via TweetDeck