Friday, October 08, 2010

Aweekstweets Oct 1-8 2010: the week my tweets were more thematic than pragmatic

"Web 3.0 Will Change Our Perspective" ( JK--Web 3.0 = meanings modeled, mashed, & mined thru semantics, social, & SOA. 7 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Tech's Good vs. Evil Battle" ( JK--Apparently, slouching & squinting no longer just bad posture. They're mortal sins. 14 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"MSFT sees many uses for gesture-controlled interfaces" ( JK--For sure. Auto-bird-flip-recognition would speed flaming. 18 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Lead generation. Is this reverse alchemy? I thought the trick was to turn lead into gold, not the other way around. What? Oh...never mind. 26 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Livonia MI. Named for Livonia NY. Which was named for Livonia, Europe--aka Latvia. Kobielus is not Latvian, but we're Livonian. 28 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @JPBarlow: "What would John Lennon do?" JK--He'd admit that it's pretty hard to imagine there's no heaven when that's exactly where he is 33 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Alex Chilton by The Replacements from the album Pleased To Meet Me JK---Sad that Alex himself passed away this year. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Just chatted a moment ago with #Forrester colleague @nyuhanna & demonstrated the work-productivity method behind my social media madness. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Data warehousing inquiries often spontaneously morph into data quality inquiries--and into #BI inquiries, with pred analytics not far behind about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

Love the ridiculous "10 secrets that [so-and-so] don't want you 2 know" popular trope. Powers that B wantcha dumb, barefoot, & in family way about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @raesmaa: "unlock mathematical secrets of verse" ( JK--Ssssh. Poets don't wantcha 2 know "iambic pentameter" = "2x5" about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Twitter's geolocation feature seems 2 think I'm in Ballston in Arlington VA. Hey tweety-bird, U are 15 miles offbase. U are no homing pigeon about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Dumb down your chit-chat. Most people who have made career in IT know what I'm talking about. Nerds wear intellect like a pretty flower. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Did an agile #BI 1:1 at #BPF10. These 20-minute 1:1s are like speed dating, except no pressure to dumb down your chit-chat. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Rubber, upon meeting road, is instantly & incrementally vaporized, which is why your treads wear thin & we all breathe so much rubber dust. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Urgent." In an email subject, that's a frequent spam indicator. If something was truly urgent, it would be from somebody you know/trust. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"At the end of the day..." You hear that phrase everywhere. Seems to imply sundown = resolution. It's rarely that. I'd settle for respite. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Funny how the English keep insisting they invented the English language. Angles, Saxons, Jutes, & Norse wrote codebase. Brit-Celts forked it about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Cool morning air. "Catch a cold" is most misleading phrase in common English. Cold is health. Hot stickies are misery. about 14 hours ago via txt

Coffee. Advice 2 people who prepare it for large numbers of conventioneers. Taste it yourselves before putting it into those big steely urns about 14 hours ago via txt

Early morning spam alert: "Use predictive analytics to enlarge your.....[????}" Whew! Never mind. about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

Overlapping conversation mgt in noisy space. Cellular uses code-div spread spectrum 4 that. Twitter uses retweets, mentions, & direct msgs. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Listening to Caribou "Odessa" from great new LP "Swim." Incredibly deft layering of bumps & beats & bells & squeaks & squawks & eeks & awks Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:30:29 PM via TweetDeck

@augieray Can't wait 2 C "The Social Network." I totally dug "American Graffiti." Introduced us babies born in late 50s to music of that era Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:26:31 PM via TweetDeck in reply to augieray

Some faces grow more interesting with age. Bill Gates, for example. The whole thickening of his visage & torso give him a dash of the grampa Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:23:49 PM via TweetDeck

Disruptors. Anybody interrupting my train of thought is disruptor. Some trains need 2 stay interrupted cuz disruptor saying something cool. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:20:09 PM via TweetDeck

Shared my agile data services thinking from yesterday's #Denodo webinar with several 1:1 customers at #BPF10. Crystallizes my current rsch. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:17:57 PM via TweetDeck

Had a bunch of great 1:1s with #Forrester customers today at #BPF10 . What I offer them is quick assessment & advice. A fresh frame of ref. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:15:37 PM via TweetDeck

It's same inner logic that spurs some 2 write poems, knowng there's no money, no market, no career, & no status in it. Just express whatever Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:11:50 PM via TweetDeck

I don't worry whether other analysts are on or not on Twitter. I don't do this to have "followers." I do it to express thoughts. To whomever Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:09:21 PM via TweetDeck

A core part of being an analyst is partying for a living. What I mean, is many fine ideas surface over many fine lunches & dinners & drinks Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:06:48 PM via TweetDeck

As analyst, U always try 2 hit balance between the thematic & the pragmatic. In other words, showing new ways of seeing vs new ways of doing Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:03:40 PM via TweetDeck

Jason has brilliant navigation skills. He found his grandparents' & my grandparents' resting places in Detroit & environs with laser focus. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:01:31 PM via TweetDeck

It is so nice to be able 2 sleep in one's own bed at night when at a conference, rather than retire to yet another hotel room. That gets old Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:59:10 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Wilco "War on War" from their brilliant LP "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot." Loved Jeff Tweedy & Mavis Staples on Colbert tonight. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:57:18 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Shins "A Comet Appears," the last track from their 1997 gem "Wincing The Night Away." A melody as pretty as this suspends time Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:55:47 PM via TweetDeck

Fact that I don't feel I know enuff about lotsa stuff explains why I'm always tweeting fresh thinking. I'm teaching self. Continuously. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:52:55 PM via TweetDeck

In other words, what I'm doing now is essentially doing what I trained for when I earned M.A. in Journalism from UW-Madison: biz reporter. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:50:11 PM via TweetDeck

I still hold to my core conception of the analyst as a specialized biztech reporter/rschr, covering deep beat, delivering expert commentary Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:47:54 PM via TweetDeck

@kathleenschaub #b2bchat On any given day (e.g., today), I can be a bit of a cranky dude. I'm willing 2 cut other analysts slack. Tough job Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:45:20 PM via TweetDeck in reply to kathleenschaub

@MargieClayman #b2bchat I have been in the IT analyst biz for many years, with several firms, and I have NEVER seen what you're alluding to Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:41:58 PM via TweetDeck in reply to MargieClayman

I wake up every day with the feeling that I don't know enough about lots of things. I don't skimp on research. I'm a ravenous reader. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:41:06 PM via TweetDeck

@MargieClayman #b2bchat I don't understand the question? What's this have to do with sales territories? U in right discussion? Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:38:37 PM via TweetDeck in reply to MargieClayman

@kathleenschaub #b2bchat When analyst starts to feel that they know all they need to know, they're not mkt rschrs anymore. They're pure BS Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:37:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to kathleenschaub

@juliebhunt #b2bchat #b2bchat Trick of BEING an analyst is not to regard oneself as "influencer." That's slippery slope 2 blowhard egomania. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:35:55 PM via TweetDeck in reply to juliebhunt

@juliebhunt #b2bchat In dealing with analysts, don't treat us as "influencers." We're mkt rschers. Tell us something we don't already know. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:32:47 PM via TweetDeck in reply to juliebhunt

@piplzchoice #b2bchat I can give you any number of examples of vendors that treat analysts as necessary evils to be manipulated. But I won't Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:30:30 PM via TweetDeck in reply to piplzchoice

@piplzchoice #b2bchat Best strategy for making us aware of you is going out your way to actually engage us as human beings. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:29:24 PM via TweetDeck in reply to piplzchoice

@kathleenschaub #b2bchat We're an influence profession. Influence is grounded in our research. It's also in our agility of mind & presence. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:28:22 PM via TweetDeck in reply to kathleenschaub

Sci Chnl last night. Brian Cox ( dissected Saturn's rings w/ startling brilliance, used 2 elucidate solar sys formation Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:22:28 PM via TweetDeck

@kathleenschaub Hi Kathleen. You forgot to mention your years of service to Sybase. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:10:33 PM via TweetDeck in reply to kathleenschaub

I distrust really good music on public TV. I distrust because good vibes almost always disrupted by 15 minutes of people begging for bucks. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:06:44 PM via TweetDeck

Static portraits of us in Twitter & Facebook. Will day come when our devices can auto-snap fresh fotos & auto-upload when login to FB/Twtr? Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:04:52 PM via TweetDeck

If U architect hub&spoke #DW by subject domains (customer, finance, HR, product, etc.), you're implicitly aligning with key biz processes. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:37:29 PM via TweetDeck

Livonia, Michigan. A perfect square. A perfectly square suburban middle class historically honkified mix of subdivisions, malls, & industry. Thursday, October 07, 2010 5:04:53 PM via TweetDeck

RT @jasonkobi: cruising 8 Mile Rd blasting Eminem, Temptations, Kid Rock & Billy Joel...just kidding, no B Joel. JK--Whew! Raised U right! Thursday, October 07, 2010 5:03:39 PM via TweetDeck

@ellenfeaheny Lee-vone-eya-A! Thursday, October 07, 2010 5:01:26 PM via TweetDeck in reply to ellenfeaheny

My son is making the requisite pilgrimage 2 all the holy spots sanctified by my childhood footsteps in & around the late lamented Motor City Thursday, October 07, 2010 4:50:55 PM via TweetDeck

The Newsweek business sold for $1. There are probably collectors editions of some back issues that sell for more than the whole operation. Thursday, October 07, 2010 4:48:17 PM via TweetDeck

If there were as many so-called "game changers" in organized sports as in IT indstry, ESPN would be full of quarterbacks throwing no-hitters Thursday, October 07, 2010 4:44:46 PM via TweetDeck

Simple listening. That's damn hard in a distraction-intensive echo chamber such as social media. Or in "this is your brain on social media." Thursday, October 07, 2010 4:11:26 PM via TweetDeck

Listening platforms. Listening is fending off distractions & just focusing on each person in their full individuality & in the full moment. Thursday, October 07, 2010 4:10:42 PM via TweetDeck

@LeadershipHaiku #Leadership #Haiku #Stress #Strain "STURM UND DRANG/Poisonous pressure./How well do you stand the pain/of workaday strain?" Thursday, October 07, 2010 3:31:14 PM via TweetDeck in reply to LeadershipHaiku

@bmichelson Oh....socially sensitive....hopefully they respond by engaging and supporting those people, rather than withdrawing & gossiping Thursday, October 07, 2010 3:23:01 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bmichelson

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." Ralph Waldo Emerson JK--Then why are great philosophers such cold fish, Ralphie boy? Thursday, October 07, 2010 1:10:55 PM via TweetDeck

@bmichelson "Ambient intelligence"? What's that? Listening to background noise--aka word of mouth or "VoC"? Or is Eno doing #BI these days? Thursday, October 07, 2010 1:08:18 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bmichelson

"Data Visualiz'n, Soc Media Analytics Could Be Key 2 Pervasive BI" ( JK--Pervasive among customer-facing biz proc pros Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:59:39 PM via TweetDeck

"HP-SAP merger talk considered far-fetched" ( JK--No. It's near-fetched. May be inadvisable, but definitely conceivable Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:37:48 PM via TweetDeck

Manifestos of any sort scream out the manifest pretensions and manipulative agendas of their masterminds. Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:11:45 PM via TweetDeck

What's "advanced" data viz mean? Integ, int'activ, content-rich, mashup, multi-dim, r-t, in-mem, mobile, geo, guided, social, etc etc etc Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:06:50 PM via TweetDeck

Anybody notice an escalation of CEO-to-CEO public trashtalking in the IT arena? Competitive fray intensifying. Mergers & acqs in the works. Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:02:47 PM via TweetDeck

#Forrester cstmrs hip to #KEXP. They're starting 2 mention on inq--eg, how can @loserboy #kexp leverage #Hadoop 2 power real-time playlist? Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:00:00 PM via TweetDeck

Cognoscenti speculate "Dixie" etymology originates in French number 10. No idea why. But I know a place way up north that's francophone & 10 Thursday, October 07, 2010 11:54:08 AM via TweetDeck

Fun facts about @hsmalltree : She teaches yoga. She can sing (very well). She & I invaded #kexp inner sanctum a few years ago, & met DJ Riz! Thursday, October 07, 2010 11:48:26 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed over phone, while at #Forrester #BPF10 , by TechTarget's Courtney Bjorlin, re SAP BW. I'm in the bullseye of their tech target! Thursday, October 07, 2010 11:36:45 AM via TweetDeck

Nice hallway chat w/ @hsmalltree of TechTarget @ #Forrester #BPF10 . One of my best buds among press who cover "my space" (yes, I do own it) Thursday, October 07, 2010 11:35:21 AM via TweetDeck

I vote @donalddotfarmer for most psychic vendor software product person on planet. Criterion: he thinks several steps ahead of me. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:12:15 AM via TweetDeck

@donalddotfarmer Wow! You know why that's scary? You used the exact phrase that springs to my mind whenever that vendor's name mentioned. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:10:48 AM via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

#BPF @mgualtieri & @mgilpin discussing social media impact on business. #bpf10 Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:09:12 AM via TweetDeck

@LoveStats I don't have a pet snake, and if I did, he/she would be self-lubricating. I only have room for lo-maintenance snakes in my life. Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:07:07 AM via TweetDeck in reply to LoveStats

"Latest Nerdic Terms Revealed for 2011" ( JK--Linguists say this tongue is distantly related to Indoor-You'reAPeon. Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:19:26 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Announces New Storage Systems ...Optimized for ....Transaction... & Analytics" ( JK--Key to their #DW value prop Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:14:48 AM via TweetDeck

One ex-exec calling other execs, in a different firm, "dysfunctional." Is consistent profitability not a criterion of "functional"? Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:07:03 AM via TweetDeck

Ah......I long for the olden days when people didn't habitually sort their incoming mail over the wastebasket. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:50:19 AM via TweetDeck

@donalddotfarmer Well put my agile thinking tech friend. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:39:52 AM via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

Crazy thought: Dietary fat isn't evil. It's relying on fat to carry the flavor in all meals: that's the evil. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:38:44 AM via TweetDeck

I do loves me that National Harbor bacon! Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:37:26 AM via TweetDeck

Anybody who tries to sell me stuff via Twitter merits an immediate unfollow. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:36:55 AM via TweetDeck

@alyswoodward Natural sugars. Not refined, processed industrial sugars. A big difference, and your body knows it. Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:34:46 AM via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

555 area code. Fictional telephonic abstraction layer that disconnects any attempts 2 ring up spirits beyond 4th wall of Dimension Hollywood Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:44:19 PM via txt

Every fresh advance in interactive visualization, multivariate statistical analysis, & predictive modeling will B focused on human condition Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:31:30 PM via txt

20 years since German reunification. Won't be that long before Korean departitioning. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:25:47 PM via txt

Mixed-green salads can B ever better 4 U & more delicious if also mix in strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, & kiwis. Hold the dressing. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 5:19:59 PM via txt

Dear Mass Media Outlets: Every time U discuss these Salahi non-entities, U make me glad I didn't get broadcast offers out of J-school (M.A.) Wednesday, October 06, 2010 4:54:39 PM via txt

New group of hateful religious idiots has novel scapegoat 4 war casualties. Rivals insanity of Mel Gibson's war-scpgting of anothr relig grp Wednesday, October 06, 2010 4:39:52 PM via txt

By the way, it was no coincidence that I threw some yoga images into my agile discussion. Agile is muscle tone, mental calm, & poise. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 4:08:14 PM via TweetDeck

Agile is also the predictive smarts to know how to duck & swerve away in the nick of time before something blows. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 3:48:46 PM via TweetDeck

Fact that my noggin not yet exploded may be due 2 me having either a) thick skull, b) airhead, or c) finely calibrated set of release valves Wednesday, October 06, 2010 3:45:47 PM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Right. "Agile" in any context is methodology, first & foremost. Those method'gies R best enabled by some tech tools & approaches Wednesday, October 06, 2010 2:06:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Thanks everybody for attending the #Denodo webinar on agile data services & agile BI! Wednesday, October 06, 2010 2:04:10 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo agile data services/BI webinar. Q&A coming up. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:55:10 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. discussing key role of data lineage, change impact, catalog search in governance of agile BI/data services. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:54:54 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo agile data services & BI webinar. You'll notice "mashup" (the preso-side dev approach) is part of this, but is more SOA info-as-svc. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:53:03 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. discusses enterprise-grade agile data svcs: holistic & virtual w/ semantic abstr, data gov, lineage, security, & mgt. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:51:01 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. has positioned agile data services role in various biz processes to accelerate BI-based decision optimization. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:49:19 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. discussing IT/ntwk/ops mgt processes that provide real-time agile-viz BI dshbd drilldown across disparate source data. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:48:19 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. discussing financial rept biz proc depend on flex/virt'zed/federated access 2 complex internal & external data sources Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:46:32 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. discussing #CRM call centers with unified/agile front-end access to disparate back-end data. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:43:57 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh C. discussing agile business processes that are customer-facing. Must absolutely deliver unified #CRM around common analytics Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:42:03 PM via TweetDeck

#Denodo Suresh Chandrasekaran administering attendee agile #BI poll on webinar. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:38:10 PM via TweetDeck

Ready to start #Denodo webinar on agile BI & data services Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1:01:13 PM via web

Sometimes you don't realize how much fresh air you needed till you go out, take a breath, and realize how slack your sails actually were. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:54:21 AM via TweetDeck

Before long I expect to see Twitter user with too-honest handle @followmefollowmeohpleasefollowme . People hungry for attention/validation. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 11:40:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @charlieisaacs: RT @augieray: Yesterday's funniest headline: Foursquare ousts Twitter as Mayor of Downtime Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:47:20 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Feel The Pain by Dinosaur Jr from the album Without A Sound JK--Phreaky phat guitar & voice groove from mid-90s. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:45:44 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Completes Acquisition of Unica" ( #unica #cmo JK--Clearly, IBM has become customer analytics powerhouse. #crm Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:34:59 AM via TweetDeck

Customer engagement. This phrase feels forced & mechanistic. A customer's not a cogwheel. Each one's a cosmos. Simply listen & chat. #crm Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:33:43 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Mack the Knife by Louie Armstrong #KEXP JK--Both Satchmo's and Bobby Darin's versions are the epitome of cool. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:28:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Eye Know by De La Soul from the album 3 Feet High and Rising JK--Only hip-hop sample of Steely Dan that I'm aware of Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:20:08 AM via TweetDeck

Now that Hollywood has done a major motion picture about social networking, it's time to pull those #BI screenplays out of your closets. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 10:18:37 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Can't Be Satisfied by Muddy Waters from the album The Collection JK--Perfect follow-up to that previous tweet. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:47:57 AM via web from Lee, VA

Would love report called "*@#! [TECH SEGMENT] Customers Tell Us" about annoying vendor practices plus rules 4 not doing that *@#! again Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:45:04 AM via web from Lee, VA

The trick to doing on-the-fly ad-hoc in-depth analysis is to have the core frames prestaged in your brain....and on disk. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:28:36 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Sideshow By The Seashore by Luna from album Penthouse JK--One of the very best twang-intensive rock songs of past 20 years Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:26:58 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Jolene by Dolly Parton #KEXP JK--You sorta wonder why a guy would necessarily prefer Jolene over the younger Dolly. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 9:21:10 AM via TweetDeck

Recession is over. Yeah, sort of like your headcold being over but, somehow, you're still blowing your nose for several weeks. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:30:26 AM via TweetDeck

If you're doing next-best-action in your business processes, and you're leveraging DW, &doing DW POC, U must test in-db analytics scenarios. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:28:29 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Half A World Away by The Corin Tucker Band from 1,000 Years JK--Nu blistering rock from ex-Sleater-Kinney guitarist Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:23:05 AM via TweetDeck

Catch me & #Denodo "Agile BI & Agile Data Services: A Perfect Fit " webinar, today, 10-11 (PDT). Register: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:19:15 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Lost Cause by Beck from the album Sea Change JK--This man can use his odd voice to beautiful effect when he tries. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:18:02 AM via TweetDeck

kid a kid kid a kid its right its right its right place..... Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:03:41 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: If You Knew by Neko Case from The Tigers Have Spoken JK--Very fave Neko. Wonderful brassy voice @ full throated peak Wednesday, October 06, 2010 7:50:28 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Eighties Fan by Camera Obscura from Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi JK--Atmospheric bonus track from little-heard 2002 album. Wednesday, October 06, 2010 7:38:19 AM via TweetDeck

Acquiring vertical industry expertise. For starters, consultants need 2 actually listen 2 customers take their POV when trying to help them. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:26:09 PM via TweetDeck

Helping a #Forrester client with a 2-vendor #DW POC. Reviewing POC test plans & scenarios. Rubber meets road--who'll grip? who'll slip? Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:00:30 PM via TweetDeck

Let's see who's paying attention to Twitter transmissions. I'm sure I'll get some feedback to that. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:41:20 PM via TweetDeck

The core mystery of religion is the transmission of divinity through the world, through the word, through a lord. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:40:37 PM via TweetDeck

So much of core of Wm James "Varieties of Relig Exp" confirms the metaphysical intuitions I shared with Mr./Mrs. Lahl in Napa Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:37:20 PM via TweetDeck

Who says growing older doesn't mean growing bolder? Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:32:46 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Let Them Knock by Sharon Jones & the Dapkings JK--Artist who has singlehandedly resurrected & reinvigorated 60s soul Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:31:39 PM via TweetDeck

Do you ever get the feeling that some day Sufjan Stevens will be the conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra? Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:29:45 PM via TweetDeck

"Worst. Bosses. Ever." ( JK--Wow! America be proud! We monopolize this list. Apparently, no bad bosses elsewhere. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:26:22 PM via TweetDeck

"HP Software Acq Spree Expected" ( JK--If Leo recent SAP past is prologue, HP'll buy #BI, columnr #DW & data integ vdrs Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:20:19 PM via TweetDeck

Finally got to meet #Forrester new analyst for #CRM customer service, @kateleggett . Looking forward to collaborating with her. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:15:48 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Roadrunner by Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers JK--Song quoted by M.I.A. in "Bamboo Banga." Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:12:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Roadrunner by The Modern Lovers from LP The Modern Lovers JK--He's in love with Massachusetts, very Whitmanesque faux-naif Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:09:27 PM via TweetDeck

Wm James "Varieties of Relig Experience" discussion of "religion of healthy-minded" (circa 1900). That's self-help, a core American faith! Tuesday, October 05, 2010 8:07:17 PM via TweetDeck

Tony Curtis liked his iPad so much he's being buried with it. Yondah lies Jamie Lee's foddah & his poissanal computah! Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:49:10 AM via TweetDeck

@dmenninger What obsolete term are U referring to? I like some old terms, such as "decision support system," that go to heart of the matter. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:46:37 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dmenninger

"Obama To Install Solar Panels On The White House" ( JK--Here come the "Green House" jokes. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:42:12 AM via TweetDeck

When I was in elementary school, many schools named for famous American poets or dead presidents. Why not for notable business people? Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:41:19 AM via TweetDeck

RT @Computerworld: Oracle to buy single sign-on vendor Passlogix JK--SSO is key to seamless customer experience. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:39:23 AM via TweetDeck

RT @asterdata: Aster Data & @Cloudera partner ( JK--Clearly, Cloudera is go-to-partner for enterprise-ready #Hadoop Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:37:55 AM via TweetDeck

Social engineering. It depends an social structure of command, control, coercion, & surveillance. Social networks are anything but fascist. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:30:43 AM via TweetDeck

"Social engineering via Social networking" ( JK--Um, no. Peer pressure is not coercive "social engineering." Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:27:35 AM via TweetDeck

"Presentation secrets of Steve Jobs": black turtlenecks, messianic mountebanking, slick new gadgets as props, tech cult as hallelujah chorus Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:22:39 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp ITs Tricky by Run DMC #KEXP JK--I liked the first generation of rap/hip-hop better than what followed. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:06:56 AM via TweetDeck

Composite/Predixion p.r. ( JK--Per yesterday tweet. Self-svc pred analytics + SaaS + data virt'zn + PowerPivot. Cool! Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:04:31 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Mark Brunelli of TechTarget re ParAccel. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 10:57:07 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp That's Not Really Funny by Eels from Souljacker JK--One of the coolest processed lightning-bolt electric vibes ever! Tuesday, October 05, 2010 10:44:02 AM via TweetDeck

Sitting straight & paying attention without squirming in hard wooden seats for hours. All those years of churchgoing taught a career skill. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 10:18:11 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Do the Reggay by Toots and The Maytals #KEXP JK--Song from 1968 that essentially gave the genre its name. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 10:11:10 AM via TweetDeck

"Self-evident computing" ( JK--Zeitgeist check. "WYSIWYG" out; "Self-Evident eXperience" in. Great new acronym. Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:27:25 AM via TweetDeck

@juliebhunt Really? It was known that she would only be a part-time justice in her first year on the high court? Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:16:55 AM via TweetDeck in reply to juliebhunt

El Robusto. Una experiencia autentica de cafe en el corazon del Puerto Nacional. Gracias a Mayorga para Wi-Fi gratis y bebida caliente! Tuesday, October 05, 2010 9:12:07 AM via TweetDeck

Typical know-it-all cover in current Economist: "How India's Growth Will Outpace China's." Ever print cover retractions of false prophecies? Monday, October 04, 2010 8:53:35 PM via txt

Human League. Their perfectly serviceable, lightweight synth-pop hasn't acquired any specific gravitas in 30 yrs since release. That's cool! Monday, October 04, 2010 7:56:15 PM via txt

Chris Parnell. One of those strangely overlooked great SNL cast members of the past. For starters, terrific voice. Also, intense focus. Monday, October 04, 2010 5:38:53 PM via txt

Caught quick glance at Composite's announcement with Predixion today. Any initiative 2 deploy pred models in data virt'zn env jumps out @ me Monday, October 04, 2010 5:36:37 PM via txt

On Wed's webinar with #Denodo, I'm bringing max reuse (data, meta, views, calcs, models), hence SOA, into core agile #BI #DW story. Tune in. Monday, October 04, 2010 5:30:44 PM via txt

Keeping sound off & watching any of Will Ferrell's classic SNL bits reminds me what an exquisitely calibrated physical comedian he is. Monday, October 04, 2010 5:24:55 PM via txt

Elena Kagan recusing self from half the cases on her first Supreme Court docket. Was this likelihood surfaced in her confirmation hearings? Monday, October 04, 2010 5:20:33 PM via txt

Looking at 35 years of SNL skits & cookie-cutter template that's been there from start, reminds me Laugh-In was flash-cut video vaudeville. Monday, October 04, 2010 5:16:58 PM via txt

Looking at Glenn Beck's chalkboards, best believe he'd B biggest booster of all evils he ascribes to Obama if a Pres McCain were doing them. Monday, October 04, 2010 5:12:30 PM via txt

Food Network. Giada. Her friends & their spouses also top percentile looks-wise. Seem authentic. Not hotties from central casting. BFFs BOFs Monday, October 04, 2010 5:03:15 PM via txt

#Hadoop appliances of near-future will embed extens libraries of stat, math, pred, text mining, clickstream crunching, & soc med analytics Monday, October 04, 2010 4:58:39 PM via txt

One thing I'm wondering is who will be the first #DW vendor to market with #Hadoop appliance for enterprise prem-based MPP deployment. Monday, October 04, 2010 4:50:23 PM via txt

Day fast approaching when #Hadoop cluster will be core of your massively scalable advanced analytics cloud architecture. Monday, October 04, 2010 4:45:38 PM via txt

Catch me & #Denodo "Agile BI & Agile Data Services: A Perfect Fit " webinar, this Wed, Oct 6, 10-11 (PDT). Register: Monday, October 04, 2010 12:55:01 PM via TweetDeck

You know that Geico commercial where Charlie Daniels grabs the fiddle from the violinist & the fancy restaurant? "That's how ya do it son" Monday, October 04, 2010 12:49:41 PM via TweetDeck

Ah yes, I nailed that previous SOA tweet to a solid New England philosophic framework. Take note @Dana_Gardner & @atmanes Monday, October 04, 2010 12:47:47 PM via TweetDeck

"Transcendental Governance" ( JK--Faith-bsd? No. Cloud-based, silo-agnostic. Emersonian? ( OverSOA? Monday, October 04, 2010 12:44:53 PM via TweetDeck

"The Internet Empowers 'Weak Tyrants'" ( JK--Definitely NOT the sort of IT empowerment we're stressing at #Forrester Monday, October 04, 2010 12:28:03 PM via TweetDeck

Themes, themes, themes. So many themes to juggle, or perhaps blend into a smooth, creamy puree. Monday, October 04, 2010 8:51:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Rope & Summit by Junip from the album Fields JK--Jose Gonzales' new one. Perfect theme song for rock climbing documentary. Monday, October 04, 2010 8:46:28 AM via TweetDeck

Hey people, quit thanking me for following you, for pete's sake. Are you that emotionally needy? Monday, October 04, 2010 8:42:43 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Walk With Me by Neil Young from LP Le Noise JK--Neil is so multimodal it's scary. And thrilling. Rock on dude! Monday, October 04, 2010 8:40:05 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Everybody Is A Star by Sly & The Family Stone from the album Greatest Hits JK--Great sentiment, great song. Monday, October 04, 2010 8:32:01 AM via TweetDeck

Inspect your suspicious mail. Don't they mean your "suspect" mail? Can mail be sentient, intelligent, & distrustful? Monday, October 04, 2010 8:27:02 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp In The Morning by Junior Boys from the album So This Is Goodbye JK--Classic morning song from Ontario chill-groovers Monday, October 04, 2010 8:20:00 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed on Friday by James Niccolai of IDG News Service on Aster Data, cloud services, & data analytics. Monday, October 04, 2010 8:16:38 AM via TweetDeck

V8 Splash Berry Blend 64 oz plastic bottle. 5 cent deposit ME HI. Recycling marginal in US? Northeasternmost & southwesternmost states only? Monday, October 04, 2010 8:07:46 AM via txt

The Long Tail is in fact prehensile. Humanity's collective digits clutching, grasping, opposable. Leaving fingerprints everywhere. Monday, October 04, 2010 7:44:20 AM via TweetDeck

It's definitely October. My bare feet get colder quicker on my home office floor (basement). Gonna have to start with the socks & slippers Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:06:52 PM via TweetDeck

When I receive a paper tech mag now, I'm inclined to think "aw, ain't that so quaint" and wonder how much longer it can last. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:03:31 PM via TweetDeck

When I need a quick glance at the news, I usually take a gander at TweetDeck for my Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn. No one social medium enough Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:01:22 PM via TweetDeck

@twailgum Assuming most of that's in jest. Power washing is so powerful it can strip paint from walls & chips from wooden surfaces. Sunday, October 03, 2010 6:52:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to twailgum

Somebody needs to create a new IT trade pub, "Litigation Week," so we can keep track of who's suing who over for what & for how much. Sunday, October 03, 2010 6:47:11 PM via TweetDeck

@tech0x20 Castor oil is a veggie now? It comes from castor beans, so, I guess, like Reagan's tomato ketchup loophole, it sort of qualifies. Sunday, October 03, 2010 6:39:58 PM via TweetDeck in reply to tech0x20

"San Francisco considers banning Happy Meals toys" ( JK--What's next? Mandating castor oil & brussels sprouts? Sunday, October 03, 2010 6:14:54 PM via TweetDeck

@mikepilcher Hopefully I'll get a split of the prophets--yuk yuk yuk yuk yuk! Sunday, October 03, 2010 1:53:03 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mikepilcher

"Gulf Coast Oil's Disappearing Act Comes 2 End" ( JK--Offshore oil spills self-healing. Political & econ messes less so Sunday, October 03, 2010 1:50:50 PM via TweetDeck

Principle 3: Critical inquiry is the core meditative & communal dynamic for revealing & assimilating laws. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:55:12 AM via txt

Principle 2: Revelation of laws is a continuing, cyclic, & investigative process that must be anchored in earthly experience. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:53:40 AM via txt

Principle 1: Known laws outweighed by unknown and/or unknowable laws. All of them shape phenomenality. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:51:02 AM via txt

Wm James core principles in summry of "Varieties of Relig Exper" can easily B mapped 2 philos of scientific inq. Bedrock of secular humanism Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:43:59 AM via txt

I'd like to see social media analytics tool that processes people's tweets & predicts what they'll tweet next. Some people very predictable. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:40:08 AM via txt

In highschool history class at Livonia Stevenson month aftr Nixon resign, I had teacher deadringer 4 Dick, w/jowls, beadies, & 5o'clk shadow Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:36:19 AM via txt

In a college philosophy class at UMich Ann Arbor, I had a TA who resembled Fred Flintstone in profile, with eyeglasses. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:31:24 AM via txt

CBS Sunday Morning quik bit on Flintstones 50th. I love the Warholish flatness of the minimal animation, & Haringish thick black linearity. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:29:03 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, Nat'l Harbor MD. Sometimes gut instinct plain wrong. Like figuring why have indigestion after eat "safe" food Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:24:47 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, National Harbor MD. Often the next best action is to roll with moment, when your future stats & SWAGs unclear Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:20:55 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, National Harbor MD. Predictive processes tune workflows w/ granular biz rules & statistical futures models. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:18:17 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, National Harbor MD. Predictive processes optimize each action 2 balance cust satisfaction, profits, other KPI Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:15:05 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, National Harbor MD. Implementing an agile predictive platform to empower customer-facing process HEROes. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:12:26 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, National Harbor MD. Making your business processes more agile. Flex more with less. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:10:14 AM via txt

#Forrester BP Forum this week, National Harbor MD. New Wilson Bridge came just in time for great new location to view it from. Sunday, October 03, 2010 10:08:34 AM via txt

All items on sale. Does that mean none are being pulled off market? Buy one get one. Well, duh, I would hope it's the one I'm paying for. Sunday, October 03, 2010 9:31:44 AM via txt

Local TV news now starts in wee hours, often goes till noon. How many updates do we need on crime, traffic, & weather? Sunday, October 03, 2010 8:52:00 AM via txt

Reading Wm. James, "Varieties of Religious Experience." Pluralistic & relativistic, but with overt deistic & Protestant bias. Healthy mind. Sunday, October 03, 2010 5:06:35 AM via txt

Industry analyst. What is it? Profession (doctor, lawyer,...)? Influencer (policy analyst, lobbyist,...)? Why so hard to explain at parties? Saturday, October 02, 2010 8:42:44 PM via txt

RIP George Blanda. Proved you can stay in the game & kick serious tail time & again long after everybody assumed you'd be put out to pasture Friday, October 01, 2010 6:43:20 PM via txt