Friday, October 01, 2010

Aweeksweets September 24 to October 1 2010: the week of el robusto

"Eric Schmidt Sees Devices Running Yer Life 4 You" ( JK--Change 1 letter & they're "ruining" yer life. Privacy ka-poof! 5 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Apotheker gets ... $4.6M relocation perk" ( JK--$4.6M relocation perk? Is Frankfurt-to-SFO airfare that expensive? 8 minutes ago via TweetDeck

@Jhodge88 I've been on an early-Beatles-LPs kick since I got their boxset last Xmas. My faves of early LPs are "Hard Day's Night" & "Help!" 11 minutes ago via TweetDeck in reply to Jhodge88

I have no favorite Beatles song. I don't have single-favorite songs for any of my favorite artists. That's why they're my favorite artists. 19 minutes ago via TweetDeck

In age of social media, privacy protection is not like chess. There are no fixed rules handed down from ancients. Pawns R all-powerful. about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Enforcing privacy protection in age of soc media (willful/gleeful self-privacy abnegation) is like enforcing rules of road among bumper cars about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Agile process agility" is agility of right hemisphere to loop back over and erase the left hemisphere's department of tweet redundancy dept about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Focus of my keynote at #BDIS yesterday on agile process optimization. Privacy protection on Big Data EDWs important, but not discussed about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Worst Trip by Dr. Dog from the album We All Belong JK--Songs sounds like a sequel to "Sloop John B." about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

@sjcobrien What R Kevin Bacon's movie characters' degree of separation from Kevin Bacon? Does this metric span the fictionality membrane? about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to sjcobrien

The more deeply you can laugh at all this technology stuff, the more deeply you can take it seriously. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Lotsa folk dug my Hadoop-repeat tweet, judging by retweets. The tweeples have spoken. My nxt 10,000 tweets will simply say "tweet" over&over about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Hey Bulldog by Beatles from Yellow Submarine JK--Funny how even the songs U barely noticed at the time R now Fab4 classics about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

October. "Behold! Holy Roman almost goes October over clothing!" I recall spelling list in gradeschool with those words in that exact order. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

Working on #Forrester consult proj doing gap analysis on multinationl's DW as-is, with eye toward helping them improve efficiency & agility about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

@tingletech I'll reduce that tweet even further: "map reduce x 7"....see, U need true analyst 2 identify most efficient compression schemes! about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to tingletech

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Grey Cell Green by Ned's Atomic Dustbin from God Fodder JK--Quoth Angus:"sweet mother of Christ that's a great song!" about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Save It For Later by The English Beat from Special Beat Service JK--Procrastination? Good time mgt? Regardless, great beat! about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @chaskielt: A standalone #FF for @Mickey_Rourke, because he's one of kind. JK--A retweet of that discerning statement. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Social media happened. about 4 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

If my social circle of actual friends were as much in my face as my social-media friends, they'd be severely testing our friendship. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

@0x9900 Thanks for the twitter reply...with what appears to be a batch pipelined Hadoop job....if it choked, woulda been a Had--OOOOPS! job. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to 0x9900

"How Data Analysts & BI Pros Use Twitter" ( JK--Thanks @TibcoSpotfire for list of my social circle of #BI analyst buds! about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Fuma El Robusto...como Fidel about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Robust. That's one of my favorite hi-tech marketing gloss-over words. You can use it to describe your DW appliance--or a fine Cuban cigar. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist Having An Average Weekend by Shadowy Men On a Shadowy Planet from Savvy Show Stoppers JK--"Kids In The Hall" TV-show theme. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Fourth quarter begins. Q3 still hanging over me. By that I mean overstuffed project files from last quarter threatening to crash down on me. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

In terms of HP differentiating in any of the segments I cover, it's not clear what they can do right now. A coherent vision would be great. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

HP now has a catch-up game to play in adv analytics, DW, & BI. Acquire MicroStrategy, Teradata, and/or Informatica, for starters. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

The James Kobielus Daily is out! Been out in the rain since 4am. Thoroughly soaked. Had to chuck it in the dumpster. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

@MarilynsView What would be differentiating for HP? I'm advanced analytics, DW, BI, & social CRM. Can give answers for those segments. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to MarilynsView

"With Apotheker at helm, HP signals new direction" ( JK--Software? May be "new" in HP context, but not differentiating. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

@jdfreivald Good response. Thanks. That's what was missing from the linked-to article. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to jdfreivald

RT @kexpplaylist: Connections in Nashville by The Long Winters from the album Dreams They Guide Us/Connections JK--Wow! New one: their best about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Asperger's in the Workplace" ( JK--Why stigmatize something as "syndrome" if pos outweigh negs 4 person & society? about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Google Street View Reaches Antarctica" ( JK--To guide you to thru the trackless white expanse to the nearest Starbucks about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

"HP CEO Apotheker Has Deep Expertise But Checkered History" ( JK--Fiorina & Hurd leave under clouds. Leo brings baggage about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

@sonalbisht Short answer: hot new info tech. Longer answer: . Even longer: . Boop-boop-Hadoop! about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to sonalbisht

Catch my webinar, "Agile BI & Agile Data Services: A Perfect Fit" next Wed, Oct 6, 2010 10-11am PDT with #denodo: about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop Hadoop about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Champagne Supernova by Oasis from album (What's The Story) Morning Glory JK--This champagne definitely improves with age. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Cold Cold Ground by Tom Waits from the album Frank's Wild Years JK--Give it up 4 one of our greatest singer-songwriters. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

Listening to Neil Diamond "Shiloh" from an early greatest hits collection. about 18 hours ago via txt

Listening to Jefferson Airplane "Pretty As You Feel" from "2400 Fulton Street." Quiet soulful loose duet of Grace & drummer Joey Covington. about 18 hours ago via txt

These business trips aren't just business trips. They're hi-res feeds of shifting patterns in my curriculum vitae. It just keeps running. about 18 hours ago via txt

A steady rain greets me upon my nighttime return to Washington area. Listening to Snow Patrol "Run" from "Final Straw." Light up, light up! about 18 hours ago via txt

Business analytics & transactional apps (SAP, Oracle, etc). Stuff I cover advertised in airports. about 21 hours ago via txt

Flintstones 50th anniversary. Boy does that make me feel old. As tot, I recall their 1st season. "Yabba dabba doo" practically my 1st words. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Want to thank #AsterData for excellent #BDIS. Thanks for the opportunity to speak about Big Data, the next-gen EDW, & biz process agility. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Research sez any powered-on cellphone (hands-on or -off) avail to driver is auto safety hazard. Will laws mandate power-off (a la airlines)? about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Leo Apotheker named new CEO and president of HP. OK, that makes sense. Yeah. They needed some outside blood. Fresh blood? Bold? Wait-n-see. about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

I had inadvertently put "big" & "shouldering" juxta in one of my slide headers 4 #BDIS. Played perfectly into my spiel to the Chicago crowd. about 23 hours ago via txt

Chicago transit authority. Does anybody really know what time it is? 25 or 6 to 4. Thanks, bud. Central? about 23 hours ago via txt

Tom Masson of Dell at #BDIS discussing big data analytics reference architecture that they've worked out with #AsterData Thursday, September 30, 2010 4:04:03 PM via txt

Eric DeRoos of MicroStrategy speaking now at #BDIS. Discussing their SQL optimizations for #AsterData Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:53:53 PM via txt

Big Data. If you pronounce each "a" as flat vowel, it almost sounds like Big Daddy--reminds me of Tennessee Williams and/or Burl Ives. Thursday, September 30, 2010 2:04:34 PM via TweetDeck

Sitting talking with John Thompson of #Kognitio in Hotel Sax Chicago lobby. Thursday, September 30, 2010 1:33:41 PM via TweetDeck

Just saw a woman who vaguely resembles Bette Midler. Not Bette Midler, but I wouldn't be surprised if she can sing & has riotous laugh. Thursday, September 30, 2010 1:09:36 PM via TweetDeck

Yes yes, overhead at Hotel Sax Chicago, Dylan "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue." That harmonica. Over my right shoulder, Chi-town House-o-Blues Thursday, September 30, 2010 1:04:20 PM via TweetDeck

Hotel Sax Chicago needs to have a real-time playlist board in the lobby. This music programming is great. Who are these artists? Thursday, September 30, 2010 12:40:40 PM via TweetDeck

Did the onsite runthru for the Big Data Insights Summit w/ #asterdata #sas #microstrategy #dell #clarity. We start at 1:30pm (central). Thursday, September 30, 2010 12:39:55 PM via TweetDeck

History Channel show hosted by Stan Lee on superhumans. Real-life non-pumped-up strongman. Can activate more muscle fiber than avg person. Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:57:47 AM via TweetDeck

RIP Tony Curtis. Cool actor who always seemed to be performing with a casual ease, even when doing serious drama. Funny, handsome guy. Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:52:25 AM via TweetDeck

Big Data: order-of-magnitude more information than U have traditionally brought into your analytic apps (eg, PB, when TB is traditional, ... Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:46:19 AM via txt

Saw a funny ad on side of bus stop in Chicago Loop. "Is football #1 in Chicago? Does a bear go #2 in the woods?" Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:35:09 AM via TweetDeck

Hotel Sax Chicago plays the best current music in the lobby. Fellow #KEXP listeners should stay here when in Windy City. Not cheap, though. Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:11:01 AM via txt

Watching History Channel in my hotel room. I prefer 2 B informed by stuff that matters, not the nonsense that passes for TV news these days Thursday, September 30, 2010 8:59:56 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Heaven Or Las Vegas by Cocteau Twins from album Heaven Or Las Vegas JK--To this day, nobody sounds like Cocteau Twins Thursday, September 30, 2010 12:41:59 AM via TweetDeck

BTW, Chicago's Hotel Sax, right across the "alley" from House of Blues, in shadow of the Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Wilco Towers---totally cool! Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:49:00 PM via TweetDeck

Had fun tonight with @asterdata @microstrategy @sas dining & schmoozing at the Sax in prep for tomorrow's Big Data Insights Summit, Chicago. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:47:42 PM via TweetDeck

Mythbusters. The 2nd crew is better looking than the 1st. But the 1st is funnier. Every geek should have Jamie & Adam's mischievous streak. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:38:23 PM via TweetDeck

@im4infomgt Nope. But I'll be at #Forrester BP & AD Forum next week: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:34:49 PM via TweetDeck in reply to im4infomgt

Ah yes Chicago's massive monumental standalone downtown McDonald's. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:13:35 PM via txt

Ah yes, singing "Unchained Melody" in speeding Chicago cab & not caring whether cabbie's listening 2 me soar w/ Bobby & occasionally choke. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:11:01 PM via txt

Where more appropriate to talk about Big Data than the city with Big Shoulders. Big Easy? Big Apple? This stuff ain't easy, but it IS juicy. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:30:28 PM via txt

Weather cooperated getting me into O'Hare. Perfectly clear sky, moderate temps & humidity. Fall in the Midwest. Feels like football. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:27:16 PM via txt

Told #IBM #SPSS today that text analytics misread pre-buzz around "Snakes on a Plane." The buzz wasn't heavily negative. It was ironic. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 4:46:04 PM via TweetDeck

Wi-Fi. What's that stand for? Let me see...Googling it....thumbing thru old docs on disk...oh, here it is: Waiting Interminably For Internet Wednesday, September 29, 2010 4:42:59 PM via TweetDeck

"What Xerox PARC Will Do with Its Next 40 Years" ( JK--Hold on, hold on! What did PARC do with their last 30 years? Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:32:15 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM Alarkhiya discussing core role of social media analytics & SNA in customer experience management in sales & customer service #CRM Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:40:44 AM via TweetDeck

RT @DTurnerIBM: @jameskobielus Great timing! We just publishd intervu w/Farhana talking about these 2 aspects #bas2010 Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:37:13 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Brethenoux discussing social network analysis for telco loyalty/churn analysis. BTW, IBM case incl in forthcoming #Forrester SNA report Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:35:14 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Brethenoux discussing multi-channel #CRM applications of predictive customer experience optimization. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:33:33 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM (per Brethenoux) "looking into (but making no promises)" re converge separate pred modeling tools of #SPSS & #IBM StreamInsights (CEP) Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:29:32 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Brethenoux discusses need 2 ID "social leaders" (e.g., netpromoters) to drive mkting & other campagns. Clear need 4 social net analysis Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:25:51 AM via TweetDeck

@bevelson @cmooreforrester @bmichelson BTW, I'll be keynoting at Big Data Insights tomorrow on integ of metadata, rules, & predictive models Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:23:39 AM via TweetDeck in reply to bevelson

#IBM decision mgt/automation vision, tools, and models. #SPSS, under IBM (w/ ILOG, Cognos, etc.), now has very clear differentiator re #SAS Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:19:31 AM via TweetDeck

@bmichelson #IBM Ah yes, the magical metadata mash. Like SOA, always on the far horizon, a bit too grandiose to nail in our lifetimes. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:14:43 AM via TweetDeck in reply to bmichelson

#IBM #bas2010 Brethenoux presenting in-depth customer experience optimization framework with associatd predictive modeling & rules domains. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:06:18 AM via TweetDeck

Customer intimacy. Enterprises get more deeply tuned to customer experience lifecycle, & put customers in soc media touch with one another. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:03:19 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Brethenoux discussion of cust exper optimization in social context is also focus of forthcoming #Forrester study authored pour moi. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:01:30 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM sez "keep the promise," in #CRM customer experience, w/product leadershp make promise & oper excellnce deliver--w/ decision mgt pivotal Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:58:21 AM via TweetDeck

RT @DavidLinthicum: "Cloud, 4 lack of better word, is good": JK--Wall Street 3? Gordon Geek-o & demonic quant minions? Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:54:32 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM #bas2010 "Customer Intimacy: The New IP" w/ Farhana Alarakhiya & Erick Brethenoux. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:49:35 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM has no clear commitment or plan to implementing a completely unified metadata infrastructure across all info mgt products. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:36:46 AM via TweetDeck

When will #IBM bundle/integrate #SPSS Decision Mgt & prebuilt vertical rules/models 2 industry-specific versions of IBM Smart Analytics Sys? Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:35:58 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM decision automation platform includes #BI , data mgt, predictive analytics & data mining, BRE, & event processing. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:26:13 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Verlen. IBM SPSS Modeler Advantage enables collaborative development (IT devl & biz people) of decision automation models. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:24:28 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Verlen Everybody's reading about predictive analytics & want to deploy it. We automate data prep & model building to make easier. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:21:42 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Verlen Reporting on outcomes is key: continue 2 adjust rules&models based on success or lack thereof in automating desired outcomes. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:20:33 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Verlen decis auto 7 steps: select srces, select/exclude, define desired outcomes, rules&models, optimize outcomes, deploy, rpt outcomes Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:18:32 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Verlen. Decision mgt goal: analytics deep in org DNA, next best action, eg, personalized mktg offers, auto-present to online customers Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:08:18 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Jason Verlen says IBM SPSS Decision Mgt 6.0 automates hi-volume hi-value decisions: customs border, claim fraud, customer churn, etc Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:06:34 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Jason Verlen of #SPSS speaking, cites "Minority Report" depiction of predictive customer experience optimization. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:04:32 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM iLog & SPSS "Joint clients already using us together", streamline insur claim proc w/WS ILOG BRMS & improved fraud detect w/SPSS Wednesday, September 29, 2010 9:02:38 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM working on common rules engine across its various BPM engines (WPS, etc.) #bas2010 Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:59:33 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Robbe: "BPM is glue to bring together business rules and predictive models." Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:58:21 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Biz rules & pred models complementary knwldge: certain vs uncertain, what know vs not know, to do vs likely to happen, nat lang vs stat Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:55:17 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM #bas2010 Nicolas Robbe of iLog speaking. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:53:05 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM Brethenoux per fighter pilot J. Boyd (via Erick's bro in French Foreign Legion): "He who can handle quickest rate of change survives." Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:44:30 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM decision management: guided harmonization of strategic, tactical, & operational decisions across the enterprise . Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:42:54 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM definition of "decision management": approach leveraging software & expertise to automate & improve decision making. #bas2010 Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:41:14 AM via TweetDeck

Taking Erick Brethenoux briefing on #IBM #SPSS Decision Management product at #bas2010. Real-time predict, act, & optimize. That's agility! Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:39:22 AM via TweetDeck

TweetDeck needs word-abbreviation checker 2 ensure analysts discussing analysis & analytics never inadvertently shorten those words 2 "anal" Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:24:05 AM via TweetDeck

@merv Those morning "news" shows have deteriorated in quality over the years into sensationalistic junk. I mostly read morning news online. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:40:10 AM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Keynoting Big Data Insights Summit tomorrow in Windy City ( w/ Aster Data, MicroStrategy, SAS, Dell, Clarity. Join us! Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:37:52 AM via TweetDeck

It's been quite a while since I've heard any IT vendor use the term "SOA" in any forward-looking context. Definitely a spent paradigm. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:33:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Did Trouble Me by Tom Jones from LP Praise & Blame JK--Such a great new record. Makes U wanna re-listen to his old stuff. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:32:03 AM via TweetDeck

"HP soldiers on without a head" ( JK--Sounds like a zombie movie plot. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:30:30 AM via TweetDeck

Review of Stuart Moxham's new "Personal Best" LP. Best known for Young Marble Giants, Stuart's solo stuff great too ( Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:19:14 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Let The Whiskey Take The Reins by Old 97's from The Grand Theatre Vol. One JK--New one from these terrific roots-rockers. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:02:05 AM via TweetDeck

IBM. The only IT vendor I cover now that I was aware of in my childhood days in the 60s. HP? For me, not until 70s pocket calculator days. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:57:37 AM via TweetDeck

Breathing in the new day. May pop on over to the Rideau. May not. May just settle into the same caffeinated groove as yesterday. May not. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:53:03 AM via TweetDeck

NBA great @jamet123 pointed out that "next best action" means "2nd best action" to the English. Gotta re-educate them to embrace ambiguity. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:32:07 AM via TweetDeck

Learned that "Elgin" pronounced with a hard "g" in Ottawa. That's good shibboleth for out-of-towners. NBA great Elgin Baylor softened us up. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:29:21 AM via TweetDeck

Starting day in Ottawa flipping thru cable TV channels that include all Detroit channels I grew up on. I miss Sonny Eliot's weather clowning Wednesday, September 29, 2010 6:20:53 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Solitude Is Bliss by Tame Impala from the album Innerspeaker JK--A new trippy sound that always catches my attention Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:13:33 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #KEXP: Love "A House Is Not a Motel" from the album "Love Story 1966-1972" JK--Greatest 60s band U probably never heard. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:11:00 AM via TweetDeck

Try defining best practices for building a #BI semantic layer when you're dead tired and it's 12:37am on the road. Not easy, eh? Wednesday, September 29, 2010 12:37:26 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to #kexp playback of fave Flaming Lips song, "Fight Test" from "Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots." Great inspirational lyrics. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 12:09:12 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to #KEXP on-demand playback of @loserboy playing Nina Simone "I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl" (1967). That's a sweet lick. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:13:01 PM via TweetDeck

Had very pleasant evening dining with #IBM & other analysts at Museum of Nature in heart of Ottawa. Analyzing analytics, dissecting dessert. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:20:38 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Abzaa by The Egyptian Shaabi All-Stars from Street Music Of Cairo JK--New but feels like classic 60s James Bond theme Tuesday, September 28, 2010 10:17:16 PM via TweetDeck

Doing 1:1 with #IBM Don Campbell at #bas2010 with #Forrester colleagues @hkisker @bevelson , pillars of our #BI brain trust. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 5:47:38 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM Mychelle Mollot sez "More integrated than anybody bar none" at #bas1010 . Says with proud emphasis. IBM has strong cross-product integ. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 5:24:46 PM via TweetDeck

#Forrester colleague @bevelson quizzing #IBM at #bas2010 . Little known Boris fact: he's natural comedian. Reliable joke delivery platform! Tuesday, September 28, 2010 5:22:04 PM via TweetDeck

The late-afternoon early-autumn eastern-Ontario sun and a pleasant bit of blue sky have emerged over Ottawa. Thank you Canada! Tuesday, September 28, 2010 5:18:56 PM via TweetDeck

Statistics ain't so scary when it's packaged inside visual, guided BI user experience. Like metadata, it's only forbidding if U dwell on it. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 5:04:51 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM stalwart Harriet Fryman. One of my fave #BI prod mgt demoers. Has casual, practical feel of exceptionally articulate user. #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:39:51 PM via TweetDeck

When #IBM talks analytics, they hammer big honkin' software & svcs msg. With #Oracle, the hammer's on a big honkin' analytic DB machine. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:36:03 PM via TweetDeck

Linguistics savvy. I just made up that phrase. I'd define that as person who knows the phrase "the wages of sin is death" is ungrammatical. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:30:19 PM via TweetDeck

Analytics savvy. That phrase jumps out at me. I'd define that person as one who knows that the phrase "statistics don't lie" is itself a lie Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:14:25 PM via TweetDeck

If I had dime for every time a warehouse mgt inquiry was misrouted 2 me (data warehouse--very diff thing), I'd buy warehouse 2 stack em high Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:11:58 PM via TweetDeck

Wi-Fi back up at #bas2010 . Nothing important discussed during downtime. Just kidding. Tons. NDA. But trust me. Tons of good stuff. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 3:43:34 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM "Text analytics is NOT commoditized. It's tough. Scalability matters....Hadoop. There's a hint" #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 3:06:09 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM sustains impressive team continuity, low staff churn, thorough cross synth, rapid execution, & accel innov with acq brands. #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 3:03:38 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM has #Cognos #SPSS #InfoSphere #WebSphere #Rational #Tivoli as pillars of its info analytics portfolio, with #OpenPages #Netezza et al Tuesday, September 28, 2010 3:00:08 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM is clearly executing in a concerted cross-portfolio way on the predictive enterprise vision that #SPSS has been touting for years. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:58:07 PM via TweetDeck

RT @sfmikey: "Hoping Jimmy Carter is okay." JK--I second that prayer for his well-being. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:56:49 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM describing inline cross/upsell recommendation functionality--aka next best offer--enabled through #Cognos #SPSS integration. #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:55:12 PM via TweetDeck

The convergence of the BI and predictive analytics markets proceed apace. #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:48:33 PM via TweetDeck

#IBM has a far more services-focused, domain-rich, full-stack, integrated adv analytics portfolio than, say, #Oracle . Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:39:43 PM via TweetDeck

We who have been prebriefed on much of this must remember that vendors may pop key details on us l8r. Hence, potential surprises at #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:27:00 PM via TweetDeck

RT @bitterer: "IBM Analytics layer cake. I don't like it. " #bas2010 JK--I like it but would like it more w/ cloud icing slathered all over. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:20:27 PM via TweetDeck

I'm waiting for #IBM to break down their #Hadoop strategy here at #bas2010. They have a good one. In fact, the most comprehensive of all. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:18:04 PM via TweetDeck

Not tweeting out of school to point out that #IBM been on an acquisition roll in analytics. Expect more from them. Much more. Soon. #bas2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:16:47 PM via TweetDeck

RT @marksmithvr: At IBM Biz Analytics Analyst Summit Reviewing Strategy & Product Roadmap - NDA Handcuffs but Some Facts Soon! #BAS2010 Tuesday, September 28, 2010 1:23:17 PM via TweetDeck

"The dark side of social networks" ( JK--Twas a dark & stormy net. Suddenly, software pirates appeared on the horizon. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:54:12 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft exec: We 'get' the cloud" ( JK--Why even have headlines on stories if you call out meaningless soundbytes? Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:50:39 AM via TweetDeck

"EMC, Cloudera Partner for Big Data Management and Analytics" ( JK--Cloudera is the go-to partner on all things Hadoop. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:47:45 AM via TweetDeck

Was pleasure to ride in from Ottawa airport with @hmorrisidc & chitchat about Ann Arbor days--tho we attended UMich 10 years apart. Go Blue! Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:35:18 AM via TweetDeck

Here in the national capital of the country of Canada to attend #IBM #bas2010 . Can't wait to hear from #Cognos & #SPSS teams--and more. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:29:46 AM via TweetDeck

Hydration infuses every part of your body & spirit. So does caffeination. Those complex molecules ride H2O thru the bloodstream 2 every cell Tuesday, September 28, 2010 8:18:17 AM via txt

Trying not to stare at a man in the airport who's at least 7 feet tall, and not built like a basketball player. Looks like an ordinary joe. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 8:13:37 AM via txt

Eight years after its release, Coldplay's "A Rush of Blood to the Head" is still their best. The whole thing is charged with lightning. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 8:09:35 AM via txt

Always a pleasure to be doing Ottawa. Perhaps my Canadian friends don't fully understand. Northern sunlight has a slight softening glaze. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 8:06:14 AM via txt

Strongly recommend we rename Dulles International Airport for Franklin D. Roosevelt. The most under-honored great statesman of 20th Century. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:58:15 AM via txt

You like this color combination on me? Thought I'd try something a little different on this trip. Egidia picks out good stuff. Jimmy wears. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:54:15 AM via txt

Avoiding analyst burnout. Little things. Like continuous side-twitter about things that relieve the near-constant anxiety. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:51:11 AM via txt

Sitting, drinking Einstein Bros coffee, unable 2 get on WiFi, listening to Coldplay, "God Put a Smile Upon Your Face," from "A Rush of ..." Tuesday, September 28, 2010 7:45:01 AM via txt

Don't like nu Twttr brwsr i/f. Display foto by each tweet f***s up scrape 2 aweekstweets. Oh why censor self? I spell it out: FOULS it up! Monday, September 27, 2010 9:54:16 PM via txt

@donalddotfarmer Reminds me of a profound haiku: "I AM//No more or less a/man than Abraham Lincoln./He was taller, though." Monday, September 27, 2010 9:23:45 PM via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

@NeilRaden Garbled. How many data warehouses have been built...........? been built what? Monday, September 27, 2010 9:21:03 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden Ridiculous. It's transformed, and should be, with full fidelity to the source data model, with semantic integrity. If done right. Monday, September 27, 2010 8:52:11 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden "Integration munges & distorts"? Only if done incorrectly. No idea what you meant by that. Monday, September 27, 2010 8:36:21 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Gross oversimplification, but I-66 getting more entrenched as NoVA fed contractor corridor & I-395 as fed agency corridor. All of it hi-tech Monday, September 27, 2010 7:29:54 PM via txt

Hunch re cloud/SaaS adoption in #DW & #BI is that it'll penetrate those segments as fast as it's permeated #CRM. Eminently outsourceable. Monday, September 27, 2010 6:23:31 PM via txt

Keynoting. Not sure whether 2 dish Reagan-shallow pudding or Carter-deep mush, a Bush2 peptalk or Obama policy brief--or Clintn powr schmuz Monday, September 27, 2010 5:36:46 PM via txt

I want Flo from Progressive adverts 2 keynote at #DW industry conf. Standing on all-white stage, hugging all-black rack. Rolling her eyes. Monday, September 27, 2010 5:22:40 PM via txt

Video of Beyonce miming playing of electric guitar. Can she in fact play one? Any instrument? Well? Not that we demand an obstructed view. Monday, September 27, 2010 5:17:22 PM via txt

Every few years, almost like organic clockwork, my coverage shifts 2 next main action. I maintain links 2 all priors, none of which go dark. Monday, September 27, 2010 5:13:59 PM via txt

In #DW context (borrowing from fed IdM), source app implicitly asserts veracity of records it controls. Data governance ascertains pre-load. Monday, September 27, 2010 5:09:20 PM via txt

No such word as "ascertion." The word is "assertion": declarative statement. There's also "ascertain": vet that statement's veracity. Monday, September 27, 2010 5:04:10 PM via txt

Subtle priv distinctions in "post it on FB": post 2 own page 4 own followers vs post to friend page 4 their followers vs post only 2 friend. Monday, September 27, 2010 4:59:58 PM via txt

Let's lay it cold. Table stakes 2 stay in #EDW mkt: max scal, perf, flex, & affordability. Diffs: prepkg in-db & in-BPM domain analytic apps Monday, September 27, 2010 4:52:39 PM via txt

When I couch adv analytics in agile biz proc, visionary #DW vendors grok without delay. The stragglers gimme some polite euphemism 4 "WTF." Monday, September 27, 2010 4:44:54 PM via txt

Vision check. Any #DW vendor with a coherent advanced analytics roadmap can see the road ahead. Those few straggling DW vdrs seem myopic. Monday, September 27, 2010 4:40:41 PM via txt

Today time was too tight even to tweet. Tonight I'll make the time, cut some slack, & get back to my customary all-barrel tweet attack. Monday, September 27, 2010 4:30:11 PM via txt

OK. Here's the new Twitter browser interface everybody's tweeting about. OK. Giving it a chance. Monday, September 27, 2010 4:04:48 PM via web from Lee, VA

Attending #IBM #Cognos Business Analytics Summit tomorrow & next day in lovely Ottawa ON, Canada #bas2010 . Yes, Roger, I read email! C ya! Monday, September 27, 2010 4:01:19 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Walking Down Madison by Kirsty MacColl from the album Electric Landlady JK--Kirsty gets auto-retweet from Jimmy Monday, September 27, 2010 3:57:33 PM via TweetDeck

Looking forward to keynoting at Big Data Conference this Thursday. Monday, September 27, 2010 3:44:42 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Natural One by The Folk Implosion from Kids JK--Lou Barlow, not J. Mascis, should have been Dinosaur Jr. lead vocalist. Monday, September 27, 2010 2:57:58 PM via TweetDeck

Getting excellent in-depth refresher briefing from #ParAccel. Monday, September 27, 2010 1:29:02 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Todd Morrison of TechTarget on in-database analytics, in-memory analytics, & CEP--and added a biz proc opt'zn angle to boot! Monday, September 27, 2010 1:00:42 PM via TweetDeck

Twitter meltdown? What Twitter meltdown? I use this service as much as anyone, day in and day out, and I saw no disruption. Monday, September 27, 2010 12:35:09 PM via TweetDeck

"Owner Of Segway Company Dies While Riding Segway" ( JK--Tragic irony, obviously. Could have happened to anybody. Monday, September 27, 2010 12:31:50 PM via TweetDeck

"Social media & ntwking ushering '3rd wave' capitalism" ( JK--Nah. 1st 2"waves" cited involve capitalizat'n structures. Monday, September 27, 2010 12:27:36 PM via TweetDeck

Mixed workload management. Actually, that's everybody's core function--aka "multitasking"--in a dynamic complex interruption-driven society. Monday, September 27, 2010 12:19:54 PM via TweetDeck

"Changing roles of developers &d DBAs" ( JK--"Ensure no apps trample each other." That's core DBA funct: mixed-wkld mgt Monday, September 27, 2010 12:18:24 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Walk With Me by Neil Young from Le Noise JK--A great new one. Album title pun on producer name: Lanois (lan-wah) Monday, September 27, 2010 8:33:01 AM via TweetDeck

In the age of instantaneous, streaming news delivery on the Internet, any time you see news printed on paper, it, by definition, is old news Monday, September 27, 2010 8:29:00 AM via TweetDeck

"Analyst ethics?" ( JK--Nothing new in this. It would be good if @JonnyBentwood proposed an analyst code of ethics. Monday, September 27, 2010 8:08:20 AM via TweetDeck

Social commerce. Collective buying schemes sound like a splendid way of separating fools from their money, if not policed vigilantly. Monday, September 27, 2010 8:02:55 AM via TweetDeck

"Mozilla Concept Phone Is Glimpse of Future" ( JK--How is that? Mozilla "has no intention of developing phone like it" Monday, September 27, 2010 7:45:14 AM via TweetDeck

"Oracle's Success Breeds Fear & Loathing At NY Times" ( JK--Evans overreacts. Here's NYT article: Monday, September 27, 2010 7:40:23 AM via TweetDeck

Can't stand this message: "A download is available. Would you like to download & install this update?" Ummm...why should I? Monday, September 27, 2010 7:32:31 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Beer by Asylum Street Spankers from Spanker Madness JK--From 2000 & no brewer has licensed 4 commercials? Very funny! Sunday, September 26, 2010 9:02:22 PM via TweetDeck

Is anybody mourning Blockbuster? Always been a great place to hang out & chat about movies with other people. Some residual nostalgia there. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:54:18 PM via TweetDeck

That was the week that was. #IBM #Netezza dominated news cycle Monday & Tuesday. #Oracle owned late Sunday & all of rest of week. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:50:12 PM via TweetDeck

Seeing "Software. Hardware. Complete" blown up to monstrous proportions & draped from Moscone Ctr made me wonder what font size that is. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:47:48 PM via TweetDeck

#Oracle slogan now is "Software. Hardware. Complete." But absence of "Services" from slogan shows ORCL not yet fully cloud/SaaS-oriented Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:46:29 PM via TweetDeck

Still reading all the great coverage & bloggerage from #OOW10. This has become indispensable story-generator for IT industry commentariat. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:23:45 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Rock & Roll Halloween by Bobby Bare Jr. from A Storm, A Tree, My Mother's Head JK--Nu 1 from great singer-songwriter. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:21:40 PM via TweetDeck

You have to wonder when tech CEOs trash-talk each other publicly. Depending on their interpersonal dynamics, could be foreplay to a merger. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:19:55 PM via TweetDeck

Apologize 4 tech abbreviation in previous tweet. "FB" stands for "Facebook." And apologize 4 profanity abbreviation. "BS" means "********" Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:17:21 PM via TweetDeck

"FB outage spotlights social media addiction" ( JK--BS. What if said: "Power outage spotlights electricity addiction." Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:14:27 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Hitchhiker by Neil Young from the album Le Noise JK--Great new rocker, produced by Daniel Lanois. Neil doesn't rust. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:10:31 PM via TweetDeck

Schroeder's Cat proves that a creature can endure endless exposure to Beethoven and Beagles without throwing a major hissy fit. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:07:51 PM via TweetDeck

Schrodinger's Cat, if it indeed has 9 lives, proves multiple-universes theory. And super-string theory (4 cat 2 bat across all dimensions). Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:05:48 PM via TweetDeck

"Novell Acquisition Deal Hits a Snag" ( ) JK--Novell is the Schrodinger's Cat ( of high-tech. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:02:53 PM via TweetDeck

"25 Facts You Should Know About Oracle" ( JK--No idea why SHOULD know these particular facts or can't list on one page. Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:00:19 PM via TweetDeck

Decided to follow commercial website that not explicitly marketing or selling anything via Twitter--just tweeting cool stuff. Won't say who. Sunday, September 26, 2010 7:39:31 PM via TweetDeck

Seattle always reminds me of autumn, with the overcast, drizzle, and caffeine culture. Even when sunny & hot there, feels like Fall. Sunday, September 26, 2010 7:34:09 PM via TweetDeck

When's last time you or anybody you know ever used a stickyback "reinforcement" on hole in 3-hole punched looseleaf paper? Has anybody ever? Sunday, September 26, 2010 7:24:09 PM via TweetDeck

Prepping for #IBM Business Analytics Analyst Summit in Ottawa this week. By "prepping," I mean making sure I pack my passport, at least. Sunday, September 26, 2010 6:09:34 PM via TweetDeck

Yet another exploitative "hey authors get published" solicitation, aka "indulge yer pretension, vanity, & greed in 1 desperate stab-in-dark" Sunday, September 26, 2010 6:01:48 PM via TweetDeck

Daughters of American Revolution. Rumor is got started 2 blackmail Founding Fathers into admitting paternity. Scandal: rejected Hemings. Sunday, September 26, 2010 4:30:36 PM via txt

Twitter emotional intelligence test: being able to distinguish a contented emoticon from one in the throes of a severe existential crisis. Sunday, September 26, 2010 3:46:44 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Modern Man by Arcade Fire from The Suburbs JK--Great song from Arcade Fire's current LP. They keep getting better. Sunday, September 26, 2010 3:14:52 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #KEXP: Know Your Onion! by The Shins from album Oh, Inverted World JK--Classic Shins from their 1st album--a decade ago! Sunday, September 26, 2010 3:12:24 PM via TweetDeck

The James Kobielus Daily is out! In today's James Kobielus news, James Kobielus is dropping Classic Peanuts comix. Reason? Charlie's a loser Sunday, September 26, 2010 3:01:54 PM via TweetDeck

RT @garrettgillas: "Don’t Click WTF Link On Twitter Unless You DO Like Sex With Goats" JK--The George Clooney film? Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:37:38 PM via TweetDeck

RT @ashish_bhagwat: "TwitterWorld is amazing. People now tweeting the hell out of the worm too! "JK--Resilient tweety-birds get their worm! Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:33:31 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Night Owl by Gene Chandler #KEXP JK--One of those great old R&B songs that just warms the soul. Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:26:07 PM via TweetDeck

Look like I picked the wrong twitter-day to start abbreviating "what the fuck." Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:23:15 PM via TweetDeck

@PaulSweeney Whichever option makes them more money. How's that for a definitive answer? Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:12:07 PM via TweetDeck in reply to PaulSweeney

Listening 2 Aretha on #KEXP. Suddenly I recall asking Coleman Young 2 sign autograph 4 "suburban boy who loves Detroit." Gave me doubletake Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:10:18 PM via TweetDeck

Baby Boomers. Middle generation of 20th Century. Our parents & kids very likely born in that century. Our grandparents & g'kids much less so Sunday, September 26, 2010 12:40:31 PM via txt

Helped my actor-son 2 brainstorm pseudonyms this week. Our surname problematic 4 such a career. I'm cool with whatever he settles on. Sunday, September 26, 2010 10:45:03 AM via txt

Scorecarding. #BI industry should push deeply into consumer space, ship smartphone apps that display yer progress toward personal KPI goals. 9:29 AM Sep 26th via txt

Music videos. They really have NOT changed music industry much. Do people pay 2 C or download them? Have they displaced live performance? 9:25 AM Sep 26th via txt

Televangelists. US church attendance has steadily dropped since they got going. So has TV viewership. Rightwing extremism has grown, though. 9:21 AM Sep 26th via txt

Some forecasters predicting drenching Fall along Eastern Seaboard. Remember when Americans wore bright yellow rubberized coverall rain gear? 9:16 AM Sep 26th via txt

Best way 2 watch CBS Sunday Morning profile of Katy Perry is with sound off. Popstar careers usually brief. She knows it. She's working it. 9:12 AM Sep 26th via txt

Heard the ridiculous word "mocktail" today. See no need to pretend you've mixed an inebriating concoction. If it tastes good, that's enough. 8:10 PM Sep 25th via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes I read "LA Confidential." But preferred the movie. 8:04 PM Sep 25th via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Every text-msg'd tweet reminds me of the precise time & place I tweeted it from. Evocative as Proust's sensory remembrances. 4:50 PM Sep 25th via txt

Computerworld approached me and asked if I was interested in moderating more industry panels. Damn right I would! I live to mix & perform. 4:46 PM Sep 25th via txt

Watching a muted SNL rerun act out an elaborate fart joke reminds me why I don't usually care for that sort of humor. It stinks. 4:35 PM Sep 25th via txt

WashPost Weingarten sez too many Facebook updates say life "so boring." I say single out FB'ers who ONLY say that. THEY are the boring ones. 4:28 PM Sep 25th via txt

Havent seen many new movies or TV shows lately, nor read recent novels in ages. No biggie. If & when spirit moves, big backlog 2 catch up on 4:21 PM Sep 25th via txt

It's easy 2 hate social media, just as it's easy 2 dis society as some massive abstraction. Far less easy 2 hate yer friends in the abstract 4:16 PM Sep 25th via txt

Tea Party believes evolution is a myth. But Devo-style de-evolution a scientific fact. All of which explains what's happened to the GOP. 4:05 PM Sep 25th via txt

Twitter post. What an old-school way of putting it. As if an IM were a post. As if any of this demands the time investment of a blog post. 3:05 PM Sep 25th via txt

Perfect opportunity for a tweet? Why worry perfection? Every moment's another experience. Some less perfect than others. But each a thought. 2:58 PM Sep 25th via txt

Catch me and others speaking at Aster Data's Big Data Insights Summit next Thurs in Chicago. Register and agenda: 7:59 PM Sep 24th via TweetDeck

@mcgoverntheory #infosec #OLAP #BI If Anton hung out with me and talked about all that, I'd change the subject to music I like. Like always 7:56 PM Sep 24th via TweetDeck in reply to mcgoverntheory