Sunday, November 07, 2010

Aweekstweets November 1-7 2010: the week I chatted with Chatzky

Back again on Standard Time. Would like permanent termination of pointless DST. All it does is mess up timezone translations everywhere. about 11 hours ago via txt

As we each in our own ways habituate to social media, some channels become inessential to our happiness. about 11 hours ago via txt

Reorganizing. Habitual patterns of living grow more stressful than comforting when you spend more time maintaining than enjoying them. about 11 hours ago via txt

Sure was good to get the home remodeling projects done. Wife & I spending weekend cleaning straightening & reorganizing the place top2bottom about 11 hours ago via txt

Had to take a pass on going to #Microsoft PASS this week. I am in the middle of scoring my #Forrester #EDW Wave. Plus lots of other projects about 11 hours ago via txt

You can sort the current field of #EDW vendors by price per TB: those twice the market-competitive price vs those half it. Sustainable? about 11 hours ago via txt

Fundamentally, we have always guided our actions by blend of models ("common sense" "they always say") & humans ("common names" "Bill sez"). about 12 hours ago via txt

Essentially, what I did was unify the formerly disconnected hemispheres of next best action: recommendations from models vs from humans. about 12 hours ago via txt

I am particularly proud of my #BAS2010 preso on social #BPM & real-time process guidance. Broke new ground. Not sure the attendees realized. about 12 hours ago via txt

Some stupid bot keeps sending out email ostensibly from my Hotmail. No idea how to stop this. Stop telling me it's happening. What can I do? about 12 hours ago via txt

Reading small print on my Twinings single-serve Earl Grey teabag. Flavored with citrus called bergamot. I have never once seen this fruit. about 12 hours ago via txt

I find local news consistently depressing. Usually, the lead story is some variation on "someone was found dead somewhere last night." about 12 hours ago via txt

I find myself leaving the TV off more and more, as a default life option. The inability to talk back directly to programmers frustrates me. about 12 hours ago via txt

Waiting to see if Univision spins off a "Con Lentes" channel. For serious dramas starring attractive people in ugly intelligent myopic roles 1,289,073,662,000.00 via txt

SNL in its mid-30s, but still rooted in mid-70s. Imagine Rowan & Martin had kept it chuggin', commenting on dotcom & 9/11. 1,289,070,768,000.00 via txt

Honus Wagner. Rarer than his baseball card is evidence that any other human being has ever gone under the name "Honus." 1,289,010,615,000.00 via txt

A glance grows less fickle the more completely U have internalized the channel. Then each new outward glance is just a refresher frame grab. 1,288,990,686,000.00 via txt

A deep breath, ingested and processed thoroughly in all your sinews, is the smoothest toke. 1,288,990,512,000.00 via txt

RT @kexpplaylist: My Kingdom by Echo & The Bunnymen from the album Ocean Rain JK--Cool/odd mention of "Bony Maronie." From mid-80s, even. 1,288,975,682,000.00 via TweetDeck

Save the date, Wed 12-15, 12noon-1pm (US eastern) #Forrester tweetjam "Advance Your Analytics Strategies" w/me Boris Rob Noel Gene et al 1,288,975,193,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Situation by Yaz #KEXP JK--An instantly recognizable early 80s electropop hit whose artist's name still draws blank. Yaz? 1,288,970,923,000.00 via TweetDeck

My #Forrester TEI study on DW appliance ROI is on verge of publication. Thanks everybody for your help & patience. 1,288,967,045,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Cars by Gary Numan #KEXP JK--Forget Schickele. This feels like truly switched-on JS Bach. 1,288,966,025,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Data mining, predictive analytics: trends, benefits and challenges" ( JK--Put predictive analytics into your SOA. 1,288,965,962,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Peek-A-Boo by Siouxsie & The Banshees JK--When she brought Budgie's percussion into mix, their classic period began 1,288,965,791,000.00 via TweetDeck

@alyswoodward And of course binder clips. Which are most durable but most boring of paper fasteners. Forget paper clips. Not fun. Not solid. 1,288,964,678,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

@alyswoodward Rubber bands, of course. They have a nice snap to them, but tend to break and occasionally smart when whipping finger flesh 1,288,964,559,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

RT @kexpplaylist: Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You) by A Flock of Seagulls #KEXP JK--This is my fave of theirs. Better than "I Ran" 1,288,964,499,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just did customer inquiry on EDW architecture best practices. Global data sources ingested/queried in real-time with end-to-end HA. 1,288,964,160,000.00 via TweetDeck

Stapling. The most physically satisfying & fascinating paper binding & fastening experience. Kee-runch! 1,288,964,002,000.00 via TweetDeck

@LoudyOutLoud #analysts Lots of types (not "specials") are suited to becoming industry analysts. It just has special pressures & demands. 1,288,962,283,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to LoudyOutLoud

@alyswoodward Simplistic metrics like "carbon footprint." We've got same faddish aversion 2 those "carbs" as to those we put in our bodies. 1,288,961,760,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

@alyswoodward You know it. Essentially, "green" requires calcs of a complexity & sophistication that humanity has barely begun 2 develop. 1,288,961,595,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

RT @kexpplaylist: When We Swam by Thao With Get Down Stay Down from the album Know Better Learn Faster JK--My fave Falls Church indie-rocker 1,288,961,310,000.00 via TweetDeck

@alyswoodward Right. Disposable consumer electronics are more indestructibly artificial rubbish piling up in landfills & cellars everywhere. 1,288,961,094,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to alyswoodward

Everybody in DW arena are profitable, it appears. And greatly so. 1,288,961,029,000.00 via TweetDeck

This "green" criterion is next to useless as a guide to living. Paper's a renewable, biodegradable organic resource. Printouts not "green"? 1,288,960,476,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Data Is Not Green" ( JK--For sure. Usually, I see it printed & displayed in basic black. 1,288,960,376,000.00 via TweetDeck

Morning sun over northern Virginia. Sweet. Mornings like this remind me of the pristine hinted in the "virgin" root of "Virginia." 1,288,959,735,000.00 via TweetDeck

NYC's Village Voice has morphed into being indistinguishable from all the other city free weeklies everywhere for which it was prototype. 1,288,958,732,000.00 via TweetDeck

My day in Times Square made it quite evident Microsoft's put serious marketing $ behind Kinect. And getting good reviews. 1,288,958,587,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to Death Cab for Cutie, "Bixby Canyon Bridge" from "Narrow Stairs." Listen to Gibbard's voice like Neil Young. Rock bottom solid. 1,288,958,361,000.00 via TweetDeck

Jenna Fischer. She needs to have her own series. Where she is nobody's receptionist, nobody's crush, nobody's wife. Where she is boss. 1,288,914,740,000.00 via txt

A TV program, or any packaged content, is a gamble that you can hold the normally fickle glance fixed for a minimum unit of time. 1,288,914,426,000.00 via txt

The default property of the glance is fickleness. 1,288,914,302,000.00 via txt

The basic unit of TV viewing, and consumption of all new media, is the "glance." 1,288,914,245,000.00 via txt

A TV viewer is in fact a "glancer." 1,288,914,114,000.00 via txt

In DC yesterday, overheard strangers discuss whether stat methods core criterion of "science." Yep, professions have "statistical bias." 1,288,913,069,000.00 via txt

In NYC today, overheard strangers discuss distinction btwn "career," "job," & "project." More people string together latter & call it former 1,288,912,825,000.00 via txt

RIP George "Sparky" Anderson. My fave of all Tigers skippers. Cool cat w/ great smile. Never underestimate motivating power of a great smile 1,288,912,116,000.00 via txt

Cool. Played Broadway. Met a Tony. But closed after one day. 2 outa 3 aint bad. 1,288,908,841,000.00 via txt

Delta Shuttle LaGuardia terminal. An obstacle course of too-large albeit comfy chairs positioned between professionals & their deadlines. 1,288,901,486,000.00 via txt

"For Microsoft to Succeed, Must Windows Die?" ( JK--By that logic, Detroit succeeds as the auto industry disintegrates. 1,288,900,257,000.00 via TweetDeck

FourSquare everywhere. Only a matter of time before we have a popsong called "You're the Mayor of my Heart." 1,288,900,109,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Cisco SocialMiner Digs Deep for BI Nuggets" ( JK--Geez, when even Cisco's getting into this market....bubble imminent? 1,288,900,022,000.00 via TweetDeck

Big billboard on Broadway about "Bedbugs: Why The City Never Sleeps." Really, do we need to give pesky insects a hipness quotient? 1,288,899,804,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hopefully no lag at lag you are dee uh. 1,288,896,083,000.00 via txt

Harlem. Rain has let up & people are looking a bit more relaxed. No need 2 calculate how far 2 run 2 get under nearest streetlevel overhang 1,288,895,911,000.00 via txt

Upper East Side Manhattan. Half-expect entire eastern establishment to emerge from townhouses & break out in spontaneous Cole Porter medley. 1,288,895,377,000.00 via txt

NYC taxis. They are all same yellow with same logo. Uniformity mandated in recent regs? Creates appearance of public utility transit. 1,288,895,130,000.00 via txt

Central Park. Those distinctive rock outcroppings. Wonder whether, how, & how difficult 2 gouge away similar outcrops as Manhattan developed 1,288,894,978,000.00 via txt

@augieray That is exactly right. We parcel out our listening/guidance dispensation in half-hour doses. Watch meter & cut-off conversation. 1,288,891,550,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to augieray

#BAS2010 Per my preso: Business architecture. Core of that is business process. Pillars of that are people. People needing decision guidance 1,288,891,448,000.00 via TweetDeck

Broadway, Times Square, November rain. Gotham gloom pervades, meteorologically, but the town seems to have fresh zest. 9/11 feels ancient. 1,288,891,172,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @CNN: David Cassidy charged with DUI. JK--Would B freaky if were driving multicolor Partridge bus at the time. 1,288,891,052,000.00 via TweetDeck

Was telling @JeanChatzky that analysts & journalists are on same level in industry food chain. Same core skills. Must have fast metabolism. 1,288,890,984,000.00 via TweetDeck

Lots of people want 2 become industry analysts. That's cool. Fresh blood & ideas always essential. I try 2 stay hungry & ward off jadedness 1,288,890,894,000.00 via TweetDeck

@JeanChatzky Jean, no problem. I appreciate your remarks in their own right, and in giving me a great pool of stimulating thought to ingest 1,288,889,996,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to JeanChatzky

RT @MSAdvertising: "Twitter not broadcasting. Its narrowcasting" @jimmycarr #iabuk JK--Nope. It's scattercasting. Dandelion tweets 2 th wind 1,288,889,891,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @PoetryFound "NYT clmnist @NickKristof asks Obama 4 more #poetry" JK--OH-BOMB-A//I'm too robotic/I'm analytic as hell./Didnt go down well 1,288,889,744,000.00 via TweetDeck

Industry summits. If you go 2 as many of these as I & other IT industry analysts do, you realize summits peek out from vast mountain range. 1,288,889,477,000.00 via TweetDeck

#BAS2010 I ref'd #Forrester colleague Clay Richardson-aka @passion4process --several times in my preso. I discussed his/our #BPM research. 1,288,889,353,000.00 via TweetDeck

#BAS2010 I've enjoyed all my discussions w/ Knowledgent Group at this event. They're doing interesting work in social business w/ analytics. 1,288,889,213,000.00 via TweetDeck

@robinbloor U cant really have faith in library or knwldge systm. Best U can do is have faith in yer own ability 2 critically dissect it all 1,288,889,092,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to robinbloor

Conversation mgmt. @JeanChatzky got me thinking about soc med anecdote-delivery sys for customers 2 share pain, shame companies into action. 1,288,888,979,000.00 via TweetDeck

Lots of interesting anecdotes in @JeanChatzky speech at #BAS2010--e.g., real-time process feedback (2 cable company) via Twitter re bad svc 1,288,888,789,000.00 via TweetDeck

Love the funky dynamic graphics on the exhibition hall twitter board at #BAS2010 1,288,881,453,000.00 via txt

#BAS2010. Teach 4 America speaker discuss socioecons exper equiv of "permanent recession. JK--If permanent, it's not recession. It's poverty 1,288,878,745,000.00 via txt

Great agenda at #BAS2010. Biz architecture, governance, cloud, social media, modeling, Web 3.0, ... 1,288,875,702,000.00 via txt

Met & chatted with Jean Chatzky at #BAS2010 in NYC. She could not be a nicer person. Discussing how journalists use social media. 1,288,874,729,000.00 via txt

Already had a good conversation with Tony Carrini of SourceMedia at #bas2010. Looking forward to event start 45 minutes from now. 1,288,871,935,000.00 via TweetDeck

Anecdote a key part of modeling process. If U can't construct an illustrative narrative, referencing real world experience, model is suspect 1,288,869,421,000.00 via TweetDeck

Quantitative vs. qualitative modeling. Complementary. U need model 2 B qualitatively valid description of phenoms 2 B measured quantitaively 1,288,869,334,000.00 via TweetDeck

Working out the comparative pricing in today's #DW market is eye-opening. 1,288,869,100,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Firesheep not evil, sez snooping tool's maker" ( JK--Has anyone consulted with recognized religious authority on this? 1,288,866,812,000.00 via TweetDeck

Getting ready for my speech this morning at #BAS10. Too rainy to walk around outside. Bathrobe twittering in my room is fine. 1,288,866,513,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Me & Bobby McGee by K Kristofferson from The Publishing Demos1968-72 JK--Wow! Quiet, slow, smouldering, powerful! 1,288,840,764,000.00 via TweetDeck

Very pleasant evening walking in Midtown. The Rock, the Rink, the Rainbow Room, & Radio City. The balloons nestling snugly in their hangar. 1,288,831,681,000.00 via txt

Can't wait to have Conan back on nightly TV. He looks fairly Flynn in that beard. Like a leprechaun attempting to morph into Robin Hood. 1,288,828,404,000.00 via txt

Delta Shuttle. Love the free daily papers. Perfect reading material for when instructed 2 put all electronic devices into their off position 1,288,821,460,000.00 via txt

"Log Management and SIEM: The Network's Trusty Watchdogs" ( JK--And huge potential market for Big Data EDWs. 1,288,814,121,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes But I admit, identity resolution is powerful stuff--if perfected & scaled. The creepy potential is there. 1,288,814,012,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Dragon by The Corin Tucker Band from 1,000 Years JK--Sleater-Kinney dominant guitar-voice shows off voice on solo 1,288,812,850,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @AMAnet: "You can't think & hit the ball at the same time."--Yogi Berra JK--This from a dude who can think in continuous contradictories 1,288,812,539,000.00 via TweetDeck

For many, Sinatra's "New York New York" is what springs to mind re NYC. For me, it's Grandmaster Flash "New York New York" (diff song). 1,288,812,311,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes Try not 2 tar id resolution vdrs w/ privacy-violatr bad rap. If that were criterion, every data mining vdr would B tar-slathered 1,288,810,707,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Conversation management. Delicate balancing act. You want consistency & proactiveness from agents without robotic read-from-scriptedness. 1,288,809,899,000.00 via TweetDeck

Speech recognition. Need tool that recognize when silence from customer mouth is invitation 4 U 2 speak vs. exasperation at agent stupidity 1,288,809,806,000.00 via TweetDeck

Identity resolution: apparently what these folks ( providing for social CRM analytics. Must learn more. 1,288,809,630,000.00 via TweetDeck

Identity resolution: ability 2 resolve my zillions of online identities down 2 positve ID of dude whose phys portrait displays w/ this tweet 1,288,809,512,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Right In The Head by M. Ward from the album Post-War JK--Geez. Still need to get this great M.Ward LP from 2006. 1,288,809,336,000.00 via TweetDeck

Took great briefing from #Attensity on their social #CRM analytics workflow VoC identity resolution offering. 1,288,809,153,000.00 via TweetDeck

@merv Price obfuscation. Funny how few simple rules-o-thumb help me assess DW pricing competitive ballpark (and who's lo-ball vs. nosebleed) 1,288,807,063,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Always interesting when vdrs fail 2 understand that we ask inputs 2 research in order 2 produce report 2 publish. NDA material unpublishable 1,288,805,381,000.00 via TweetDeck

How 2 bootstrap intrnal pred analytics practce? Outsource to consultants, then hire them and/or people trained on this stuff. Special skills 1,288,798,967,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Earth-Sized Planets May Be Everywhere, but How Many Earth-Like?" ( JK--I.e., how many could we beam Capt Kirk down to? 1,288,789,492,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Dealing With Hardware Refresh In A Down Economy" ( JK--"In a down economy"? Haven't heard phrase in a year, at least. 1,288,789,346,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Suburbs by Arcade Fire from The Suburbs JK--This band's best album. They keep cultivating a deeper spirit. 1,288,789,243,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Ray Ozzie Warns Microsoft of a 'New Day' Beyond PCs" ( JK--Yeah, yeah. Question is: What's Ozzie's next career move? 1,288,789,100,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Would Oracle buy EMC?" ( JK--Why conditional tense? Make the call. Will they or won't they? Should or shouldn't they? 1,288,788,949,000.00 via TweetDeck

"NASA wants more hypersonic spaceship research" ( JK--When did "supersonic" fall out of favor? 1,288,788,769,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Twitter's Promoted Tweets to Poison User Timelines" ( JK--Poison schmoison. Ads invade every experience. Why not this? 1,288,788,683,000.00 via TweetDeck

Business IT expert. Ever told anyone you're in IT & then spent the next 15 minutes listening to their tech problem re PC f***ing up? I have. 1,288,788,471,000.00 via TweetDeck

Business architecture. Ever been casual visitor at unfamiliar biz & map their arch roughly in yer head? From scattered clues? In lobby? I do 1,288,788,287,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Legalize-pot measure loses in CA" ( JK--"Look the other way" measure referendum in 2012? CA cops would get whiplash 1,288,787,873,000.00 via TweetDeck

@mikecurr55 "Big Data" has tweetable pith on its side. 1,288,787,661,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mikecurr55

Jerry Brown back as gov of California. From youngest gov to oldest in CA history. Can he apply "small is beautiful" to bloated state budget? 1,288,787,638,000.00 via TweetDeck

Let's see if Boehner attempts a Gingrich: shutting down the federal government over some apparent blood squabble. 1,288,787,484,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Big Data" has become a technology focus, in some people's minds. I'd prefer we call it info mgt scaling, performance, & optimization. 1,288,787,371,000.00 via TweetDeck

Catch me tomorrow, NYC, Biz Arch Summit (, discussing next frontier in next-best action: real-time process guidance. 1,288,787,040,000.00 via TweetDeck

#kexp Astral Plane by The Modern Lovers from The Modern Lovers JK--Actually, feels more like late 60s. The Doors fronted by The Dork. 1,288,786,854,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Astral Plane by The Modern Lovers from album The Modern Lovers JK--1971? Really? Feels more like late 70s. THeads. 1,288,786,735,000.00 via TweetDeck

#softwaretesting professionals: Please check out Forrester's software outsourced testing services survey here: 1,288,785,923,000.00 via TweetDeck

The core fixed posts of any good reporter are their critical mind & no-bullshit integrity. Sans that, everything they report lands tainted. 1,288,732,483,000.00 via txt

Reporters. The people I respect most & identify with in the news industry. It's not easy to nail facts to fixed posts in a howling windstorm 1,288,732,151,000.00 via txt

Gaming. Even if could shift odds toward consistently beat house, the house still feels too sleaze-infested 4 my tastes. Virtual pickpockets. 1,288,731,841,000.00 via txt

Mild unease among BI-using companies. Will coming quik-val lo-risk SaaS #BI services make prem-based commercial software the pricey option? 1,288,731,483,000.00 via txt

Nervousness throughout #DW industry. Some indep storage hw & DW sw vendors do full-stack M&As. Remaining pureplays left stag on dancefloor? 1,288,731,132,000.00 via txt

"Microsoft Girds For Demise Of PC" ( JK--Yeah, right. 20 years from now we'll see "MSFT sez PC is back" headlines. 1,288,728,208,000.00 via TweetDeck

Speaking to DAMA chapter in Philadelphia next Wednesday. I have a new layered advanced-analytic stack slide to guide remarks & discussions. 1,288,727,959,000.00 via TweetDeck

Good story on local news last night about how staring at monitors/screens messes with your vision. Another reason I love paper. 1,288,727,462,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: The New World by X from More Fun in the New World JK--X sounds more Americana in retrospect. Not punk or post-punk 1,288,726,718,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @augieray Please complete brief 3-minute survey about your attitudes toward Twitter Automatic DMs 1,288,725,830,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wow. Returning to London environs so soon? Good thing--customer wants a consulting day. Looking forward to it. Probably bring my overcoat. 1,288,724,756,000.00 via TweetDeck

Just presented a detailed EDW program/strategy gap analysis & recommendations to a multinational client. Well-received. I'm exhausted. 1,288,724,463,000.00 via TweetDeck

Thank U Pres @BarackObama for auto-call a moment ago. If U want to brief me on yer roadmap, submit request thru 1,288,714,844,000.00 via TweetDeck

Listening to Fleetwood Mac, "Bare Trees," from 1972 LP of same name. Decembr-mood song that play in Nov. "U were alone & so snug in yer bed" 1,288,712,252,000.00 via TweetDeck

Took excellent update from Calpont: considerable momentum on customer side, innovation on tech side, vertical solution focus emerging. 1,288,712,006,000.00 via TweetDeck

Took very interesting briefing from Nastel Technologies, provider of predictive eventing platforms for app perf monitoring/BSM and much more 1,288,708,377,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Enterprises: We'll run Windows XP even after retirement" ( JK--I have 10-year-old home computer still running XP fine 1,288,706,192,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Make Your Ideas Bulletproof" ( JK--Dumb goal. Ideas aren't shields. They're apertures into a new perspective. 1,288,706,083,000.00 via TweetDeck

Took great briefing from Experian Decision Analytics. Hadn't realized they offered strategy mapping & predictive modeling for non-fin-svcs. 1,288,704,892,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals from The Raw & the Cooked JK--One of those insanely great radio songs. 1,288,701,131,000.00 via TweetDeck

Handsome theatrically trained Canadian actors of certain generation. What if Wm Shatner, not Christopher Plummer, had been Capt von Trapp? 1,288,654,401,000.00 via txt

Pat & Vanna have both aged well, and if either feels in rut presiding over glorified Hangman 4 quarter century, they do great job concealing 1,288,654,151,000.00 via txt

Xmas season almost upon us. Officially dreadng first flake & inevitable local radio blizzard of "Christmas Eve in Washington." Hyperschmaltz 1,288,653,652,000.00 via txt

Swoosie Kurtz, Whoopi Goldberg, Zero Mostel, Jack Black, Meryl Streep. At least one of them shares birthday w/ me. All have fun names to say 1,288,653,054,000.00 via txt

Advanced analytics. Advances are proportionate to analytic apps' infusion into business processes, optimizing them at every step. 1,288,652,783,000.00 via txt

Social network effect. Agility of business process proportionate to crowdsourcing of its modeling, monitoring, feedback, & guidance loop. 1,288,652,617,000.00 via txt

Diane Lane. If she'd been born generation earlier, would've been miscast as prim housewives. Or beat Mary Tyler Moore for Laura Petrie role. 1,288,652,277,000.00 via txt

John Cusack. Seems like somebody I might have hung out with in college. Most Midwestern suburban white middleclass US actor of my generation 1,288,651,947,000.00 via txt

Clowns aren't scary. Clowns are just incredibly pathetic, but not in pretentious Emmett Kelly way. Just totally overdo it w/ makeup & getup 1,288,648,518,000.00 via TweetDeck

Truth be told, I'm looking forward to meeting Jean Chatzky at Business Architecture Summit, NYC, Thursday: 1,288,648,392,000.00 via TweetDeck

@AlanTuringYear now following me. Seems intelligent from its tweets. How do I know if human or automated tweeter? Must crack this enigma!! 1,288,647,949,000.00 via TweetDeck

Developing use cases. It's often exercise in practical imagination. What are potential customer requirements & apps that we might address? 1,288,647,763,000.00 via TweetDeck

When nobody sure what next best action is, the next best action is experimentation, which is provisional search for next best result. 1,288,633,684,000.00 via TweetDeck

Interesting how big #EDW vendors' personnel can't actually respond 2 Wave criteria AS WRITTEN, requiring analyst 2 insert FORRESTER ESTIMATE 1,288,632,641,000.00 via TweetDeck

Paradigm. Only word in common English educated parlance with long-i "igm" letter combo. Makes feel way too high-falutin 4 its fancy britches 1,288,632,015,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @HealthCastleGlo: Can Hi Fructose Corn Syrup Change Image? ( JK--Keep "fructose." Fun2say. Don't fruc w/good thing 1,288,629,994,000.00 via TweetDeck

Real-time guidance in social BPM: provide participants with crowdsourced nxt-bst action recomms re how-to complete tasks: crowd = team = org 1,288,629,827,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Cafe Joli by Clodhopper from the album Red's Recovery Room JK--1998. Great song that's hybrid indie-country. 1,288,629,347,000.00 via TweetDeck

Striking marketing hype words from EDW vendor scorecard responses for my Wave. Unique, seamless, effortless, popular, differentiating, etc. 1,288,628,575,000.00 via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes That's the first step in a desperate bid for continued relevance. First actual step out of oblivion is introducing something new 1,288,625,389,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

@Danne_Hotchkiss Sure. Just don't call it "virtual trade show." It's not. It's more of the same telebriefing status quo. Not an actual event 1,288,624,223,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to Danne_Hotchkiss

Virtual trade shows. Just gussied-up websites. Not really trade shows if you can't trade quips & show your face to physical humans. 1,288,622,667,000.00 via TweetDeck

Peppermint tea. Quite refreshing. I recall the near-stabbing intensity of air in peppermint storage room @ Celestial Seasonings, Boulder CO 1,288,622,302,000.00 via TweetDeck

@robinbloor #quote Library implies an act of faith in what or whom? Faith in non-plagiary of titles? In non-kleptomania of borrowers? 1,288,621,890,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to robinbloor

@SethGrimes Still in the oblivion zone, actually. Unless IBM plans to tout mainframe as ideal cloud or social platform. Which I doubt. 1,288,621,697,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

@chosenquotes #CQ Learn from other people's mistakes, and always make a motivation to find people who make better mistakes to learn from. 1,288,621,622,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to chosenquotes

"IBM Declares Mainframe Is Back" ( JK--Back? Back from where? Been back in data center since Beatles did Sullivan. 1,288,621,086,000.00 via TweetDeck

I've noticed something in my years in the industry. People who don't like Microsoft find reasons in all climates to pronounce them doomed. 1,288,620,877,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Record First-Quarter Revenue for Microsoft" ( JK--Apparently, death's door MSFT whistling past the graveyard. 1,288,620,709,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Mirrorage by Glasser from Ring JK--I tend 2 mistake this new group for School of 7 Bells. Similar style. Both great. 1,288,620,365,000.00 via TweetDeck

@mikecurr55 Analytics are the new buzz in all contexts. So much buzzing, feels like a hive of bees all around. Love the honey, though. 1,288,619,166,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to mikecurr55

Seems like everybody in blogosphere either pronouncing Microsoft's demise or that of Ballmer's tenure there. Redmond not bleeding red, tho. 1,288,619,022,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Zombies upset physicists' model of the universe" ( JK--Undead roosting in subatomic realm? Oh, Swiss trains. Forget it 1,288,618,881,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Bill Gates will return to save Microsoft" ( JK--Wishful thinking department? Aping Jobs' triumphant return to Apple? 1,288,618,684,000.00 via TweetDeck

#Forrester colleague @passion4process y yo R discussing doing report on next best action: he handling social #BPM side, me the adv analytics 1,288,618,495,000.00 via TweetDeck

People may be a bit puzzled to hear me, the DW/adv analytics dude, speak on #BPM. Like to point out both my published books are on #BPM. 1,288,618,356,000.00 via TweetDeck

Next best expert for optimizing biz process? You never quite know. Hence, need to crowdsource expertise--i.e., cast a wide social net. 1,288,618,291,000.00 via TweetDeck

Next best whatever: in next decision cycle, which of many possible options is optimal 4 me 2 pursue. Not same as nxt-2-bst (2nd bst) option 1,288,618,152,000.00 via TweetDeck

Nxt bst offr (wot best 2 prop 2 cust). Nxt bst action (wot best proc step). Nxt-bst modl (wot best biz proc). Nxt bst exprt (who bst advsr) 1,288,618,015,000.00 via TweetDeck

Next best action in biz process. You can source that from recommendation engine (EDW+PA/DM+BRE+CEP+BPM+..) and/or other people (social BPM). 1,288,617,782,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @TheOnion: Kim Jong-Un Privately Doubting He's Crazy Enough To Run North Korea JK--He's asking TParty for advice. 1,288,617,472,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @AlanTuringYear "No proper London memorial to Alan Turing?" JK--Here's my Turing memorial: 1,288,616,918,000.00 via TweetDeck

Wow. November's shaping up to be crazy-busy in its own first frost way. 1,288,616,762,000.00 via TweetDeck

Crowdsourcing. You don't usually source anything from a crowd. Rather, you search crowd for "next best expert" who can solve your problems. 1,288,616,698,000.00 via TweetDeck

Keynoting on Thursday at Business Architecture Summit, NYC. Social BPM w/real-time process guidance. Register: 1,288,616,166,000.00 via TweetDeck

Had one group of a few dozen kids at our door. That's more trick-or-treaters than we get in the average Halloween. 1,288,570,044,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Am Stretched On Your Grave by Sinead O'Connor from I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got JK--Wiccan? Pagan? Spooky! 1,288,552,928,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: E.A. Poe's The Raven by Christopher Walken #KEXP JK--Was any American actor more perfect to interpret Poe? 1,288,551,283,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Hear Voices by Screamin' Jay Hawkins JK--Halloween. Day when the ghost of Screamin' Jay boogies with fiendish glee! 1,288,547,220,000.00 via TweetDeck

Twinings. What the Boston Tea Partiers overthrew overboard. Liberated us from the evil Earl Grey & his partner in crime the Baron of Scones 1,288,542,497,000.00 via TweetDeck