Saturday, December 11, 2010

Aweekstweets December 3-11 2010: the week of go you chicken fat go

Saturday morning is the week's best morning. The weekend's young enough to fool you into thinking it'll go on forever. 1 minute ago via TweetDeck

RT @muchiri: I prefer to make meaning rather than make money. Making money while making meaning would be even better. 3 minutes ago via TweetDeck

My favorite "attention management tool" is taking a deep breath and slowing down my heartbeat. And shutting the door. 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Fighting Real-Time Information Overload" ( JK--Attention mgt tools? R U so far gone U need tech 2 rewire your brain? 6 minutes ago via TweetDeck

WikiLeaks: DDOS Attacks Reflect 'Public Opinion' ( JK--Curious to hear whose opinion they think 9/11 attacks reflected 9 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"F5 Addresses Unstructured Storage Growth" ( JK--Extend file storage to the cloud. Key for analytic content warehousing 13 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Amazon's S3 can now store files of up to 5TB" ( JK--Ready 4 very large fact tables, hence very large cloud data marts 17 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Ever since remodeled home office & deliberately decluttered by rearranging how I organize work files, it all flows better. I can breathe about 9 hours ago via txt

Was a good day. Put the analytic solution appliance doc to bed. Saw movies. Got the wife's netbook set up on home wifi. about 9 hours ago via txt

Any encounter that starts in a context of me being on the defensive or being pressured to prove something is one I avoid. about 10 hours ago via txt

One of the things I'm wary of now is people who want a piece of my time, with nothing in return. I am not talking money. I'm talking fun. about 10 hours ago via txt

There are various things my old man would have liked to do that he never got the chance in his 54 years. Same with me in my 52 & counting about 10 hours ago via txt

Any perspective I might have on being an analyst is from the trenches. I have never managed a team. Not that I wouldn't like to. about 10 hours ago via txt

When I say conversation, I mean I am more interested in hearing you talk than me talk. I hear my own voice far too much. about 10 hours ago via txt

If people want my perspectives, they need to spend some time in conversation with me. That means in person. That means shooting the breeze. about 10 hours ago via txt

@datagwal needs to follow me to get my reply about 10 hours ago via Mobile Web

Saw "The Tourist." Angelina's default's the femme fatale, Depp's the homme aloof. Neither strays. Talky formulaic international intrigue. about 11 hours ago via txt

Saw & loved "Burlesque." Cher's all there. Christina's suprema. Girl got pipes. Girl got spunk. And all that sexy cabaret star-is-born junk. about 13 hours ago via txt

Twitter not lame in least. More people feel they know me thru this than all other media combined. about 18 hours ago via txt

Taking great briefing from #Attivio about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

2010: year of the mega-leaks: BP Leak and WikiLeaks. about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

"8% of Americans use Twitter, Pew study says" ( JK--And only a quarter of them tweet daily. Clearly, an acquired taste about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

Arctic and Antarctic. If they're polar opposites, then why so similar, frostbite-wise? about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

Personality analytics. Somebody suggested new branch of adv analytics. If comes down to eHarmony-meets-Myers-Briggs analysis, I'm outa here. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

@buckwoody Ain't that why Seattlites call it Mount Rainier? If it's rainier on Rainier it's soon to rain here. If it's clear, never fear. about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to buckwoody

RT @kexpplaylist: West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys #KEXP JK--London area cultural reference. Just as Billy Joel "Uptown Girls" is NYC ref. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Season's first snowfall happening right now. I'm in Tysons at moment. Last year, I photographed 1st snowfall on Dec 12 in Springfield. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@drjohnbates @jhammond @mgualtieri #javadeadend Far from reeling or staring at the ceiling, I'm feeling very Darjeeling. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to drjohnbates

Twitter has worm, I see from press. Well, duh, it's a bird. You want it to starve? about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

@mgualtieri @jhammond #javadeadend Java actually large Indonesian island where you're far more likely 2 drink tea. But they have programmers Friday, December 10, 2010 9:46:03 AM via TweetDeck in reply to mgualtieri

On a Software AG/IDS Scheer briefing re process improvement with ARIS & webMethods w/ @mgilpin @passion4process Ken Vollmer Friday, December 10, 2010 9:17:20 AM via TweetDeck

Wow. @sharlesemetcalf & @loserboy are a great on-air duo. Seriously. Interesting chemistry of different personalities. Friday, December 10, 2010 8:58:18 AM via TweetDeck

"Gesturing Like Tom Cruise" ( JK--Microsoft Kinect et al redefining GUI to mean "gestural user interface." Shadowboxing Friday, December 10, 2010 8:30:53 AM via TweetDeck

@DonMacLennan So what's the point? I shouldn't cover Hadoop case studies? Friday, December 10, 2010 8:28:34 AM via TweetDeck in reply to DonMacLennan

Science friction. When the objective search for truth rubs faith the wrong way. Friday, December 10, 2010 8:27:39 AM via TweetDeck

Good to have @jasonkobi home for a little while before he seeks fame & fortune. Thursday, December 09, 2010 10:51:40 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Breaking It Up by Lykke Li from the album Youth Novels JK--This woman becoming a formidable global popstar. Thursday, December 09, 2010 3:48:33 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Zorbing by Stornoway from the album LIVE @ #KEXP JK--My vote for your next favorite desert island disc of a vacation song. Thursday, December 09, 2010 3:24:32 PM via TweetDeck

@paul_a_barsch This I want to write! Thursday, December 09, 2010 3:20:50 PM via TweetDeck in reply to paul_a_barsch

@1111Tony #CRM #SCRM Greater coherence around nuanced conversation management. When to automate & when to let humans just chat. Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:47:15 PM via TweetDeck in reply to 1111Tony

Now @katymauser can see for herself that I tweet more or less in the same rhythm that I talk & think & gesticulate. Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:45:24 PM via TweetDeck

Put a Hadoop case study doc on my Q2 #Forrester research doc agenda. Cloud customer analytics first-movers on Hadoop. Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:44:06 PM via TweetDeck

@katymauser Katydid! Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:19:42 PM via TweetDeck in reply to katymauser

Twittersphere. Not a sphere, technically. More of an n-sphere ( Dare I say "hypersphere." I'm hyper enough as it is. Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:18:00 PM via TweetDeck

Want to congratulate @katymauser on her ability to log into her Twitter account. Now waiting 4 Kate's ceremonial first tweet. Big milestone. Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:11:45 PM via TweetDeck

Tweet along with us on the next #Forrester TweetJam, Wed Dec 15, 12-1pm (EST). "Advance Your Analytics Strategies." Use hashtag #dmjam Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:02:33 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Chain Of Fools by Aretha Franklin from tThe Best Of Aretha Franklin JK--Her very best. Righteous throb & twang! Thursday, December 09, 2010 1:54:30 PM via TweetDeck

@johnlmyers44 Price-cutting in #EDW market is slimming core-product margins. Drive vendors to consolidate, add solutions, ramp up services. Thursday, December 09, 2010 1:38:39 PM via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

@johnlmyers44 I'm from Michigan, originally. Water-Winter Wonderland (or is it Winter-Water Wonderland?). License plates used to say that. Thursday, December 09, 2010 1:37:17 PM via TweetDeck in reply to johnlmyers44

New blogpost: "Want to Change Your CRM Game? Push Customer-Facing Processes into the Social Cloud" ( Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:58:28 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Devil's Haircut by Beck from the album Odelay JK--Beck himself has an indifferent, fairly nerdy haircut. Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:32:47 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Fire by Jimi Hendrix from album West Coast Seattle Boy JK--Landmark mid-60s recording by...duh...rock's greatest guitarist Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:30:28 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: You're Gonna Miss Me by The 13th Floor Elevators #KEXP JK--Landmark mid-60s recording by Roky Erickson. Righteous scream! Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:25:28 PM via TweetDeck

A day of stresses is like body of muscles & nerves. Sometimes it all flexes & flows. Sometimes it pinches & pulls. Pain punctuates pleasure. Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:19:40 PM via TweetDeck

Wow. DW list pricing across industry really is coming down into the $20K/TB range across the board. Customers provide valuable intelligence. Thursday, December 09, 2010 11:30:44 AM via TweetDeck

Avocados. If you want that mushy gooey green mouth feel in your sandwich or salad, look no further. Thursday, December 09, 2010 10:50:47 AM via TweetDeck

Tweet along with us on the next #Forrester TweetJam, Wed Dec 15, 12-1pm (EST). "Advance Your Analytics Strategies." Thursday, December 09, 2010 10:25:32 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Desire Lines by Deerhunter from the album Halcyon Digest JK--Currently my top "who is that again?" band. Thursday, December 09, 2010 10:03:07 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit the day before last. Predictive analytics roadmap nonexistent in discussions. Just some custom dev for customer engagements. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:47:59 AM via TweetDeck

"Neil Armstrong Talks About 1st Moon Walk" ( JK--Fixed camera, cumbersome suits, burning hot surface, uncertain coolant. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:46:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @CRNDaily: R.I.P. E-Mail, 1961-2010 ( )JK--Premature eulogy. It remains social media's primary alerting service. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:42:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Supercomputer 'Virtual Cleanse' Aims 2 Ease Colonoscopy Prep" ( JK--I'll skip the interactive visualization. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:41:16 AM via TweetDeck

HP possible acquisitions. "Software" is not a market. That's like saying "big & shiny objects" is a market. A form factor is not a solution. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:36:53 AM via TweetDeck

"WikiLeaks Supporters Attack MasterCard Website" ( JK--So now they're terrorists. Seriously polluting pool of goodwill. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:34:49 AM via TweetDeck

"Salesforce's Benioff Takes On Microsoft's 'Evil Empire' In Cloud CRM War" ( JK--Really? Satan not a strategic partner. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:30:41 AM via TweetDeck

Last thing I want is my tech-unsavvy but deal-savvy wife to click on virus/phish-bearing faux-commercial email. I'm the tech-support geek. Thursday, December 09, 2010 8:17:22 AM via TweetDeck

I manage our household email folders: put that Grouponish stuff in "commercial email" folder, all twtr/fb followmes in "social media" folder Thursday, December 09, 2010 8:15:04 AM via TweetDeck

Social media everywhere. Best simply to assume a "friend" is truthy, not true, till he/she breaks through 4th wall with actual friendliness Thursday, December 09, 2010 8:05:58 AM via TweetDeck

Groupon. Until this news flurry, I thought it was spam, and deleted it accordingly. Thursday, December 09, 2010 7:55:55 AM via TweetDeck

Made considerable progress writing #Forrester #EDW Wave doc this week in time-crannies. Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat! Wednesday, December 08, 2010 7:55:10 PM via TweetDeck

Good to know that while I was airborne today no airlines had pissed off WikiLeaks enough to target their systems. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 7:52:37 PM via TweetDeck

HP giving up on BI & analytics? Marge Breya moving over 2 them would sorta imply otherwise. Whatcha wanna bet they're scouting acquisitions? Wednesday, December 08, 2010 7:47:25 PM via TweetDeck

WikiLeaks. A world wide whack-a-mole. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 7:43:07 PM via TweetDeck

Washington Metro subway. Would be nice if they occasionally packed a clown car for our amusement. Get Barnum & Bailey 2 sponsor. Lower fares Wednesday, December 08, 2010 4:48:02 PM via txt

Military changing policy for era of silent deadly gas warfare. Repealing "don't ask, don't smell." Wednesday, December 08, 2010 3:30:34 PM via Mobile Web

Prayer: the fastest wireless network, operating at 4Godspeed Wednesday, December 08, 2010 2:00:58 PM via txt

Snow over flyover country reminds of ancestral hometown in gravel-gouged ice-flattened mall-infested interior of this great nation of ours. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 1:58:55 PM via txt

OK...the writer's block was temporary.....30,000 feet above earth, over snowclad Rockies, in 1st class, I have leg & elbow room & mind space Wednesday, December 08, 2010 12:12:41 PM via TweetDeck

Leg and elbow room are what I like best. It's nice to be offered gratis wine & decent eats. But I'm usually already sated from airport grub. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 9:06:30 AM via txt

Last-minute upgrade to 1st class is nothing 2 sneeze at. Bulkhead raises issue of where 2 stow my 2 carryons. All these folks beat me 2 it. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:59:14 AM via txt

Come on damn intro section to my EDW Wave update, jell in an original enough way that it doesn't appear I'm self-plagiarizing. Damn you/me Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:45:00 AM via TweetDeck

Twitter is pale substitute 4 extended, deep conversation. But by allowing someone's quips 2 hang in ether indefinitely, it lets parse nuance Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:43:59 AM via TweetDeck

Essentially, when you don't spend a requisite amount of time with someone, you tend to assume far more about them than you should. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:40:27 AM via TweetDeck

One of the things I don't enjoy about being on the road is not being able to carry on an extended conversation with one human being. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:38:22 AM via TweetDeck

Let's not be slaves to other people's opinions of how one should blog or not blog, tweet or not tweet, speak or not speak. It's your style. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:23:50 AM via TweetDeck

Norman Mineta San Jose Internat'l Airport. Substantially improved since last time I flew thru here. Same linear ease as Washington National. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:22:36 AM via TweetDeck

Anybody's dictum re how U should compose blog, tweet, or other social content is their personal opinion, not best prctice. Resist dumb rules Wednesday, December 08, 2010 1:47:51 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Dark Fantasy by Kanye West from the album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy JK--Wow. That really is beautiful. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 1:23:57 AM via TweetDeck

@kimstanick Mine too. My fave scene is Linus reciting gospel account of Christ's birth. "That's what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown" Wednesday, December 08, 2010 1:23:07 AM via TweetDeck in reply to kimstanick

@silverdata #PBS #MPT Me too. I saw that same special. "Downtown" by Petula Clark is very evocative of that same time. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 1:20:02 AM via TweetDeck in reply to silverdata

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Get Real Get Right by Sufjan Stevens from album The Age of Adz JK--Totally loving the new Sufjan LP. Theatrical zest! Wednesday, December 08, 2010 1:08:05 AM via TweetDeck

Watching "A Charlie Brown Christmas." Few things transport me back to my personal 1965 as thoroughly. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:04:13 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Ronettes doing "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" from the classic Xmas LP produced by Phil Spector. Music as garland of joy. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 10:34:45 PM via txt

When tech industry conversations revolve around who's personally getting rich, I tune out. I drill down into networks, not net worths. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 8:27:20 PM via TweetDeck

So this is Silicon Valley, eh? Is that the Big Rock Candy Mountain over yonder? Gallium arsenide? Jumpin' jack flash-drive, that's a GaAs! Tuesday, December 07, 2010 8:05:36 PM via TweetDeck

Danger Mouse, Jack White, Norah Jones team up 4 homage 2 classic Italian film music ( JK--Way cool. Thanx @Brett2point0 Tuesday, December 07, 2010 8:02:57 PM via TweetDeck

KInd of a pleasant day in Santa Clara. Calm, cool, collected. My few ventures outdoors have been rewarded by soft late-autumn NoCal sunshine Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:55:35 PM via TweetDeck

If Santa reorg child-facing proc re nxt bst offer, rules tune toy recommend 2 kid naughty/nice quotient, pred modl 2 future bratitudinality Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:30:55 PM via TweetDeck

@hkisker #sapsummit Don't get your hopes up for detailed tech discussion on this. It's business/app level. Good stuff. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:20:25 PM via TweetDeck in reply to hkisker

#sapsummit High impact pred & adv svcs: retail scenario: balance customer-facing process metrics & back-office KPIs with inline pred models Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:19:40 PM via TweetDeck

@hkisker #sapsummit I'm here. Listening. I'll tweet the details as they come in. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:18:17 PM via TweetDeck in reply to hkisker

#sapsummit High impact predictive & advanced services: retail: balance giving shoppers what want & still grow revs/profits. Next-best offer Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:17:57 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit High impact predictive & advanced services for LOB execs: retail, fin svcs, utilities & telco, CPG, manuacturing, entertainment. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:16:18 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Ginsberg discussing SAP advanced analytics strategy. Mine ears perk up. Can you see 'em? PInk & twitching! Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:14:34 PM via TweetDeck

RT @merv: @DanVesset @vendorprisey "context-sensitive guided analytics" #sapsummit JK--Social should deliver subj matter expertise on demand Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:13:40 PM via TweetDeck

RT @TheOnion: #Wikileaks' Embarrassing Revelations: Rahm Emanuel brushes his teeth if he eats so much as a snack Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:08:35 PM via TweetDeck

The power of real-time event-driven tweet-crazy social analyst-ics. @merv & I social in spite of him facing away from me. Gotcher back, bro! Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:07:13 PM via TweetDeck

@nathomson #sapsummit Yes, of course, but a text analysis tool by itself is not a social media analytics tool. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:02:42 PM via TweetDeck in reply to nathomson

@merv #sapsummit Indeed. Easy to get drowsy watching yet another pretty, crowded, color-coded eye-candy BI dashboard cavort upon the screen Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:02:02 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

#sapsummit Missing from #SAP offerings/roadmap: soc media analytics, soc net analysis, soc med monitor, social BI, per Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:59:21 PM via TweetDeck

RT @SAPInMemory: "@VSikka We will deliver #HANA and #inmemory platform in the cloud. " #sapsummit JK--Public and/or private cloud? When? Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:54:45 PM via TweetDeck

"With no further ado." Almost sounded like said "with no further Hadoop." Which'd go against industry trend. BTW, where SAP Hadoop strategy? Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:51:53 PM via TweetDeck

@merv I still want somebody at #sap #sapsummit to name the "game" that we're playing now & the "game" we'll be playing once they change it. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:48:28 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

#sapsummit Social? That's a gamechanger if you use 2 "crowdsource" key enterprise processes/functions (e.g., CRM call center) 2 social nets Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:47:27 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Seamless? That's gamechanger? That's like arguing "integrated" & "optimized" R gamechangers. They're name of the traditional game Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:45:04 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Gamechangers: flexible, social, real-time, trusted, in-context, seamless, performance, ecosystem. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:38:45 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Once again, the "gamechanger" discussion. I have open mind. Change it! Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:37:08 PM via TweetDeck

@merv #sapsummit Yes. Invention = innovation if adopted. Innovation = disruption if adoption monopolized by single firm as strategic nuke Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:35:19 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

RT @davewiner: Elizabeth Edwards Dies of Cancer at 61. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:31:56 PM via TweetDeck

@merv #sapsummit "Disruptive" is industry-shaking competitive differentiator that soon-2-B-toast rivals cannot easily cheaply quickly match Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:30:45 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

#sapsummit Demoing Business Analytics at SAP EcoHub. See press release this morning at Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:28:43 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit They mention in-db in-mem "R" in HANA as if that were adv an differntiatr. Important, but MapReduce, Hadoop, & PMML also essntial Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:24:42 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit "SAPshot"? That's misspeak, of course, and vendor never pronounces their name that way. But it's cool word. Discuss amngst selves Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:21:45 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit I won't consider #SAP as truly converging analytics & transactions until they have decision automation capab to match IBM et al Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:19:47 PM via TweetDeck

Converging analytics & transactions? Next best offer in multichan CRM is killer app. Enabling infra? EDW + pred analytics + BRE + BPM + OLTP Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:18:29 PM via TweetDeck

@merv #sapsummit "Disruptive" implies broad indstry segmnts and/or companies'll B net losers. If all adopt nu tek in lockstep, no net losers Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:16:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

#sapsummit #SAP converging analytics & transactions. That's in line with #Oracle #Exadata & #AsterData . Competitive differentiator for SAP? Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:14:43 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit @spoonen sez in-mem real-time "disruptive." JK begs2differ. Will B pervasive adoptd. Key losers? Rotating-media fetishists. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:12:56 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Vertical industry-specific packaging of analytics aligns with my forthcoming #Forrester doc on EDW analytic solution appliances Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:07:40 PM via TweetDeck

RT @Slate: Breaking: Elizabeth Edwards dies, WRAL reports Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:06:35 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit @spoonen Industry analytical apps. Vertical go-to-mkt aligns their analytics & apps portfolios around target customer pain points Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:06:07 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit @spoonen discussing industry-specific & LOB processes with specific analytical apps. Verticalization & personalization are key. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 5:02:41 PM via TweetDeck

RT @robinbloor: Breaking News: Wikileaks to release Santa's list of who's been good and who's been bad…. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 4:49:55 PM via TweetDeck

Word on the analyst "street" is that #dreamforce #df10 was "boring." I've stayed put at #sapsummit. Attending Poonen's talk this afternoon. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 4:49:10 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit #HANA could throw monkey wrench into #Oracle #Exadata only if latter not evolve into all-in-memory. But ORCL not asleep at wheel. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 2:30:33 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit I didnt once hear #SAP execs discuss "price" end of "price-performance" re HANA, BW, or IQ. It's a #DW price-perf war folks! Tuesday, December 07, 2010 2:13:56 PM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Demoing Sybase CEP offering for real-time geospatial app. This is old news to all of us analysts familiar with Sybase CEP Tuesday, December 07, 2010 12:14:41 PM via txt

#sapsummit When vendors spend precious time trashing rivals from summit mainstage, we all lose. Sikka needs 2 tell us about own innovations Tuesday, December 07, 2010 12:12:32 PM via txt

#sapsummit Sikka needs to cut to the chase. This is seriously dragging and we're still waiting for the promised "gamechangers." Tuesday, December 07, 2010 12:05:12 PM via txt

#sapsummit Vishal Sikka "The Era of AND." ????? "Evolution AND New Horizons." ???? It's the era of a conjunction? What are the new horizons? Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:54:43 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Vishal Sikka showing "SAP gamechangers." OK. Name the game (cust biz probs). Show us how U're changing it (solving in better way) Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:53:00 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit H-Snb wishes were at this hotel California. Sure, mirrors on ceiling, pink champagne on ice, but were all prisoners of own device Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:49:44 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit H-Snb draws distinction btwn "consolidator" (wink wink Oracle) & "innovator" ( vendors. IMHO, bogus distinction. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:44:50 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Hagemann Snabe says will incorporate in-memory tech in SAP Business ByDesign SaaS offerings. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:39:14 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Hagemann Snabe discusses 3 "overarching design points": SAP experience, SAP solutions packaging, SAP partner ecosystem. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:38:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @paulhamerman: Many distinguished analysts here, including @scottguinn, @merv, @bevelson, @jameskobielus, @rkarel, @hkisker #sapsummit Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:36:32 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Hagemann Snabe discusses in-memory (HANA) "we're not trying 2 do hybrid like some other companies" JK--No doubt referring to ORCL Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:35:48 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Hagemann Snabe first mention of Sybase is in context of "on device" mobile apps. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:34:01 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit Hagemann Snabe mentions recently released verticalized SAP Business Analytics apps. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:32:16 AM via TweetDeck

RT @sapnews SAP Intros 'Business Analytics at SAP EcoHub'" ( JK--Online mktplace 4 SAP & partner tailored analytic apps Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:28:39 AM via TweetDeck

#sapsummit ERP. Hagemann Snabe. Potential 2 manage all valu-chain resources. Resources beyond materials money people. Help world run better. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:21:24 AM via TweetDeck

@bevelson #df10 #dreamforce #gooddata #birst #cloud9analytics Curious what that says about market for BI in the cloud. Mature? Hardly. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:17:40 AM via TweetDeck in reply to bevelson

#sapsummit Jim Hagemann Snabe video from Dresden. Snow and cold there. Looks Christmas-y....for what it's worth. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 11:16:23 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lithium by Nirvana from Nevermind JK--Disappointed these grungers never released concept LP devoted to the elements. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 10:51:07 AM via TweetDeck

That was one juice, double-counted. I need to license a semantic de-duping solution & download it into my twitterbrain. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 10:42:26 AM via TweetDeck

Had pleasant breakfast at #sapsummit . For the record, I had bacon, eggs, bagel, juice, yogurt parfait, cranberry juice, coffee. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 10:41:42 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp 23 Minutes In Brussels by Luna from Penthouse JK--Dean Wareham has lame voice, but that doesn't hurt his songs, oddly Tuesday, December 07, 2010 9:09:21 AM via TweetDeck

Look forward 2 getting updated today on #SAP in-db analytics roadmap at #sapsummit in Santa Clara. Hope #Sybase #BusinessObjects teams there Tuesday, December 07, 2010 9:05:48 AM via TweetDeck

If you can't find the "fun groove" in the most mundane, the vast majority of life tasks become tedium & drudgery--and U become a dullard. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 8:16:11 AM via TweetDeck

#SAP @katymauser assumed that I approach tweeting as work. I approach it in spirit of play. If not, it wouldnt be fun & I wouldnt keep it up Tuesday, December 07, 2010 8:13:49 AM via TweetDeck

I would love for @NancySinatra to collaborate with Neko Case. Those voices together, on a Neko composition, would be righteous. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 8:04:45 AM via TweetDeck

Disruptive. The term has never entered my vocabulary, except as pejorative. Any radically innovative approach shifts competitive landscape. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 2:24:29 AM via TweetDeck

Fun dinner with #SAP tonight in Santa Clara. Looking forward to their influencer summit tomorrow. Tuesday, December 07, 2010 1:38:16 AM via TweetDeck

"MIT: Light speed now a bottleneck in fastest networks" ( JK--Space-time the bottleneck? Ramp it up to Godspeed. Monday, December 06, 2010 8:17:57 PM via TweetDeck

"Berners-Lee sez social nets lead 2 Web islands" ( JK--If Gilligan's Island were social net, friends'd B "little buddy" Monday, December 06, 2010 8:13:15 PM via TweetDeck

Delicious cupcakes at Trish Mirel's office birthday party here in Foster City. Blue Velvet cupcakes? I get that right? David Lynch catered? Monday, December 06, 2010 8:09:45 PM via TweetDeck

@michaelianblack Rice Krispies do what? Give U distended belly? Call a doctor! Call a lawyer! Call Snap, Crackle, & Pop! Demand your $ back! Monday, December 06, 2010 8:07:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to michaelianblack

I've watched the sun rise and set over Foster City today. And I am over Foster City. The tallest building round these parts. U can't miss it Monday, December 06, 2010 8:05:27 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Telephone by The Black Angels from the album Phosphene Dream JK--Like a well-hidden suddenly unearthed "Nuggets" trak Monday, December 06, 2010 7:34:39 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp No One's Gonna Love You by Cee-Lo from The Lady Killer JK--Cee-Lo's a classic soul singer. A modern-day Marvin Gaye. Monday, December 06, 2010 7:27:04 PM via TweetDeck

More pleasant day around San Francisco Bay than the weathercasters led me to believe. The sun's refreshing, as is the peninsular view. Monday, December 06, 2010 12:18:33 PM via TweetDeck

"Journalistic responsibility in age of Internet telephone game" ( JK--Core function of journalist: get facts straight. Monday, December 06, 2010 10:23:55 AM via TweetDeck

"FCC Chairman Outlines Net Neutrality Framework" ( JK--Most Americans have no clear opinion on this issue, I suspect. Monday, December 06, 2010 10:20:35 AM via TweetDeck

Still trying to form a coherent point of view on Justin Bieber. Check back with me regularly to see how it's coming. Better yet, not! Monday, December 06, 2010 10:13:41 AM via TweetDeck

Sun rises over Foster City (and I assume over the rest of this longitude, but let's focus on what is near & present, shall we). Monday, December 06, 2010 9:55:16 AM via TweetDeck

'Chicken Fat" by Robert Preston. Have this tune embedded in my consciousness. We exercised to it in early 60s. Monday, December 06, 2010 3:02:50 AM via TweetDeck

Arsenic. Life's any complex self-replic molecule. Cosmos probably fosters many life-giving chemical combos. One's meat's another's poison. Sunday, December 05, 2010 11:36:06 PM via web

Looking forward into a bit more update on HANA roadmap at this week's SAP Influencer Summit. Got a decent dose during Wave research. Sunday, December 05, 2010 11:26:08 PM via web

Doing a mental inventory of all the travels I've done this year, personal & business. Done so many I've lost track. Oddly, Vegas stands out. Sunday, December 05, 2010 11:17:57 PM via web

"70 Online Databases That Define Our Planet" ( JK--U can see whole Earth from Moon. But cant see 360-degr without stats Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:37:25 PM via TweetDeck

Yoga training. You learn how to relax into awkward, uncomfortable, unnatural postures. Good training for organizational life. And families. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:06:03 PM via TweetDeck

Scrunched in coach on a Delta flight to San Jose. I look like I'm regressing to fetal state, elbows jammed into the sides of my rib cage. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:02:48 PM via TweetDeck

@rjurney Mildly peeved that takes Tumblr days sometimes up 2 post my tweets 2 my Facebook, and not all of them. Still too flaky 4 primetime. Sunday, December 05, 2010 6:28:10 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rjurney

Conversation mgt. Someone needs 2 update Turing test 2 help identify whether conversant is a) human & b) humane. Raw intelligence overrated Sunday, December 05, 2010 6:25:22 PM via TweetDeck

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson. Still the best US airport at moving, feeding, & amusing large volumes of people in transit with minimal friction Sunday, December 05, 2010 6:20:22 PM via TweetDeck

"A Guided Tour of Computing History" ( JK--Main attraction: thrill ride: Labyrinth of Horrendously Convoluted Code! Sunday, December 05, 2010 5:11:28 PM via TweetDeck

"Geeks are Chic" ( JK--Now we're beautiful people? Im too sexy for my tech. Watch me do my little turn on the catwalk! Sunday, December 05, 2010 4:58:25 PM via TweetDeck

Key prediction for 2011: The focus on Big Data will shift toward Big, Bad, Bodacious, Butt-Kicking Data. Sunday, December 05, 2010 4:51:00 PM via TweetDeck

This is obligatory braggadocio "hey look at me I'm tweeting from 30,000 feet" tweet. Google Chrome sponsoring free Gogo wi-fi over holidays. Sunday, December 05, 2010 4:40:44 PM via TweetDeck

On the way to San Jose for SAP Influencer Summit. Reagan National's wi-fi is persistently flaky. Locked onto a signal now. Saying prayers. Sunday, December 05, 2010 3:12:56 PM via TweetDeck

Conversation management in social nets. Sometimes must cut conversation short, risk appearing rude, if verges into depth customers pay $ for Sunday, December 05, 2010 3:11:36 PM via TweetDeck

When my core is warmed up, I can and occasionally do trot to the parking lot in the frigid wind to grab something from car. Swiftly, Cindy Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:52:59 AM via txt

Nicki Minaj. That bleached blonde bouffant wig. She should license B-52s brand and stage an all-black girl-group version for today's wavers. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:41:45 AM via txt

Thinking about year in persisting. How the things you truly follow & advance with each turn of the calendar come to dominate your lookback. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:34:25 AM via txt

Thinking about year in aging. 40-something Sarah Jessica Parker comment that video retrospective of career like time-lapse of wilting leaf. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:31:41 AM via txt

If you are perf mgt data analytics strategy consultant, the only language U must master is that of your customer. Help them succeed. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:25:21 AM via txt

Thinking about the year in thinking. How the scatterbraining membrane known as the Internet continues to evolve focusing lobes: social etc. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:22:02 AM via txt

If just starting career in strategy consulting with focus on data analytics, should focus on financial perf mgt. CFOs have bucks 2 burn. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:13:48 AM via txt

Thinking about the year in social. Hegemony of Facebook. Spread of sentiment analytics. B2C focus on conversation mgt. Decline of email. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:07:50 AM via txt

Mythbusters. Admit it. You find Jamie & Adam's experiments cool, but the better-looking second crew keeps your eyes glued to the screen. Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:02:34 AM via txt

Treat deep winter as if it were deep summer. Stay indoors. Stay hydrated. Stay sunblocked. Don't overheat. Too many layers can make U sweat. Sunday, December 05, 2010 9:56:55 AM via txt

Those Mythbusters guys became a bit more visible this year. In IT circles, you know many of us get our secret kicks from that show. Sunday, December 05, 2010 9:53:34 AM via txt

Thinking about year in analytics. M&A focused on acquiring DW assets. Proliferation of new analytic DB architectures. Predictive everything. Sunday, December 05, 2010 9:50:55 AM via txt

Waiting till mid-December to put up the Christmas decorations. Makes it more special. People jump the gun & overdo holiday illumination. Saturday, December 04, 2010 8:55:05 PM via TweetDeck

Thinking of doing "here's what been up to" broadcast Xmas card letters. I'll just send email with URLs to all my aweekstweets. Probably not. Saturday, December 04, 2010 7:33:22 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Little Child Runnin' Wild by Curtis Mayfield from the album Superfly JK--Smoothest coolest soul from early 70s. Saturday, December 04, 2010 7:28:15 PM via TweetDeck

@TonyBaer Nope. I'm fine. But the ginger tea feels like good preventive medicine. Saturday, December 04, 2010 7:23:36 PM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyBaer

Peter, Paul, and...Mary Chapin-Carpenter on PBS. Doing "500 Miles." Good. Makes the passing of Mary Travers even more poignant. Saturday, December 04, 2010 7:01:23 PM via txt

"Personality Analytics: Next Must-Have 4 Social CRM?" ( JK--Hope not. Might lead to stereotype-driven next best offers. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:35:57 PM via TweetDeck

Hot ginger tea is one of the greatest potions for a dry, sore, or scratchy throat. In winter, Egidia often makes it. I'm having mine now. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:30:08 PM via TweetDeck

This year Grammy alternative LP contenders all great: Arcade Fire, Band of Horses, Black Keys, Broken Bells, Vampire Weekend. All should win Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:27:44 PM via TweetDeck

Charging & sync-ing my Zunes, both of them. I always must have my jams handy. Especially on road trips. My splendid isolation chamber. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:24:01 PM via TweetDeck

@mkrigsman Their logic is impeccable. In-db analytics is becoming pivotal to DW. Embedded stat libraries essential. They partner widely. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:22:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mkrigsman

@rwang0 #SAP The timing issue isn't as bad as last week Oct, when had 2 fly from San Diego 2 Vegas 2 London for Teradata, IBM, & KXEN shows Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:21:15 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

@mkrigsman I'm also doing a video interview with Fuzzy Logix this week. Monday in Foster City. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:19:23 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mkrigsman

@TonyBaer The PC police are onto you Tony! They look out for their own. Please Hammer, don't hurt 'em. See you this week. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:18:35 PM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyBaer

Thinking back to 2010 and the various and sundry catatastrophes we've endured. Eyjafjallajokull. BP oil spill. Midterm elections. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:17:59 PM via TweetDeck

Packing for the SAP Influencer Summit in Santa Clara this week. See how they've delivered on what they discussed at SAPPHIRE in May. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:16:14 PM via TweetDeck

Reviewing all magazines & newsletters I still receive reminds me of all the technologies I used 2 cover but don't any more. I cancel nothing Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:14:10 PM via TweetDeck

RT @rwang0: Got a disdain 4 administrative types. Why? rarely add value, often take credit for other's work, and can't make decisions. Saturday, December 04, 2010 6:08:16 PM via TweetDeck

Met a new neighbor today. She's still moving in, husband soon to follow. She's in IT, the husband's a freelance writer. I can relate to both 5:07 PM Dec 4th via TweetDeck

Raked & bagged the residual leaves this morning. Can't say I miss 'em. I like to leave a clean lawn to greet the first snow. White on green. 5:07 PM Dec 4th via TweetDeck

Absurd when people comment that it's cold and that it being cold is something stressful. It's December, for crying out loud! 9:51 PM Dec 3rd via TweetDeck

What I notice in Twitter & Facebook is that I can scale up number of people I follow without ever feeling overwhelmed. I'm firehose-happy! 9:50 PM Dec 3rd via TweetDeck

Spent a little while in pure Facebook mode. Thumbing thru filtered pages of "people U might know." Many of which I do. Requesting follows. 9:45 PM Dec 3rd via TweetDeck

David Byrne's dismayed riding bike thru Detroit, encountering raccoons & pheasants. That actually gives me hope. Nature reclaiming the place 9:06 PM Dec 3rd via TweetDeck

Google doesn't grab Groupon, after all. Biggest story of the past week that I didn't give a s*** about. 9:02 PM Dec 3rd via TweetDeck

Throwing away long-defunct phonograph & much worthless vinyl. Already reacquired best on CD. Saving most precious (eg, all early Pere Ubu) 8:56 PM Dec 3rd via TweetDeck