Thursday, June 24, 2010

Stuff I added to my procrastination queue June 21-24 2010

Using BI, BPM data to change business processes fast

Netezza Data Virtualizer powered by Composite

IBM Advances Analytics With Acquisition of Coremetrics

7 Simple Steps to Becoming an Analytic Organization

Interview with HP's Bill Veghte on managing complexity

Will the Appliance Approach Gain Traction in the Wake of Recent Cloud Outages?

Next wave of social networking tools

Cloudera, Quest to link Hadoop to Oracle

MicroStrategy to Initiate High Performance Testing on Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance

Opinion: Is IT dead?

Teradata Aggregate Designer Optimizes Performance of Analytic Applications for Smarter Business Decisions

Superhighway to Hell: The Real Future of the Web

Mining of Social Sites May Not Be a Hoax After All

Netezza and Composite Software Introduce Data Virtualization Option to Integrate Netezza Appliances

Catalina Provides Better Insights into Consumer Behavior with Netezza and Fuzzy Logix

New Netezza Migrator Product Simplifies Migration from Oracle Data Warehouses

Netezza Announces the Next Wave of the TwinFin Appliance

Netezza Teams with Attivio to Address Unified Information Access Launches Chatter Collaboration Tool

The Cache Value of SSD

Yahoo to Open Up IM Platform

Kimball University: Extreme Status Tracking for Real-Time Customer Analysis

IBM to Acquire Analytics Specialist

Social Networks - hotline or dirty washing line?

Aweekstweets June 18-24 2010—the week I competed with, not in, the World Cup

Summer & winter, same season. Few venture outdoors. Most stay inside, rely on HVAC 4 life support, moan nonstop. So humid U could shovel it. about 6 hours ago via txt

No, I don't suppose any advanced analytics vendors will take me up on suggested marketing pitch: "We make math as addictive as meth." #Enzee about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

Many great laugh-out-loud lines from "Toy Story 3." Such as the Ken doll defending his manliness: "I'M NOT A GIRLS TOY!!!!!" about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

Everybody else was distracted by World Cup soccer action behind me at yesterday's #Enzee. I was distracted by pretty female fans in stands. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck

Earthquake in Ottawa? In one of our most favorite placid Canadian cities? Tell me this is a put-on, please. I count on Canada to stay calm. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Twitter in its sheer ever-gushing too-muchness simply illustrates that life is a complex event stream. Don't process it. Just roll with it. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Mercy by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club #KEXP: JK--Recent classic that proved that BRMC can be deeply soulful. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Expect predominantly non-work-related tweets from me till after July 4. Novel concept that we in US like to call "vacation." about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Sweet Jane by Cowboy Junkies #KEXP: JK--The languid remake from late 80s that made us hear this VU/Lou Reed classic afresh about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Lisa by The Prayers and Tears of Arthur Digby Sellars #KEXP: JK--Whenever song plays, I try bit harder to recall bandname about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Saw "Toy Story 3." Superbly entertaining film. On the fun meter, it rates well beyond infinity. about 20 hours ago via txt

President Obama's firing of McChrystal was right thing to do. Generals who publicly disrespect civilian leaders have it coming to them. 1,277,329,547,000.00 via txt

I connected SNA to in-db analytics for Netezza #Enzee, wrapped it in pred process platform, & oriented toward nxt bst ofr for #CRM. Cool eh? 1,277,329,391,000.00 via txt

Privacy protection is laudable concern. Focus of many public advocacy groups. Operational concern of #DW pros? File under "data stewardship" 1,277,328,894,000.00 via txt

Still replaying Sleigh Bells' awesome debut LP. Feels like fresh Fat Boy Slim with a phatter crunch-rock repetitive rolling synth attack. 1,277,328,155,000.00 via txt

PA/DM vendors who took issue w/ my core Wave crit weren't thinking far enough ahead. I did the analysis/synthesis. Prescient? More to come. 1,277,327,986,000.00 via txt

With analytics industry shift, many will read my #Forrester PA/DM Wave more deeply. Start with Model Dev/Val crit: multiscen, C-BO, SNA, etc 1,277,327,693,000.00 via txt

It's clear now that the agenda in #BI world has now subtly shifted toward predictive analysis. IT budgets will drive & follow. So will M&A. 1,277,327,428,000.00 via txt

I would be no more inclined to adopt personal- or job-only Twitter handle than limit face2face chats to one subj domain. I'm all/always 360. 1,277,325,604,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Hearing @CurtMonash. "SQL tasting"? Huh? Is well-written SQL like wine? Get better with age? Don't chug-a-lug that jug bro! 1,277,323,903,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. SVP D. Flaxman says one unnamed customer has petabyte of data on TwinFin 120. First PB-scale Netezza deploy I've heard of. 1,277,323,861,000.00 via txt

Interviewed by Doug Henschen of Intelligent Enterprise on #SAS in-memory grid analytics announcement. 1,277,317,589,000.00 via txt

All right & fitting that only in Boston, the most sports-mad city in US, do I have to share an IT conf mainstage with some sporting event. 1,277,316,925,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Wow, great one! Let's drive advanced predictive analytics into biz processes. 1,277,310,487,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. I go on in just a moment. Competing with World Cup. Unfair fight. I can kick their collective intellectual tail. 1,277,306,548,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. You all have my permission to refer to "unstructured data" anytime you wish. I'd be personally disappointed if you didn't. 1,277,297,442,000.00 via web

Prepping for my 11:15-11:45am (EDT) preso on social network analysis at Netezza #Enzee. By "prepping" I mean "already prepped." 1,277,297,314,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Little Yellow Spider by Devendra Banhart #KEXP: JK--Occasionally, Devendra sounds like Adam Sandler parody of Devendra. 1,277,297,210,000.00 via TweetDeck

World's problems tend to sprawl mischievously across siloes. Stretching grain of your thought across siloes facilitates hybrid solutions. 1,277,296,490,000.00 via txt

Read McChrystal & staff remarks to mag. Expected strategy-related comments. What I see is just immature trash talk. To reporter? They nuts? 1,277,295,540,000.00 via txt

Economy OK. Bailout monies well on way to repayment. Stimulus $ a distant memory. New financial regs coming. Crisis averted. We survived. 1,277,295,522,000.00 via txt

"Social Networks - hotline or dirty washing line?" ( JK--Since when do you hang your DIRTY laundry out to dry? 1,277,290,214,000.00 via TweetDeck

" Launches Chatter Collaboration Tool " ( JK--Hopefully, a "Farmville"-free zone inside the enterprise. 1,277,289,269,000.00 via TweetDeck

SinnerMan,wher U gona run 2? U run 2 de sea, de sea wasa boiling,all the long day,U run 2 de rock, the rock wasa meltin,Wher U gona run 2? 1,277,260,440,000.00 via TweetDeck

Tonight @hackathorn & I discovered single degree of separation: Peter G.W. Keen. He? DSS. Me? Emcee eye eye see IT 1,277,260,407,000.00 via TweetDeck

Yes, it was a long day. But technically that's cuz it was day after summer solstice. Don't pester me with technicalities. I'm an IT analyst! 1,277,258,073,000.00 via TweetDeck

A WARHOL HIKOO: The unswerving gaze/of nervy Andy was a/fixed focus fetish. 1,277,256,146,000.00 via txt

This is one of only a handful of tweets today where I didn't use the #Enzee hashtag. Oh wait (damn!), forget what I said. 1,277,244,027,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. Good day. Not ready for "good night." Am ready for good evening. 1,277,241,774,000.00 via TweetDeck

Actually, the amount I tweet in a given week has everything to do with volume of actual news in that week. #Enzee is deep news feed! 1,277,241,094,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco sez they'll partner w/ established data integration vendors to deliver promised appliances. Won't build own ETLT. 1,277,241,016,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco sez hi-dense hi-cap "Cruiser" archiving/DR/BAR appliance will have one-third to one-quarter query speed of TwinFin 1,277,240,953,000.00 via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash And who's arguing for complete automation of model building? It's creative human problem-solving skill that craves better tools 1,277,240,854,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

Netezza #Enzee. Refreshinig lack of chest-beating "we're faster" competitive DW appliance benchmarks. Or disappointing. Depends on your POV 1,277,240,764,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hmmm...I've generated 94 tweets so far today from & around #Enzee. That includes my few off-topics. Hopefully, you're enjoying it all. 1,277,240,585,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: plan to move to "query in real-time as you load in real-time" though not CEP 1,277,240,449,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: technology areas: clouds & virtualization: DB acceleration choices & configs 1,277,240,354,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: technology areas: rotational disk declining in importance: SSD on the rise: price-perf improves rapidly 1,277,240,325,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: technology areas: solid state vs. rotational disk storage trends: evolution of SSD & flash 1,277,240,281,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: Unified Info Access Appliance #Attivio. Content mgt & digital asset mgt repos. 80% enterprise info non-relational 1,277,240,241,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: Data Integration Appliance (ETLT, DQ, cleansing, xform, in-db), Marketing Automation Appliance 1,277,240,143,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: marketing optimization appliances: drive marketing campaigns with adv analytics 1,277,240,107,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: hosted apps or pre-built appliances for specific purposes: "data integration appliance" tied to TwinFin-like sys 1,277,240,075,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: "Mantra2": monitor more hetero DBs, more events w/ long-term storage ("Mantra Vault") in TwinFin/Cruiser 1,277,240,042,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: replication server for continuous access and support load-balancing cross-TwinFin nodes 1,277,239,891,000.00 via TweetDeck

My tweet rate tends to spike during industry events in my core coverage area--as is fairly obvious. 1,277,239,850,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: unified enterprise platform: data replication, unified audit compliance security, unified cross-Nz-platform mgt 1,277,239,797,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: extending i-Class SDK: lang (perl, C#, .NET,etc), PMML) open source linear solvers for optimization 1,277,239,747,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: extending i-Class capabilities: parallel analytic engines (global opt'zer, grid control, bi-dir x-fer Nz/HDFS) 1,277,239,689,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: all of these library functions will be in i-Class "starter kit." 1,277,239,635,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: plans to add i-Class lib suppt 4 time-series, fraud detection, network analysis (e.g, SNA), sentiment, simulation 1,277,239,606,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: i-Class Advanced Analytics "layer cake diagram": parallel analytic engines: language adapters in SDK 1,277,239,501,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: plans for "Ultra Performance Appliances" very-lo-latency, high-computation, SSD/flash. 1,277,239,405,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: expanded workload mgt: finer-grained control of i-Class adv analytics: CPU, disk, & I/O resources. 1,277,239,359,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza deployment to support micro-decision/data. 1,277,239,295,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee "distribution-aware query processing": optimize query against single S-blade for very narrow data set (e.g., single customer) 1,277,239,229,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: TwinFin will support "distribution-aware query processing." 1,277,239,214,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco: Focusing on supporting "micro-analytics" for operational BI decision support w/ very-low-latency tricklefeeds 1,277,239,072,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco won't develop OLTP appliance. Focusing on analytics. 1,277,239,012,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco "Cruiser" appliance: 4 S-blades per appliance, 12 disk arrays, each 12 2-TB serial-att SCSI load up to 10-TB hour 1,277,238,961,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Francisco discussing yr-end plans for "Cruiser" hi-density hi-cap (10-PB) lo-cost archival/BAR/DR/multi-temp appliance. 1,277,238,874,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Nsight: higher (industry apps), deeper (advanced analytics), unified (platform) with hi-cap hi-perf, scalable, wkld mgt 1,277,238,583,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee announcements mostly incl partners: Composite, Fuzzy Logix, EnterpriseDB, Attivio. Even i-Class has strong prtnr orientat'n 1,277,237,932,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. Getting ready to hear Phil Francisco discuss their product direction & roadmap. 1,277,237,617,000.00 via TweetDeck

Carbohydrates. I've got nothing against carbs. It's those hydrates I can't stand. Well, for starters, they get lodged between my teeth. 1,277,236,547,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Session over. Still sitting here. I'm listening to Wilco & Billy Bragg doing "California Stars" on PA w/Marryanne #Attivio. 1,277,235,248,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio discussion of sentiment analysis in content analytics. That's key to social media analytics. Hear me tomorrow. 1,277,234,989,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @KenyonBlunt: Forrester estimates that 40% of all retail sales are influenced by online research #analytics #in 1,277,234,704,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. Analytics w/o constraints? Actually, analytics WITH constraints is powerful. Constraint-bsd optimizt'n: 1,277,234,606,000.00 via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Yep, which is why I tweeted "Challenges & pitfalls facing companies? JK sez develop cadre of smart business analyst modelers" 1,277,234,339,000.00 via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio on "unified info access appliance.” Cool demo. 1,277,234,277,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio on "unified info access appliance.” JK--Paves way for full "enterprise content warehouse." New paradigm a-birthin' 1,277,233,952,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio on "unified info access appliance.” JK--I'm still waiting to hear any specific social media analytics focus. 1,277,233,899,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio on "unified info access appliance.” All content retained in appliance. Powerful semantic search. Not yet available. 1,277,233,856,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio on "unified info access appliance.” Analyze, enrich, & index 1,277,233,803,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee #Attivio on "unified info access appliance.” Connectors for loading unstructured info. 1,277,233,794,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee discussion with partner #Attivio on "unified info access appliance. Extract entities, concepts, classifications, sentiment. 1,277,233,715,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee discussion with partner #Attivio on "unified info access appliance. Interact, navigate, & explore visually. 1,277,233,687,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee discussion with partner #Attivio on "unified info access appliance. Query w/extended SQL. 1,277,233,672,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee discussion with partner #Attivio on "unified info access appliance." Query search & mgt of struct & unstruct info. 1,277,233,639,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee discussion with partner #Attivio on "unified info access appliance." 1,277,233,608,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. TwinFin Eclipse for i-Class. Plug-in. Wizards for UDA UDF UDTF. 1,277,231,985,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. TwinFin i-Class. Hadoop-compatible MapReduce class hierarchy. Planned HDFS-Netezza bidirectional connector. 1,277,231,835,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. TwinFin i-Class. MapReduce Hadoop support. Liberal definition of "key-value pair." 1,277,231,766,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. TwinFin i-Class user-defined analytical processes. More than UDF. Multi-language. Execute independently. Rich metadata. 1,277,231,432,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Deep dive on i-Class adv analytic architecture. Packed room. I guesstimate 300 people paying rapt post-lunch attention. 1,277,231,156,000.00 via txt

RT @Staten7 @jayfry3: "Nick Carr’s “Shallows” book on how the Internet hurts our brains" JK--DNS causes migraines. TCP/IP a known carcinogen 1,277,230,347,000.00 via TweetDeck

Would be tragic if alphabet dropped longtime sponsorship of Sesame Street. Can't imagine raising kids to read & write in hieroglyphics. 1,277,230,113,000.00 via TweetDeck

Descartes' radical egoism: "I think therefore I am." Didn't make leap to radical egotism: "I think I am, therefore you better believe I am" 1,277,229,199,000.00 via TweetDeck

Twitter #Enzee display updating in near real time in hall. 1,277,226,710,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: Capacity crowd in this large conference room. People standing along walls and back. Huge customer interest 1,277,222,331,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: Chambers discussing what's bundled into i-Class, vs. what functions are premium add-ons. 1,277,222,223,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: "Analytics without constraints": scalable perf, appliance simplicity, MPP analytics, flexibility. 1,277,222,126,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: SAS/Access connectors & SAS Scoring Accelerator. In #SAS EM, auto-gen SQL & UDF for scoring in TwinFin 1,277,222,035,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: nzEngine for Hadoop; with HDFS connector coming in Fall 1,277,221,926,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: nzMatrix engine for matrix manipulation functions 1,277,221,896,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: nzAnalytics Starter Kit w/ high-perf scalable data prep, data mining, & pred analytics functions out of box 1,277,221,839,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: user-def analytic proc in any suppted lang; run independent of DB; run longer than query; in protected mode 1,277,221,758,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: in-db analytic libs: NZ (data prep, data mining, pred an, spatial), open source (R, sci analysis), custom 1,277,221,481,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: SDK: C, C++, Java, Python, Fortran, plug-in for Eclilpse, R GUI 1,277,221,364,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: parallel analytic engines : 1) NzMatrix, 2) Hadoop/MR with minimal Hadoop refactoring, 3) "R" programming 1,277,221,310,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. i-Class/TwinFin: AMPP + strm'g accelr'r (FPGA, PB-scale inter-node par proc) + par'll analytc engines + SDK + in-db analytix 1,277,221,183,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. Forthcoming Netezza i-Class (on TwinFin) with deep, extensible stat library for adv analytics. Michelle Chambers speaking. 1,277,220,881,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @Techmeme: Apple Sells Three Million iPads in 80 Days JK--Speaking of gamechanger, iPad'll become prestige BI client 1,277,220,800,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @sandsP "similar discussions here at IDC biz analytics conf" JK--Widespread recognition that predictive muscle sustains strong businesses 1,277,220,576,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee This event is evangelizing in-db advanced analytics to broad biz market. Netezza's strategic focus means DW game is changing 1,277,220,331,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee session on advanced analytics & NZ i-Class. "Why is advanced analytics not more widely adopted?" JK--Steep learning curve. 1,277,220,181,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. I'm excited re Pursway for SNA & Attivio for unstr info on TwinFin. When will NZ partner ship soc media analytics appliance? 1,277,217,440,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee leveraging partnerships very shrewdly to build solution portfolio. Composite for Virtualizer, Enterprise for Migrator, etc. 1,277,217,141,000.00 via txt

Enterprise-grade DW platform needs strong fed/virtualization layer, because very few analytics environments are or will be 100% centralized. 1,277,216,679,000.00 via txt

#Enzee session on new #Netezza Virtualizer. GA Q3 from Netezza. Hetero federation of NZ & non-NZ. Existing Composite licensees can access. 1,277,216,487,000.00 via txt

#Enzee session on new #Netezza Virtualizer. Excellent demo, packed room, strong interest. Showing distrib federated joins, inserts & queries 1,277,216,266,000.00 via txt

#Enzee session on new #Netezza Virtualizer. This vendor is differentiating in #EDW thru full-blooded federation, with partner Composite. 1,277,215,980,000.00 via txt

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Challenges & pitfalls facing companies? JK sez develop cadre of smart business analyst modelers 1,277,214,496,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Challenges and pitfalls facing companies? @shawnrog says "support 'a-ha' moment." 1,277,214,370,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. What tech advances in pred analytics? @NeilRaden sez key is analytical engines inside DBMS. 1,277,213,980,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. @shawnrog sez don't boil ocean on 1st pred analytics project. JK says yes: go agile, incremental 1,277,213,868,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. @NeilRaden sez pred modeling "artisan" work. JK disagrees: U can/must automate model creation 1,277,213,778,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. @hackathorn sez DW should be hub for predictive analytics. JK sez yes, see 1,277,213,601,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. @hackathorn sez cross-functional predictive modeling is key. JK sez yes: break down those siloes 1,277,213,509,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. How implement predictive analytics? @hackathorn says get biz-savvy modelers. JK heartily agrees! 1,277,213,406,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Can midmarket/small companies benefit? JK--Sure, if they can afford it. 1,277,213,349,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Predictive analytics at e-Harmony: predicting compatibility along how many dimensions? 1,277,213,122,000.00 via TweetDeck

NZ #Enzee PRs: n-g TwFn ( Migr ( Virt'zr ( Fz Logx ( 1,277,213,025,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Apps (cont.): crime prevention with geospatial analytics. JK--Call that interdictive analytics. 1,277,212,740,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Apps (cont.): promotions, pricing, demand planning, supply chain, etc. 1,277,212,632,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee #BBBT. Apps: cross-sell, up-sell, campaign mgt, customer acq, customer churn/retention, fraud detection 1,277,212,561,000.00 via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics panel at #Enzee: @Claudia_Imhoff @NeilRaden @hackathorn Shawn Rogers. Discussing business value. Boulder Brain Trust. 1,277,212,453,000.00 via TweetDeck

LIstening to predictive analytics panel at #Enzee. They're defining the term, differentiating from data mining and core BI. 1,277,212,370,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Opinion: Is IT dead? " ( JK--Opinion: Is this headline writer over-reaching & clanging an absurd alarm? 1,277,204,272,000.00 via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Angelika by Devendra Banhart #KEXP: JK--Very pretty English-Spanish song from this American-Venezuelan folksinger. 1,277,203,970,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. I'm waiting to see if they have plans for incorporation of columnar, in-memory, all-SSD, and cloud. 1,277,203,895,000.00 via TweetDeck

Turn on TV, Montel telling tale of lady "who got ripped off, her story's not too typical, but it's all that real." Thanks for wake-up alarm! 1,277,203,034,000.00 via TweetDeck

A high-performance tweetie has one arch-nemesis: an even higher-performance putty-tat. I did, I did taw dat putty-tat! 1,277,169,882,000.00 via TweetDeck

Math geeks occasionally do the math. Not to get a good grade. But to scratch a numerical itch. 1,277,169,788,000.00 via TweetDeck

Hence, @jameskobielus is a high-performance tweeting appliance. 1,277,169,733,000.00 via TweetDeck

On a good week I'm well over 200 tweets per out to I'm 10x the average output. 1,277,169,702,000.00 via TweetDeck

I follow 1,692 tweeters, who produced 87 tweets over past 24 minutes. That's avg 0.002 tweet/min/tweeter. Or 3 tweets per tweeter per day. 1,277,169,640,000.00 via TweetDeck

Been listening to Sleigh Bells "Treats." Immediately grabs & doesn't let go. Very textured percussive roll of rock & vox electronica. 1,277,168,677,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Flaky cellular signal forces me outside to tweet & call. All for best. Staying cooped in conf ctr conducive to the blinkers. 1,277,168,344,000.00 via txt

Why's US city named 4 that English town, & that 4 St. Botolph, & what's his/her great distinction? Why no big shrine 2 Botolph in Boston? 1,277,167,683,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. New focus on math geeks sorta ruling. Accountants key to commerce for ages but rarely rule. Nor will predictive slide rules. 1,277,167,111,000.00 via txt

Petroleum spill in ocean is biodegradeable. A transient mess. Probably going too far to think of it as a black blizzard. Or is it? 1,277,166,837,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Notice how the message all predictive analysis. Moved well beyond supporting core commoditized #BI & #DW requirements. 1,277,166,513,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee is an advanced analytics event. And U thought this was just vendor that ships hi-performance DW appliances. Stand corrected! 1,277,165,754,000.00 via txt

A FREEBIE HIKOO: Enter to win new/gadget. To use, need to patch/it. Repeatedly. 1,277,165,734,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee Sanju Bansal of #MicroStrategy discussing app-centric mobility changing #BI design. Far more emphasis given to actionability. 1,277,160,577,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. This "numerati" discussion provides impressionistic discussion of stat & ling analysis for DW pros. Old topic, new audience 1,277,159,306,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Stage Twitter podium doesn't seem to be updating. Keeps lazy me from near-real-time eyeballing of sentiments in this room. 1,277,158,593,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Stephen Baker. Put odds on mathematical model of humanity. JK--Predictive soc ntwk analysis. That's market forecasting. 1,277,157,263,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Stephen Baker, author of "The Numerati," mentions need for "mathematical modeling of humanity." Social network analysis? 1,277,156,984,000.00 via txt

Netezza #Enzee. Checking latency of tweet posts to onstage podium. How long? 1,277,156,286,000.00 via txt

Enjoying Day 1 of #Enzee. Outdoors it's Day 1 of summertime. Indoors the A/C is cranked up to a wintry blast. Feel a blizzard coming on. 1,277,154,311,000.00 via txt

On main stage of Netezza #Enzee, many users and partners discussing business importance of predictive analytics. 1,277,150,490,000.00 via TweetDeck

Baum of Netezza #Enzee brings Accenture, DemandTec, & Attivio up on stage for partner discussion. 1,277,150,051,000.00 via TweetDeck

Baum of Netezza #Enzee contrasts "intelligent economy" with #IBM "smarter planet." 1,277,149,988,000.00 via TweetDeck

Baum of Netezza #Enzee discusses NEC partnership. Partners built InfoFrame "screamer": Netezza DB accelerator on NEC hardware. 1,277,149,232,000.00 via TweetDeck

Baum of Netezza announces next gen of TwinFin: TwinFin i-Class with advanced analytics libraries bundled. #Enzee 1,277,149,127,000.00 via TweetDeck

Baum of Netezza announces Cruiser, later in '10, for retention & archiving, "lowest-cost DW per TB" on market...up to 10 PB in one appliance 1,277,149,083,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Jim Baum brings out customers Con-Way Freight, Demand Media, Major League Baseball, & Premier Health for testimonials. 1,277,148,054,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee. I see Twitter stream displayed on podium in front of Jim Baum. Is it static or live feed? Where are my tweets? 1,277,147,858,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Jim Baum discusses Nsight: vision/goal/roadmap for predictive analytics & agility. Universal access & mgt, flex provisioning. 1,277,147,786,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Jim Baum stresses partnerships. says has over 350 customers, with around 450 TwinFin racks installed. 1,277,147,697,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee Jim Baum highlights continued growth. Stresses need for simple "it just works" DW platform. 1,277,147,650,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee keynote: Jim Baum, president, says 700 attendees. Key partners: Attivio, MicroStrategy, IBM. 1,277,147,609,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee keynote about to start. Video intro highlights case studies of complex computations serving optimized transactions. 1,277,147,508,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee keynote just about to start. Video highlights "intelligent economy" theme. Complex analytics. Big data. Social media. 1,277,147,389,000.00 via TweetDeck

Aster Data deepens adv analytics libs ( JK--Aster Data Analytic Foundation vs. NZ i-Class: fierce next-gen DW rivalry! 1,277,144,514,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza positions i-Class platform as adv analytics DW appliance with multiple programming support--including but not limited to MapReduce. 1,277,144,106,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza they're seeing very strong customer interest in social network analysis. I speak on that very topic on Day 3 #Enzee. Hope to see U! 1,277,143,974,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza #Enzee attendance higher than ever this year. Customers excited about i-Class & R programming. Keynote less than hour from now. 1,277,143,902,000.00 via TweetDeck

Was just interviewed by Mark Brunelli of on the impact of social media on data quality. 1,277,142,916,000.00 via TweetDeck

Netezza Data Virtualizer powered by Composite ( ) JK--Netezza adding EDW federation layer spanning NZ & non-NZ envs. 1,277,135,353,000.00 via TweetDeck

Summer solstice. I can already feel the days grow shorter. 1,277,124,157,000.00 via txt

Why suddenly do I have a powerful urge to hear any of the Royal Guardsmen's novelty songs about Snoopy & the Red Baron? Strange. 1,277,122,002,000.00 via TweetDeck

Heading to Boston for #Netezza #Enzee Universe. Expect packed 3 days of announcements, briefings, & meetings. I speak on Wednesday. 1,277,121,810,000.00 via TweetDeck

Bought the debut album by electro-distortion-rock duo Sleigh Bells. Copied it to my Zune. Listening to it for first time now. In an airport. 1,277,121,637,000.00 via TweetDeck

"Reflections in the Facebook Mirror" ( JK--I declare my political affilitation on Facebook as "Silly Party." 1,277,082,819,000.00 via TweetDeck

30 years ago Americans rarely considered adding coffee to a frozen treat. Now, it's the new chocolate. 1,277,082,560,000.00 via TweetDeck

A DDAY HIKOO: The enormity/of our storming Normandy/restored normalcy. 1,277,080,379,000.00 via txt

"Nations rethink drilling in wake of BP oil spill" ( JK--BP Gulf fiasco the 3 Mile Island/Chernobyl of oil industry. 1,277,079,364,000.00 via TweetDeck

Where the new influence economy is concerned, all power to DW appliance vendor who provides deepest embedded social media analytic libraries 1,277,079,180,000.00 via TweetDeck

What I see brewing in the advanced analytic appliance market is rivalry on which vendor provides deepest embedded/bundled stat libraries. 1,277,079,100,000.00 via TweetDeck

Maybe it's just me, but I've always felt George Lucas' high point as a director was "American Graffiti." Realistic story with laughs & jams. 1,277,076,471,000.00 via txt

Which historical figures were lefthanded? How can we know for sure? When did people stop suppressing & stigmatizing their sinister side? 1,277,066,323,000.00 via txt

Agility = ability to adjust adhoc along any arbitrary azimuth. 1,277,045,439,000.00 via txt

Tomorrow's summer solstice. Today's heat & humidity feel like dogdays advance blast. Days like this condition us to need for full blast A/C. 1,277,044,324,000.00 via txt

Russell Brand. He will obviously become megastar. He has makings of classic Hollywood heavy. I sense he's sitting on massively sad backstory 1,277,043,866,000.00 via txt

Agile dev for business analytics. That continuity of focus must be on business agility: ability to gracefully steer vehicle in any azimuth. 1,277,043,656,000.00 via txt

Agile dev. Wheel metaphor potent. Grips the road & turns to advance. Destination can be milestone. Or middle distance: continuity of focus. 1,277,043,373,000.00 via txt

Pure caffeine. For its full force, finish your coffee. Then brush teeth, scrape tongue, rinse mouth, gargle. Now breathe slowly & evenly. 1,277,043,123,000.00 via txt

CBS "Sunday Morning" interview of Bill Gates & his father. Name another tech titan whose family--any member of it--you can name. 1,277,042,967,000.00 via txt

Leading DBMS vendors put out informative mags on solid glossy paper. Flimsy, flat pulp rags would defeat prime purpose: instill confidence. 1,276,998,777,000.00 via TweetDeck

View my tweetstream and you'll see that I stream them in themes. Some are contiguous. Others sporadic. Gives mine "greater than sum" texture 1,276,998,458,000.00 via TweetDeck

It's with that long-tooth perspective that I observe my kids venture into their careers. An old man remembers how shaky U feel starting out 1,276,997,948,000.00 via TweetDeck

All of which gives me greater confidence that at age 51, when feel totally over-my-head on alternate days, I may actually be onto something. 1,276,997,745,000.00 via TweetDeck

It also freaks me out to re-read my senior honor's thesis in economics from U-Mich (1980). I knew more at age 20 than give myself credit for 1,276,997,561,000.00 via TweetDeck

Today 20 years ago I published Network World buyer's guide on "LAN DBMS." Surprised how much I knew before I actually knew anything. 1,276,997,414,000.00 via TweetDeck

Today 20 years ago I published Network World buyer's guide on "LAN DBMS" products. Fascinating detailed snapshot of industry pre-Internet. 1,276,997,313,000.00 via TweetDeck

Father's Day approaching. I don't ask for much from my grown children. I'm just happy to see them all grown up & occasionally ask my advice. 1,276,996,038,000.00 via TweetDeck

That silky milky near-summer dusk. 1,276,993,222,000.00 via txt

Predictive social mobility. Configure me with optimal traveling companions to make trip more fun & set stage 4 next best phase of my life. 1,276,971,641,000.00 via txt

Predictive mobility. Forecast likely conditions in traveler's likely path so path & conditions can be rearranged on fly 2 speed safely there 1,276,971,301,000.00 via txt

Human genome project. Follow-on should be massive social network graph analysis to illustrate our species-wide mitochondrial connectedness. 1,276,970,612,000.00 via txt

DNA analysis shows Europeans, east Asians, & native Americans have common ancestor. Central Asian, not Caucasian. Kazakh Kyrgysz Uzbek Tajik 1,276,970,249,000.00 via txt

Caught Tony Blair on Charlie Rose last night. Smart, articulate statesman could have cushy retirement. Why torture himself w/ MidEast mess? 1,276,969,982,000.00 via txt

Problem w/ VH-1 now is like problem with MTV from start. Music format just lame pretext 4 lamest reality programming VH = Vixen Houseparties 1,276,969,383,000.00 via txt

Many cable channels taking liberties with once-distinct formats in desperate ratings gambits. Let's just assign them arbitrary call letters. 1,276,968,747,000.00 via txt

Haven't detected any GOP strategy for plugging an undersea oil gusher, except perhaps jamming buncha tea bags down there. 1,276,968,382,000.00 via txt