Friday, March 04, 2011

Aweekstweets Feb 26 to March 3 2011: the week my tweetum opus mysteriously vanished from the tweetosphere

"Companies Eyeing Cloud Brokers To Manage Multiple Cloud Services" ( JK--Cloud complexities rain down upon us. 24 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"Need for 'big data' analytics drives vendor acquisitions" ( JK--Need 4 complex social data analytics drives this one 27 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @IDC: Total disk storage systems capacity shipped worldwide in 4Q10 reached 5,127 petabytes, up 55.7% year over year about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Visit @bevelson #forrester poll: "Use of SAP BW in mixed environment (where most of your source data comes from SAP)" ( about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

SAS DataFlux has acquired Baseline Consulting....i.e., @jilldyche Evan Levy and company. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @GuyKawasaki "10 women who secretly control Internet" ( JK--I knew it. Distaff cabal driving "listening engine" mkt. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @Alyssa_Milano "THIS is my 15,000th tweet" JK--Way to go, Alyssa! You still have an acting career, I see. Your time mgt skills excellent! about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

@jasonkobi #tigerblood #tigerblood #tigerblood Yes, Jason, we expect you to work your typing and mouseclicking fingers to the bone! about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to jasonkobi

RT @katyzack: "You know you're in Williamsburg when there's sign for hipster speed dating event." JK--Must look like dorks in colonial garb about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @BIAnalyticsNews: Teradata Acquires AsterData ( JK--Yes, I do mention it in my lengthy analysis: end of 3rd bullet about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

@marcosluis2186 #Hadoop Thank U thank u poop-boop-Hadoop! about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to marcosluis2186

@jasonkobi #winning Hey J, I already did my obligatory tweets ripping Charlie a fresh one. And replying to U puts me in the winning game. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to jasonkobi

Debunking #EDW myths. Myth #1: the first 2 letters have absolutely nothing to do with "erectile dysfunction." about 19 hours ago via TweetDeck

I propose that all #EDW analysts form a circle & lob thesauri at each other, settle this once & for all. I am a lefty with a wicked curve. about 22 hours ago via txt

I don't have any specific Charlie Sheen related comments on the #EDW market. Good. I'm still sane. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

My childhood buddy in Michigan tells me crazy people there paranoid about smart meters spying on them. I suspect cancer fears are next. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@acroll They say you should write in your native voice. All this shit has become part of our voice. Did I say "shit"? Sorry. I meant "stuff" about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

@acroll And here's my brain on protocol engineering sometime around the turn of the Millennium: "PROXIES//A pr… (cont) about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

@acroll Here's me long ago at a phone bank at an IT trade show, overhearing a vendor conversation on a just an… (cont) about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

@acroll Here's my brain in the 90s on RF test & measurement equipment engineering, as product manager at LC… (cont) about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

@acroll Now here was brain years ago on .NET: "FUD//Oh foo./Oh fud./Oh dud./Thud./Not dot net./Do not./Fund no… (cont) about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

OK, now I'm getting LOOPY about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

#Hadoop. Had a hula hoop. Hammer that damn data hard through hoop after hoop. Advanced analytics. Alley-OOP! about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @Jabaldaia: Why need good model 2 think? ( JK--I have a mental churn model. My brain churns old thoughts into butter about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

We haven't stormed the Halls of Montezuma in, what, 170 years?, let's hope 4 no repeat on Shores of Tripoli side of it. Wait. Didn't Reagan? Thursday, March 03, 2011 3:07:34 PM via TweetDeck

Every single paragraph of that blogpost, except the bulleted material, began with a "hook" word or phrase. Pulling your attention along. Thursday, March 03, 2011 3:05:42 PM via TweetDeck

Yes, Jim, breathe deeply again. Feel the oxygen returning to all your tense tissues. Especially those at the base of your skull. Thursday, March 03, 2011 2:49:49 PM via TweetDeck

New blogpost: "Teradata Acquiring Aster Data, Driving MapReduce Deeply into its Strategy" ( Thursday, March 03, 2011 2:38:43 PM via TweetDeck

Listening 2 Eddy Arnold "Make the World Go Away." Actually, not. But thinking of it. Glad the world has kept distance in past hour. Blogging Thursday, March 03, 2011 2:01:01 PM via web

Interviewed by @jaivijayan of #Computerworld re the #Teradata #AsterData deal. Now, back to writing blog on same. Thursday, March 03, 2011 1:07:26 PM via TweetDeck

"Low-Power Server Startup Pitches Intel Atom 4 Hadoop" ( JK--Wait. Whoa! Story unconvincingly anchors cloud 2 physical Thursday, March 03, 2011 12:40:02 PM via TweetDeck

Took really good quick-turnaround joint briefing form #Teradata & #AsterData . Writing blog now Thursday, March 03, 2011 11:58:04 AM via TweetDeck

The "snooze" button on appointments in Outlook. U click knowing that U can't really snooze. It's the opposite: suspends your tension longer Thursday, March 03, 2011 10:50:50 AM via TweetDeck

Yes, it's a busy day Thursday, March 03, 2011 10:44:42 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Eric Barkin of #CRM Magazine on predictive analytics & next best offer. Thursday, March 03, 2011 10:44:23 AM via TweetDeck

@joeharris76 nCluster 4.x. Check the info on their site. Also, I've discussed it in any number of public presos. Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:55:28 AM via TweetDeck in reply to joeharris76

Hey #BI vendors & users doing CEP 4 real-time analytics, I'm doing #Forrester report on that space in Q2. Email me: Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:41:20 AM via TweetDeck

Hey #Hadoop -ers! I'm looking for great early-adopter enterprise case studies 4 #Forrester report in Q2. Email me at Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:40:00 AM via TweetDeck

"Are smart meters real-time surveillance spies?" ( JK--Is this an inflammatory headline? Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:34:37 AM via TweetDeck

"My bad" ( JK--Good Phillip Howard update on identity resolution space, focusing on InfoGlide. Bad title. Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:30:18 AM via TweetDeck

I'll post my blog on #Teradata #AsterData as soon as I get the requisite briefing from those vendors later this morning. Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:26:39 AM via TweetDeck

@tiny_epic #haikuchallenge #haiku NOVA//The bright white night stars/perfect background for the Sun/to explode at dawn. Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:21:20 AM via TweetDeck in reply to tiny_epic

"Eight Transformational Trends" ( JK--Analytics is at heart of it. Nothing terribly new here. But I like the images. Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:18:31 AM via TweetDeck

@joeharris76 You're looking at #Exadata thru wrong POV. Everybody's appliances are response to NZ. Exadata is also Fusion app/mw accelerator Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:14:38 AM via TweetDeck in reply to joeharris76

@joeharris76 Teradata's already at the top of the "ultra-high game" in terms of scalability. "Low value"? What do you mean? Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:12:19 AM via TweetDeck in reply to joeharris76

Men who are take-charge problem solvers make women feel secure, and men who are always improving are never boring. Friday, October 08, 2010 10:52:15 PM via web Retweeted by you and 5 others

Yoga's become so mainstream that a lot of older men know about its mind-body benefits Thursday, October 21, 2010 9:01:01 AM via web Retweeted by you

When muscles are elastic, your posture improves and you breathe deeper. Tuesday, November 02, 2010 12:45:41 PM via web Retweeted by you and 6 others

"Gotta eat." That would be a good name for a memoir. to make a living in an "everything's free or so it seems" industry. Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:07:46 AM via TweetDeck

"Accelrys...New Enterprise R&D Architectre" ( JK--Powerful predictive analytics & modeling for scientific & engineering Thursday, March 03, 2011 9:05:14 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Chris Kanaracus of IDG re #Teradata acquiring #AsterData. I picked the wrong day to give up caffeine. Thursday, March 03, 2011 8:41:06 AM via TweetDeck

Essentially, #AsterData gives #Teradata the analytic application server (analytics + OLTP) they need to duke it out with #Oracle #Exadata Thursday, March 03, 2011 8:14:50 AM via TweetDeck

Now....who'll acquire ParAccel? Thursday, March 03, 2011 8:13:08 AM via TweetDeck

Teradata to Acquire Aster Data ( JK--Big news in #EDW arena. Writing a blog on it. Thursday, March 03, 2011 8:12:27 AM via TweetDeck

Facebookers will notice a new profile photo that shows me a bit more recently. If 2005 counts as recent. Less hair than previous photo. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 10:13:38 PM via TweetDeck

"Predictive analytics can...prevent problems before occur" ( JK--That's "interdictive analytics" ( Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:57:50 PM via TweetDeck

"Winning in the Relationship Era" ( JK--If one party in relationship declares self "winner," game's over. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:53:17 PM via TweetDeck

How about "Twitter: The Broadway Musical." 140 cramped characters jostling for attention under a tiny proscenium. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:51:05 PM via TweetDeck

Influence. I have no influence. It's only the things I say or do that have influence. And they simply express polarity of the cultural field Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:49:19 PM via TweetDeck

Influence. You could say the poles influence compass needles, but it's actually the polarity of the planet, & the composition of the compass Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:47:15 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Junip "In Every Direction" from "Fields." Jose's voice is my favorite instrument. Limited, but full of texture. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:42:38 PM via TweetDeck

@SamBeamIronWine BTW, I'm listening to "Kiss Each Other Clean." Another great one. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:36:46 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine EQUATIONS Some learn to love this truth-dwelling machinery Values slipping dimensions Notati… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:35:46 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine EDGE OF DESPERATION When all the world was fifties TV. Black and white and dipped in wax.… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:35:11 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine DOMESTICATED ANIMALS CONSIDERED WITH REFERENCE TO CIVILIZATION AND THE ARTS Dogs the man-war… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:34:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine CONTINUOUS RELAXING FAVORITES Where would one classify the master of all Burt Bacharach? Wh… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:33:55 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine COMMENT Deaden the anger with air/and a prayer for forgiveness.//Live it through. A sore out… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:33:20 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine CLOUDS A POND Lightning's anger's a/flipped switch, a live fish//hooked and hurting, a/lin… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:32:42 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine CHICKAHOMINY This field of fragrant tobacco./A scar rubbed smooth with age./A sky shorn o… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:32:00 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine BREADJUDGING Nutrients return to the/air their aroma and to/the earth its crust of fire and… (cont) Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:28:45 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine Huh? Based on what? Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:22:12 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

@SamBeamIronWine I erred. Frost wrote it. He had ice in his name, but fire in the belly. Which, depending on what he ate, could get smelly Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:19:30 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SamBeamIronWine

RT @SamBeamIronWine: "fools are those who juggle fire and malice" JK--O.Nash juggled fire & ice ( Would that suffice? Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:16:14 PM via TweetDeck

RT @cloudEq "IBM, Cisco, Microsoft Plan Green Cloud Cities" ( JK--Will they literally float on clouds? No? Never mind Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:11:48 PM via TweetDeck

Just plowed (partially) thru 6 months of (mostly) unread paper Economist mags. Good to know yesterday's hot news obsessions fade so quickly. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:08:35 PM via TweetDeck

@HealthCastleGlo Speakng of "home economics" why not also change name "shop class"? What kind of shop sells junk welded by 12-year-old boys? Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:01:26 PM via TweetDeck in reply to HealthCastleGlo

"Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear burdens of this office" A. Lincoln JK--Ya know it, Abe. That's also why I kid around. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:56:53 PM via TweetDeck

Chris Dodd, former senator, is Hollywood nu DC lobbyist. Also former paramour of Princess Leia. Not rumor. Carrie Fisher sed so in memoir Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:52:37 PM via TweetDeck

RT @JesseNewhart @joehall: Harlan Ellison "Pay the Writer" ( JK--Gotta eat. Damn straight! +2 Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:46:00 PM via TweetDeck

Are there any nifty Twitter tools 2 disambiguate semantically distinct uses of same hashtag? Some #cassandra mentions R some girl. Lovey-duv Wednesday, March 02, 2011 6:25:41 PM via TweetDeck

#Cassandra integration with other projects at #Apache ( Wednesday, March 02, 2011 6:20:01 PM via TweetDeck

"Congressman Who Beat IBM's Watson Computer at 'Jeopardy': Who Is Rush Holt?" ( JK--He's persona non grata to IBM mktg Wednesday, March 02, 2011 6:16:31 PM via TweetDeck

HOME FIELD VANTAGE//Franconia. Large lots/and small. Old homes and the fresh/feel of ancient soil. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 5:05:40 PM via txt

Feels like mid-October out here. That's cuz we're symmetrical 2 it now, with Winter Solstice as fulcrum. Valentine's was inverse Halloween. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:48:17 PM via txt

RT @ITSinsider: "OMG! the ipad 2 is almost as thin as Newsweek!" JK--I'll bet the profit margin for iPad 2 is a lot fatter than Newsweek Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:22:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Natalie Portman, Oscar Winner, Was Also a Precocious Scientist" ( JK--I'd like to hear her thoughts on neuroscience. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:21:00 PM via TweetDeck

@robinbloor No, it's because aliens feast on human flesh and dumb people are sweet and succulent. Or so I'm told. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:12:34 PM via TweetDeck in reply to robinbloor

Multiverses. They're here, interleaved, mutually chaotic & incomprehensible. They're called overlapping "personal" & "professional" socials Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:06:24 PM via TweetDeck

Well, that's good. There are fewer pieces of paper on my desktop, nagging me with their to-dos. I done dun 'em. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:00:25 PM via TweetDeck

@nitinbadjatia More interesting still is when I start to follow all of them long before they realize I'm following them. I lurk Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:57:42 PM via TweetDeck in reply to nitinbadjatia

"Is Silicon Valley Losing Its Edge?" ( JK--Any self-regarding culture sows the seeds of its own marginalization. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:44:52 PM via TweetDeck

Always interesting to see the lag between when I mention a vendor & when somebody in their social-media monitoring group notices & retweets Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:42:33 PM via TweetDeck

"Entering Marketing's Golden Age" ( JK--Social network analysis, aka social-influence scoring, at heart of it. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:41:36 PM via TweetDeck

RT @GuyKawasaki: Sizing up the Starbucks Trenta ( JK--Would like to see correlation with post-consumption blood pressure Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:38:03 PM via TweetDeck

Did a really good inquiry with a large corporation trying to pass SarbOx muster with #EDW for financial reporting--but lacks data governance Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:32:19 PM via TweetDeck

"Google vs. Microsoft: Lessons on handling a Cloud Fail" ( JK--The #fail bots are in overdrive on this new buzzphrase Wednesday, March 02, 2011 2:52:40 PM via TweetDeck

Gearing up for the #CRM customer experience optimization case study interviews I'll be doing with @CSLeClair Wednesday, March 02, 2011 2:35:32 PM via TweetDeck

Listening for customer intent. Sort of tautological, isn't it. You listen and engage to help customer clarify intent in your favor. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 2:28:39 PM via TweetDeck

@mosterman #ipad2 iPad2 too can't possibly be "post-PC," because "politically correct" has been redefined to mean "all things Apple." Wednesday, March 02, 2011 2:27:21 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mosterman

Can't be all things to all people. Can't be all things to myself either. That's why I need significant others. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 2:07:25 PM via TweetDeck

Graying and fraying. Personal health analytics monitoring should let us divine aging signs even before evident 2 us in diminished capacity Wednesday, March 02, 2011 2:05:06 PM via TweetDeck

@davewiner Right. We need a tweet de-duplication mechanism that takes the redundant RTs and my-useless-twists out of the stream. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 1:27:13 PM via TweetDeck in reply to davewiner

Not paying much attention to Apple iPad v2 announcement. Feel like Chaplin in "Modern Times." Caught in gears of so many marketing machines Wednesday, March 02, 2011 1:06:03 PM via TweetDeck

Yeah yeah yeah, Jim the polymath and all that jazz Wednesday, March 02, 2011 1:04:03 PM via TweetDeck

Reviewed & corrected draft of eCRMGuide interview with me re Social #BI. Linda Cole did excellent job on it. Thanks Linda! Will publish soon Wednesday, March 02, 2011 1:03:28 PM via TweetDeck

When I see FB or Twitter referred to as "website," I have to laugh. Does anybody feel like they're visiting "site"? You're in the cloud. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:54:06 PM via TweetDeck

Felt Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:38:02 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Steve Ray Vaughan "Crossfire" from his greatest. Know how he feels. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:37:58 PM via TweetDeck

Eating delicious crunchy peanut butter. Listening to deliciously crunchy guitar of Dandy Warhols "Boys Better" from "Capitol Years 95-07" Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:36:41 PM via TweetDeck

Telephone. My tool for eliminating the time-wasteful & confusion-prone back-and-forth of emails, IMs, social media, etc. Speak to me. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:20:33 PM via TweetDeck

Jimmy boy needs some lunchy boy. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 12:05:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Here's How To Survive (And Thrive) In The Coming Nuclear Winter" ( JK--Let's NOT leverage Armageddon 4 fun&profit. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 11:35:15 AM via TweetDeck

I have had no music playing for past 2 hours. The silence is deafening. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 11:30:53 AM via TweetDeck

Did customer inquiry from #IBM #EDW shop re ISAS vs. Netezza, and which should they go with. Complex story. Discussed in Wave. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 11:30:06 AM via TweetDeck

Holding a single thought, and then holding no thought at all. Try it. Refreshing. Like a cool mouth rinse with clear water. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:59:34 AM via TweetDeck

RT @JeanChatzky: "Tips for how to stand out to potential employers" ( JK--Tip #1: be member of their immediate family Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:43:19 AM via TweetDeck

"Trading Currencies Is High Stakes" ( JK--WSJ paper edition puts foto of lovely lady trader up front. Buries guys. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:28:54 AM via TweetDeck

March 2. Does Punxsutawney Phil come out and give us a status report on the "is Spring meeting its on-the-way milestones" situation? Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:21:04 AM via TweetDeck

Writing my sections of a forthcoming #Forrester report on business process & tech trends for 2011. Next best action everywhere. Self-svc BI Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:18:25 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Zooropa by U2 from the album Zooropa JK--Song improves with age. Album disappointed me when came out 20 years ago. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:16:35 AM via TweetDeck

"SAS Takes On IBM, As IT Meets Marketing" ( JK--Misleading headline. Many vendors offer strong marketing analytics. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:13:48 AM via TweetDeck

"Speed Trumps Scale In Two Oracle Exadata Deployments" ( JK--Misleading headline. Exadata can deliver both. In spades Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:10:52 AM via TweetDeck

OMG! All of my past tweets have disappeared from that great tweetbase in the cloud! they haven't. Whew! Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:08:34 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM: Why We're No Google or Bing" ( JK--Watson does semantic search, with bigger emphasis on semantic than search Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:07:26 AM via TweetDeck

"DataStax Preps Launch Of Cassandra Management Interface" ( JK--Key step in readying this open src BigDB for enterprise Wednesday, March 02, 2011 9:02:32 AM via TweetDeck

"10 terms and concepts related to open source" ( JK--Good one. Also a key term: @jhammond Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:58:40 AM via TweetDeck

"Will Amazon's Kindle Be Free By November?" ( JK--Why not? It's their "razor" and e-books their blades. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:53:15 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Need a Dollar by Aloe Blacc from the album Good Things JK--My fave of all recent R&B revival songs. Bill Withers-y Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:50:57 AM via TweetDeck

Lacking such a standard, I've had 2 resort to weekly me-scraping & aweekstweets. Yes, rationale behind idiosyncratic style. My bibliography Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:49:18 AM via TweetDeck

"Facebook Offers Commenting Plug-In 2 Other Sites" ( JK--I'd like open std 4 aggregate all my commentary across socials Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:47:52 AM via TweetDeck

"Chance Favors the Prepared Mind: The Science of Sales Intel" ( ) JK--Automate lead harvesting & next best offer. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:44:23 AM via TweetDeck

"Information Builders targets iPad, Android w/ BI suite" ( JK--Suspect CEOs more likely 2 use BI on tablet than laptop Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:41:49 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM points toward managing multi-cloud universe" ( JK--Good. Won't be single "The Cloud" to manage. Private + public Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:39:23 AM via TweetDeck

"Can Microsoft Build Appliances?" ( JK--Can they? They already have. Will people buy them? Ay, there's the question. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:35:35 AM via TweetDeck

The "free pancakes at IHOP" promotion made me laff. Somehow I don't see myself wasting gas & time lining up & waiting for sugar-soaked dough Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:25:00 AM via TweetDeck

Good overview of spatial OLAP at Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:22:18 AM via TweetDeck

Gearing up for another day of back-and-forth schedule-shifting. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:18:30 AM via TweetDeck

I'll be happy when the news cycle moves on from Charlie Sheen. Never much cared for him in the first place. Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:16:52 AM via TweetDeck

If you want to know the full range of topics I cover, see . Yes, of course I haven't slacked on #EDW or adv analytics Wednesday, March 02, 2011 8:02:26 AM via TweetDeck

Well, anyway. Watch how I bring together the automated & social hemispheres of next best action in multichannel #CRM in 7 reports this year Tuesday, March 01, 2011 5:03:28 PM via txt

"Scratching Our Heads Over Twitter's Usefulness" ( JK--Dumb opinion. Like saying mail useless cuz peeps send junk msgs Tuesday, March 01, 2011 3:20:57 PM via TweetDeck

#CRM vendors take note. I'm on #Forrester #CRM team, w/ @waband & @kateleggett . Much of my research agenda is CRM-focused, eg next best ofr Tuesday, March 01, 2011 3:10:53 PM via TweetDeck

It would be funny if WikiLeaks wins Nobel Peace Prize. Just cuz it would follow Obama's Peace Prize with nemesis receiving same distinction Tuesday, March 01, 2011 3:03:33 PM via TweetDeck

Yes, I use to hang around in arcades in the early 80s. I was awesome on "Phoenix." You remember it? I could blast deep into that spaceship! Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:56:30 PM via TweetDeck

Still shaping analysis in #Forrester report I'm writing w/ @passion4process on social process-guidance crowdsourcing. How supplements #DCM Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:55:12 PM via TweetDeck

Neko Case's voice is one of those that you can't help but stop whatever you're doing and just listen. A thoroughly American downhome vibe. Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:53:05 PM via TweetDeck

@maggymaggy No. It's a photo I took in an arcade photo machine when I was 21, in the period between undergrad and grad schools. Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:47:04 PM via TweetDeck in reply to maggymaggy

Tell ya, I'm not looking forward to the March mud-ness. But it's going to come. Yes, I have an old poem for… (cont) Tuesday, March 01, 2011 1:00:48 PM via TweetDeck

Nice day. Pleasant short walk to mailbox & back. Anchors head where it belongs: a balloon up in the blue sky. Not an Internet cloud in sight Tuesday, March 01, 2011 12:52:09 PM via TweetDeck

@acroll Cobain? Role model? Oh my....... Tuesday, March 01, 2011 12:07:42 PM via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

Listening to Nirvana "Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam" from "Unplugged in New York" whilst I weave all requisite revs into coherent narrative. Tuesday, March 01, 2011 12:00:03 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Magnetic Fields "I Think I Need A New Heart" from "i" while I correlate colleague commentary on content I co-authored. Tuesday, March 01, 2011 11:55:03 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Making Android 'Ice Cream' with 'Gingerbread,' 'Honeycomb'" ( JK--Secret ingredient: the gooey. Hardy har har Tuesday, March 01, 2011 11:45:02 AM via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 Huh? I'm sending a message to my Spanish teacher from way back in junior high in Michigan Tuesday, March 01, 2011 10:46:41 AM via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

RT @DPNationalNews: "Wis. gov. to outline ultimate intentions in budget" ( JK--Headline sounds vaguely ominous. Tuesday, March 01, 2011 10:19:30 AM via TweetDeck

Diego dice hola a Sra June Freydl, una maestra muy divertida! Tuesday, March 01, 2011 10:16:54 AM via TweetDeck

@regususa Connect those statements, please. Why would tweeting about coffee make me want to watch some random video? Tuesday, March 01, 2011 9:38:11 AM via TweetDeck in reply to regususa

@imlazar I would say I'm your number 1 fan, but a) you're my competitor and b) I haven't done a recent survey of the Irwin Lazar Fan Club Tuesday, March 01, 2011 9:34:41 AM via TweetDeck in reply to imlazar

"Doctor Watson?" ( JK--Wasnt Sherlock sidekick a dr? "Holmes, what school gave U degree?" "Elementary my dear Watson" Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:52:01 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Delivers New Software 2 Advance Industry Transformation ( JK--Smart metering monitoring & locationing 4 phys infra Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:45:35 AM via TweetDeck

Local weather is starting 2 get on nerves. Every time temp drops by > 10 degrees from day before, they act like we're going 2 freeze 2 death Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:42:16 AM via TweetDeck

"Black Art of SLAs" ( JK--Good one from ol' bud @imlazar . Add "“termination on performance grounds” clause to contract Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:39:09 AM via TweetDeck

"Facebook Adds Share Capabilities To Like Button" ( JK--Great feature. I'll use it to render deep commentary on content Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:34:24 AM via TweetDeck

"A Menagerie of Awful Co-workers" ( JK--Writer forgot to mention "The Stereotyper." Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:30:09 AM via TweetDeck

Saw first #EDW M&A of season. We all did. The HP-Vertica deal a few weeks ago. Been an early Spring. Hope frost doesn't nip budding startups Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:26:32 AM via TweetDeck

First day of March. Saw my first robin of the season. On the deck. Flew off almost immediately. The attention must have freaked her out. Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:22:27 AM via TweetDeck

Everything is now a decision suppt sys, incl. yer local radio station. "News you need every morning, so you can make decisions all day long" Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:06:20 AM via TweetDeck

One of the nice things about #EDW is that it's a 360-degree pivot point to launch into any other topic on which I'm dangerous. Monday, February 28, 2011 10:06:02 PM via TweetDeck

I'll probably be discussing #EDW fundamentals till the end of my days. Customers often come cold to it, want grounding in ABCs. I oblige 'em Monday, February 28, 2011 10:05:10 PM via TweetDeck

Listening 2 Yo La Tengo "Pass the Hatchet, I Think I'm Goodkind" from "I Am Not Afraid Of You & I Will Beat Your Ass." Long song & title. Monday, February 28, 2011 10:02:38 PM via TweetDeck

@Futureratti Thanks, though in fact, my entire experience of the 70s was a funk of existential anxiety. Nervousness. Teen & college years. Monday, February 28, 2011 9:58:30 PM via TweetDeck in reply to Futureratti

Groupon adoption growing steadily. How do I know? My wife's doing more deals thru them. When savvy shopper Egidia does repeat biz, iz a hit Monday, February 28, 2011 9:55:47 PM via TweetDeck

Following one dude in Facebook simply cuz his profile photo is classic shot of Dustin Hoffman staring at Anne Bancroft leg in "The Graduate" Monday, February 28, 2011 9:50:20 PM via TweetDeck

How can you tell when a long piece of writing just doesn't hang together? You're halfway thru & U forgot how it started or why U should care Monday, February 28, 2011 9:46:42 PM via TweetDeck

Best to listen to Xmas songs out of season. Why? You can enjoy the music more purely, outside holiday party distraction atmosphere. Monday, February 28, 2011 9:44:51 PM via TweetDeck

Next major wave of startup formation'll propel cloud 2 widespead adoption. Why? Startups'll start w/ cloud apps, then scale & stick w/ them Monday, February 28, 2011 9:43:36 PM via TweetDeck

Customer experience optimization. Does interaction transition so seamlessly across channels that customers barely notice it? Monday, February 28, 2011 9:33:44 PM via TweetDeck

Customer experience optimiztion. Do they look forward 2 interacting w/ U again? Do they have only fond memories? Do conversations flow easy? Monday, February 28, 2011 9:31:50 PM via TweetDeck

Digging thru my LP collection. The Beta Band "Out-Side" from "Heroes to Zeros." Love every single song from this defunct band. Monday, February 28, 2011 9:29:14 PM via TweetDeck

Was one of those kinds of days. What kind, U ask? One of those days that feels like several odd days mashd together. Like a Seinfeld episode Monday, February 28, 2011 9:27:50 PM via TweetDeck

Gary Numan "Cars." I love this wonderful piece of classic techno-pop. For some odd reason, it suggest Bach "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring." Monday, February 28, 2011 9:25:38 PM via TweetDeck

Charlie Sheen. Omigod. I almost forgot I wrote him into a poem in the late 90s. Theme is celebrity aging & fra… (cont) Monday, February 28, 2011 9:18:01 PM via TweetDeck

RT @joegullo: "I'm in j-school & wish they taught more web journalsm & SEO" #journchat JK--I got a master's in j-school in 1984. Now useless Monday, February 28, 2011 9:12:22 PM via TweetDeck

I remember singing the entire S&G "Bridge over Troubled Water" LP from memory on a 500-mile bus trip to DC in 1972. Great traveling songs. Monday, February 28, 2011 9:06:55 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Simon & Garfunkel "The Only Living Boy in New York" from "The Best of S&G." Simon nails loneliness & expectancy in so few words Monday, February 28, 2011 9:04:20 PM via TweetDeck

Personal #CRM customer experience metric is cinematic: 4 stars (wanna go again), 3 (good but no repeat biz), 2 (yawn), 1 (get me outa here) Monday, February 28, 2011 8:58:14 PM via TweetDeck

Financial Times reporter got my ethnicity (well, at least my name's ethnicity) right on first try. All the other Kobielus on Skype in Poland Monday, February 28, 2011 8:29:11 PM via TweetDeck

Facebook just flat-out looks best in Google Chrome. Not sure why. It just does. Monday, February 28, 2011 8:09:20 PM via TweetDeck

@jyarmis You need the carbs to stoke the ramped-up metabolism. And Panera actually encourages more caffeine, with its free coffee refills. Monday, February 28, 2011 5:45:48 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jyarmis

RT @nselby @jyarmis: "#starbucks should buy #regus...they've become virtual office location already" JK--But Panera gives better experience Monday, February 28, 2011 4:58:34 PM via TweetDeck

@5tevenw That, in fact, is the wisest thing I've heard all day. And the most weisenheimer thing. It's not you, it's them. Monday, February 28, 2011 4:20:26 PM via TweetDeck in reply to 5tevenw

Face facts. Hot actor has limited period of choice roles. Then it's boring, repetitive, stereotyped, & marginal parts. Portman's no dummy Monday, February 28, 2011 4:04:52 PM via TweetDeck

RT @nytimes: Natalie Portman, #Oscar winner, was also a precocious scientist JK--Was? Maybe that's her bigger ambition Monday, February 28, 2011 4:02:08 PM via TweetDeck

@bitterer @CurtMonash Some robots are more lifelike than the humans they ostensibly serve. The one on "Lost In Space," for example. Monday, February 28, 2011 3:59:02 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bitterer

@SethGrimes Yeah. A hint of venison. Free range? Monday, February 28, 2011 3:49:46 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

@thetroynelson U iz kwite welkum Monday, February 28, 2011 3:32:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to thetroynelson

There's an art to writing endnotes in #Forrester reports. Read mine. I try to summarize & synthesize best research of my self + colleagues Monday, February 28, 2011 3:32:11 PM via TweetDeck

@thetroynelson is one of the funniest DJs anywhere. Just keeps me anticipating his next funny off-hand little self-deprecating quip. Monday, February 28, 2011 3:23:36 PM via TweetDeck

Just sittin' here spinning witty repartee while putting near-final touches on #forrester collabs w/ @kateleggett & @passion4process Monday, February 28, 2011 3:22:50 PM via TweetDeck

Technology is an end in itself. If you focus entirely on technology, your career is ending itself. Monday, February 28, 2011 3:17:45 PM via TweetDeck

"How to bounce back from bankruptcy" ( JK--First, rid yourself of the stink of insolvency. Otherwise, U smell half-dead Monday, February 28, 2011 3:10:24 PM via TweetDeck

@acroll Gives new meaning to phrase "chip shot." Before long, all's neuron & we're just nervous impulses fluttering cross synaptic fields Monday, February 28, 2011 3:05:20 PM via TweetDeck in reply to acroll

"Gaddafi says 'all my people love me'" ( JK--Including the ones who want you dead? Monday, February 28, 2011 2:34:44 PM via TweetDeck

"Toward computers that fit on a pen tip...millimeter-scale computing era" ( JK--Entirely embedded, of course. Smart dust Monday, February 28, 2011 2:31:30 PM via TweetDeck

SEO. A part of me sorta thinks it secretly stands for "spam egregiosity overload." Helping content farms to game & gang up on Google. Monday, February 28, 2011 1:06:54 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Stephen Pritchard of Financial Times FT Connected Business. Re analytics in sales & marketing. Via Skype. Publish on Mar 16 Monday, February 28, 2011 1:01:15 PM via TweetDeck

Got real gray real quick out there. Not a good sign. Monday, February 28, 2011 11:58:20 AM via TweetDeck

Doing internal content planning call for #Forrester #ITF2011 . Every on business process role team has great research & visions to present. Monday, February 28, 2011 11:56:31 AM via TweetDeck

Agile thinking with a head heavy from conceptual abstractions + gobs of tech detail. Sort of like trying to tango while doing the clean&jerk Monday, February 28, 2011 10:57:54 AM via TweetDeck

When the going gets tough, the tough clean up their desktop and turn the music off so the tough can hear themselves think. Monday, February 28, 2011 10:42:27 AM via TweetDeck

"Pub-sub microblogroll"? Nah. "Social network" is snappier. Monday, February 28, 2011 8:41:19 AM via txt

WSJ article refers to US Commerce Dept office in Alexandria VA as "outpost." How can office in heart of National Capital Region B "outpost"? Monday, February 28, 2011 8:08:13 AM via txt

"Motorola Xoom Teardown: What's Under The Covers" ( JK--New mobile client hasn't made it until it's been eviscerated! Monday, February 28, 2011 7:02:00 AM via TweetDeck

Nice thing about the Oscars...don't have to watch it live...every single good moment will be replayed & YouTubed to kingdom come. Sunday, February 27, 2011 10:44:57 PM via TweetDeck

Never thought about that before. Tom Verlaine's voice clearly aligned him w/ David Byrne in New Wave. His guitar clearly rooted in Woodstock Sunday, February 27, 2011 7:10:26 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Marquee Moon by Television from Marquee Moon JK--Verlaine's ungainly voice fits nicely with his Santana-like guitar Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:59:06 PM via TweetDeck

You don't need to fuss your social media presence, any more than you need symphony orchestra 2 make beautiful music. A simple flute will do Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:38:43 PM via txt

Ok, Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson was a great guy. But enuff already. There's no cult of George Washington in Hybla Valley. Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:36:48 PM via txt

Be nice if last Oscar ceremony of every decade recognized bests of preceding 10 years. In all categories. Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:27:47 PM via txt

Today's Sunday Doonesbury perfectly captures why I don't watch TV national news anymore. It's all overbearing video packaging. Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:27:23 PM via txt

Debating optimal personal mix of social media is like arguing whether salad best eaten before, with, or after entree. It's all a tummy mash! Sunday, February 27, 2011 5:15:07 PM via TweetDeck

Think I'll catch Academy Awards tomorrow morning, in the post-statue-distribution news. Nothing about it makes me want 2 sit thru it live. Sunday, February 27, 2011 5:08:51 PM via TweetDeck

Scrutiny scrutiny scrutiny scrutiny. The Wills & Kate story builds suspense simply thru approach of nuptials & intensification of newscycle Sunday, February 27, 2011 4:55:07 PM via TweetDeck

Money magazine. Note to self: families with $200,000 in investments look as nice & comfortable as those with $2 million. Sunday, February 27, 2011 4:23:27 PM via txt

Loudmouth in locker room sharing every last detail of financial prowess. What's clear is he cant manage $ and is in deep shit. Pathetic fool Sunday, February 27, 2011 3:43:57 PM via txt

Alex Trebek in commercial, intro'd as "compensated endorser." I'll have "Gee, Duh!" for $500, Alex! Didn't recognize U. Thought this probono Sunday, February 27, 2011 1:51:39 PM via txt

Univision. "La Fea Mas Bella." Yo no se las palabras espanolas que significan "cruel" y "demeaning" atencion a superficialidades de mujeres Sunday, February 27, 2011 1:43:46 PM via txt

Real warm one today. I have shed the jacket & undershirt. Feels like Old Man Winter took early retirement to Florida, brought us along. Sunday, February 27, 2011 1:19:29 PM via txt

Natasha Bedingfield video of her singing on beach boardwalk with boomboxes & breakdancers. Is this an 80s time machine or what? Sunday, February 27, 2011 1:16:37 PM via txt

Social media has convinced me of a few things. It's a big ol' world. There are lots of people in it. And they're all friends. Fancy that! Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:59:22 AM via TweetDeck

For those who care, my shoulder-length hair-sorta-parted-down-middle too-large glasses look from late 70s ( Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:50:29 AM via TweetDeck

Barbara Hershey. She was the mother in "Black Swan." She did great job. Never mentioned once in all the reviews. IMHO, worthy of nomination Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:39:42 AM via TweetDeck

"If it's on Internet, does that make it quotable?" ( JK--Makes it available & attributable. Not necessarily memorable. Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:38:05 AM via TweetDeck

"Will cloud plug gap between IPv4 and IPv6?" ( JK--Great service-virtualization discussion by @lmacvittie Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:22:47 AM via TweetDeck

Would be good if both Facebook & LinkedIn relegated "so-and-so now connected/friends with..." updates to other pages. Content-free clutter. Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:13:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Crackdown on Content Farms Only Hurts Web Weasels" ( JK--Whack-a-weasel. Search results R like junkmail folders Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:04:01 AM via TweetDeck

"Apple No Longer 'Thinks Different'" ( JK--No, the grammar-checker kicked in on their iPad. They now think differently. Sunday, February 27, 2011 9:01:17 AM via TweetDeck

"Google, Apple 2 Spar in Mobile Augmented Reality" ( JK--Tech being adaptd 4 visually impaired? Audio announce objects? Sunday, February 27, 2011 8:54:52 AM via TweetDeck

Fonzie jumps the shark ( Finally got around 2 watching. Don't know what's stupider: stunt, shark, or music Sunday, February 27, 2011 8:39:17 AM via TweetDeck

"Xoom Vs. iPad: The Real Tablet Wars Begin" ( JK--How pronounced? "Zoom"? "eXoom"? Sounds a bit too much like "Zune" Saturday, February 26, 2011 6:04:08 PM via TweetDeck

"Proposed cloud-log standard sparks controversy" ( JK--Sounds promising. Link 2 cloud event DW (eg Hadoop/Cassandra)? 5:59 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck

"Perfect." An adjective I only see in vendor marketing pitches. I have yet to see even most enthusiastic user describe any tech as "perfect" 5:54 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck

"10 Problems Companies Will Face With Tablets In 2011" ( JK--Problem #1: beating off requests for tablets with a stick 5:48 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck

Is there upper limit to the length of the long tail of asymptotically redeeming Twitter commentary one can absorb? Is more friends merrier? 5:42 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck

"Libyan leader Gadhafi loses another ally: his personal nurse" ( JK--Guess who gets voluptuous offers? 5:29 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck

Listening to The Police "Every Breath You Take" on over-the-air radio. Sting betrays voyeuristic & stalkeristic desires. We'll be watching U 5:24 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck

Spending any amount of time on social media disabuses of notion that world revolves around you. World's a pinwheel. We're all just blades. 5:20 PM Feb 26th via TweetDeck