Saturday, March 12, 2011

Aweekstweets March 5-11 2011: week of steam and snow, rain and waves

Sunny nomenclature. What once was trouble desk became help desk then cust svc desk. Before long it'll be esteemed client satisfaction agency about 11 hours ago via txt

Tonight the Borders cafe is packed with people using free Wi-Fi. Bankrupt chain should reorganize as coffee shop that sells books & CDs. about 12 hours ago via txt

RIP Ulysses S. Grant V. Actually, I wasn't even aware that the late president had begotten a dynasty. Wasn't winning Civil War enough? about 13 hours ago via web

"Tablet Bubble: Ready to Burst?" ( JK--You have to think that this is just the latest wave of gadget mania. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Could High-Speed Wireless Render GPS Useless?" ( JK--Not make it obsolete, but LITERALLY & TECHNICALLY DISRUPT it about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Civilian by Wye Oak from Civilian JK--MD state tree, near Wye Mills, felled in '02 t-storm ( about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

"With hacking, music can take control of your car" ( JK--Beware, specifically, of Sammy Hagar "I Can't Drive 55." about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Crazy by Gnarls Barkley from album St. Elsewhere JK--Hype is mass crazy. Gnarls common sense. Barks idiocy at us about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Saw IT whitepaper with subtitle "Cut through the hype & examine reality." Actually, other way around is interesting too. Hype is fascinating about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Set Fire to the Rain by Adele from the album 21 JK--Sounds great. A real belter. Like a young Dusty Springfield. about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Do you have time 2 help with short survey?" Query wrong on many levels: unsolicit, interrupt, no time, not short, dunno U or Y should help about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Chris Kanaracus of IDG re this SAP HANA-DB2 press release ( about 18 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: A Letter From Home by Ulrich Schnauss from A Strangely Isolated Place JK--Cool moody atmospheric stuff. about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash It is. The buzzword compression simply scopes them in the proper context. Reach out to them for deep dive. about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

BBC's coverage of the Japan earthquake-tsunami is utterly riveting. A massive slurry of human destruction swept out to sea. about 20 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Casimir Pulaski Day by Sufjan Stevens from the album Illinoise JK--Heartbreaking beautiful ballad from his best LP. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Adobe Joins Social Network Analysis Bandwagon" ( JK--Will include "Adobe DataWarehouse"? Adobe: brief/demo me please. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Agile commerce—optimizing people process tech to serve #empowered customers. #agilecommerce #Forrester (via @bkwalker) about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Reading latest #Forrester #bigidea – “Welcome to the Era of Agile Commerce” by @bkwalker #agilecommerce #Forrester about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Concept of multichannel commerce no longer makes sense. “Era of Agile Commerce” by @bkwalker #agilecommerce #Forrester about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Consumers no longer use channels, they use touchpoints. “Era of Agile Commerce” by @bkwalker #agilecommerce #Forrester about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT me this morniing "How 2 Use Social Media in Disaster" ( JK--Another alerting & coord channel....use every channel about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

Japanese tsunami approaching US west coast (, expected between 1-7 feet. Predictions could be inaccurate. Get inland! about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash Here's 3rd on Quartet FS: their ActivePivot is very HANA-like, their Active Streams is Sybase CEP-like...but no #EDW analytic db about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash Here's 2nd tweet on QuartetFS: extensible CEP/dshbd/alert infra, suitable 4 SIEM, BAM, & soc media mon..but purely fin svcs now about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

Taking great briefing from #QuartetFS on real-time in-memory columnar object-oriented OLAP aggreg engine with user-pluggable calculations about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

"40 Fast Facts on Linux" ( JK--40 facts on anything arent "fast facts." They're a slow roll. Stick to 7 plus or minus 2 about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Some Michelle Rhee column in WSJ. No, no, no. I'd like to see government reformers who don't actually scapegoat & disrespect public servants about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Crossroads is essentially critical strategic mission-relevant decision. Needn't be do-or-die. Often, it's simply grow-or-stagnate-or-decline about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@atulgg Being "too big" not a crossroads. It's wide-load that can take a good long while to clear the crossroads and get to where it's going about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to atulgg

@atulgg Coke with "New Coke", "Coke Classic," & "Diet Coke." In spite of tactical bobbles, they strengthened brand loyalty, IMHO. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to atulgg

"LinkedIn Adds Web News to Widen Use Before IPO" ( JK--And it's a good news digest too. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Absolutely must comment on Charlie Sheen. He's becoming most reviled celebrity in Hollywood since Mel Gibson. Keep it up buddy. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@atulgg Another Oracle crossroads is the extent to which they'll refocus on professional services as core solution segments commoditize about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to atulgg

@timoelliott You are confusing "cordial" "friendly" "cooperative" or "communicatve" with "cultural." Culture of curmudgeons is still culture about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to timoelliott

@timoelliott The "touchy-feely stuff" is the essential of "social." And "social" is the essence of "culture." And "culture" makes us human. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to timoelliott

"How 2 Use Social Media in Disaster" ( JK--Just another alerting & coord channel. In real disaster, use every channel about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

@timoelliott Meant to provoke you into thinking what means 4 people to "embrace" social media vs. simply "experience." Abandon = not embrace about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to timoelliott

@timoelliott Nothing wrong with lurking. But the fewer people who actually contribute content, the shallower the social experience. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to timoelliott

@timoelliott Really? Most people have already abandoned it, in the sense that only a few of us post regularly. The rest only lurk & browse. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to timoelliott

@donalddotfarmer That "Till Death Do Us Part" clip was very funny & very easy for an American ear. Now I want to see more. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

@donalddotfarmer Not a matter of "would have worked" or not, Donald. Just want to see the original source. Thanks for the link. I'll watch. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

WSJ article on Steve Martin's new album of songs he wrote for banjo & singers ( Very good! Not "novelty" songs. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

It's important to keep fun in social media. If it doesn't remain fun, people will simply abandon it. That principle applies to work use too. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

WSJ piece on British TV hits adapted into US hits. "Till Death Do Us Part" became "All In the Family." Former never shown in US (PBS?). Why? about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

What Starbucks calls "3rd place" (not home, not office). Any hangout. Neednt B coffeehouse. Any public gathering place w/ food-drink will do about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Not saying "crossroads" (critical strategic decision) isn't real/urgent. But U can take various turns & end up happy at various destinations about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Similar to cliche of every national election: "Our country now stands at a crossroads in its history." Name a candidate who doesn't say that about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

@atulgg One of their crossroads is seeing if they can deploy #Exadata to cloud without cannibalizing appliance sales. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to atulgg

"HP Fiddles While Microsoft Does (Really Slow) Burn" ( JK--Name a vendor, and I can tell you the crossroads they're at. about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

Stripping public servants of collective bargaining powers is surefire way to demoralize good people who've been made ideological scapegoats Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:13:50 PM via TweetDeck

I called my "little brother" Dan and wished him a happy birthday. I called him "old man." From one to another. Hang in there dude! Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:08:09 PM via TweetDeck

FDA finally approved the new lupus medication. So glad there are alternate treatments without prednisone or cellcept side-effects. Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:06:39 PM via TweetDeck

Was good to work out today after a week of no strength trainng. I definitely felt the burn. Also good to return to my simple home diet. Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:04:39 PM via TweetDeck

"Embrace social media." I am so very tired of this new platitude. While social media engulf & devour us all, we must "embrace" it. Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:50:59 PM via TweetDeck

"If you had bought 100 shares of Microsoft 25 years ago ..." ( JK--People who obsess over getting rich make me ill. Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:44:13 PM via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Whatever. You can "buy" or not. I don't care. I produce analysis. Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:42:51 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden Not "rosy" at all. Quite balanced. I sent reporter a detailed SWOT analysis. Like most reporters, he used what supports his angle Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:40:09 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden Just out of curiosity, why do you care? Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:31:48 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Funny how I seem more articulate in print than I sound in my own head. Or sound to my ears when I'm orally spewing analysis at top speed. Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:29:51 PM via TweetDeck

"SAP details in-memory BI roadmap" ( JK--Reporters on deadline can squeeze comment from equally time-stressed analysts Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:27:57 PM via TweetDeck

Continuous news means everything a "breaking event" now. Back in day, even TV weather didn't update in realtime or loop via digital doppler Thursday, March 10, 2011 5:05:11 PM via txt

Old days often seem simpler because you already know how they unraveled. The anxiety of the unfurling now makes you flee backward for refuge Thursday, March 10, 2011 5:00:44 PM via txt

I laugh when peeps romanticize old days of few TV options. "We all watched Johnny Carson." Shared experience of lame skits & failed jokes. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:58:04 PM via txt

Believe it or not, mkt research skills are core of value of what industry analysts deliver. Pure consultants don't do it unless client pays. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:54:20 PM via txt

That's not market research now, is it? Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:50:33 PM via txt

Welcome to my life. "What do U think about this-that #EDW vendor?" "Did U C that Wave I publishd a few wks ago?" "Yes, but what do U think?" Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:49:00 PM via txt

What did you do in the #EDW wars, daddy? I armed all combatants with market research and calibrated their competitive intelligence radars. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:44:41 PM via txt

When and how to eat lunch when all day on the phone speaking? Thank God for peanut butter & jelly & mute. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:39:50 PM via txt

A week of heavy snow then heavy rain. Fortunately, these weather events took place 2000 miles apart. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:37:07 PM via txt

I'm liberal & I hope they remove all federal funding for public broadcasting. Maybe they'll develop some real edge. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:35:17 PM via txt

Computers competing on Jeopardy. I also recommend they let Indy cars compete in the Olympic sprints. Thursday, March 10, 2011 4:30:27 PM via txt

Interviewed today by Ben Woods of CBS Interactive re SAP in-memory announcements. Thursday, March 10, 2011 3:59:18 PM via TweetDeck

Facebook "like" aggregation. Could this be the vanguard of the social-based recommendation engine of the future? Thursday, March 10, 2011 3:55:59 PM via TweetDeck

"Build Big-Data Apps in SQL Azure w/ Federation" ( JK--Key tech for #cloud #EDW on Microsoft-based public/prem clouds. Thursday, March 10, 2011 3:53:41 PM via TweetDeck

"Big Data mining: Who owns yr soc net data?" ( JK--Treat social ntwking as publishing. Everything U say/do 4 the taking Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:45:49 AM via TweetDeck

Feels like I need a Tylenol. Not sure whether to resist that thought or give into it. My schedule is packed today. I'll go for it. Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:21:50 AM via TweetDeck

Privacy. Anonymity. Impersonation. When a spamming mailbot steals one's Hotmail identity & regularly blasts out bullshit under your name. Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:17:07 AM via TweetDeck

Conundrum of the postmodern world: If our IT systems are always on, when are our nervous systems ever off? Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:47:37 AM via TweetDeck

"Red Hat intros JBoss Enterpr SOA Plat 5.1 w/ data virtualization" ( JK--This leverage the MetaMatrix EII software? Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:26:49 AM via TweetDeck

"SAP Offers Development Roadmap For In-Memory Computing Apps" ( JK--HANA is core of all future SAP enterprise apps Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:19:35 AM via TweetDeck

"9 Ways to Enhance Customer Experience" ( JK--Great one from my colleague @kateleggett Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:13:54 AM via TweetDeck

What's the process logic behind next best action? Orchestration models, business rules, predictive models--and crowdsourced guidance. Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:11:21 AM via TweetDeck

Color photographs of 1906 SF post-earthquake have surfaced. Freaky how color image brings the distant past back with startling vividness. Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:00:49 AM via TweetDeck

@ladyxtel That one? No, actually. Thursday, March 10, 2011 7:58:28 AM via TweetDeck in reply to ladyxtel

RT @jason_pontin: @nytimes on Nathan Myhrvold's 40lb cookbook ( JK--You can work off weight gain by benchpressing it. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:30:30 PM via TweetDeck

RT @ladyxtel: "Conan’s farewell speech [from NBC]" ( JK--Shoulda said "Old stand-ups never die, they just start 2 suck" Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:23:32 PM via TweetDeck

"Netflix Finds Home In Amazon EC2" ( JK--Wow. Migrating data centers to public cloud. Petabytes of data. MapReduce? Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:16:15 PM via TweetDeck

"Ever and anon" ( JK--Anonymity: opaque my true name, deliberate or inadvertent. Privacy: me delib opaque selected PII Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:11:55 PM via TweetDeck

"NetSuite, Informatica team up on two-tier ERP" ( JK--"Two-tier"? Is that euphemism for "silos"? Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:07:08 PM via TweetDeck

"Multitasking & Brain: War on Productivity" ( ) JK--Our brains are evolving to do single-tasking with rapid switching Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:01:57 PM via TweetDeck

"Hurt by the Algorithm Change? Do Google Rain Dance" ( JK--Every ecosystem evolves around disruption, re-optimizing. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:00:29 PM via TweetDeck

"Ingres rolls out cloud database offerings" ( JK--Ingres, please brief #Forrester on this. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 9:57:42 PM via TweetDeck

Cap'n Crunch going down to Davey Jones' locker ( I don't eat the stuff, but still slightly sad. Childhood staple. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 8:17:55 PM via TweetDeck

Pointedly NOT watching local news tonight. One of the lead stories was about Charlie Sheen. At what should we care about lamebrain's career? Wednesday, March 09, 2011 6:28:45 PM via txt

I chat with #Forrester Customer Intelligence Council Data Mgt Strategies Group tomorrow on the "next best offer imperative" Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:11:58 PM via TweetDeck

RT @TheMuseDaily @aldaily "Philosophy's ancient challenge to consider one's life" ( ) JK--Synoptic lifeview. Not SVOT Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:08:37 PM via TweetDeck

"Hard drive cost per gigabyte 1980-2009" graphic ( c/o and and Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:04:11 PM via TweetDeck

RT @lee_stott: "great diagram and research ( JK--Thanks. Why so green? I'll definitely look into this. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:00:19 PM via TweetDeck

#EDW appliance space is a paradox: commoditizing & innovating constantly. Core market focus on price-performance. But many new use cases Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:45:19 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Anonanimal by Andrew Bird from Noble Beast JK--Absolutely thrilling piece of nonsense poetry set 2 sinuous orchestral Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:32:50 PM via TweetDeck

Wonder if using TweetDeck contributes 2 visual acuity: ability 2 pick significant stuff out of vertical columns of news & buzz streaming by Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:31:45 PM via TweetDeck

RT @thetroynelson "I'm starting Bob Seger cover band...calling it Flock of Segers." JK--Definition of lame: always flying "against the wind" Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:28:20 PM via TweetDeck

@EventCloudPro Definitely. In my discussions with #Teradata & #Asterdata, I know neither mgt team jumps without due diligence. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:26:22 PM via TweetDeck in reply to EventCloudPro

@lee_stott Please explain scope & source of that. Gigabyte of disk storage? If that, seems to say storage cost declines decelerating. True? Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:24:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to lee_stott

@mfauscette #directions11 Customer experience optimization. The hot new space where advanced analytics, social, CRM, & KM pros converge. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:19:04 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mfauscette

RIP David Broder. Just a great solid political analyst and consummate journalist. Not flashy. Not a media dandy. Much read. Very influential Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:17:21 PM via TweetDeck

If you suddenly find your business model slipping away from you, it's always handy to have a big-brand scapegoat. Zuckerberg prepare. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:14:47 PM via TweetDeck

Let's see. I've come across articles today on Facebook killing Google, NetFlix, email, and society in the olden sense. Enough already. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:10:21 PM via TweetDeck

Apotheker's Business Week interview ( JK--Doesn't want acquire SAP. Implies doesn't want any BI/analytics vendor. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:03:38 PM via TweetDeck

"Forrester I&AM Concepts And Predictions To Watch In 2011" ( JK--Forrester I&AM braintrust: Andras Cser & Eve Maler. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:56:21 PM via TweetDeck

"Charlie Sheen Is 2 Pop Culture as Sarah Palin to Politics" ( JK--Gasp! Anybody seriously want Charlie 2 rule Hollywood? Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:53:33 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Bitter Branches by PJ Harvey from the album Let England Shake JK--High-intensity one from PJ's great latest. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:51:18 PM via TweetDeck

The phrase "it's not rocket science" already feels hopelessly antiquated. Who considers rocketry humanity's leading-edge tech anymore? Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:50:30 PM via TweetDeck

"SAP Ups Its in-Memory Computing Ante" ( JK--Expect SAP to acquire complementary adv analytics vendors. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:42:35 PM via TweetDeck

Privacy. Best site to follow, without a doubt, is the Electronic Privacy Information Clearinghouse ( Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:39:11 PM via TweetDeck

Quick SWOT analysis. Can't tell you how often I need to use that skill. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:33:20 PM via TweetDeck

"What is privacy, really?" ( JK--It's right to opaque my personally identifiable info at any granularity I see fit. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:29:46 PM via TweetDeck

"Are you over-reliant on GPS? What if it fails?" ( JK--U fallback 2 gender-cliche response. Guy hits GPS. Wife hits guy Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:21:40 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Scott Denne of Wall Street Journal's Venture Capital Dispatch re the analytic database sector & all these deals/M&A activity Wednesday, March 09, 2011 11:45:18 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: In the Pines by Leadbelly from the album Where Did You Sleep Last Night JK--His original has great warble in voice Wednesday, March 09, 2011 11:06:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Where Did You Sleep Last Night? by Nirvana from the album MTV Unplugged in New York JK--Great Leadbelly cover. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 11:05:27 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Chris Kanaracus of IDG re SAP's HANA product and strategy. Wednesday, March 09, 2011 10:46:09 AM via TweetDeck

Nice to be back to my spartan morning routine. By "spartan," I'm not denying I'm a Wolverine. Still wearing my maize & blue Michigan sweater Wednesday, March 09, 2011 8:44:22 AM via TweetDeck

Prepped #EDW advisory for #Forrester clients during my flight from #sassb & my sitting-here in MPLS airport. Shook the snow out of my noggin Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:38:08 PM via TweetDeck

RT @williammcknight: Who is using Hadoop? JK--These people, for starters: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:36:16 PM via TweetDeck

RT @Claudia_Imhoff: #SASSB Many thanks to @hbroth and AR folks at SAS 4 gr8 event JK--I ditto that sentiment!!!!!! Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:35:14 PM via TweetDeck

@Claudia_Imhoff Likewise. I always want to schmooze at length with you and the rest of the #bbbt and never have the chance Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:19:44 PM via TweetDeck in reply to Claudia_Imhoff

"Google throws 'kill switch' on Android phones" ( JK--When did Vin Diesel become consultant on IT stratgy nomenclature? Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:04:39 PM via TweetDeck

"SAS product portfolio & roadmaps" ( JK--Good #sassb rollup from @jamet123 . I see #SAS going deep on next bst action Tuesday, March 08, 2011 12:01:38 PM via TweetDeck

People's junk soc media messages gain meaning thru aggregation & history. Just as archaeologists dig a kitchen midden ( Tuesday, March 08, 2011 11:52:00 AM via TweetDeck

@dsceiorg #haiku #haikuchallenge Asphalt is stained gray/from salt. The residue of/snowstorms whited out. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 11:43:19 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dsceiorg

@VerseEveryDay #Haiku #FreeHaiku Ashes. Fat Tuesday/incinerates New Year's last/austere vestiges. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 9:08:50 AM via TweetDeck in reply to VerseEveryDay

"Don't confuse data with intelligence" ( JK--And don't confuse intelligence with making the right decision every time Tuesday, March 08, 2011 9:01:56 AM via TweetDeck

"Massive data volumes making Hadoop hot" ( JK--I'll do research study on enterprise adoption next quarter. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 9:00:08 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Two Dots by Lusine from A Certain Distance JK--Yes, yes! This is the song played yesterday on #sassb customer video. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 8:13:17 AM via TweetDeck

Customer retention strategies. Hard not to let tinge of desperation creep in. Your survival depends on holding them. But not vice versa. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:53:45 AM via TweetDeck

"Understanding Customer Loyalty" ( JK--"Move consumers thru loyalty lifecycle"? Sounds like PSYOPS ( Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:40:04 AM via TweetDeck

"100 years of IBM in 100 seconds" ( JK--Very nice photo-musical montage. A fast-paced sprint thru history. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:32:08 AM via TweetDeck

Operations research (, aka "management science." Remember: mgmt is branch of social science. Stats may not move execs. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:27:12 AM via TweetDeck

Operations research. Optimal solution for CEO may be one they can work into compelling narrative for Wall Street. Conversation = constraint Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:23:47 AM via TweetDeck

"SXSW 2011 Influencers Guide" ( JK--Massive postmodern many-day street party. Like Mardi Gras for geeks. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:15:04 AM via TweetDeck

"HP's way forward?" ( JK--Be everything open source? Why not be everything cloud? Regardless, prepare 4 splashy M&A. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:10:58 AM via TweetDeck

"Big data consol race enters home stretch, as Teradata buys Aster Data" ( JK--Industry consolidation to bigger brands. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 7:04:07 AM via TweetDeck

I never forget a face. Example: the lady I talked to in some airport somewhere in conjunction with some event sponsored by some IT vendor Tuesday, March 08, 2011 2:06:01 AM via web

I know I've succeeded when @BIScorecard tells me a tweet made her laugh. Cindi's a tough audience, but fair. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 1:12:09 AM via TweetDeck

Social media analytics. When marriage counselors advise couples to automate listening & engagement, the relationship's beyond optimization. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 1:10:10 AM via TweetDeck

RT @jasonkobi: "So many improv hipsters, my mind might explode" JK--That's OK, J, as long as you have a backstop to pick up the pieces. Tuesday, March 08, 2011 1:04:32 AM via TweetDeck

Performed from proverbial Book of @merv tonight at after-party at #sassb. "I wonder wonder who ba-doo-oo-ooh who wrote the book of Merv" Tuesday, March 08, 2011 1:02:37 AM via TweetDeck

Tonight @znh (Zach Hofer-Shall) & I discovered our intersection: Ann Arbor. I revealed I'm old enough 2 have sired him. But trust me I didnt Monday, March 07, 2011 11:43:13 PM via TweetDeck

The History Channel is in some strange "how it's made" loop. Before long, it'll be showing how they make "how it's made" episodes. Monday, March 07, 2011 11:38:31 PM via TweetDeck

ConanOBrien The fear of getting stuck in a chimney is called santaclaustrophobia. I wrote that joke when I was eight, and it still holds up. Wednesday, December 15, 2010 6:46:14 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien WARNING: This tweet is not for younger readers! OK, here we go. Tits. Friday, January 14, 2011 10:42:55 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien Fun fact: If my dad had named me instead of my mom, my show would be called “Wilberforce.” Saturday, January 22, 2011 2:32:32 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien Just invented the word “bro-ner.” Still working on the definition. Saturday, February 05, 2011 9:07:56 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien Valentine’s Day always makes me think of 3rd grade, and my first real crush. Here’s to you, Vice President Spiro Agnew. Sunday, February 13, 2011 1:16:25 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien My daughter asked me not to come drunk to her school play. Too bad, I really wanted to see it. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 7:35:16 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

ConanOBrien Would you freak out if I told you I was tweeting this from inside your closet? Thursday, February 24, 2011 11:56:03 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

#sassb The cacophony of overlappng conversations. The shuttlebus back from the Smokehouse. The analyst tweeting his breakdown of this stream Monday, March 07, 2011 11:20:56 PM via txt

RT @TheOnion Gingrich Forms Explor Cmmttee 2 C if Nation Forgottn His Deplorable Personl Life JK--This just in: Bill & Hillary still married Monday, March 07, 2011 8:24:19 PM via TweetDeck

Arguing that you can't express anything significant in a tweet is like saying a simple sentence can't powerfully stand alone. Monday, March 07, 2011 7:19:04 PM via TweetDeck

@jamet123 #sassb All great, but would be even greater if we were given the slides to study. But NDAs....oh well. Monday, March 07, 2011 7:11:53 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jamet123

@mauricioswg Hello, Mauricio. All is well. All is a bottomless well and an endless stream of important vendor announcements. Wazzup @ IBM Monday, March 07, 2011 7:09:49 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mauricioswg

@merv #SASSB LOL! Wall Street Bonus Analytics product should tie payouts 2 macroecon volatility these "mstrs of universe" inflict on us all Monday, March 07, 2011 7:06:55 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@marksmithvr #SASSB Agree. Financial Crimes Platform should B cloud-based SaaS, mgd as intergov federated hub w/ r-t CEP & alert/escal8 flo Monday, March 07, 2011 7:04:33 PM via TweetDeck in reply to marksmithvr

@matteastwood #sassb Wasn't expecting them to announce appliances, or any other product, at analyst summit. #SAS has separate cycle 4 those Monday, March 07, 2011 6:58:56 PM via TweetDeck in reply to matteastwood

RT @DanVesset: "learned SAS [has] analytics appliances...wasnt mentiond during formal presos" #sassb JK--Futures. Mentioned. But few details Monday, March 07, 2011 6:57:50 PM via TweetDeck

paulhamerman #sassb very interesting customer use cases. Customer panel highlight of very well-run SAS analyst event. Monday, March 07, 2011 6:26:26 PM via TweetDeck Retweeted by you

"The Facebooking Of Identity" ( JK--Specter of defunct Microsoft "Hailstorm"? One IdP 4 us all? Nah. Identities myriad. Monday, March 07, 2011 6:46:47 PM via TweetDeck

@Claudia_Imhoff Hey Claudia, don't tip off the bad guys. ;-) Monday, March 07, 2011 6:43:14 PM via web in reply to Claudia_Imhoff

@monkchips @robinbloor If had infinite # of monkeys, would have infinite amount of monkey poop flying every which way. God's not THAT cruel Monday, March 07, 2011 6:40:51 PM via TweetDeck in reply to monkchips

#sassb Social network analysis for anti-fraud etc. BTW, see my #Forrester reports from last qtr: Monday, March 07, 2011 6:38:45 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Social network analysis suitable 4 associative link patterns, uncover knowledge, spot influence, find fraud ringleaders & henchpeeps Monday, March 07, 2011 6:34:15 PM via TweetDeck

@bevelson #sassb Generally, I find #SAS customer case studies compelling, due to ample details on how analytics address biz problem Monday, March 07, 2011 6:31:43 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bevelson

#sassb Cone of silence has descended. #SAS customers telling their stories. Under NDA. Monday, March 07, 2011 6:29:24 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Customer experience optimization & customer lifetime value . Max love + money. Rock customer's world. Boost shareholder bottom line. Monday, March 07, 2011 6:14:10 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Quite frankly, I think #open source makes #SAS a bit nervous. I've heard no serious strategy for embracing #Hadoop or R. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:49:28 PM via TweetDeck

@bevelson #sassb If I were a CIO and it were my A(nalytics)-aas strategy, I'd advise my minions to Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS). Monday, March 07, 2011 5:44:17 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bevelson

@rwang0 #CEP #middleware #sassb #ensw #cio "Best middleware always wins"? You have specific historical instances of that to point to? Monday, March 07, 2011 5:41:27 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

@rwang0 #cloud #sassb Should be #cloud. Should also have petabyte-scale graph analysis/database elements and partnerships. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:40:11 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

#sassb Would be cooler if Keith Collins connected the client-side and server/appliance-side components of #SAS in-memory analytics strategy Monday, March 07, 2011 5:37:49 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Keith Collins discussing in-memory in-db appliance development plans and partnerships. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:36:16 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Keith Collins mentions #Hadoop. Strategy? Partnerships? Development? Roadmap? Monday, March 07, 2011 5:35:11 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Keith Collins discussing #SAS technology directions. In-db analytics roadmap....vs. "alongside-DB" Monday, March 07, 2011 5:33:59 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Keith Collins discussing #SAS technology directions. In-db analytics roadmap. Mentioning #AsterData partnership and integration. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:33:17 PM via TweetDeck

RT @donalddotfarmer: 6 Simple Yoga Stretches for Daily De-Stressing ( ) via @the99percent Monday, March 07, 2011 5:24:44 PM via TweetDeck

@DanVesset I think you're right. Though #Teradata partnership drives lot of #SAS business, the "-petition" part of "coopetition" salient now Monday, March 07, 2011 5:24:01 PM via web in reply to DanVesset

#sassb #SAS Financial Crimes Framework. Dynamic case mgt pushed upstream to interdict fraud real-time, leveraging data, analytics, & alerts Monday, March 07, 2011 5:20:05 PM via TweetDeck

RT @LATimesbiz Charlie Sheen fired from 'Two and Half Men' ( JK--#SAS: pls suspend #sassb while all tweet on this news Monday, March 07, 2011 5:18:16 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb "The Rise of Enterprise Financial Crimes Platform." Sounds like new Hollywood franchise. Starring Jesse Eisenberg as evil quantmaster Monday, March 07, 2011 5:16:04 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb iPad. Becoming the prestige demo platform for all things #BI visualization. Feels like unstoppable trend. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:13:42 PM via TweetDeck

RT @stepc: For Lent, it would be great for the internet to give up Charlie Sheen. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:11:01 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Visualization of top 5 influencers from Twitter. Real-time? Can ya tell whether I'm kicking, for example, tail of @rwang0 right now? Monday, March 07, 2011 5:10:29 PM via TweetDeck

@rwang0 #sassb #SAS "Black is back"? "Black is black, I want my baby back, it's gray it's gray, since she went away, oh woe, what can I do?" Monday, March 07, 2011 5:08:18 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rwang0

#sassb Demo'ing #SAS sentiment analysis visualization tools. This heavy black background is depressing me. Please lighten it up...literally! Monday, March 07, 2011 5:06:44 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Everybody now uses Charlie Sheen as a too-easy punchline & punching bag. You know why? He's seriously asking for it. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:05:03 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb CI direction: Bober discussing applied analytics, interactive mktg, lead mgt, social media everywhere, next-gen event-driven mkting.. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:04:20 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb SAS CI 6.1: unirfied persona-driven user interface, "goin' mobile" (and digital and social), "applying SAS analytics througout"... Monday, March 07, 2011 5:01:50 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Dober discussing #SAS CI 5.4. Slide is so packed with visuals that my brain is screaming "CAPTIONS PLEASE!!!" Monday, March 07, 2011 5:00:59 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Dober says #SAS will expand next best offer capabilities this year. Monday, March 07, 2011 5:00:01 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb All Assetlink branding will be changed to #SAS by year-end 2011. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:59:21 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Andy Dober discusses #SAS extensive customer intellignce portfolio #scrm #socialytics #socbiz #bi. Assetlink is "integrated mktg mgt" Monday, March 07, 2011 4:58:17 PM via TweetDeck

@ladyxtel #Photography Big deal! Robert Frank "detained by police for being suspicious in 1955." Suspicion net snared everybody back then. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:54:50 PM via TweetDeck in reply to ladyxtel

@agilossolutions #BI #sassb #SAS #BI #TIBCO #Qlikview Actually, they answered that a few minutes post-tweet: Monday, March 07, 2011 4:52:37 PM via TweetDeck in reply to agilossolutions

#sassb Model management and monitoring. In Q4, will "support real-time [model] deployment with business rules approach." Monday, March 07, 2011 4:43:59 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb #SAS will deliver analytic appliance later this year for high-perf analytics. Partnering with both #EMC #Greenplum & #Teradata. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:42:35 PM via TweetDeck

RT @bevelson @jamet123: @dmenningervr "how automate observng that shelf isnt stocked properly?" #sassb #decisonmgt JK--Visual pattern mining Monday, March 07, 2011 4:38:36 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Flash-based version of SAP Data Visualizer for fall delivery. In-memory interactive visualization drillthrough hierarchies etc. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:35:01 PM via TweetDeck

RT @jilldyche: @jameskobielus yo!! Cuz we're co-chairing #TDWIMDM conference. Props to my industry analyst posse!!! Monday, March 07, 2011 4:33:56 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Ah yes.... #BI self-service visualization....waiting with bated breath... Monday, March 07, 2011 4:33:25 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Why is #SAS not discussing JMP in-mem #BI tool? Don't they want to compete aggressively with #TIBCO #Qlikview & others? Monday, March 07, 2011 4:32:07 PM via TweetDeck

@BIScorecard #sassb It's clear that #SAS, though investing and enhancing in #BI, sees better opportunities elsewhere. BI = SAS plumbing. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:28:08 PM via web in reply to BIScorecard

@bevelson And why aren't the Baseline principals not physically here at #sassb ? Monday, March 07, 2011 4:25:48 PM via web in reply to bevelson

@jilldyche #TDWIMDM Why aren't you and/or Evan at #sassb ? Your names have been invoked over and over. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:24:46 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jilldyche

#sassb I'd like to chat w/ Dr. Goodnight re his harsh opinion on the #Teradata #Asterdata deal. My blog: Monday, March 07, 2011 4:23:09 PM via TweetDeck

@bitterer Yeah, I suspect that #SAS will do "fit to task" iPad apps for all of their vertical & horizontal analytic apps in next 1-2 years Monday, March 07, 2011 4:19:02 PM via web in reply to bitterer

@marksmithvr I'd like to hear if and/or how #SAS #DataFlux intends to differentiate from #SAP #Sybase #IBM & #Informatica in #CEP Monday, March 07, 2011 4:17:15 PM via web in reply to marksmithvr

@BIScorecard Hey Cindy, #EDW is commoditizing as well. Price/performance focus. But, like #BI, it remains hyperinnovative. Go figure. Monday, March 07, 2011 4:12:43 PM via web in reply to BIScorecard

@BIScorecard Love the 3-D interactive interface of the retail space management tool. Not exactly "geospatial." But it is "shelf-spatial." Monday, March 07, 2011 4:08:25 PM via web in reply to BIScorecard

@ted_friedman I'm disappointed by #SAS lack of comprehensive discussion of model & rules governance. Key to multichannel nxt-best action Monday, March 07, 2011 4:04:46 PM via web in reply to ted_friedman

@bitterer Yeah, that's a clear lack in #SAS customer, social, & mobile intelligence strategies. Where's the geospatial intelligence? Monday, March 07, 2011 4:02:23 PM via web in reply to bitterer

RT @merv "Branding trend? Forrester analysts bring mousepads w/ logo, seize real estate on tables" JK--Nope. "Personal productivity cocoon" Monday, March 07, 2011 4:01:03 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb New #SAS in Q4 2011 will be Contact Center Planning & Operations tool. Performance mgt embedded for call center managers. Monday, March 07, 2011 3:49:35 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb #SAS new in Q1 2011: Health & Condition Management. Next-best offer for healthcare industry. Monday, March 07, 2011 3:46:04 PM via TweetDeck

zephoria Feynman on curiosity-driven learning (or how to recover from burnout): (tx @timoreilly) #dml2011 Sunday, March 06, 2011 12:35:14 PM via web Retweeted by you and 75 others

#sassb New from #SAS in Q4 2010: Offer Optimization for Communications, tied to call center, outbound activity for nxt-best offer Monday, March 07, 2011 3:43:29 PM via TweetDeck

#ssasb #SAS Customer Link Analytics uses SNA in a telco next best offer context for influence mining, segment, targeted offer, & retention. Monday, March 07, 2011 3:39:36 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Interesting 2 hear Goodnight rip HP's Vertica & Teradata's Aster Data acqs. Former doesnt compete w/SAS. Latter 2 are key #SAS ptners Monday, March 07, 2011 1:53:30 PM via web

"5 Dumbest Things PR Pros Do w/ Social Media" ( JK--Nutshell: stuffy intern-launchd PR tweetspam w/out engagemt stratgy Monday, March 07, 2011 1:48:07 PM via web

@merv LOL. That would be like naming the chief of medicine at hospital the "supervisor of pain." Monday, March 07, 2011 1:33:01 PM via web

merv #sassb Always intresting to hear somene introduced as "head of fraud." Naming is a challenge. Monday, March 07, 2011 1:30:51 PM via TweetDeck Retweeted by you

#sassb #SAS has social network analysis for anti-fraud. I'd like to see them bring SNA into the heart of customer/mktg intelligence as well. Monday, March 07, 2011 1:30:45 PM via web

#sassb #SAS touts the benefits of a comprehensive advanced analytics & data mgt stack with unified governance etc, vs tactical "R" tools Monday, March 07, 2011 1:29:03 PM via web

#sassb Social media analytics & customer experience optimizaiton tools? SAS has some new stuff they're demoing here. Monday, March 07, 2011 1:27:06 PM via web

#sassb OK....Dr. Goodnight qualified previous statement by specifically referencing Revolution Analytics, a vendor of "R" open-source solns Monday, March 07, 2011 1:24:49 PM via web

#sassb Am I hearing this correctly? Does Goodnight truly think that "R" is a company? The "R" community definitely competes with #SAS though Monday, March 07, 2011 1:23:54 PM via web

#sassb SAS has strong customer intelligence focus, but surprisingly little formal partnering with #CRM app vendors. Monday, March 07, 2011 1:21:01 PM via web

#sassb SAS Executive Q&A with Jim Goodnight, Jim Davis, Carl Farrell, & Keith Collins JK--I'm hearing total biz solutions orientation. Monday, March 07, 2011 1:14:20 PM via TweetDeck

@merv #sassb #CRM Fairly clear that #SAS, like #Teradata, shifting more fully into #CRM analytics arena. Monday, March 07, 2011 12:55:44 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

#sassb Cobb keeps referencing partner #Teradata acquiring #Aprimo, which rivals #SAS #Assetlink in marketing automation. Source of tension? Monday, March 07, 2011 12:54:04 PM via TweetDeck

@merv #sassb Hi-value tweet mining going on? Lots & lots. Social network graph analysis, influence mining, next-best offer, social #CRM etc Monday, March 07, 2011 12:52:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@databaseguru #sassb Right. Cacophonous multi-consultancy strategy can confuse the enteprise CIO/CTO. Something to be said for dominant SI Monday, March 07, 2011 12:51:12 PM via TweetDeck in reply to databaseguru

@merv #sassb Yes, indeed-y. It's an indicator of utility. But even junk messages that nobody notices on the stream have potential value. Monday, March 07, 2011 12:48:00 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@Brett2point0 #sassb "How Much Intelligence Can You Pack Into a Tweet?" ( Monday, March 07, 2011 12:46:51 PM via TweetDeck in reply to Brett2point0

@merv #sassb Who sez value of tweet is purely in feedback? It's persistent personal notepad. And I search twittersphere 4 others' thoughts Monday, March 07, 2011 12:42:17 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

#sassb Hey Russ. Believe or not, Seattle's Best is "featured brand within the Starbucks Corporation brand portfolio." ( Monday, March 07, 2011 12:39:27 PM via TweetDeck

@mikenewkirk #sassb Half-life of a tweet? It has no half-life. It's persistently stored Monday, March 07, 2011 12:38:31 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mikenewkirk

#sassb Russ Cobb VP of alliances & mktg. I'd like to hear him comment on impending merger of partners #Teradata & #Asterdata Monday, March 07, 2011 12:35:56 PM via TweetDeck

@bevelson #sassb Customer intelligence is more than domain-specific BI. Also next best action, r-t decis mgt, event-triggrd mktg, cmpgn mgt Monday, March 07, 2011 12:34:27 PM via TweetDeck in reply to bevelson

#sassb Russ Cobb speaking on market development. A lot of #SAS business driven by partnerships. #Accenture & #Teradata key. Monday, March 07, 2011 12:31:29 PM via TweetDeck

#sassb Dr. Goodnight presenting 35 years of unbroken growth/profitabilty. Now Jim Davis discusses product releases in 2010 + 2011 lookahead Monday, March 07, 2011 11:24:46 AM via web

#sassb Now following #Forrester colleague @znh on Twitter. Sitting behind him & @owensleslie at summit. Lotsa overlap btwn mine & theirs Monday, March 07, 2011 11:22:53 AM via web

#sassb Severe wifi overloading prevents tweeting via tweetdeck. Using phone Monday, March 07, 2011 11:17:58 AM via txt

#sassb Jim Goodnight presenting #SAS excellent 2010 financials. Great across the board. Monday, March 07, 2011 11:12:58 AM via txt

#sassb Love the woodgrain finish on the flash drives upon which #SAS is delivering its presos for all analysts. Summit starts imminently Monday, March 07, 2011 10:57:56 AM via TweetDeck

@BKneuer Each of us rests when he or she has had enough of this crap....for the time being. Monday, March 07, 2011 10:39:04 AM via TweetDeck in reply to BKneuer

"Techies: 2011 directory of who to follow on Twitter" ( JK--Good list of tweeting IT reporters & editors. Monday, March 07, 2011 10:27:05 AM via TweetDeck

"Constant Connectivity: Way We Work Today" ( JK--"Personal productivity cocoon" should also let withdraw from always-on Monday, March 07, 2011 10:24:06 AM via TweetDeck

RT @Crowdsourcing "Crowd-Funding" ( JK--Isn't #crowdfunding another name for "panhandling"? Monday, March 07, 2011 10:12:20 AM via TweetDeck

RT @tamaradull "We judge others by their behavior...ourselves by our intentions. ~I.Percy" JK--We ascribe intentions 2 grok others' behavior Monday, March 07, 2011 10:09:32 AM via TweetDeck

"Web 3.0 is not Semantic Web, it's Spatial Web" ( JK--It's SOA, semantic, social, & spatial. S-s-s-s. Hissing war? Monday, March 07, 2011 10:06:09 AM via TweetDeck

For example, warfare tech futures only "cyber warfare," "UAVs," "exoskeletons," & "metamaterial cloaking." I'll bet DoD doing much more Monday, March 07, 2011 10:03:04 AM via TweetDeck

"Next 25 Years in Emerging Tech" ( JK--Not "simple cheatsheet." It's incoherent mess. Needs analyst whack w/ nasty stick Monday, March 07, 2011 9:57:56 AM via TweetDeck

Had pleasant breakfast chat with @fhalper at #sassb. We talked about our kids, for the most part. And about Springfield-Franconia. Monday, March 07, 2011 9:32:49 AM via TweetDeck

"Holographic TV Now a Possibility" ( JK--Image changes as viewer moves around it? Move around it? Not 4 couch potatoes Monday, March 07, 2011 8:35:33 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Last Living Rose by PJ Harvey from Let England Shake JK--She's always had absolute steel will backbone in songs. Monday, March 07, 2011 8:29:11 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Siphon Away by Altrice from Stem (Caribou's "Swim" remixed) JK--Really cool ambient rethink of this hyperbusy song. Monday, March 07, 2011 8:20:53 AM via TweetDeck

"10 Hot IT Skills Now" ( JK--#3: Certified Ethical Hacker ( Is there extension course for CEOs? Monday, March 07, 2011 8:19:26 AM via TweetDeck

@baffled #HaikuChallenge #micropoetry Tall order. You make/witty with the barista./Unlikely she cares. Monday, March 07, 2011 8:15:59 AM via TweetDeck in reply to baffled

Graph databases are optimized for associative relationship mining & exploration in behavioral data sets--e.g., social media interactions. Monday, March 07, 2011 7:38:29 AM via TweetDeck

"Aster Data Deal Drives MapReduce Into Teradata's Strategy" ( JK--Tip: watch the graph DB market ( Monday, March 07, 2011 7:36:57 AM via TweetDeck

My favorite photo today from Steamboat ( Not funny. Not #sassb. Not nature. Just framing shot. From treadmill. Monday, March 07, 2011 12:03:34 AM via TweetDeck

Speaking of young pups. @jasonkobi & @SonyaKob will notice that mom's face is now in my Twitter photo. We gotta teach her to tweet. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:43:22 PM via TweetDeck

Hey @jasonkobi . That was my first organic mention of #winning in a a tweet. Yes young pups can indeed teach old pops new tricks. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:38:34 PM via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Fine, Neil. You win. #winning Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:35:16 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

@NeilRaden OK, Neil. Take a deep breath. Recognize me being cheeky right back. It's a James-to-James thing. The non-Jameses just dont get it Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:33:03 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Other lady at gallery (both were also owners) came from Madison, which was where Egidia & I met/married. Mad City. Good conversation starter Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:23:17 PM via TweetDeck

Ladies at gallery in downtown Steamboat this afternoon were great. One of them is photographer. Cool photo of log section. Full of grain. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:21:20 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Junip "Sweet & Bitter" from "Fields." Honestly, I want Jose to focus on this group. Their music just burns with feeling. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:19:13 PM via TweetDeck

No big long saber-tooth icicles hanging from the eaves of the Steamboat Grand this year, unlike last year. Apparently, it's been colder. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:14:09 PM via TweetDeck

Saw diasporant @rwang0 at #sassb tonight & remain awed by the dude's stamina. Of course he hit the slopes w/ reckless abandon. And prevailed Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:12:10 PM via TweetDeck

Chuckled when #SAS AR chief @hbroth took stage at #sassb tonite & apologzed 4 not intro'ing self last year. You're among friends. All's cool Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:08:32 PM via TweetDeck

This is my 4th straight #sassb. #SAS has so little staff turnovr that can count on familiar faces & resume last year chats where we left off Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:04:17 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Simon & Garfunkel "America." He had some "real estate" there in his bag? Ohhhhh....60s codeword for the herb. I am so dense. Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:59:12 PM via TweetDeck

Listened 2 analyst moaning tonite at #sassb re aches&pains from skiing. Told them that's why I did yoga instead. Expect 2 have my ass kicked Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:48:27 PM via TweetDeck

Confessed to uber-scoutmaster @marksmithvr tonite @ #sassb that I was total loser 2nd class scout back in the day. Just goofed off & had fun Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:44:01 PM via TweetDeck

Saw ever-cheeky @jamet123 at #sassb reception tonite. Forgot 2 tell him "smart enough" just won't cut it. Dont mollycoddle mediocrity, dude! Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:41:34 PM via TweetDeck

Saw my old bud @merv tonight at #sassb reception. Looking good. He sez his eyes have adjusted 2 life on the dark side. Sorta like spelunking Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:37:03 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Tom Waits "Clap Hands" from "Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years." Must clap hands for @Claudia_Imhoff great fish catch today! Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:35:05 PM via TweetDeck

Junkets. There's no non-envy-relevant definition. Business meetings can be held pretty much anywhere. Why not pleasant places? Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:34:08 PM via TweetDeck

@haikunut #haiku The dryer need not/be so suggestive, clinging/random bras & briefs. Sunday, March 06, 2011 9:06:04 PM via TweetDeck in reply to haikunut

Burt's Bees Lip Balm. "This tube contains 50% post-industrial recycled plastic." Post-industrial? Made from white-collar worker hides? Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:56:42 PM via TweetDeck

Getting ready for drinks & dinner at opening reception of #ssasb. Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:42:26 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Family Tree by The Builders And The Butchers from Dead Reckoning JK--An Americana-feeling indie group. Warm strum & drum Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:24:25 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: The Modern Dance by Pere Ubu from The Modern Dance JK--Ubu's unique style has had huge influence on indie/art rock. Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:48:50 PM via TweetDeck

@eric_kavanagh @TheSocialMined #Social #BI "Suggestive BI"? Whisper sweet-nothings in CFO's ear? Like "U have nothing left 2 meet payroll"? Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:39:42 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Kid by The Pretenders JK--Chrissie Hynde. Tough chick with heart of gold and the most awesomely seductive warble. Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:36:03 PM via TweetDeck

Kids having snowball fight outside my window here at Steamboat Grand. Kids up on the hill, making snowman. Kids frolicking in the snowstorm Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:33:36 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp One Hundred Other Lovers by DeVotchKa frm 100 Lovers JK--My fave from this cool Colorado group since "How It Ends" LP Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:30:56 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexpTo Sir With Love by Lulu from Hail Britannia: The British Invasion: '64-69 JK--Yes girls, guys dig this chick song too Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:24:38 PM via TweetDeck

Working through an alternate-analytic-database analysis with @bevelson long-distance. C'mon, man. Let's talk f2f in Steamboat at #sassb Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:11:31 PM via TweetDeck

"Meet the Real-Life HAL" ( JK--Sensitive 2 emotions? Nope. Daisy had restraining order. His blank stare gave her creeps Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:52:12 PM via TweetDeck

@hbroth Thanks. It's about time I put the beautiful woman in my life in the forefront, isn't it? Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:28:23 PM via TweetDeck in reply to hbroth

Changed my mind. I'll try something a bit different. Egidia and me. With her in the forefront. Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:25:19 PM via TweetDeck

Had pleasant meal downtown in Steamboat Springs. Did some gallery browsing. Gallery lady took my new Twitter photo with my cellphone camera. Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:21:41 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Run Myself Into The Ground by Jessica Lea Mayfield from Tell Me JK--Singer has a wistful dissipated voice U notice Sunday, March 06, 2011 3:34:08 PM via TweetDeck

Hi-def favors models w/ delicate features, contrasty natural coloration, & smooth clear nonporous skin. Most notable in lotion commercials. Sunday, March 06, 2011 2:31:21 PM via TweetDeck

Essentially, doing abbreviated Sunday morning routine. Cardio, strength, yoga, spa, late lunch. Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:22:53 PM via txt

Looking forward 2 further discussions at #sassb w/ Tim Rey of Dow Chemical. Longtime #SAS using adv anlytcs pro trying 2 get biz peeps 2 use Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:17:38 PM via txt

Can't see hi-def TV from my treadmill, but have better view: snowy mountains, snowstorm & steam rising from outdoor heated pool at the Grand Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:13:47 PM via txt

I haven't yet seen another analyst at #sassb, either at breakfast or in lobby. But I can see from tweets that several are here. Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:10:09 PM via txt

Had breakfast this morning with Michael Newkirk of #SAS risk mgmt at #sassb. He remembers me from Current Analysis. Also from Michigan. Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:07:51 PM via txt

I walked maybe 4-5 miles this morning in snow in Steamboat. Now doing lo-intensity treadmill @ Steamboat Grand. Go downtown this afternoon. Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:05:43 PM via txt

#SAS putting me in touch with next best offer partner Sword Ciboodle here at #sassb. Get refresher brief, maybe some customer case studies Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:03:28 PM via txt

Advanced analytics. Name of segment implies they're elite apps, but not so. Do U need 2 segment your customers, predict what they might buy? Sunday, March 06, 2011 12:59:56 PM via txt

Steamboat roofsnow compressed layers. Sorta like tree rings. Count 'em. Been 7-8 sizeable snowstorms this winter. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:31:50 AM via txt

This snowstorm stroll above Steamboat Springs demands no music. The soft silence of the mountains is the most gorgeous music. Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:24:15 AM via txt

Thanks. Totally blissed out right now. Walking in gentle snowstorm on the deserted Sunday morning neighborhood streets of Steamboat Springs Sunday, March 06, 2011 11:14:39 AM via txt

RT @bevelson: RT @rwang0: looking forward to seeing old friends (and young ones!) at Steamboat! #sassb > I got here today. Relaxing. Sunday, March 06, 2011 12:08:21 AM via TweetDeck

Now I know to use the hashtag #sassb for all my Steamboat-related tweets. Hashtags are often an afterthought. Sunday, March 06, 2011 12:02:20 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: I Idolize You by The Wailers from At The Castle JK--From 1963. An American group. Great lady R&B shouter: Gail Harris. Saturday, March 05, 2011 11:48:28 PM via TweetDeck

"Google's Content-Farm Algorithm Yields Bitter Harvest" ( JK--Like rapid currency devaluation. Breaks SEO ricebowls Saturday, March 05, 2011 11:16:26 PM via TweetDeck

Mountain drymouth. I'm still using the Chap-Stick I got from #SAS two or three Steamboat summits ago. Saturday, March 05, 2011 11:04:10 PM via TweetDeck

"Five exabytes of disk storage ship in 2010" ( JK--I'd like to see the trendlines re disk storage & SSD shipments. Saturday, March 05, 2011 11:00:11 PM via TweetDeck

Some people are super-organized and focused with their social-everything-optimization philosophies of life. I'm not. I just play around. Saturday, March 05, 2011 10:56:50 PM via TweetDeck

Social media. It's a playing field. Everybody has their own style and there really are no rules. You make the rules. Your whimsy rules. Saturday, March 05, 2011 10:52:29 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Twin Cinema by The New Pornographers from Twin Cinema JK--This Vancouver group at its super-whomping power-popping best Saturday, March 05, 2011 9:10:14 PM via TweetDeck

TV becomes tiresome. Music rarely fails. I know how to program the music to my liking. I don't program the TV. Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:55:58 PM via TweetDeck

Committing a sin. Eating crackers in bed. They're good crackers. Thank U #SAS for leading me down this crispety-crunchety road to perdition! Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:26:37 PM via TweetDeck

Watching Laurence Fishburne's excellent one-man show as Justice Thurgood Marshall. Plays him funny, wise, smart, & sassy. Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:05:26 PM via TweetDeck

#Forrester at #SAS analyst summit: me @bevelson @paulhamerman @owensleslie Chris McClean Zach Hofer-Shall Joe Stanhope + several diasporants Saturday, March 05, 2011 6:52:58 PM via TweetDeck

Sat next to Tim Rey, director of adv analytics, Dow Chemical, on flight into Steamboat. Shared Michigan stories. He Midland. Me Leevoneea Saturday, March 05, 2011 6:49:16 PM via TweetDeck

Saw Sara & Sarah of #SAS in snowy Steamboat. Saturday, March 05, 2011 6:45:36 PM via TweetDeck

Walking in Steamboat Springs. Wearing my Ottawa mittens. And my Christmas scarf. My Michigan Wolverines sweater. And my workout sneakers. Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:59:45 PM via TweetDeck

Hope they have reinforced roofs in Steamboat Springs. Three feet of snow piled everywhere. Nice neat orderly heavy collapse-risky layers. Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:25:57 PM via txt

Listening to Cowboy Junkies "A Common Disaster" from "Lay It Down." Absolutely dig heavy bass bottom on this one, anchors Margo's coo. Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:14:26 PM via txt

Listening to Clannad "Newgrange" from "Rogha: The Best of..." Must see Ireland some day. Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:08:07 PM via txt

Listening to Cat Stevens "Wild World" from his very best. When the wet stream cuts the white drift & peters out, I never wanna C U sad girl Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:05:35 PM via txt

Listening to Bon Iver "For Emma." It's winter. I'm in the Rockies. Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:01:27 PM via txt

Deep cloud deck over deep snow. Gray glow, illumination from below. Saturday, March 05, 2011 3:29:20 PM via txt

Love the lovely layered blanket of white snow cuddling the airport in Yampa Valley. A big broad plain for light aviation & deep breathing. 3:03 PM Mar 5th via txt

Another week of ignoring news cycle on public meltdown of celebrity I never cared about. At least Anna Nicole Smith had pathos on her side. 12:02 PM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

Civil war in Libya, essentially. Civil war in Wisconsin? Nah...just a sit-in & walk-out...a stalemate with no clear resolution in sight. 11:54 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

"Photo-Op: Phony Pages" ( JK--WSJ bk revu on cartooning art. Cool visual. "Catcher in Rye" renderd as 1-panel comic 11:51 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

"Still Searching" ( JK--WSJ book revu of Bobby Fischer bio. Sane? Should we respect monomaniacal assholishness? 11:48 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

"The Mind Readers" ( JK--WSJ book revu has good discuss of rampant non-reproduciblty of much social science reserch 11:43 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

"Getting Out of Yr Head" ( JK--WSJ capsule story on research showing peeps more creative when inhabit other persona 11:41 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

"Microchips Are Old Hat. Can Tweets Be Far Behind?" ( JK--Cool WSJ piece on shifting cultural POVs on IT plumbing 11:38 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

Great WSJ article on Picasso's largely unknown "Painter & Model" ( Love diagrammatic quality. Model is also easel. 11:34 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

On my way to lovely Steamboat Springs CO for the annual #SAS analyst summit. The organizers & discussions are always lovely too. 11:29 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

"18 rules for smokin' hot body" ( JK--Among them, don't ingest smoke, dont literally emit smoke & fevers dont count 7:54 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

I instinctively flip several pages down in Google search results and start reading from there. The stuff up top has always felt obvious. 1:12 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

Big box retailers. Has their day come and gone? Are the big boxes being subdivided and deconstructed by micro-retailers? 1:08 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck

Brick-and-mortar retail outlets. Are they becoming simply the showrooms for purchases made online? 1:07 AM Mar 5th via TweetDeck