Friday, May 20, 2011

Aweekstweets May 13-20 2011: a week of tweaks

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: When You Cut by Moon Duo from Mazes JK--One of those great beep-beepy hypno-grooves, like "96 Tears" 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Always surround self with smartest people I can find. But brains are overrated. Smarts are only an asset if you enjoy the life of the mind. 3 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Almost 2 weeks ago, at #EMC World, I learned a lot in a short period about advances in storage tech. But @VanessaAlvarez1 knows more. 7 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Optimal storage tech 4 Big Data? Object, file, and/or block-based? HD and/or SSD? Everything in its right place, w/ auto storage tiering 8 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Going back to Vegas next week for #Forrester IT Forum. I'll spare you all the Vegas poems I've written. It's a greatly stimulating place. 11 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Friday night. Just chillin' with my laptop. Listening to John Denver "Leaving, On a Jet Plane." about 2 hours ago via TweetDeck

Bigger & bolder data? Enriched w/volume, variety, velocity, volatility, & va-va-vooom of embedded, semantic, self-svc exploratory analytics about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Cash Cab. Does Ben pack a pistol? His show advertises the fact that he has wads of cash. Cannot believe he lacks protection on NYC streets. about 3 hours ago via txt

Gave #Forrester client a comprehensive SWOT of #EMC #Greenplum in the "Big Data" market. Everybody, it seems, is focusing on them. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interviewed by @chriskanaracus of IDG re Oracle plans, if any, on acquisition front. "If any?" Actually, I mean: "Of course they have plans" about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Hope to see #Forrester customers at IT Forum Vegas (next week) and/or Barcelona (2 weeks after that). about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp How Soon Is Now? by The Smiths JK--Morrissey doing a low-latency mope with predictive whinging. Hey bloke: now = now! about 14 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: While You Were Sleeping by Elvis Perkins JK--Love this guy's quavery voice. about 15 hours ago via TweetDeck

Maria Shriver. Given history of the male side of Kennedy clan regarding extramaritals, it's ironic/sad that her marriage collapsed this way about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Scenes From EMC World: Work, Play And Newbies" ( JK--If you say so, but I don't recall any Rat Pack vibe to the event. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Amazon: E-books now outsell print books" ( JK--The vast Amazon basin: drains entire continent of content, soft & hard about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

@donalddotfarmer You remember? Half the time, I think I'm imagining that episode. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Bike by Syd Barrett from An Intro to Syd Barrett JK--Turned his personal issues into cool music. That took moxie. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

I loved the Batman show with Adam West. One of coolest episodes had Batman using trigonometry to find the villain's lair. Not kidding. about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Where the Twain Shall Meet by Screaming Trees from Buzz Factory JK--Disappointed. Thought was homage to Mark & Shania about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Engineering & Operations in the Bell Sys." Back in the day, I actually skimmed it. Back in the day, I was physical focused. Back in the day about 16 hours ago via TweetDeck

Poisson distribution. Random call attempts, circuit path, non-block. Random task requests, critical path (me), blocked. "Piss-off distrib." about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Yogi Berra. Only a really smart person can say so many stupid things. about 17 hours ago via TweetDeck

Making Big Data small? De-dupe, compress, archive, sample, summarize, partition. U don't need the whole honkin' petabyte fer crying out loud Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:11:04 PM via TweetDeck

In future, we'll save summaries patterns & metadata but junk the detail. History is Big Communal Memory. Details can B reconstructd as need Thursday, May 19, 2011 2:57:55 PM via txt

In 10 yrs, we'll laugh at how little data constitutes "Big Data" by 2011 standards. "100 TBs? U kidding? We purge that much every 5 secs?" Thursday, May 19, 2011 2:52:37 PM via txt

"'Like' Button Follows Web Users" ( JK--Sorta like creepy eyeballs in haunted paintings in Abbott & Costello movies Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:58:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Paper Planes by M.I.A. from Kala JK--This song will be playing on Millennium Decade nostalgia soundtracks forever. Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:37:15 PM via TweetDeck

Or should I call that "smallified" Big Data? Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:16:01 PM via TweetDeck

Take that 5TB of hot usable (0.5% of 1PB source). Load to SSD (a few $/TB in 2020) on tablet. Voila! Dirtcheap "small" Big Data in yer hand! Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:15:29 PM via TweetDeck

Make Big Data small? Take a 1PB of trans data. De-dup it, say, 50%. Then compress, say, 10:1. Archive 90% in cloud. Voila! 5TB hot usable Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:08:41 PM via TweetDeck

@ted_friedman #SybaseAR #BW #SAP #Sybase JK--In practice, most #BW customers use it 2 aggreg #SAP data, tho can aggreg non-SAP as well. Thursday, May 19, 2011 1:03:18 PM via TweetDeck in reply to ted_friedman

@VitriaTech #Webinar You are quite welcome. Great topic. Glad to discuss #Forrester positions & research on process visibility. Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:40:54 PM via TweetDeck in reply to VitriaTech

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Fearless by Pink Floyd from Works JK--One of the coolest ringing resonant grooves in rock history. Get deep inside U Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:40:06 PM via TweetDeck

RT @RosabethKanter "Why [can't] America & China put astrnauts in space but cant engineer comfy women dress shoes?" JK--Micro-spaces R tricky Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:35:34 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Heart Is a Beating Drum by The Kills from Blood Pressures JK--Great thunderdrum to illustrate the title/thesis Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:33:05 PM via TweetDeck

@paul_a_barsch These events: . Nothing's final yet. Everything's in discussions. Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:18:20 PM via TweetDeck in reply to paul_a_barsch

Thinking of doing two sessions at the Strata NYC events this fall: "NBA (Next Best Actions) for MBAs" & "Big Data: Keep it Small Stupid!" Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:11:16 PM via TweetDeck

Dave McPherson presenting #OperationalIntelligence case studies on #Webinar #vitriatech "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment" #SAPwebinar. Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:35:24 AM via TweetDeck

Dave McPherson presenting now on #Webinar #vitriatech "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment w/ #OperationalIntelligence " #SAPwebinar. Q&A next! Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:34:24 AM via TweetDeck

Dave McPherson presenting now on #Webinar #vitriatech "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment w/ #OperationalIntelligence " #SAPwebinar. Q&A next! Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:34:24 AM via TweetDeck

Live #Webinar #vitriatech "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment w/ #OperationalIntelligence " ( #SAPwebinar Now! Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:58:46 AM via TweetDeck

Live #Webinar #vitriatech "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment w/ #OperationalIntelligence " ( #SAPwebinar 36 mins from now Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:24:30 AM via TweetDeck

"Tech leader to 2011 grads: Go 2 bathroom, dont B jerk, take risks" ( JK--Don't risk having accident? Do risk? Confused Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:18:56 AM via TweetDeck

"Ford developing in-car health monitoring tech" ( JK--Blood pressure needs 2 B scored on curve, relative 2 traffic jams Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:15:06 AM via TweetDeck

"SAP launching in-memory computing cloud" ( JK--Many vendors planning all-in-mem appliances as cloud building blocks. Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:09:33 AM via TweetDeck

"How Steve Jobs Would Change Google" ( JK--At what point did turtlenecked one become go-to corporate turnaround artist? Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:06:17 AM via TweetDeck

@xmlgrrl knows how much skin I have in the IdM game....but I don't expose that skin...I'm a modest sort of analyst (koff koff!) Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:53:10 AM via TweetDeck

RT @Jon_Ferrara: Voice Sentiment Analysis Startup Saygent Raises $1 Million #CustServ #CustExp #CRM #sCRM Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:50:16 AM via TweetDeck

Reviewed draft verbiage for KMWorld article where I'm quoted re content analytics in social media monitoring for marketing optimization Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:49:24 AM via TweetDeck

Was chatting with @xmlgrrl about how to frame a research agenda that builds & builds organically. Some amount of preplanning. Some ad-hoc. Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:39:26 AM via TweetDeck

Mining (in analytics sense). Some confusion (algorithms dont come w/ little pickaxes). But a keen mind (stat analyst) does. Sharp & probing! Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:25:25 AM via TweetDeck

Live #Webinar #vitriatech "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment w/ #OperationalIntelligence " ( #SAPwebinar Today 1pm (EDT) Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:12:57 AM via TweetDeck

Admit it. Techies wear our jargon w/ pride. The more seamlessly U think/speak in these arcaneries, more comfortable U R in this line of work Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:01:26 AM via TweetDeck

Yesterday a #Forrester client with DW in high GBs inquired into "VLDBs." Theyre growing into low-TBs. Told them "VL" not 4 them. That's "VS" Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:27:57 AM via TweetDeck

Following analyst tweet commentary from NYSE at #SAP #Sybase event. I did #SAPPHIRE earlier in week. I'm slammed w/ work. Can't make this 1 Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:24:37 AM via TweetDeck

My LinkedIn followers can see all my finger fumbles, false starts, too-hasties, & typos. I never delete junk on LnkdIn. FB & Twtr? I curate Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:22:03 AM via TweetDeck

Is the Library of Congress going to require US-published book publishers to deposit one hardcopy and one e-book version of each new title? Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:19:38 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Girls by Death in Vegas from Scorpio Rising JK--KEXP tends 2 play this group before my Vegas trips. Just 2 unnerve me Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:08:35 AM via TweetDeck

"What's the worst thing that could happen?" ( JK--Trust me: you don't want to know. Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:03:25 AM via TweetDeck

#SAP told me they like my "mining deep past, deep present, & deep future" framework. Not original to me. I borrowed it from the Almighty. Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:01:46 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp If You Want It by TV Girl JK--Very cool mashup of Todd Rundgren "Hello It's Me" with reverb-y sung-rap Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:55:36 AM via TweetDeck

"The CRUD in the mud of Big Data is the same as for small data: SQL." Yeah, I said that. Today. Reply to @mgilpin ( Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:51:27 PM via TweetDeck

"Sustained Quantum Coherence & Entanglement in the Avian Compass" ( JK--Essentially, birdbrains tied to Earth mag field Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:47:20 PM via TweetDeck

"William Shatner Sings O Canada" ( JK--Rethinks it, actually. Hey, Bill, come down south & help us with ours! Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:16:19 PM via TweetDeck

If everybody independently tweeted a quant estimate w/out C-ing others' tweets, would avg B more accurate than if allowed 2 peek at others'? Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:04:46 PM via TweetDeck

Crowds are skewing mechanism. Individuals R the decision agents. If agents R empowered to assess independently & share, group skew minimized Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:58:53 PM via TweetDeck

"Sharing Information Corrupts Wisdom of Crowds" ( JK--Crowds aren't wise. Individuals who glean best of others R wise Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:54:46 PM via TweetDeck

"Check Out Future of Shopping" ( JK--Continuous nxt-bst-offering thru real-time couponing while U scan while U shop Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:51:42 PM via TweetDeck

"In Strauss-Kahn’s case, hints of Sarkozy" ( JK--Article referenced in my previous tweet. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:45:52 PM via TweetDeck

Interesting article about how Strauss-Kahn self-destruction & Sarkozy disillusionment could improve Le Pen ultra-rightwing chances in France Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:39:23 PM via TweetDeck

Laptops, disconnected email clients, thumb drives, sneakernet, & Internet cafes. OBL's super-hi-tech Al Qaeda command/control nerve center. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:34:22 PM via TweetDeck

How will we know Big Data is maturing? When "Hadoop" is in top 100 most popular names for newborn boys, "MapReduce" for girls. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:31:38 PM via TweetDeck

Schwarzenegger. Hey dude, you gotta stop going around saying "I'm going to pump U up." Guys understand. The ladies might not. Go easy, dude. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:28:52 PM via TweetDeck

"Netflix grabs greater share of bandwidth" ( JK--Video killed the Internet star. Or just stole its oxygen supply. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:22:49 PM via TweetDeck

@DrJim1717 #Sting Easy. Stewart Copeland. The American in the group. Extra points if you can name his "solo" pseudonym: Klark Kent. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:17:38 PM via TweetDeck in reply to DrJim1717

Washed the cars late this afternoon. I don't do car washes. It was just me, my brush, sponge, squeegee, rags, bucket, cleanser, & hose. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:15:20 PM via TweetDeck

I rarely stay late enough at vendor events 2 C featured musical artist. Either I only do Day One, or I have 2 fly home early next morning Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:10:36 PM via TweetDeck

Aristocrats "joke" tellings. Nakedly transgressive. Bluntforce cartoon male (Gottfried). Kittenish female indirection (Silverman). She nails Wednesday, May 18, 2011 4:51:03 PM via txt

Model Big Data decision logic "at scale"? Devel prodctvty keep pace w/ volume velocity variety volatility. Use abstraction Agile automation Wednesday, May 18, 2011 4:44:25 PM via txt

Big Data development paradigm. Think about Big Problems & how you specify orchestration, predictive, & rules logic 2 address them at scale Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:26:07 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from #Deloitte on their enterprise data management services. BTW, they acquire #BI SaaS provider #Oco. On call with @rbkarel Wednesday, May 18, 2011 12:08:20 PM via TweetDeck

Check out @mgilpin great post on Big Data development paradigm, and my two-cents in reply ( Wednesday, May 18, 2011 11:57:44 AM via TweetDeck

Frank Lloyd Wright procrastinated months on Fallingwater design. Client was literally coming 2 his office. He banged it out in an hour. Wow! Wednesday, May 18, 2011 10:44:29 AM via TweetDeck

"CPM Announces Smartphone Owner Identification Model" ( JK--Privacy implications? Or simply segmentation analysis? Wednesday, May 18, 2011 10:41:47 AM via TweetDeck

Overlapping conversations. Social media has made the conversational fabric of humanity far noisier. Often, I long for 1:1 face-to-face. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:00:29 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Love Vigilantes by Iron & Wine from the album Around the Well JK--Sam Beam does the perfect New Order cover. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:58:21 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lorelai by Fleet Foxes from Helplessness Blues JK--A stunning 2nd LP from this great great great folk-rock outfit! Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:57:14 AM via TweetDeck

@passion4process #sapphirenow Yep. The solution-oriented go-to-market for #HANA hasn't yet emerged. IBM, re Big Data, starts from solution Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:55:59 AM via TweetDeck in reply to passion4process

@passion4process @rwang0 #sapphirenow #sap #analytics Yep. HANA not yet peta-scale, hence not yet Big Data. But, lo-latency, it's Fast Data Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:55:07 AM via TweetDeck in reply to passion4process

Deep breathing is the best antacid, and it's free. Or so I told @lmacvittie . It's actually true. You oxygenate your digestive track. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:51:38 AM via TweetDeck

@passion4process #sapphirenow #SAP A bit premature for HANA 1.0 in predictive apps. Expect that later this year with SPs & 2.0 Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:50:21 AM via TweetDeck in reply to passion4process

RT @bitterer "#SAP (Systems, Apps, & Products) turns into ...(Solutions, Analytics, & Performance)." JK--Surprised they don't brand that way Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:49:00 AM via TweetDeck

RT @SAPCommNet: It took about 1 sec to search data--Nomura Research Institute, 1st HANA customer! #SAPPHIRENOW JK--Key milestone: customer! Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:47:45 AM via TweetDeck

LinkedIn. Everybody recommends everybody else. It's gotten to the point where "so&so recommends so&so" feels perfunctory, not genuine. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:40:41 AM via TweetDeck

"Compressed data search tech goes mainstream" ( JK--Essential for search Big Data without need to make Humongous Data Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:32:23 AM via TweetDeck

"How to Beat Facebook: A Competitors' Guide" ( JK--Which of course cant point 2 any real-world examples. There are none Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:23:22 AM via TweetDeck

Back2back2back customer inquiries. Bobby Fischer could play dozen diff chess games side-by-side. He had the advantage of fixed scope & rules Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:17:20 AM via TweetDeck

Don't sweat the small stuff. Yeah, right. In hi-tech, the tiny details that U don't sweat 2 get right are the ones that bite U in the behind Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:09:28 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp That'll Be The Day by Modest Mouse from Rave On JK--Nice try, Isaac. But can't hold a candle to Buddy's original. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:26:08 AM via TweetDeck

WSJ headline: "Companies Rush to Borrow." I was hoping subhead would've said: "Paving Way for Next Financial Meltdown." Wednesday, May 18, 2011 6:05:06 AM via TweetDeck

Experience. You can isolate it to incidents & interactions. Or expand it to encompass all the circumstances of satisfaction. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:07:05 PM via txt

Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Michelle Myers recommended when chatted in hall at #KEXP. So does WSJ. Gospel guitarist singr songwritr. Died in '78 Tuesday, May 17, 2011 7:33:59 PM via txt

CRUD of Big Data is same as small data: SQL. But executing Big Analytics on data, struct v unstruc, just as central. That's where SemWeb key Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:58:49 PM via txt

Keep in mind that Big Data is fundamentally Big Virtualization. Wrap everything behind abstractions. Semantic interop. Higher-lvl vocabs. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:55:25 PM via txt

Big Data programmability model? It's equal parts model-driven, declarative, & procedural. SOA, REST, & MapReduce. Java, C#, & LAMP. A mash. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:52:45 PM via txt

"Mono project moves to new company" ( JK--That's fine. Just don't call it "Nucleosis." Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:50:36 PM via TweetDeck

"DARPA takes aim at building iron-clad cloud services" ( JK--Got high hopes for this one. They built iron-clad Internet Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:49:35 PM via TweetDeck

The Aristocrats "joke." Goes on too long. Clunky build-up. No real payoff. And just gratuitous filth. Where's the funny? What's the point? Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:46:48 PM via TweetDeck

"It's the data, stupid" ( JK--Hey data people, a word of advice: don't use this phrase in your pitch to the CEO. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:14:12 PM via TweetDeck

Bob Dylan's 70th birthday. When he was 24 he recorded his 115th dream. By my calculations, he's now on Dream #335.41666. Cough it up Bobby! Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:06:43 PM via TweetDeck

Human society, behavior, mind, & genome. All are fearsomely complex & dynamic. Need Big Models, Big Data, & Big Analytics to explore. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:01:06 PM via TweetDeck

Analytical rules of thumb: The first hunch is usually most valid. The first statement of that hunch is usually sharpest. Tweet that. Now! Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:55:50 PM via TweetDeck

"Why Social Media Is a Bad Measure of 'Influence'" ( JK--Key metric: if you're so social/influential, why ain't U rich? Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:50:46 PM via TweetDeck

Schwarzenegger & Strauss-Kahn. What exactly is the deal with guys like these? Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:37:30 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Homesick by Kings of Convenience from Riot on an Empty Street JK--Norwegian duo with hushed lounge soul groove. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:31:18 PM via TweetDeck

This tweet from last night ( Think cust experience opt'z: build satisfy & surpass expectations thru interaction bliss Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:30:31 PM via TweetDeck

Everybody now is trying to own "Big Data" from their POV. That's cool. Everybody owns cloud. Everybody owns social. Everybody owns agile. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:22:21 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Second Chance by Peter Bjorn and John from Gimme Some JK--I loved their first LP, but this is even better. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:21:14 PM via TweetDeck

Might I suggest that recent shift toward "Big Data" & away from "Agile" means that scalability is paramount in IT concerns at the moment? Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:20:35 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Cutter by Echo & The Bunnymen from Porcupine JK--What is this song about? Grim reaper? Celebrity barber? Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:17:43 PM via TweetDeck

Have submitted #Forrester #CRM Next Best Action (NBA) Best Practices & CRM NBA Case Studies docs 4 pub. Thanks to all my great case studies! Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:17:02 PM via TweetDeck

Submitted draft of my next #Forrester doc, "How Social CRM Benefits from Big Data," for peer review. Expect publish in June or so. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:14:02 PM via TweetDeck

All in memory. I can barely keep people's phone numbers in memory. That's why we have speed dial. And massive databases. They don't forget. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:05:08 PM via TweetDeck

"Indep Rsch Firm 2 Discuss Maximizing SAP Investment" ( JK--Me. #Vitria. Thurs 5-19, 1pm (EDT): Tuesday, May 17, 2011 12:03:17 PM via TweetDeck

RIP Harmon Killebrew. For starters, great slugger! For another, awesome name for a slugger! Tuesday, May 17, 2011 10:59:40 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp See No Evil by Television from Marquee Moon JK--Group stood apart from New Wave & punk contempos in guitar-agility. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 10:56:55 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Ballad of a Thin Man by Bob Dylan from The Bootleg Series, Vol 4: Live JK--Famous "Judas" heckler. Clearly audible Tuesday, May 17, 2011 10:48:30 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: The Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff #KEXP JK--One of the greatest motivational songs of all time! Tuesday, May 17, 2011 10:03:08 AM via TweetDeck

@Greendrv #in You make bold assumptions based on the past and present, but give yourself agility 2 flex into whatever shape fits the future Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:55:05 AM via TweetDeck in reply to Greendrv

Was great to see @shawnrog at #SAPPHIRENOW. Always a steady presence with great insights. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:46:17 AM via TweetDeck

Had a great chat with @marksmithvr yesterday at #SAPPHIRENOW. Also chatted with @rwang0 . The most ubiquitous analysts in this space. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:41:33 AM via TweetDeck

Writing a #Forrester document that envelopes another #Forrester document. Pretty meta, eh? Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:38:46 AM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from ITC InfoTech on CRM Loyalty As a Service offerings. Hosted Oracle Siebel CRM w/embed analytics & "loyalty accelerators" Tuesday, May 17, 2011 8:13:01 AM via TweetDeck

#SAP all-in-memory architecture for #HANA is leapfrogging the competition into the new era of all-in-real-time analytics. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 7:58:31 AM via TweetDeck

#SAP has developed a good book on customer experience management. They gave me an excerpt yesterday at #SAPPHIRENOW. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 7:56:57 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Morning Star by Flunk from Morning Star JK--One of those sleepy hypnotic Euro-trance songs that gets me every time. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 7:44:23 AM via TweetDeck

"Stupid Questions at the Help Desk" ( JK--If those were the stupidest questions they could uncover, they werent trying Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:52:46 AM via TweetDeck

Got a good update on #HANA from the #SAP team at #SAPPHIRENOW yesterday. Let them share the details. Then I'll comment. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:48:59 AM via TweetDeck

@tkgeorge It's worth it. "My Life In the Bush of Ghosts" (1982) by Eno & Byrne was landmark LP, experimenting with sonic sampling & mashup. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 6:43:49 AM via TweetDeck in reply to tkgeorge

Experience. It's shaped in the prospective and the retrospective. And in the connective: the current that carries the charge of the spirit. Monday, May 16, 2011 8:38:34 PM via txt

MIDMAY//Would the trees shiver/if the moon were far too full?/Would the sun shrivel? Monday, May 16, 2011 8:26:06 PM via txt

RT @databaseguru: event [had] very open inviting atmosphere. Main area has no walls, lots of visuals, but soothing low lighting #SAPPHIRENOW Monday, May 16, 2011 5:20:02 PM via TweetDeck

With Twitter buying TweetDeck, can an animated pop-up tweety-bird chirping when you have new Mentions & DMs be far behind? Monday, May 16, 2011 5:17:39 PM via TweetDeck

#SAPPHIRENOW #ASUG2011 had a quiet calm buzz today. But a buzz nonetheless. Like the analytics & apps market generally. Economy strengthens. Monday, May 16, 2011 5:15:00 PM via TweetDeck

Had a great time on day 1 of #SAPPHIRENOw #ASUG2011. More details later. Monday, May 16, 2011 5:06:58 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Camera Obscura "I Need All The Friends I Can Get" frm "Let's Get Out of This Country." The former is oh so true. The latter not Monday, May 16, 2011 5:04:44 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Jenny Lewis "The Charging Sky." "I share with my friends a couple of beers in the Orlando belly of the beast" Monday, May 16, 2011 4:41:09 PM via TweetDeck

"Bring it to Jerome" Monday, May 16, 2011 4:14:45 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Bo Diddley, biding my time waiting for plane, reading technical stuff, thinking about it, writing a few thoughts, emailing them Monday, May 16, 2011 4:14:23 PM via TweetDeck

Got my burger. Thinking low latency. Listening to Pere Ubu's classic "Dub Housing" LP. "I Will Wait." Monday, May 16, 2011 3:02:59 PM via txt

Placed my meal order. Thinking about Big Data in-memory and virtualized across disributed clients. Listening to Pere Ubu. "Small Was Fast." Monday, May 16, 2011 3:00:28 PM via txt

Flight delayed an hour. Listening to LCD Soundsystem. "I Can Change." Monday, May 16, 2011 2:56:06 PM via txt

@MiyokoVeater224 Nope, nope. I've written off the entire Internet, including all socials, as a cost center. No money to be made here. Monday, May 16, 2011 10:30:57 AM via TweetDeck in reply to MiyokoVeater224

@decisionstats I trust my ability to ability to rip into any fresh substantial new topic with my powerful analytical jaws. I'm ravenous. Monday, May 16, 2011 10:29:56 AM via TweetDeck in reply to kushohri

@decisionstats Who needs a smart brain when you've got a trustfund. Which I don't. Monday, May 16, 2011 10:21:00 AM via TweetDeck in reply to kushohri

@ZohoReports Phone, work laptop, & home laptop. I tweet from all of them. Right now, from my work laptop, in analyst lounge, #SAPPHIRENOW Monday, May 16, 2011 10:20:20 AM via TweetDeck in reply to ZohoReports

"Skype Buy First Of Many For DOJ-Free Microsoft" ( JK--Hadn't thought about that angle, but you're probably right. Monday, May 16, 2011 5:53:45 AM via TweetDeck

Chatted with @rwang0 here at #SAPPHIRENOW #ASUG2011. He futzed with his iPhone. I still don't have a smartphone. Monday, May 16, 2011 5:51:32 AM via TweetDeck

In early-morning GCC press/analyst/blogger/tweeter area at #SAP #SAPPHIRE. Breakfast all laid out. First dibs on the Einstein Bros bagels Monday, May 16, 2011 5:38:47 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft Rsch turns walls into remote controls you can't lose" ( JK--Unless lose house cuz blow $ on junk U dont need Sunday, May 15, 2011 9:36:02 PM via TweetDeck

"10 Things Steve Jobs Would Do If He Were Leading HP" ( JK--Feels like a tech online editor with too time on hands. Sunday, May 15, 2011 9:31:14 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Bananarama "Trick of The Night" from their greatest. Feels fitted perfectly to this evening stroll down International Drive. Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:54:16 PM via txt

Quick shout-out to my extremely hardworking college girl. It just stays intense, babe. Learn to love & live for it. Ace those finals! Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:43:48 PM via txt

Now to explore Orlando's extensive range of dining options: family-friendly steakhouses, Italian all-you-can-engorge, & Margaritas-to-go Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:16:33 PM via TweetDeck

I'm sure if Charlie Kaufman teamed up with James Franco on film project it would go so conceptual so fast it would annihilate the audience Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:13:15 PM via TweetDeck

Definitely want to hear how, and whether, #SAP positioning #HANA within Big Data paradigm. Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:09:25 PM via TweetDeck

Cooler in Orlando than I expected. Cool! Sunday, May 15, 2011 4:20:27 PM via txt

Picked up my #SAPPHIRE badge at the airport. A good hassle-saver. Sunday, May 15, 2011 4:19:03 PM via txt

Orlando airport taxi line. I long for Vegas throughput. Sunday, May 15, 2011 4:17:40 PM via txt

Listening to Moby guest DJ on NPR All Songs Considered. Eno/Byrne "My Life In The Bush of Ghosts," of course. But CW McCall "Convoy"? LOL! Sunday, May 15, 2011 1:14:34 PM via txt

Cialis. Should only use under prescription from Grace Slick. And only if you're 10 ft tall and logic & proportion have fallen sloppy dead. Sunday, May 15, 2011 12:44:28 PM via txt

Hope to hear a #HANA roadmap update from #SAP at #SAPPHIRE Orlando. Plus customer adoption update re HANA 1.0. Sunday, May 15, 2011 12:33:03 PM via TweetDeck

In transit to #SAP #SAPPHIRE in Orlando. This will be my 6th straight SAPPHIRE. Just doing a day, but will be a packed day. Sunday, May 15, 2011 12:29:20 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to latest My Morning Jacket, "Holdin' On To Black Metal," on #KEXP Podcast Song Of The Day. Love the brassiness, & Jim's falsetto. Sunday, May 15, 2011 11:34:22 AM via txt

Cindy herself was on elliptical behind me. Now I am standing outside yoga classroom alone. Slowing heart rate. Aware of the present. Namaste Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:47:36 AM via txt

Not good idea 2 get too hung up on yoga as traditionl body of practices. Every body must teach self & world fresh tradition 2 fit conditions Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:41:59 AM via txt

Pent-up ideation is my life's story. Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:38:35 AM via txt

I'm not in class. That starts in 25 minutes. Unburdening my mind is organic calmdown foreplay for yoga. Try it. Pent-up ideation = tension Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:36:53 AM via txt

Yoga Cindy greeted me as she entered the club 4 the class she's teaching. Genuinely nice person. Everybody naturally calms in her presence. Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:33:48 AM via txt

Recommendation engines. Think of them as compass thru the chaos of online life. Pointing us toward True North of what's best 4 U here & now. Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:30:36 AM via txt

Read Kissinger's WSJ piece about his involvement in getting Nixon to China. Put it into deep historic context. Brilliant analysis. Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:20:30 AM via txt

I would love to be a talent scout. Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:17:00 AM via txt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt. That dude is one seriously talented performer. Mute your equipment & simply watch how he inhabits the visual frame. Sunday, May 15, 2011 8:15:29 AM via txt

"Tech Shopping Rules of Thumb" ( JK--I say: Pay for what makes you happy, not what others tell you might make you happy Sunday, May 15, 2011 7:17:29 AM via TweetDeck

"Is the Cellphone Killing the Honeybee?" ( JK--Fresh buzz about cellphone dangers. More questionable than cancer link Sunday, May 15, 2011 7:12:51 AM via TweetDeck

I expect to see blog on "Micromanagement: 100 Signs that Your Underlings May Be Indulging & Detailed Guidance for Setting Them Straight" Sunday, May 15, 2011 7:07:18 AM via TweetDeck

Twitter DMs don't preserve "which tweet this DM is replying to" context. Trying to figure out what a DM is responding to can be hard. Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:59:19 AM via TweetDeck

Still getting ice-cream-related Twitter following-you messages. Fall-out, I presume, from tweeting about Good Humor earlier this week. Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:56:41 AM via TweetDeck

Oh, and this is important too: Try to write tweets in full sentences that can stand alone. Most of what you tweet will be consumed as atoms Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:51:04 AM via TweetDeck

How 2 give yer personal tweetstream coherence but also zest? Have a few main passions. But regularly throw in spontaneous out-of-left-fields Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:49:20 AM via TweetDeck

Many peeps have super-boring Twtr streams. No ideas. I often why they keep at it. Do they ever read themselves? They should. They'd realize Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:46:43 AM via TweetDeck

Read WashPost/Slate article on demonstrated power of product recommendations to lift sales. Social as the premier recommendation engine. Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:43:30 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Sadness Is A Blessing by Lykke Li from Wounded Rhymes JK--Song was at top of my mind. KEXP read my mind. Sunday, May 15, 2011 5:53:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Feel Good Inc. by Gorillaz from Demon Days JK--Best use of maniacal laughter to grab your attention at song start Saturday, May 14, 2011 6:29:39 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Shoes by Elvis Costello from My Aim is True JK--Essential Elvis from his awesome 1st Saturday, May 14, 2011 6:22:25 PM via TweetDeck

Telltale sign of a supermarket built before and not remodeled since the 1980s: no help desk. Customer service from manager in closed booth. Saturday, May 14, 2011 4:01:07 PM via txt

Medicare fund projected to run dry in first that I will be eligible. That drives home the importance of fixing the program. Saturday, May 14, 2011 2:12:14 PM via txt

Semester's ending. Gonna move the lion's share of Sonya's junk out today, rest later this week. College students have lots of junk. Saturday, May 14, 2011 1:12:13 PM via TweetDeck

Portlandia: Wieden + Kennedy ( JK--"We'll hit you with a ball & you tell us everything you think about sportswear." Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:54:49 PM via Tweet Button

Portlandia: Live Relaxing Music ( JK--Where the music punctures any nerve that acupuncture can't reach. Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:38:25 PM via Tweet Button

"Is Data Mining Free Speech? ( JK--1st Amendment protects multinomial regression. But neural nets unconstitutional. Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:03:33 PM via TweetDeck

"Lessons From FarmVille" ( JK--I won't dump too much on a success. But I tend to keep distance from reek of pig manure. Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:55:32 AM via TweetDeck

Oh, just came to me. Andrew Bird combines the melodic craft of Brian Wilson with the lyrical-poetic skills of Van Dyke Parks. Classic duo Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:49:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @VitriaTech: Live #Webinar on "Maximizing Your #SAP Investment w/ #OperationalIntelligence " - #in #SAPwebinar Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:39:09 AM via TweetDeck

Every time I listen to Andrew Bird I keep thinking Brian Wilson on "Pet Sounds" & "Smile"...especially "Good Vibrations." Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:31:06 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Andrew Bird "Fitz & The Dizzyspells" from "Noble Beast." One of his exquisitely crafted brilliantly orchestr8d compositions Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:26:58 AM via TweetDeck

Today's all May drizzle. A bit too substantial to qualify as a mist. A bit too placid to complain much about. Precip you sorta wanna walk in Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:11:17 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Coldplay "Clocks" from "A Rush of Blood To The Head." One of the signature radio songs of the Millennium Decade. Saturday, May 14, 2011 11:08:04 AM via TweetDeck

@koset Nah. I'm more of a provocateur than entrepreneur. Also, I would need at least one reliable partner to go that route. Know any? Saturday, May 14, 2011 10:35:37 AM via TweetDeck in reply to koset

RIP Staples co-founder Leo Kahn. Pioneered Big Box office-supply retailing. Unfortunately, those boxes feel like too much airspace now. Saturday, May 14, 2011 10:09:35 AM via TweetDeck

You gotta think, re Kutcher's decision to take Sheen's place on that TV show, that reflects altogether lackluster film career he's eked out. Saturday, May 14, 2011 10:07:57 AM via TweetDeck

Ferrell getting Twain prize? I like him, but, coming year after Fey, highlights absurdity of ignoring past SNL greats Murray & Murphy. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:59:41 AM via TweetDeck

Nice thing about the vendors I cover. Their advertisements blanket airports everywhere & biz mags/papers. Helps me track their mktg pitches. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:52:21 AM via TweetDeck

I don't feel particularly passionate about Groupon or other social shopping sites. Perhaps cuz I'm a dude. My wife loves coupons madly. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:49:05 AM via TweetDeck

Zimbabwe releases hundred-trillion-dollar bill of its infinitesimally devalued currency. Can a Zimbabwe zettadollar be far behind? $Zz? Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:42:20 AM via TweetDeck

LinkedIn going IPO. Their chief competitive disadvantage is that nobody is passionate about LinkedIn. It's nobody's primary social. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:33:17 AM via TweetDeck

Facebook should introduce a geo-photo memory-laning feature that lets people quickly map & share key locations & paths from their lives. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:31:55 AM via TweetDeck

Totally freakin' cool. I realized I could leverage MapQuest, Facebook, Twitter, & TweetDeck to share my trip down memory lane. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:13:40 AM via TweetDeck

Ann Arbor. Former location of Second Chance ( Great rock club. Saw Ramones, Pere Ubu, & many others here. Saturday, May 14, 2011 9:07:19 AM via TweetDeck

Michigan Theater. Saw Ann Arbor boy Iggy Pop here ( in 1980. Mr Unique & I carried him singing "I Wanna Be Yr Dog" 11:05 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

Ann Arbor campus downtown location of original Border's Books ( A fave hangout. Now a Cosi. 11:01 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

Ann Arbor. Two of the best years of my life were 1980-82. Between college & grad school. Just taking M-14 out there to goof off. Mickey Rats 10:54 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

Perfection is overrated. I just strive to roll the world's imperfections into a comfortable crazy quilt of experience. 10:51 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

Don't let any analyst tell you otherwise. Many of us R addicted to the tradeshow experience. Buzz is literal at those events. Ambient noise 10:48 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

I'll do a day at SAPPHIRE in action-packed Orlando. Expecting SAP to have a full slate of 1:1 encounters lined up for me. 10:43 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

That's nice. Saturday a.m. call from some guy at the gym who's selling real estate now & just feels need 2 leverage our so-called friendship 10:39 AM May 14th via TweetDeck

@NestorPluhar537 Wow! I just don't care. I suggest you to hurry up and take yours and insert it you know where! 10:25 AM May 14th via TweetDeck in reply to NestorPluhar537

I love plowing thru several days of unread newspapers. Alone. With music playing. 10:13 AM May 14th via TweetDeck