Friday, June 17, 2011

Aweekstweets June 11-17 2011: the week in which I promoted stuff in my refrigerator to consumption status

I do the #IBM #Netezza show next week, the #Hadoop Summit the week after. EDW & open-source cloud: the two hemispheres of #BigData 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Gouge Away by Pixies from Doolittle JK--Theme song of monopolists eveywhere. 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"'Dead media' never really die" ( JK--Article uses "teleological." Betcha think that's a tech. It's not. Goal-oriented 7 minutes ago via TweetDeck

"We want your opinions." I'll bet you do, Dear Impersonal Commercial Email Sender. U are reading my tweets aintcha? U ain't? Shame on you! 16 minutes ago via TweetDeck

I'm going to chair session of Franconia #BI Brain Trust right now. Wait...U need more than one co-located brain to do a "trust," dontcha? 18 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Furr by Blitzen Trapper JK--"You can wear yer fur like a river on fire." No idea what it means. But great line anyway 21 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Submitted my next #Forrester doc "Telcos Tune Customer Experiences With Behavioral Analytics" to editorial. Publication in next few weeks 24 minutes ago via TweetDeck

It's been an afternoon full of customer inquiries on who provides the best #EDW appliance for their needs. about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck

"Secret of Dads' Success" ( JK--Core "strategy" is being male & human. Not a strategy at all. Just respect yr kids about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Father's Day approacheth! about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Bill Kobielus also encouraged his 2nd of 4 sons to keep at it with the writing. He liked what I produced. about 3 hours ago via web

My late father, W.F. Kobielus, was #SperryUnivac sales from 1955-1975. He introduced me to mainframes, microfiche, programming, & ergonomics about 3 hours ago via web

"What geeky pursuits did your dad inspire you to discover?" ( JK--Bill didn't realize it, but a) poetry, b) hi-tech. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Catch me at #IBM #Netezza Enzee Universe in Boston next Tues-Wed. I'm not speaking. Simply attending. about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Choosing a cloud data store for Big Data" ( JK--Good discussion of Dryad & other #Microsoft initiatives about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

@dominiccampbell Thanks. I like to think of myself as a badass analyst. Nice to get your testimonial to that effect. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to dominiccampbell

Getting pre-brief from #IBM #Netezza on Enzee Universe announcements. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

@lrpappas You're right in terms of the "reactive IT orgs' back against the wall" angle. I was tempted to point that out. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to lrpappas

Online reputation management. I don't trust any reputation that's purely based on online exposures. You must meet someone in the flesh. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Legislation, regulation, litigation. I don't follow those process-oriented IT industry policy/governance stories until resolution. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Enterprises Seek Best Practices For Storing -- And Finding -- Security Event Logs" ( JK--Log aggreg in DW or Hadoop. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Cloud economics favor the small workload" ( JK--Provocative. Run queries in pub cloud, data mine jobs in privte cloud? about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Obama: 'We dont have enough engineers'" ( JK--In age of user-created everything, feels wrongheaded. Everyone develops about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Putting final touches on #CRM Next Best Action "Tuning the Experience" doc. Geared to telcos, but generally applicable. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

In the new digital lifestyle, everybody is "busy." By saying "I'm busy," you either state the obvious or brag that your busyness trumps all about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

@mauricioswg It was brilliant. Fred Armisen could not be a funnier, more insightful observer of the new digital lifestyle. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to mauricioswg

"SMBs get taste for #BI strategies, despite hurdles" ( JK--Enterprise IT's role in #BI day-to-day diminishing. about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

Starting to get tired of "IPv6 is coming atcha" stories. Been coming for long time. Now it's moved into "holy sh*t crisis imminent" mode about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck

#KEXP DJ Abe Beeson asked "Can you get the Internet in space?" Answer is yes. All earthly transmissions beaming outward forever. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Federal CIO Kundra Resigns For Harvard Job" ( JK--Could explain why wasn't in Obama smart-grid initiative call. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Dedicated Follower of Fashion by The Kinks from Ultimate Collection JK--"Swinging London" lampoon tune extraordinaire about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Morning's poky latency. Waiting for all your apps to open, all your messages to download, all your brain cells to activate. about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Started the morning by spontaneously bursting into a round of Hall & Oates. "I can't go for that, no-o-o, no can do!" about 7 hours ago via TweetDeck

Get rock-hard abs for summer and a titanium-hard soul for the Fall. about 20 hours ago via txt

Coke's 125. IBM is 100. HP 75. Xerox is is 50ish. Oracle 25 more or less. about 20 hours ago via txt

Delivering Big Data to teeny-tiny downstream data analytics platforms. Compression is one approach, but doesnt address need 2 purge upstream about 23 hours ago via txt

Delivering Big Data to teeny-tiny attention spans. Event-driven alerting is one approach, but that exacerbates the short -span situation. about 23 hours ago via txt

@VitriaTech Great demo and discussion. Even when my Wi-Fi went down, you made your solution's value & inner workings very visible to me. Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:53:32 PM via TweetDeck in reply to VitriaTech

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Limit to Your Love by James Blake JK--Great cover of Feist tune. Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:52:28 PM via TweetDeck

Wi-Fi? Why not Fi? Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:49:02 PM via TweetDeck

Getting demo from @vitriatech #vitriatech on their operational intelligence solution for #BAM #CEP and busienss event monitoring solution Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:18:19 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by Jonathan Gourlay of #TechTarget re text analytics in social market research Thursday, June 16, 2011 1:58:26 PM via TweetDeck

Events. Starting to see industry move toward thinking of these as "signals." But not every signal created equal. Some signals are momentous Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:45:40 AM via TweetDeck

Opera Solutions has a full Big Data stack with #Hadoop integration (+ NoSQL in-mem RDBMS etc) 4 SaaS/cloud-based real-time Next Best Action. Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:34:24 AM via TweetDeck

Taking update briefing from Opera Solutions: advanced analytics in the cloud. Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:06:19 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Concrete Jungle by The Specials from Specials JK--Have cherished memories of pogo-ing 2 this in clubs in college days Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:53:00 AM via TweetDeck

We-mail (social). E-mail (SMTP). Tree-mail (paper messages). Me-mail (face to face). Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:40:36 AM via TweetDeck

Social = "we-mail." Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:38:42 AM via TweetDeck

Social displaces email. Email displaced treemail (send paper messages). Treemail displaced me-mail (I visit you or send personal messenger). Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:36:04 AM via TweetDeck

My handwriting stinks. A big part of that is the sheer jitter-intensiveness of the work I do: scribble complex info & thoughts before forget Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:17:29 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Freddie Freeloader by Miles Davis from Kind of Blue JK--"Freeloader"? We're all freeloaders now. Much on Web is free Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:57:17 AM via TweetDeck

"Microsoft plans 2 make C++ more suited 4 massively parallel systems" ( JK--Where's this in MSFT Big Data roadmap? Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:47:43 AM via TweetDeck

"'Internet in a Suitcase' sounds great, but what about logistics?" ( JK--Cool new contraband 4 democratic insurgents Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:45:24 AM via TweetDeck

"Charlie Sheen could take lessons on...'winning' from MSFT" ( JK--Will Ballmer play Fox Theater in Detroit post-MSFT? Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:40:55 AM via TweetDeck

"How Steve Ballmer could exit Microsoft gracefully" ( JK--Gracefully take several-billion-dollar payout on the way out? Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:38:41 AM via TweetDeck

Short men can indeed prevail in a tall man's game. You play different game on different level. It's all dancing & ballistics, fundamentally Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:36:20 AM via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash Jimmy-boy puts it through the hoop on the rebound! That's my NBA training where it counts! Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:33:59 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

@CurtMonash NCAA = Next Cute-Ass Acronym Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:31:44 AM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

"'Hadoop alternative' to be open sourced" ( JK--That's just licensing. Doesnt lead to adoption w/out strong community Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:30:37 AM via TweetDeck

Demand signal repository ( Sorta like a DW or ODS, but for consumer-goods company value chains & demand forecasting Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:08:43 AM via TweetDeck

Every day is a simply me in a loop of removing stuff from my virtual and physical desktops, and the world piling fresh stuff higher & higher Thursday, June 16, 2011 9:04:46 AM via TweetDeck

@0_h_r_1 Actually, we need a buzzword "de-generator." Need to systematically remove redundant/confusing phrases from popular parlance. Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:49:49 AM via TweetDeck in reply to 0_h_r_1

I love when a newbie Forrester-ite mistakenly dials my number, and introduces self as being "from #Forrester ". "I've heard of you folks" Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:48:38 AM via TweetDeck

Infrastrcture 4 Next Best Action still has no consensus name. In use are recommendation engine, decision engine, interaction optimizer, etc Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:41:38 AM via TweetDeck

"Al Qaeda Chooses Bin Laden Successor"? What is this, a formal government with a succession that we recognize? These are brutal terrorists Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:35:21 AM via TweetDeck

@jpmorgenthal LOL! Reminds me of this Portlandia clip "Technology Loop" ( Trapped in the App Internet matrix. Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:20:25 AM via TweetDeck in reply to jpmorgenthal

Consumerization. Actually, it's more like a businessification of the consumer experience. Everybody's got online tools. We're all on call. Thursday, June 16, 2011 8:12:20 AM via TweetDeck

"Lost in Vegas Airport? It's Your Lucky Day" ( JK--Human guidance essential in unfamiliar high-anxiety environment Thursday, June 16, 2011 7:58:14 AM via TweetDeck

"Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" ( Great mid-70s late-night TV memory. I watched it habitually. Loved Louise Lasser Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:19:17 PM via TweetDeck

Norah Jones wants to rock like PJ Harvey and rasp like Tom Waits ( Wednesday, June 15, 2011 10:10:21 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Long Way Down by Alela Diane from Alela Diane & Wild Divine JK--Nice robust electric country sound with accordion Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:42:48 PM via TweetDeck

Typical workday. Pervasive Next Best Action. I develop NBA consult deliverable & review another. Talk 2 NBA vendor. Tweet on it a few times Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:41:33 PM via TweetDeck

Typical work day. Several user inquiries on #EDW platform selection. Each inquiry involves different set of vendors. I quickly assess them. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:36:06 PM via TweetDeck

A long list of SQL functions are NOT supported by native #Hadoop #Hive. It's not a full #EDW alternative until it achieves feature parity. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 4:12:30 PM via TweetDeck

Experience optimization. Let people have sentiment they want, within mutually satisfaction relationship. Some loyal customers love 2 bitch Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:56:46 PM via TweetDeck

Experience. It drives sentiment (cloudy days give us the blues). Sentiment. It drives experience (gloomy people curse the sun). Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:54:36 PM via TweetDeck

@araffalovich Second in past 18 hours. Last night was just Schmilssoning under my own volition. Today, Cheryl W. #kexp kept coconut rolling Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:42:13 PM via TweetDeck in reply to araffalovich

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Coconut by Nilsson JK--My 2nd "Coconut" tweet in past 24 hours. "U put lime in da coconut U draink em bot up" Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:37:12 PM via TweetDeck

@johnrrymer @augieray Dr. Wayne Dyer would be a terrible #BI developer. New views on the glass don't change the facts in the cube Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:26:52 PM via TweetDeck in reply to johnrrymer

"'Hold on -- my WLAN is tweeting me'" ( JK--Another inevitable milestone in development of the "social of things." Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:18:19 PM via TweetDeck

"Obama To Close 50% Of Federal Websites" ( JK--We wish to lodge a protest. Dont U dare shut down "Fiddlin' Forresters"! Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:15:29 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Uberlin by R.E.M. from Collapse Into Now JK--New album. REM has a reliably earnest and classic groove to its songs Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:11:12 PM via TweetDeck

Had a #forrester inquiry customer today ask about #Oracle certification of #SAP OLTP apps on Exadata. Strong interest in integrating. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:06:27 PM via TweetDeck

Iron & Wine. Little known fact: Sam Beam's beard is made of iron twine, soaked in dandelion wine. #kexp Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:04:56 PM via TweetDeck

@johnrrymer @TonyBaer @jhammond @johnrrymer Al Jazeera. Great nickname: "Al Jaz." Little known fact: he played coronet in Al Hirt's combo Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:02:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to johnrrymer

"So is Facebook dying or isnt it?" ( JK--Need "dying socials" metrics: loss of members, updates, influence, hipness Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:01:23 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower @rbkarel discussing need 4 coordinate process mgt & data mgt , to ensure that quality data is guiding #CRM & customer experience Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:29:47 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower Have published 2 #CRM Next Best Action reports this year. 3 more done, in editorial pipeline. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:23:39 PM via TweetDeck

RT @andrewmagarie: see @forrester analyst @jameskobielus latest reports and case studies on companies leveraging Next Best Action #custpower Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:22:36 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower CRM meets BPM: Improve resolution process consistency, guide agents through a defined experience… (cont) Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:18:57 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower @kateleggett discussing need to boost experience by letting customers interact through preferred #CRM channels. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:15:38 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower @cmooreforrester discussing challenge of transforming ancient companies with encrusted processes and many operational siloes Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:12:32 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower @waband discussing cultural transformation. You need to make customer-responsiveness central to your DNA. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:09:43 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by @chriskanaracus of IDG re LexisNexis opnsourcing of their operational Big Data tech as #Hadoop competitor. They prebriefed us Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:07:31 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower @kateleggett discussing social as integral channel for #CRM, leveraging common cross-channel data & unified experience Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:05:32 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower @CSLeClair discussing cloud disintegrating on-prem process ERP/CRM infra, with investments in cloud, SaaS, App Internet growing Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:02:09 PM via TweetDeck

IBM. It's 100 years old today. It even predates the ages of networking, of computing, even of electronics. Freakin' amazin' brand longevity Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:52:16 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Black Steel by Tricky from Maxinquaye JK--Love that righteous rattle-can drum over the top of this electronic-infused rap Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:12:50 PM via TweetDeck

RT @thetroynelson: Smokers love to wake up and smell the coughy. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 11:49:02 AM via TweetDeck

IPv6 day. I think there should be an equivalent #Hadoop day when industry tests interop among diverse distros. Flags & fixes deficiencies Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:46:26 AM via TweetDeck

Pandora. I tried it once, several years ago. No thanks. I prefer my music to be programmed manually by human beings with taste. #KEXP Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:43:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Your Silent Face by New Order #KEXP JK--Group whose music is now iconic: standing for the 1980s in cultural memory. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:04:16 AM via TweetDeck

readcrispin via @TheOnion - 'The Economist' To Halt Production For Month To Let Readers Catch Up Tuesday, April 19, 2011 1:11:57 PM via Tweet Button Retweeted by you

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Benediction by Thurston Moore from Demolished Thoughts JK--Mellow quiet romantic one from Sonic Youth noise dude Wednesday, June 15, 2011 8:18:40 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Harry Nilsson "Coconut." An incredibly intricate weave of repeating vocal, clip-clop light percussion, & rhythm guitar figures Tuesday, June 14, 2011 9:18:51 PM via txt

Behavioral analytics. Descriptive or predictve, it's stat window into cust experience: actions trace POVs of worlds in retrospect & prospect Tuesday, June 14, 2011 4:55:44 PM via txt

"Google Blends Admeld Into Display Ad Strategy" ( JK--Optimize ad experience, pls. Next bst action = display no ads Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3:48:27 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jump Into The Fire by Harry Nilsson from Nilsson Schmilsson JK--Longer LP track with extended instrumental jam coda Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3:45:14 PM via TweetDeck

"Turn IT pros into 'compassionate geeks'" ( JK--Develop "soft skills" not related to software. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3:42:51 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Beautiful Gas Mask by The Mountain Goats JK--New one. Reminds of Young Marble Giants "Credit In the Straight World" Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3:20:30 PM via TweetDeck

"Reason Seen More as Weapon Than Path 2 Truth" ( JK--Anyone who hangs with self-consciously "smart" people knows this Tuesday, June 14, 2011 3:14:10 PM via TweetDeck

#Ingres Mark van de Wiel speaking now on #VectorWise. High-performance in-memory columnar analytic database with hardware acceleration Tuesday, June 14, 2011 2:07:54 PM via TweetDeck

@NeilRaden Big Data can be big overkill. Make data as compact & consumable as possible. Deliver it fast. Deliver it true. To me & to you! Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:13:56 PM via TweetDeck in reply to NeilRaden

Forthcoming are 3 (substantially complete) #CRM NxtBstAction case study docs: "Power of Predictions" "Role of Rules" "Tuning Experience" Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:02:48 PM via TweetDeck

Drafted #Forrester rpt: "Tune The Customer Experience: Svc Providers Bring Behavioral Analytics into CRM Next Best Action". In peer review Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:00:59 PM via TweetDeck

@thetroynelson Reminds me. I'm thinking of doing blanket email campaign hawking my nifty new anti-spam solution. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:56:44 PM via TweetDeck in reply to thetroynelson

RT @thetroynelson: Starting odd job today. Going door-to-door selling "no soliciting" stickers. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:55:44 PM via TweetDeck

Getting ready for webcast with #Ingres: "Big Insights: You Don't Necessarily Need Big Data" ( Starts in a half-hour. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:55:12 PM via TweetDeck

@CurtMonash You confuse easy, dontcha Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:29:24 PM via TweetDeck in reply to CurtMonash

I love the cold but spicy Thai style pasta salad with chicken breast from Trader Joe. Not a paid promo. Just lunch. Now. Mmmmmmm. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 11:55:18 AM via TweetDeck

@eclectitech But if you notice the photo that I put up there for the past 24 hours...taken a year ago in Portugal...shows me close up...old Tuesday, June 14, 2011 11:52:35 AM via TweetDeck in reply to eclectitech

@eclectitech Thanks. Let it be known that I paid him to tweet that! Tuesday, June 14, 2011 11:49:53 AM via TweetDeck in reply to eclectitech

Another new photo. This one is brand new Tuesday, June 14, 2011 11:11:05 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Jump in the River by Sinead O'Connor from I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got JK--Sinfully pulsing bottom-heavy groove Tuesday, June 14, 2011 10:44:54 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp California Stars by Billy Bragg & Wilco from Mermaid Avenue JK--Everytime this song comes on, time stops. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 10:14:55 AM via TweetDeck

RT @debtfreeguy: Children's author ejected from plane for bad language ( JK--Assaulted tender ears with "gosh darn." Tuesday, June 14, 2011 10:02:25 AM via TweetDeck

Taking Big Data briefing from #LexisNexis Tuesday, June 14, 2011 9:05:57 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Within You Without You by Beatles frm Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band JK--George's gem my fave from classic LP Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:56:30 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Tonight You Belong To Me by Eddie Vedder from Ukulele Songs JK--Schweet. Quiet romantic campfire duet with Cat Power. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:20:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: These Lonely Nights by Bob & Gene frm Daptone Spring/Summer Singles JK--Another new/old Daptone classic. Jamaic-ish Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:05:27 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: I'll Be Your Mirror by The Velvet Underground from The Velvet Underground & Nico JK--Lou should've written more for Nico Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:03:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @tracey_thorn: They only call it adultery to make it sound more grown-up. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:02:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Flag Day by The Housemartins from the album London 0 Hull 4 JK--Oh, that reminds me. When's Arbor Day? Tuesday, June 14, 2011 7:55:57 AM via TweetDeck

Every morning, first thing, I explore my junk mail folder. Puts me in the mood for a round of dumpster diving later in the day. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 7:37:19 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: What You Need by The Weeknd from House of Balloons JK--Best typo-ish bandname since Wooden Shjips & Carissa's Wierd Tuesday, June 14, 2011 7:34:02 AM via TweetDeck

Another beautiful day in northern Virginia. Is God softening us up for a big meteorological whammy? A hail of frogs? Tuesday, June 14, 2011 7:32:28 AM via TweetDeck

Weiner. Wow! I bet that dude has lots of Twitter followers now. What some people will stoop to pump up their influence. Monday, June 13, 2011 10:54:17 PM via TweetDeck

Quick programming note: When I tweet "IMHO," the "H" stands for "hubristic." Monday, June 13, 2011 10:28:37 PM via TweetDeck

IMHO #KEXP "El Sonido" program is like #KEXP indie stuff. Play better Latin mix than my DC area Latin stations. Better rock than DC rock Monday, June 13, 2011 10:26:52 PM via TweetDeck

"Oracle Exadata gains certification for SAP applications" ( JK--Exadata is as strong for OLTP as for DW/analytics. Monday, June 13, 2011 10:23:01 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Corazon Duro by Anthony Santos JK--Fine fast shuffle beat from the Dominican Republic. Monday, June 13, 2011 10:13:58 PM via TweetDeck

"Satisfying" doesnt sound as technical, industrial, or repeatable as "tuning" or "optimizng." Sounds like art. But best biz blends art+craft Monday, June 13, 2011 10:08:45 PM via TweetDeck

Still rolling that phrase around in my head: "tuning the experience." Are we just thinking of new ways to say same old thing? "Satisfying"? Monday, June 13, 2011 10:03:58 PM via TweetDeck

Writing a report on tuning the customer experience in telecomm sector through next best action. Have case studies. Monday, June 13, 2011 10:02:20 PM via TweetDeck

Everybody's interested in monetizing everything on 'Net. I'm interested in monetizing every mention of monetization. If I had a dime for... Monday, June 13, 2011 10:00:25 PM via TweetDeck

Interesting. A Seattle-based Handke specialist, @mikerol69 , is following me now. I assume it's because I tweeted the Austrian conceptualist Monday, June 13, 2011 9:57:18 PM via TweetDeck

Listening 2 David Thomas "The Birds are Good Ideas" from "Sound of the Sand." Fave lyric: "I thought of a new way 2 say the same old things" Monday, June 13, 2011 9:49:17 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to El Sonido show on #KEXP with @deejayChilly . One of my fave DJs on the station. He programs seriously deep in several genres. Monday, June 13, 2011 9:46:17 PM via TweetDeck

Had a good walk round the neighborhood with the girl. Walked up to & along concrete sound wall alongside the Beltway. Still plenty of noise Monday, June 13, 2011 9:43:46 PM via TweetDeck

Turned up volume of Belinda Carlisle "Mad About You" on radio. Her solo stuff great too. Monday, June 13, 2011 8:11:46 PM via txt

Love the new Acai berry iced-tea from Panera. Not a paid promotional announcement. I simply love it. Monday, June 13, 2011 3:59:09 PM via TweetDeck

Good stuff from #Infobright. NDA Monday, June 13, 2011 3:33:30 PM via TweetDeck

Taking update briefing from #Infobright. Monday, June 13, 2011 3:08:44 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp What's Fella Gotta Do by Eels from Hombre Lobo JK--E's dad was Hugh Everett, key visionary physicist behind metaverse Monday, June 13, 2011 2:46:36 PM via TweetDeck

I'd like to see listening engine that helps rank socials on "dying vs. living" spectrum, as regards user influence 4 mkting/promo purposes Monday, June 13, 2011 2:35:54 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Holdin on to Black Metal by My Morning Jacket from Circuital JK--Luv this new one. Perfect James Bond theme Monday, June 13, 2011 12:28:10 PM via TweetDeck

RT @reinventyrself: "The journey is the reward." - Chinese Proverb #custpower JK--Sounds like experience optimization has ancient vintage! Monday, June 13, 2011 12:03:03 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower Experience a streaming thing. Can't really "optimize," any more than can optimize the mighty Mississippi. Just channel it well. Monday, June 13, 2011 12:00:34 PM via TweetDeck

#custpower By listening to your customers, you're empowering them. If you're optimizing their experience around engagement, they have clout Monday, June 13, 2011 11:58:16 AM via TweetDeck

#custpower Customer empowerment. Experience tuned to their needs gives customer knowledge that you care what they think. That's empowerment. Monday, June 13, 2011 11:56:06 AM via TweetDeck

Great @waband blog: "Add Voice Of The Customer And Social Metrics To Track CRM Success" ( Monday, June 13, 2011 11:52:36 AM via TweetDeck

@cmooreforrester #custpower #bpm Yes. Benchmark experience based on satisfaction scores, VoC, NPS, etc. per @waband Monday, June 13, 2011 11:52:03 AM via TweetDeck in reply to cmooreforrester

#custpower Experience in the synoptic timeview: past, present, future. The experience we hold in our memory shapes all that may come our way Monday, June 13, 2011 11:47:21 AM via TweetDeck

#custpower Experience in retrospect: what did we experience? Monday, June 13, 2011 11:46:21 AM via TweetDeck

#custpower Experience in the moment: what are we experiencing? Monday, June 13, 2011 11:46:07 AM via TweetDeck

#custpower Experience in the prospect: what do we expect to experience? Monday, June 13, 2011 11:45:55 AM via TweetDeck

#custpower Experience-based design. Remember that experience is optimized in prospect, in the moment, & in retrospect. It's a lived-in thing Monday, June 13, 2011 11:45:36 AM via TweetDeck

@dlogiudice #Forrester #custpower Iterations R everything in experience optimization. Nobody knows what they truly want the 1st time around Monday, June 13, 2011 11:43:48 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dlogiudice

@cmooreforrester #custpower Yes. Need dynamic case management with experience-based "journey" focus on case-flow design. Monday, June 13, 2011 11:42:02 AM via TweetDeck in reply to cmooreforrester

@cmooreforrester #custpower #bpm Right. Biz often doesn't fully understand the experience-killing piece of dogfood they're specifying. Monday, June 13, 2011 11:40:24 AM via TweetDeck in reply to cmooreforrester

@dlogiudice #custpower Yes, for sure. Customer experience is the resultant of every factor. Not an equation, really. It's human empathy. Monday, June 13, 2011 11:38:26 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dlogiudice

@dlogiudice #custpower Personas & customer-centricity: should tie experience-based design to role-specific decision/painpoint perspectives Monday, June 13, 2011 11:36:30 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dlogiudice

@cmooreforrester #custpower #bpm "Next best engagement" from my #CRM NxtBstAction rsch is an experience-based framework: value to customer Monday, June 13, 2011 11:34:12 AM via TweetDeck in reply to cmooreforrester

@cmooreforrester #custpower Customer experience can be tricky thing 2 engineer into #BPM. Can’t orchestrate happiness w/ pinpoint precision Monday, June 13, 2011 11:32:21 AM via TweetDeck in reply to cmooreforrester

Join now on #custpower for participate in #Forrester Customer Empowerment Jam for app developers but relevant to Biz Process pros 2 #bpm Monday, June 13, 2011 11:28:35 AM via TweetDeck

RT @cmooreforrester: need 2 measure customer exp 1)how useful r interactions? 2) how usable? 3) how enjoyable? #custpower Monday, June 13, 2011 11:15:22 AM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by @chriskanaracus of #IDG re #Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2 for #SAP Now Certified Monday, June 13, 2011 10:42:17 AM via TweetDeck

#MuSigma founder & CEO Dhiraj Rajaram "Data doubling every 18 months." JK--That's what I'm seeing too. Moore-ish Law for Big Data? Monday, June 13, 2011 10:12:16 AM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from #MuSigma , a professional services firm in predictive analytics & #BI Monday, June 13, 2011 10:08:05 AM via TweetDeck

Good. All my computers' clocks are synchronized and on the right time. The right time is my phone. Verizon Wireless is my true-time server Monday, June 13, 2011 9:59:01 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp You'll Improve Me by Junior Boys from It's All True JK--New one from light electronica chill dance groovers. Monday, June 13, 2011 9:47:08 AM via TweetDeck

Caught up completely. By that I mean, I've printed out lotsa stuff & have caught up on critical task of piling it all neatly 4 future action Monday, June 13, 2011 9:44:25 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp A Forest by The Cure from the album Seventeen Seconds JK--One of the best tension grooves ever. A nail-biter. Monday, June 13, 2011 8:37:26 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Black Shoe by The Moondoggies from Don't Be a Stranger JK--Sounds like classic Dead. Monday, June 13, 2011 8:19:38 AM via TweetDeck

Fads fade. Buzzwords are fads. They fade because we all get tired of saying the same stupid things over and over. Monday, June 13, 2011 8:14:42 AM via TweetDeck

"Is All Mobile Technology in the Car Dangerous?" ( JK--Cars R dangerous. Driving is complex task. Distraction = risk Monday, June 13, 2011 8:10:01 AM via TweetDeck

Egidia & I did something yesterday we'd never done before. Left yoga class mid-way through. Both just tired. No need 2 torture. Humid Sunday Monday, June 13, 2011 8:07:09 AM via TweetDeck

One of the good things about email tech newsletters. Quick review of headlines from my week overseas is easier than slogging thru tweets. Monday, June 13, 2011 8:05:44 AM via TweetDeck

Love the chill of the June lo-humidity morning. Monday, June 13, 2011 8:02:19 AM via TweetDeck

"FCC report on media warns of decline in quality local news" ( JK--Disturbing trend. Local papers R cityhall watchdogs Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:25:43 PM via TweetDeck

"PayPal chief ...wants POS payments" ( JK--Should B able 2 use payment scheme in all channels. Stores are social venues Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:24:02 PM via TweetDeck

"White House to announce IT-powered smart grid on Monday" ( JK--Why is US CIO Vivek Kundra not there? Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:19:57 PM via TweetDeck

Futzing around with social profile photos again. Trying to find one that jumps out. That means contrast-y. Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:13:21 PM via TweetDeck

Social is a discovery machine. I become aware of more new stuff through various social channels than through any other single method. Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:02:38 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to a playback of 2-week-old "Swingin' Doors" show on #KEXP. Don Slack plays the best country-western: contemporary & classic. Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:43:59 PM via TweetDeck

Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957). Freud-warped fool believed orgasm was cosmic force & humanity's chief aspiration. Nonsense. The trailing calm is. Sunday, June 12, 2011 10:02:34 AM via txt

BD & Leo. Doonesbury characters with life-altering injuries. Have prepared us emotionally to embrace Rep Giffords back into our body politic Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:50:39 AM via txt

Social graph analysis. It's all about visualizing relationships in fully connected contexts. When we see our own graphs, it's eye-opening. Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:41:20 AM via txt

Social graph analysis. Forgot to mention this as set of requirements that Apache #Hadoop hasn't addressed fully. Needs pluggable graph DB Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:37:37 AM via txt

Watching Michael Buble video for "Hollywood." Incredibly catchy tune. I sing it silently while working out. Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:30:58 AM via txt

Social Security & Medicare. Resigned to need for wrenching changes. Just retirement programs whose value can vanish like 401k. We all hedge. Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:27:32 AM via txt

Right. As soon as I invent a time machine and a Big Data ubercloud to store 52+ years of 24x7 multimedia streaming lived experience. Sunday, June 12, 2011 9:17:27 AM via txt

Growing older requires that you curate your growing collection of memories. Many treasures, much trash. Fewer & fewer that are truly new 2 U Sunday, June 12, 2011 8:58:06 AM via txt

BTW, that last tweet is the context for "Continuum," the sleep-deprived triple-haiku I wrote a week ago on the plane to Barcelona. Sunday, June 12, 2011 8:53:33 AM via txt

Parallel universes. You can think of the one we inhabit as "bright" (ie, observable), others as "dark," until feasible tests show otherwise Sunday, June 12, 2011 8:51:17 AM via txt

Science: build & test interpretive frameworks thru controlled observation. Metaverse stuff untestable? Science? Or mathematical metaphysics? Sunday, June 12, 2011 8:27:24 AM via TweetDeck

Metaverse. The infinity we inhabit is just one of an infinity of infinities. My head hurts. Sunday, June 12, 2011 8:24:56 AM via TweetDeck

"Living With The Toys Of Generation Y In The Workplace" ( JK--That's my children's generation. Those are our toys too Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:57:30 AM via TweetDeck

I immediately delete any commercial email that begins with "We need your help." I'd prefer they help me by staying out of my inbox. Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:55:37 AM via TweetDeck

I'd like to see Hollywood make another Batman movie, but campy, in the Adam West TV style. I'm sick of superheroes & superhero parodies. Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:45:55 AM via TweetDeck

Concepts of "TV" & "channels" are obsolete. I love YouTube paradigm of mash up everything via "subscriptions," "recommendations" & "trends." Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:35:30 AM via TweetDeck

Cabaret Voltaire "Nag Nag Nag" ( JK--Great late 70s UK noise group. Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:29:49 AM via TweetDeck

#Hadoop blogseries: Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:23:09 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Golden Lady by Stevie Wonder from Innervisions JK--Awesome album. I have vinyl. Been procrastinating on getting CD Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:15:47 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to She & Him "Thieves" from "Vol. 2." Zooey Deschanel hits a gorgeously deep purple vein of heartbreak. Patsy Cline would envy. Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:10:31 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Sly & The Family Stone "Everybody is a Star" from their greatest. Love how they handoff the lead vocal line by line. Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:07:39 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Simon & Garfunkel "America" from their greatest. Awesome lovesong lyric: "Let us be lovers we'll marry our fortunes together." Sunday, June 12, 2011 7:04:23 AM via TweetDeck

Listening to Rolling Stones "Think" from "Aftermath." Love how Keith plinks his guitar behind Mick singing "tell me whose fault can that be" Sunday, June 12, 2011 6:49:52 AM via TweetDeck

None of the metrics of influence in Twitter etc measures the extent to which someone generates substantially original tweets. Sunday, June 12, 2011 6:14:34 AM via TweetDeck

Junior Boys. I love this Canadian electropop chillgroove duo but have never found any of their LPs in the stores. Why not? Saturday, June 11, 2011 11:14:37 PM via txt

Relistening to The Who's "Tommy" LP in its entirety. Still recall hearing the vinyl the first time my bro Tommy played it in our room in '69 Saturday, June 11, 2011 10:47:35 PM via txt

Look forward to seeing Scorsese's documentary on life of George Harrison. Quiet & funny, sharp & spiritual, great songwriter. And a Beatle. Saturday, June 11, 2011 10:10:20 PM via txt

She hires similarly uninformed staff. Gov Palin in Jan 07 was urged to meet "some guy named Obama" in WashDC. "Some guy" was US Senator. Saturday, June 11, 2011 8:29:33 PM via txt

US immigration official checking passports yesterday in Philly was named Gilligan. I chose not to quip about Ginger & Mary Ann. Saturday, June 11, 2011 3:57:44 PM via txt

Republican 2012 presidential field so wide open I expect Nixon's zombie to come into it and take the Iowa caucus. Saturday, June 11, 2011 3:42:14 PM via txt

Was a good week. Back in Virginia's pre-summer swelter. Contemplating inside the protective cocoon of processed air. Nature is overrated. Saturday, June 11, 2011 3:26:16 PM via txt

Video for Pentangle - Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (1968) ( JK--Note to self: buy a CD from this group ASAP Saturday, June 11, 2011 10:45:54 AM via TweetDeck