Sunday, January 30, 2011

Stuff I read while camped in the Ritz lobby January 24-28 2011

Social Network Frenzy Signals Another Tech Bubble

With Cloud, What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

Open Data Center Alliance

Mom and Dad Are Sexting

Social media analytics software going through growing pains

Future of Flight: NASA's Vision for 2025 and Beyond

Google Hotpot as a Social Network Needs Time to Cook

Twitter, Facebook Users Join More Groups in Real Life

Internap Cloud Storage Runs on OpenStack Platform

Capitalize on the Full Promise of the Information Supply Chain

Do BI and Analytics Belong Together?

HP, Microsoft Share Strengths in BI, Cloud Offerings

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's gutsy moves deserve credit

After Groupon bid, Google pursues coupon service

Schmidt to Step Aside as Google CEO, Page Taking Over

5 Plausible Reasons Eric Schmidt Resigned The Wal-Mart of Android Apps?

Google Responds to Gripes About its Search Results

Facebook raises $1.5 billion, puts value at $50 billion

Tanks of the Future Could Be Invisible

Power Shifts Atop Google

IBM's Q4 2010 Profits Driven by Hardware, Software, Growth Markets

Verizon To Continue Rapid Cloud Ramp

Microsoft Steps Up Competition With Dynamics CRM 2011

HP Shuffles Board, Adds Meg Whitman

Will Google CEO shift undermine enterprise efforts?

HP spotlights Microsoft appliance partnership as hopes dim for Neoview

Attensity Analyze 5.5 Release Provides Large-Scale Data Grid Offering for Voice of the Customer Analytics

Mapping Profanity on Twitter

Use BI tools to analyze green programs, study says

Around the World: How Quora could help your business

Self-service BI catches on

Oracle will confine Java to enterprise, Forrester says

Tibco takes on Salesforce, Socialtext with Tibbr platform

Tibco Joins Growing Ranks Of Social Networking App Vendors

The Industrial Engineering of Business Service Factories

App Success May Signal the End of Internet Innovation

IBM's Watson Challenge No Gimmick

Feds Get E for Effort with Open Source

Software as a Service (SaaS); A growing Trend in Data Management

Google, content farms and one slippery slope

HP officially lays Neoview to rest

HP chief to reveal strategy on March 14

Cloud computing and the Jevons Paradox

Microsoft's cloud strategy comes into focus

Oracle makes a fresh run at SharePoint

MicroStrategy ramps up its BI strategy for iPad, iPhone

EMC profit, revenue soar on storage and VMware

Amazon Puts Bulk E-Mail In The Cloud With Amazon SES


Columnar database software, other technologies aim to speed analytics

Content specialist dumps MySQL for InfiniDB columnar database

Microsoft, HP Launch Converged Appliances

Microsoft WebMatrix is a mixed bag

HP to launch enterprise cloud service

Father of Internet, Vint Cerf, Calls Schmidt's Departure From
Google 'Fortuitous'

MicroStrategy Announces Upcoming New Products and Major Technology Enhancements at Annual User Conference in Las Vegas

Qwiki Launches Multimedia Search Engine

Making E-Mail Sexy Again

Jaspersoft Announces Industry's First and Only Native Reporting Offering for Any Big Data System

The Collaborative Culture of Data Governance

How IBM's Watson Churns Analytics

HP Takes On Amazon With Enterprise Cloud Services

Inside Watson, IBM's Jeopardy Computer

Tibco Launches Social Computing For The Enterprise

Amazon to Sell Bulk Email Service

Hot and Fresh at Starbucks

Business Intel Meets Social Media

E-Mail Revived by Social Media

Google buys SayNow social voice platform

Twitter launches Connections feature

Facebook phone to debut next month, report says

Microsoft Dynamics' Slick Strategem


Global CIO: IBM Zings Oracle And HP Over Limited Vision

Future of Java 'Constrained by Oracle's Business Model,' Analysts Say

The Oracle scorecard: One year after Sun

Brian Gentile, CEO of Jaspersoft On The Open Network

Identity and Networking

Forrester's 2011 security strategy recommendations

10 Things You Can Track in Real Time With Google Maps

HP and Microsoft Roll Out Appliances

IBM Sees Cloud Adoption Soar With New Clients, Partnerships


Twitter launches Connections feature

Who's Responsible for Analytics?

Data Warehouse Realities: How to Address the Limitations and Challenges

Seven Deadly Sins of Contemporary Quantitative Analysis – a Translation

How I Use Visualization to Drive Creativity

The Independent Web

The Evolution of Business Intelligence

Demystifying SOA

Google-Backed 'Super Wi-Fi' Plan Gets FCC Approval

Global CIO: SAP Transformed: From Stuffy ERP To Real-Time iPad Analytics

So, what is data virtualisation?

Does M2M need to make new friends?

Report: Hulu to Recast Itself as Online Cable Provider

10 Myths of MDM

Global CIO: Larry Ellison Will Need A Time Machine To Catch Us, Says IBM

Communications Severed in Egypt

The Internet goes dark in Egypt

Has Larry Page doomed Google?

Google: Push toward Super WiFi continues

Egypt's Internet block aims at social media

With wired Internet locked, Egypt looks to the sky

Aweekstweets January 23-30 2011: the week of winters south and north

My fave time of week: Sunday morning calm. 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RIP Charlie Callas. Comic worked so many facial and behavioral tics that he gave distinct impression of Tourette's sufferer. 13 minutes ago via TweetDeck

RIP David Frye. Stand-up made a wickedly demonic Nixon impersonation his calling card in the heyday of Tricky Dick. 14 minutes ago via TweetDeck

DJ Michele Myers of #kexp always spins the most romantic mix of indie, soul, and other styles on her weekend shows. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Soul Food by Martina Topley-Bird from Anything JK--My vote for sexiest song of past decade. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Woman Sues Diddy for a Modest $1 Trillion" ( JK--Did he? Say he didn't! She sez Diddy sexed her & caused 9/11. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Fire in Cairo by The Cure from Three Imaginary Boys JK--Comment on current events? No. Classic Cure. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist: Gone Daddy Gone by Violent Femmes from Violent Femmes JK--Can't decide which I love better: this or Gnarls Barkley cover. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Son of a Preacher Man by Dusty Springfield from Dusty in Memphis JK--Probably most frequently played tune on my Zune about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

Amazing! This phenomenon called "winter" keeps coming on a more or less annual frequency. Never misses. Surprised no one else has noticed. about 16 hours ago via txt

"For the sake of argument, let's assume that..." When somebody begins an argument with that line, let's assume they totally disagree with U. about 17 hours ago via txt

I realized that when Obama was clearly on the road to victory in 2008. about 17 hours ago via txt

Just realized Abraham Lincoln was my current age when he became president of the United States. Glad he was up to the challenge. about 17 hours ago via txt

Panera. It has become preferred pitchstop 4 salespeople targeting consumers w/ complicated propositions. Financial advisor one table over. about 17 hours ago via txt

As an amateur poet, I like tintinabulation & assonance. Partly for their sonic texture, but mostly for the fact that those words sound dirty about 20 hours ago via txt

Charlie Sheen in "rehab." That's only half-solution. Wont believe he's on the road till signs up 4 oft-neglected "ilitation" part of program about 20 hours ago via txt

Thinking ahead 2 #EDW agility webnr I'll do w/ #Teradata & #Kalido on Thurs. Pay attention 2 my architectral discussion of analytics virt'zn about 20 hours ago via txt

Jackie Gleason brilliantly substituted gestures 4 words. On "Honymunrs," could get bang-zoom laughs miming fist to Alice kisser. "Wanna go?" about 20 hours ago via txt

Responded 2 reporter email yesterday re best practces using predictve analytics in direct mktg. Boost OB response & IB mktg lift w/NxtBstOfr about 20 hours ago via txt

Watching CNN coverage of Egypt crisis muted. Very gripping sequence of images. Tells story of just how acute the crisis in fact is. about 21 hours ago via txt

Egypt. Saudi regime is obviously very vulnerable. If Saudi Arabia becomes safe haven for all deposed Muslim dictators, popular revolt awaits about 21 hours ago via txt

With the across-the-board healthy financials of publicly traded analytics vendors, they have cash for major acquisitions. Bracing for news. about 21 hours ago via txt

Have seen diminishing mentions of "NoSQL," but growing innovation in alternative db architectures. People realizing uber-label adds no value about 21 hours ago via txt

Wondering whether Mubarak plans to mummify & inter self in some sort of futuristic virtual pyramid. about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @TheOnion "Obama: Aside From All The Weirdos And Freaks Around Here, The State Of The Union Is Strong" ( about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

Interesting to thumb backward in time thru my tweets and relive the memory of exactly where I was & what was doing when tweeted each. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Rahm Emanuel back in the Chicago mayoral running. Let's see whether Obama coattails still stretch back to hometown. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

"YouTube Buys Fflick 4 Social-Sentiment Analysis in Videos" ( JK--Should use to rate & pay amateur video by popularity about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

Cut Internet access punitively, and you force people to physically congregate to get the news--and to make it! about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @fcohen: @madgreek65 "SOA is like Hiphop" JK--Bit outadate. Bit too much wrapping & mashing & boasting & handwaving & trash techtalk. Friday, January 28, 2011 6:38:10 PM via web

"With wired Internet locked, Egypt looks to the sky" ( JK--Mubarak planning to drop ancient pyramid of silence. Friday, January 28, 2011 6:37:42 PM via web

RT @wired: Internet 'Kill Switch' Legislation Back in Play - (via @dmkravets) JK--We're outsourcing that to Egypt. Friday, January 28, 2011 6:17:59 PM via TweetDeck

jasonkobi Walk like an Egyptian Friday, January 28, 2011 6:10:06 PM via txt Retweeted by you

YOW-zuh! Computer glitch resolved, we're being processed through US immigration/customs. Now just cooling inside terminal. Friday, January 28, 2011 6:14:53 PM via TweetDeck

Predictive analytics in national governance. If I deny my people their life-sustaining connectivity, what's the next-best action? Me flee? Friday, January 28, 2011 6:12:59 PM via TweetDeck

Egypt cuts its people off from Internet cellular etc to keep them from revolting, virtually guaranteeing formation of massive angry crowds. Friday, January 28, 2011 6:06:48 PM via TweetDeck

Some sort of US immigration/customs computer glitch has us in limbo at Ottawa airport. Friday, January 28, 2011 5:53:30 PM via TweetDeck

Fellow #Forrester analyst Derek Miers clued me to ( SNA to predict human workflow process exceptions Friday, January 28, 2011 3:30:13 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Montreal's Arcade Fire "Suburban War" from "The Suburbs." Actually, Regine's from Haiti original and Win from Texas. Friday, January 28, 2011 3:25:26 PM via TweetDeck

Don Richard of #Coradix & #TDWI Ottawa-Gatineau asked if the cap I'm wearing in this photo is a toque. I'm not sure. It is warm & comfy, tho Friday, January 28, 2011 3:01:17 PM via TweetDeck

Wanna thank buds in #TDWI Ottawa-Gatineau chapter 4 cool conversations & warm Canada maple-leaf mittens. Fellow North Americans: I salute U! Friday, January 28, 2011 2:59:14 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Ottawa expatriate Alanis Morissette "All I Really Want" from "Jagged Little Pill." Do schools here slap w/ splintered rulers? Friday, January 28, 2011 2:56:31 PM via TweetDeck

"Ochocinco Planning 2 Change Last Name Back 2 Johnson" ( JK--Darn. I predicted he'd stay with sequence: "Nueveseis." Friday, January 28, 2011 1:19:24 PM via TweetDeck

Rideau Hall and grounds sure do look pretty in snow. Quiet. Not too many tourists in late January. Friday, January 28, 2011 1:14:51 PM via TweetDeck

@SethGrimes #BBBT #mashup Thanks Seth. Yes, perhaps on the side at Steamboat in early March. Not on the slopes, though. Friday, January 28, 2011 1:13:53 PM via TweetDeck in reply to SethGrimes

Big shout-out to Denny's in South Keys Shopping Centre in Ottawa for their awesome free wi-fi and delicious eats. Truly a grandslam place! Friday, January 28, 2011 1:10:28 PM via TweetDeck

"Google-Backed 'Super Wi-Fi' Plan Gets FCC Approval" ( JK--To supersize your Internet addiction. Friday, January 28, 2011 10:49:45 AM via TweetDeck

"Seven Ways to Stay Sane Around Technology" ( JK--Way #1: Don't make IT your career. Friday, January 28, 2011 10:43:53 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Waterfall by The Fresh & Onlys from Play It Strange JK--I agree with Troy. This is one of last year's best. Friday, January 28, 2011 10:31:20 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Ban Marriage by The Hidden Cameras from The Smell of Our Own JK--Canadian group has definitive gay-marriage anthem Friday, January 28, 2011 10:21:12 AM via TweetDeck

25th anniversary today of the Challenger space shuttle disaster. I recall watching it on somebody's office TV at North American Telecom Assn Friday, January 28, 2011 9:43:03 AM via TweetDeck

I cannot believe I lost a glove while walking the streets of Ottawa last night. Perhaps I'm futzing with my Zune too much. Friday, January 28, 2011 9:41:47 AM via TweetDeck

Developing preso for webinar, "Delivering Flexibility in DW" Thurs Feb 3, 12-1 EST w/ #Teradata #Kalido. Register: Friday, January 28, 2011 9:36:17 AM via TweetDeck

What are the odds? Someone in my Ottawa audience, Jason Simmons, knows 2 of our longtime friends, Teresa Spataro & Bill Ellis, back in NoVa Thursday, January 27, 2011 8:51:01 PM via TweetDeck

Ottawa and its Beavertails. They're good, but gooey. I'm a slob, in a business suit. Do I dare? Thursday, January 27, 2011 8:46:50 PM via TweetDeck

#TDWI Ottawa-Gatineau preso went well. Great people, many federal employees or contractors. Excellent discussions. Thursday, January 27, 2011 8:40:15 PM via TweetDeck

@don_r_coradix I'll try not to disappoint. Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:05:42 PM via TweetDeck in reply to don_r_coradix

"Tech of Gods: Intelligence Automatd: Genius Switch For Super Intelligence Inventd" ( JK--What genius thought of that? Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:37:49 PM via TweetDeck

Speaking to #TDWI Ottawa-Gatineau chapter this evening on DW, BI, and analytics trends. 80+ attendees expected. Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:34:38 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Chambers Brothers "Time Has Come Today." Actually, right this very moment. C'mon Air Canada. BOARD! Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:48:26 AM via txt

Being an analyst involves carrying heavy baggage hither & yon. Physical & conceptual. Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:43:22 AM via txt

Listening to summer-themed songs by Lesley Gore and Chad & Jeremy. Fun fact: All guest-starred on Batman TV series. The Brits as themselves. Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:39:27 AM via txt

Some Toronto dude just called Ottawa the "armpit of Canada." I beg to differ. Ottawa-Gatineau is a very nice place. Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:33:46 AM via txt

The fact that "urb" is the root of "suburb" should clue you to core fact: these communities are cities within larger urban areas. Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:10:48 AM via txt

It sure is. You don't need multistory buildings and symphony orchestras to constitute a city. Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:04:10 AM via txt

A suburb is a city. Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:02:14 AM via txt

There's a city in Canada called Kanata. Do we have a city in USA called Uza? Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:58:44 AM via txt

Got home in one piece at 1am. Had to shovel the driveway. Got a good 3 hours or so or sleep. Now off to the airport. And Ottawa. Thursday, January 27, 2011 6:22:45 AM via TweetDeck

@evidentsoftware #JustForFun I have half a mind to skew the Twitter profanity map to Tysons Corner VA at this moment, but I'm of full mind. Thursday, January 27, 2011 12:17:16 AM via TweetDeck in reply to evidentsoftware

"2011: The Year of the Analytics Platform – Part I" ( JK--Good detailed blog from @targyros of #asterdata Wednesday, January 26, 2011 11:10:23 PM via TweetDeck

@jackmackenroth That is a wonderful capitalization corollary to "Eats Shoots & Leaves." Twitters must absolute check what I'm responding to. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:38:56 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jackmackenroth

Listening to Raveonettes "Break Up Girls!" from "In & Out of Control." Duo has rhythmic agility of Olympic gymnasts on uneven bars. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:32:44 PM via TweetDeck

I know for all intents & purposes to the people around me in the Ritz lobby that I appear to be workaholic freak. Sorta like me at airports Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:30:06 PM via TweetDeck

@briantimoney Gasp! Spreadsheet illiteracy! That was also warning sign in the decline & fall of the Roman Empire. That + difficult numerals. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:22:43 PM via TweetDeck in reply to briantimoney

A lady also camped in the Ritz lobby complimented me on my one-legged plank (in biz suit) to plug laptop into hidden wall outlet. PowerFlex! Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:08:01 PM via TweetDeck

@passion4process Yes, yes, and so my wife reminds me too. Trying to see if can sleep in business suit without rumpling it or my disposition. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:02:28 PM via TweetDeck in reply to passion4process

Listening to Bob Dylan "Tombstone Blues" from "Highway 61 Revisited." One of his funniest rockingest. "The sun's not yellow, it's chicken!" Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:00:49 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to YMG "Ode to Booker T" from ext "Colossal Youth" CD. Only track never previously released. Opaque lyric, like most of theirs. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:24:56 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Young Marble Giants "Radio Silents" from extended "Colossal Youth" CD. "Be polite tonight. You know a smile when you see one" Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:18:19 PM via TweetDeck

Still stuck in plush surrounding in the Ritz Tysons lobby. No room at the inn. My home not far as the crow flies. Thinking of renting a crow Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:15:49 PM via TweetDeck

Finished review & minor corrections to my near-publication draft of #Forrester #EDW Wave update. Breathing tentative sigh of relief. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:14:44 PM via TweetDeck

3d-eyeing James Staten's forthcoming #Forrester report "2011 Top Ten IaaS Cloud Predictions For I&O Leaders." We have awesome cloud experts! Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:13:31 PM via TweetDeck

Wherein Jim has the time to regale y'all with his 30+ year infatuation with all things YMG. Hey, I got me my credit in the straight world! Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:11:44 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Young Marble Giants "This Way" from "Colossal Youth" extndd Crepuscule '94 release. Mislabeled as "Clicktalk." I have the vinyl Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:10:01 PM via TweetDeck

People often ask me about my race. As you all know, I'm Asian. I'm a Cauc-Asian. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:58:31 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Young Marble Giants "The Man Amplifier" from "Colossal Youth." Feels like Kraftwerk composed for the hurdy-gurdy. Stu's organ! Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:50:40 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Young Marble Giants "Eating Noddemix" from "Colossal Youth" (1980). Whatever it is, sounds like the potion I need right now. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:38:04 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Junip "Rope & Summit" from "Fields." I need a pair of cross-country skis right now. Cross-Beltway skis plus a jet pack. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:42:26 PM via TweetDeck

Check out my #Forrester definition of "next best offer" in the 2nd graf of this blog from a year ago: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 6:51:29 PM via TweetDeck

@wgroth2 #loglogic Let's set it up. Would love to engage with you. Also, you need to connect with #Forrester SIEM analyst John Kindervag Wednesday, January 26, 2011 6:37:10 PM via TweetDeck in reply to wgroth2

@mschafer Great meeting U too "Security PR Chick - Merritt Group" (your own profile description), from a fellow former Current Analysis dude Wednesday, January 26, 2011 6:36:07 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mschafer

Camped in lobby of Ritz Tysons Corner, listening to Ben Gibbard & Feist's gorgeous "Train Song" from 2008's "Dark Was The Night" compilation Wednesday, January 26, 2011 6:33:23 PM via TweetDeck

Snowstorm traffic jam tweets. Plenty of time 4 listen 2 NPR podcasts. T. Gross interview physcist re parallel universes. This one pure white Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:47:02 PM via txt

Snowstorm traffic jam tweets. Plenty of standingstill vehicular time to make up for today's tweetdearth. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:23:06 PM via txt

Snowstorm traffic jam tweets. Discussed my 2011 research agenda far too many times today. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:17:15 PM via txt

Snowstorm traffic jam tweets. Met wit SenSage in Reston today. Strong prospects focused on SIEM apps of event DW. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 4:14:34 PM via txt

Will still be in Ottawa tomorrow to speak at TDWI...if they plow DCA overnight....let's see Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:47:54 PM via TweetDeck

Mark Brunelli of interviewed me on top predictions for 2011. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:38:02 PM via TweetDeck

#Experian Decision Analytics has a sophisticated constraint-based optimization & strategy map capab for multichannel CRM & next best offer Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:41:39 AM via TweetDeck

Snow & sleet falling in DC area. Totally looking forward to driving clogged roads throughout the day with tight scheduling connections. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:18:26 AM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing & demo from #Experian Decision Analytics on Marketswitch & Strategy Tree Optimization Wednesday, January 26, 2011 9:04:06 AM via TweetDeck

"Father of Internet Vint Cerf Calls Schmidt's Departure From Google 'Fortuitous'" ( JK--Politespeak 4 "good riddance"? Tuesday, January 25, 2011 11:02:03 PM via TweetDeck

"Cloud computing & Jevons Paradox" ( JK--Not 2 B confused with the Jeeves paradox: if U ask the price, U cant afford Tuesday, January 25, 2011 10:37:26 PM via TweetDeck

Does any member of congress become automatically ineligible to run for mayor in their hometown when they start working primarily out of DC? Tuesday, January 25, 2011 5:13:34 PM via txt

Casualty is that causality falls to correlation as U deepen interdependent relations with those who plumb those among dependent & indeps Tuesday, January 25, 2011 5:07:53 PM via txt

Modeling, modelers, & models. Spend any time with them and your head will be swimming in variables variables variables variables variables Tuesday, January 25, 2011 5:01:35 PM via txt

One of my discussions focused on modeling productivity, the other on modeling scalability. Speeding experts vs. speeding infrastructure. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 4:56:40 PM via txt

Spoke with economists this morning, both involved in advanced analytics. One a software vendor, the other a government user. Models rule. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 4:53:08 PM via txt

Hey #EDW vendors, let the #HP Neoview saga be instructive. If U continue failing to provide ref customers to analysts, that sends bad signal Tuesday, January 25, 2011 8:34:48 AM via TweetDeck

"HP chief to reveal strategy on March 14" ( JK--Summit just for journalists? Hope they brief the analyst community too. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 8:30:54 AM via TweetDeck

"Google, content farms & one slippery slope" ( JK--Zap lo-qual content from search results? Ya mean, like tweets? No! Tuesday, January 25, 2011 8:25:24 AM via TweetDeck

"The Industrial Engineering of Business Service Factories" ( JK--See how you feel when those services unionize. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 8:19:23 AM via TweetDeck

"Mapping Profanity on Twitter" ( JK--Salt Lake City. Cleaner than a mosquito's tweeter. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 8:11:23 AM via TweetDeck

"App Success May Signal End of Internet Innovation" ( JK--Undecided whether this headline prophetic or merely moronic. Monday, January 24, 2011 10:43:29 PM via TweetDeck

My fave modern story-song: See Me River "Ed Jackson": taut newswirish drama set up by opening line "10-27-08 639am" ( Monday, January 24, 2011 10:29:08 PM via TweetDeck

So glad I got this fan-cooling platform for my new home laptop. I can actually keep it comfortably on my actual lap for extended periods. Monday, January 24, 2011 10:08:49 PM via TweetDeck

"Self-service BI catches on" ( JK--Don't recall speaking w/ Elisabeth Horwitt. But IDG has many reporters. They team. Monday, January 24, 2011 10:06:13 PM via TweetDeck

Sitting here finding another recent quote, cite, or excerpt of me. Compiling the mentions into a mention mulch. I'm such a mensch. Monday, January 24, 2011 10:05:00 PM via TweetDeck

I like how the GOP has named the healthcare insurance reform to nail it more tightly to Obama's legacy. Thanks folks! Monday, January 24, 2011 9:33:47 PM via TweetDeck

Iraq War and our involvement. Can you name a song associated with it? For me it's Broadcast's "America's Boy" ( Monday, January 24, 2011 9:27:46 PM via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 No way! See this story: "HP spotlights Microsoft appliance partnership as hopes dim for Neoview" ( Monday, January 24, 2011 9:13:46 PM via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

Oh, right, it will increase cost, impoverish us all, & kill jobs. Same argument the auto companies used to oppose every safety & enviro reg Monday, January 24, 2011 6:45:55 PM via txt

Considering that the US is a major agricultural exporter, I'd say we're the hub of that wheel. Monday, January 24, 2011 6:42:19 PM via txt

Doesn't mean they didn't love or respect their dad any less. It just means they were a normal, fractious clan, like many, such as mine. Monday, January 24, 2011 6:35:39 PM via txt

Patti & Ron Reagan. Ever notice that Gipper's younger, biological offspring more liberal than older, adopted? Suspect P&R knew him better. Monday, January 24, 2011 6:31:37 PM via txt

The new foodsource traceability law in US will create the biggest baddest most federated public product info mgt #MDM database anywhere. Monday, January 24, 2011 6:21:10 PM via txt

Nightdreams. God gave them to us to remind us how totally nondreamlike all our dayschemes really & truly are. Monday, January 24, 2011 6:15:15 PM via txt

The afterwork hours at my leisure. When I recollect and refocus the blur thru which I've been plunging headlong all day. Pluck out the real Monday, January 24, 2011 6:10:41 PM via txt

Food source analytics. New US law will let us all trace all ingredients in all supermarket food items back thru every processing step. Monday, January 24, 2011 6:08:33 PM via txt

Doing more with less.....sleep. Monday, January 24, 2011 4:58:09 PM via TweetDeck

Catch me Feb 3, 12-1pm (EST) on webinar withi #Teradata #Kalido re "Delivering Flexibility in Data Warehousing" ( Monday, January 24, 2011 4:56:29 PM via TweetDeck

"HP officially axes the Neoview data warehouse platform" ( JK--Took it off artificial life support. Monday, January 24, 2011 2:55:34 PM via TweetDeck

@BPatNetApp #rockstar Flattered. The reference is an obvious allusion to the amount of feedback I give, like that other Jimi. Monday, January 24, 2011 2:16:41 PM via TweetDeck in reply to BPatNetApp

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Calamity Song by The Decemberists from The King Is Dead JK--REM echo? Peter Buck plays guitar on this. Great one. Monday, January 24, 2011 11:51:50 AM via TweetDeck

RT @cloudEq: DNS is Like Your Mom JK--Really? Don't tell me it stands for "Dedicated Nagging Service." Monday, January 24, 2011 9:41:31 AM via TweetDeck

About Schmidt: Did young'uns put older Eric out to pasture now that they have the experience to run the place well? ( Monday, January 24, 2011 9:34:39 AM via TweetDeck

Winter is summer's reverse image. Summer: "It's not the heat, it's the humidity." Winter: "It's not the cold, it's the aridity." Monday, January 24, 2011 9:29:06 AM via TweetDeck

"Social media analytics going thru growng pains" ( JK--Sentiment analysis? No settled sentiment on soc media usefulness Monday, January 24, 2011 9:25:00 AM via TweetDeck

"Social Net Frenzy Signals Another Tech Bubble" ( JK--Ya think? It's not as if evrybody slapping "social" on everything Monday, January 24, 2011 9:04:00 AM via TweetDeck

RIP Jack LaLanne. True American pioneer, both on the exercise & healthy eating sides of fitness equation. Hated exercise. Loved results. Monday, January 24, 2011 8:18:16 AM via TweetDeck

"The perils of ad hominem arguments" ( JK--Only total freakin losers go the ad hominem route, ya hockey puck! Monday, January 24, 2011 8:16:43 AM via TweetDeck

Anybody who think Twitter is crack for ADD people has got it bass-ackwards. Those who colonize this adept at concentrating thru noise. Monday, January 24, 2011 7:56:23 AM via TweetDeck

Days start the same. Trying to configure contiguous blocks of concentration from disconnected blocks of time. Monday, January 24, 2011 7:55:24 AM via TweetDeck

Getting ripped? No thanks, Maxim. I prefer girly exercise called yoga. Stretches & strengthens muscle fiber. Ripping = damage = weakness. Sunday, January 23, 2011 8:05:25 PM via txt

Listening 2 Buddy Holly's superb cover of Chuck Berry "Brown-Eyed Handsome Man" on PA at Rite-Aid. Lubbock dude would've been mega 60s star Sunday, January 23, 2011 7:49:38 PM via txt

With she & her older brother living away from home, it's both a relief 2 know they can take care of selves & good 2 know they need us still Sunday, January 23, 2011 7:26:25 PM via txt

Listening to Eddie Money "Two Tickets to Paradise" on car radio. Can't help but smile remembering how Homer Simpson sang it. Sunday, January 23, 2011 7:04:35 PM via txt

Delivering Sonya & her stuff back to her GMU dorm room after long holiday break. Miss her already, and I'm still parked out front. Sunday, January 23, 2011 7:02:06 PM via txt

Keith Olbermann. I never watched him. Not even once. And I'm a liberal. But I don't need cable-TV commentary on politics. It's all hot air. Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:18:54 PM via TweetDeck

@rmcilree Milton WI. When I got ticket-outa-there job offer that started my actual career, I rejoiced. Wisconsin was my dad's home. Not mine Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:16:55 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rmcilree

@rmcilree Milton, Wisconsin. It's interesting how quickly a smalltown associate editor fresh out of Madison angers town's conservatives. Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:13:22 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rmcilree

@rmcilree MIlton in '84-'85 lost a highschool teacher in a plane crash out-of-state. Got feds to give them library from defunct college. Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:12:13 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rmcilree

@rmcilree Milton in '84-'85 had interesting local story of possible mob connection at the pizzeria down the street. Pizza guy unpleasant. Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:10:54 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rmcilree

@rmcilree Milton has that interesting/odd bipolar two-main-street configuration. I lived on Janesville side mainstreet, worked on other side Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:09:26 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rmcilree

@rmcilree Milton College closed the year before I worked at the Courier. Town was in a deep funk. Plenty of cheap vacant apartment space. Sunday, January 23, 2011 5:08:00 PM via TweetDeck in reply to rmcilree

"Do BI and Analytics Belong Together?" ( JK--In the same vein, do rectangles & quadrilaterals belong together? Sunday, January 23, 2011 4:59:54 PM via TweetDeck

Yoga teacher was bit off & distracted this morn. It's sessions like that where U tell yrself not 2 follow all instructions. Be yr own leader Sunday, January 23, 2011 4:52:47 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to Dandy Warhols "Plan A" from "Capitol Years: '95-07" "All of us, all of us, sing about it, All of us, all of us, sing about it!" Sunday, January 23, 2011 4:44:40 PM via TweetDeck

"Mom and Dad Are Sexting" ( JK--With each other, I hope. Then tell Mom & Dad to get a room. Have one? Shut the door! Sunday, January 23, 2011 4:43:06 PM via TweetDeck

Oh, yes, let me tell U story of my glorious tenure as associate editor of Milton (WI) Courier. Let me not. I'm longtime Virginia transplant. Sunday, January 23, 2011 4:38:29 PM via TweetDeck

Wisconsinites have epithet "FIB" that refers to rude jerks south of THEIR border. I have family both sides of that border. Divided loyalties 4:36 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

Listening to Dandy Warhols "We Used to Be Friends" from "Capitol Years: '95-'07." Should be theme song of dead socials. 4:31 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

Motivational speakers. Often, their primary motivation is to motivate you to buy their book. 4:30 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

@mdmcdermott All the time. If you're driving at results, processes can feel like opposing team: need agile running back to leap that line. 4:09 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck in reply to mdmcdermott

Listening to Dandy Warhols "Every Day Should Be a Holiday" from "The Capitol Years: '95-'07." Pure guitar-rock joy. 4:07 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

In other "just shoot me now & get it over with" news, some spambot continues to have a field day with my Hotmail account. 3:16 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

Also got "Dark Was The Night," awesome 2-CD multi-artist AIDS-benefit compilation LP from '09. Artists range alpha from Antony 2 Yo La Tengo 3:10 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

Jim's dandy now. Found The Dandy Warhols' "The Capitol Years: 1995-2007" at local Borders. Bought it. Ripping it to my Zune as I tweet. 3:08 PM Jan 23rd via TweetDeck

Metric of torture from ill-fitting biz proc shoved down user throats by suboptimal ent app suites. How frequently do users let curses fly ? 10:51 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Giada Di Laurentiis. She's like a petite southern Calif Sophia Loren who bakes brownies. Notice her extraordinarily bright widemouth grin. 10:38 AM Jan 23rd via txt

I'm showing off to yoga teach Cindy. She is 2 rows behind on cardio machines warming up. This is how I warm up: handsfree balancing tweeting 10:33 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Enterprise app suites. Software equiv of mainframe. When our children's children are the vendors, peeps'll still be predicting their demise. 10:29 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Paper checks. Endangered form of payment. In 12th year of new century, many of us still have unused checks with "19.." printd in date field. 10:24 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Enterprise application suites. Your EA planners will keep refocusing your stratgy & infra 4 frnt & bak office biz processes. Reusable models 10:20 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Enterprise application suites. Well-entrenched partner ecosystem keeps vendor customer loyalty from eroding. Your SI promotes that throat. 10:15 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Enterprise application suites. Doubt market will decline anytime soon. Users value single throat2choke. Identify selves as throat's "shop." 10:13 AM Jan 23rd via txt

Facebook alert! James Kobielus likes....liking things. OK, you can all go back to what you had been doing. I like all that too. 10:59 PM Jan 22nd via TweetDeck