Friday, June 24, 2011

Stuff I've decided to open-source June 20-24 2011

What Makes a Good CIO?

The Systems of Social Media

4 Main Metrics of CRM

Mobile BI: 10 Frequent Mistakes

Google Suggests Googling Yourself

As Fed CIO Kundra Departs, Will Progress Stall?

Eight RSA SecurID Alternatives

iCloud or noCloud?

MapReduce could be the server's newest friend

Clear old messages from your Gmail inbox's Benioff pushes 'social enterprises'

Huawei Calls Charge of Government Help 'hogwash'

Federal CIO Kundra Heads to Harvard With IT Goals Unfulfilled

Information Builders Advances Business Intelligence for Smartphones and Tablets

Kapow Mobile Katalyst debuts as new means to rapidly convert web applications to mobile apps sans AP

Deep-dive panel discussion on HP's new Converged Infrastructure, EcoPOD and AppSystem releases

John Linnell of They Might Be Giants: A Technologizer Tech

Facebook Facial Recognition Flap Gains Momentum


Feisty Ballmer Talks Cloud, Office 365, And Big Data

How Information Builders Battles BI Goliaths

Nimble Social Contact Manager Launches Team Editions

What are your customers really saying? How text analytics can help

NICE Introduces Situation Management Solution for Public Safety,Building on Success in Other Security Segments

NICE Introduces New Capabilities in NICE Inform for Enhanced Next Generation 9-1-1 Readiness

Attensity Debuts Voice of the Customer Command Center at Forrester Customer Experience Forum in NY

Microsoft Office Division to Make Announcement

HP's Vertica Adds Developer-level Access

Coming soon to the Internet: The .whatever address

SAP's HANA in-memory analytics engine now available

Go for data integration tech that focuses on the cloud

10 outdated technologies our dads refuse to give up

Microsoft relaunches, revises SkyDrive, its Dropbox competitor

Supercomputer with 68,000+ CPUs is world's fastest

What the Departure of U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra's Really Means

U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra's Departure Raises Questions About Nation's Top IT Role

Google Kills Google App Engine For Business

Meet the new BI: real-time analysis on unstructured data

Twitter's importance to SEO seen as growing

Next-gen marketing combines local, social, mobile

Can geeks save bitcoin after hellish week?

IBM's new future: Quantum computing

82-year-old Father of the cell phone buys new smartphone every 2 months

IBM Accelerates Social Business Initiative with New Software

Deep Web Technologies Adds Multilingual and Multimedia Search Capabilities to Its Explorit Research Accelerator

NICE Introduces Situation Management Solution for Public Safety,Building on Success in Other Security Segments

NICE Introduces New Capabilities in NICE Inform for Enhanced Next Generation 9-1-1 Readiness

Attensity Debuts Voice of the Customer Command Center at Forrester Customer Experience Forum in NY


The Website Paradigm Heads Toward Extinction

SAP HANA(TM) Now Generally Available to Customers Worldwide

10 Lessons In IT Strategy From Ex-HP CIO Randy Mott

HP Boosts Its Big Data Analytics With Vertica 5.0

IBM's Netezza rolls out large-scale analytic appliance

Acquisition Expands Oracle's Content Management Software Lineup

IBM Aims to Bring Social Media Into Compliance

Content analytics software helps companies hear voice of the customer

Analytics And The Move Toward An Information Democracy

Kinect: Microsoft's Accidental Success Story

LexisNexis Takes On Hadoop With Open Source HPCC

Web Addresses Enter New.Era

Oracle Buys Web Management Firm FatWire

Agile Data Modeling: Evolving Toward Excellence

The Rise of Data Integration Storefronts

Q&A: Survey Highlights Data Governance Best Practices

Last Chance for Your "Successful BI" Input

OCZ releases new customizable enterprise-class SSD

IBM's new future: Quantum computing

DARPA, NASA seek ideas for starship travel

MDM: Erratic, Pervasive or Both?

On Enterprise Collective Intelligence

Information Builders Rings Up Mobile BI


Pentaho Centers Update on Business Side

BI and the Customer Lifecycle

IPv6 Day post-mortem: Smooth sailing or hidden gotchas?

Patience is a virtue even when it comes to Microsoft and Skype

HPCC A New/Old Kid In Town To Take On Hadoop

Has business intelligence failed?

Location-Based Services Helps Power iMapWeather Radio App, Delivering Voice and Text Emergency Alerts Based On A User's Exact Location

Spansion Collaborates With Freescale on Memory Development Platform

New IBM Analytics Technology Helps Clients Unlock Big Data

Oracle Buying FatWire To Boost Web, Cloud Engagement

Information Builders Advances Business Intelligence for Smartphones and Tablets

How to Build a Customer-Centric Enterprise

Five-Step “Cure” for Data Quality

Pentaho Centers Update on Business Side

MicroStrategy and Kognitio Deepen Partnership to Solve Big Data Problems

Why Nokia Is in Deep Trouble

Health Care at High Speed

Q&A: IBM's Steve Mills on Oracle, Ellison and Watson's future

Cerf: Streaming network crunch could be eliminated

Pentaho courts business users with new UI

IBM Revs Channel Recruitment For Netezza Data Warehouse Appliances

When Will Data Center Networks Gain Cloud Intelligence?

ICANN't Believe It: New Internet Rules Will Be a Mess

Feisty Ballmer Talks Cloud, Office 365, And Big Data

Microsoft Drops Fees For Moving Data Into Windows Azure

On Enterprise Collective Intelligence

IBM Launches First Netezza Appliance Since Acquisition

Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Drug Data Mining

Twins Drop Case Against Facebook

Analytics technology helps clients unlock big data

Digital Eternity Feels Hellish

FBI used Twitter, Facebook in hunt for 'Whitey' Bulger

The Basic, No-Nonsense, Undisputed Truth About the Customer

Oracle's Ellison: We're cloud 2.0, multitenancy religion a crock

Microsoft Drops Fees For Moving Data Into Windows Azure

Enterprise Software Failures Stem From Ignorance, Incompetence

Will IBM Go 'All In' On Cloud Computing?

HP, Oracle War: IBM Winning

HP Boosts Vertica Analytics Offering With Cloud Enhancements

Intel Demos Its Version of Future Supercomputing

Four companies rethink databases for the cloud

Unified data storage adoption rate rising among users

Quantum launches StorNext storage file system on appliance

Data is the new oil for online marketers - valuable but dangerous

Aweekstweets June 17-24 2011: the week Whitey was fingered by a tweeter

RT @reinventyrself "He who would travel happily must travel light" Antoine de Saint-Exupery JK--Clearly, airlines lost his baggage too often 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Data geek. What it usually means is "analytics geek." Or, to get right down & dirty, "stat & math algorithm & regression & prediction geek" 15 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Enterprise data warehouse. Many assume that means enterprise-wide. I define it to mean enterprise-grade. And enterprise-scalable. 17 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Listening 2 Camera Obscura "Dory Previn" frm "Let's Get Out of This Country." Scots sing-sngwrtr Traceyanne wrote in other country: Montana about 2 hours ago via txt

Michigan's population decline not such a bad thing. Less heavy industry means you can see the Great Lake State's natural beauty more clearly about 2 hours ago via txt

Medical marijuana dispensaries. If pot still a controlled substance, states should monopolize, like booze in Virginia. Dont need competition about 2 hours ago via txt

Medical marijuana dispensaries sprouting all over. Apparently, partyitis is treatable condition, albeit not recognized by major healthplans about 2 hours ago via txt

The Winklevoss Twins. If they have any sense, they'll do a Charlie Sheen style #Winning tour while people still give a residual shit. about 3 hours ago via txt

I just saw the most gorgeous yellow T-bird convertible. I covet. about 3 hours ago via txt

Recollecting the day just past is important. Collect those experiences so U can scatter them as sun sets. Dont carry nonsense into the night about 3 hours ago via txt

Good WSJ analysis yesterday: "Underlying ORCL Growth R Questions." Vendor needs to make #Exadata revenue impact more transparent. about 3 hours ago via txt

Listening to Joni Mitchell "Free Man in Paris" from "Court & Spark." Wonderful example of her vocal and lyrical dexterity, and layered sound about 3 hours ago via txt

Listening to Johnny Rivers' most excellent rocking version of "Midnight Special" from his greatest. Makes me care about Miss Lucy & her man about 3 hours ago via txt

Indeed! Great interpreter of great material. Never oversold anything. Smooth romanticism without slick or cloying. Class act. about 3 hours ago via txt

Washington Nationals lose manager to contract dispute but continue climb out of sub".500" territory. Let them go captain-less. Pennant-ward! about 3 hours ago via txt

WRC-TV sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak going 2 ESPN. DC mkt has distressing track record of losing gorgeous female newspeople 2 national gigs about 4 hours ago via txt

Glen Campbell. His Alzheimer's diagnosis & coming farewell tour. Had gr8 TV show in late 60s, had memorable hits, & was uncredited Beach Boy about 4 hours ago via txt

Adele LP "21" keeps drawing me back into its embrace. Girl's got game. about 4 hours ago via txt

Not a bad Friday. Mashed up my smarts in various and sundry ways live for paying customers. Jammed another doc into Q2 pipeline. Relaxing. about 4 hours ago via txt

"Meanings Do Matter: Semantic Web in Your Data Analytics Strategy," or something to that effect. about 5 hours ago via txt

RIP Peter Falk. He acted the part of the smartest dumb detective you ever met. about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

Week's not complete till I sweep my inboxes, and tweet, and aweekstweet! about 5 hours ago via TweetDeck

@rpsherman I always laughed when I heard that US military involvement everywhere was "strategic." When global hegemony is strategy, it is. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rpsherman

@rpsherman Clearly, the shift in services has been from body shops to brain shops. Outsourcing infra & best practices to CoE powerhouses. about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rpsherman

Just saw the word "psychopolitics." Isn't that redundant? about 8 hours ago via TweetDeck

@rpsherman Thanks. Definitely enjoy your stuff too. Back 2 debate: If strategy is world domination, every little move may be a tactic. about 9 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rpsherman

@rpsherman For solution vendors, "strategic" indicated by where they R putting their big marketing bucks. Right now, HW/SW appliances R it! about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rpsherman

Taking refresher update briefing from Progress Software on RPM 2.0 suite for continuous #BPM visibility, sense&respond, & optimization. about 10 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Codes and Keys by Death Cab for Cutie from Codes and Keys JK--Ben should do song about "Third Normal Form RDBMS" next about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Working on a quick-turnaround #SemanticWeb report for #Forrester. about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Should be sequel to "Romancing the Stone," called "Governancing the Stone," focused on rules & regs to ensure it stays rolling & moss-free. about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Skype. It's the next best thing to my international extended family all residing in the same house. Actually, better. We like our houses. about 11 hours ago via TweetDeck

Did customer inquiry on operational reporting data architectures that quickly fanned out to all corners of the data management universe. about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck

@rpsherman Netezza isn't tactical for #IBM, nor is Exadata for #Oracle or #Greenplum for EMC. All are central to respective go-to-markets about 12 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rpsherman

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp This The Day by The The from Soul Mining JK--The The, Talk Talk, & Duran Duran will cover Foreigner's "Double Vision" about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Osama wanted new name 4 al-Qaida 2 repair image" ( JK--He'd've been bad prod mgr. Proposed 13-syllable alternative about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

"MSFT Drops Fees 4 Moving Data Into Windows Azure" ( JK--Was sorta like bank charging U 2 deposit funds into account about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Destroy Everything You Touch by Ladytron from Witching Hour JK--Imagine Bananarama gone electronica. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Social media instrumental in catching Whitey Bulger. Gives a new meaning to "Follow Friday." #FF about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

@rpsherman Not true. They've all shifted to focus on integrated hardware/software stacks. IBM has taken next step: all that + prof services. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck in reply to rpsherman

"8 Ways to Keep From Being Overwhelmed at Work" ( JK--Never schedule meetings back-to-back. Why didnt I think of that? about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

"Digital Eternity Feels Hellish" ( JK--Do this instead: sit for a one-hour structured interview about your life. about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

Summer slowdown in IT industry news upon us. Press release volume dropping. But always a few summer spikes of important stuff outa the blue about 13 hours ago via TweetDeck

A night spent fending off distractions. That's how I spend my days too. At nights, it's the family. During days, it's deadline-wreckers. about 21 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Johnny Ace Is Dead by Dave Alvin from the album Eleven Eleven JK--Fine new song from the Blasters dude. about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp How Lovely All It Was by Old 97's from The Grand Theatre Vol Two JK--Excellent brand-new from indie-country greats about 22 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp I Almost Lost My Mind by Charlie Rich from his best JK--He had a silvery mane and a silvery tone. Very cool country. about 23 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp White Lightning by George Jones from Country & Western Classcs JK--Could've easily been Jerry Lee Lewis song. Rockin' about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Ole Slewfoot by Johnny Horton from Honky Tonk Man:Essential Johnny Horton JK--Perfect dance song for riverboat cruise about 24 hours ago via TweetDeck

@jimericson Black Oak Arkansas. People tempted to abbreviate it to B.O. Arkansas. Quite frankly, association with B.O. kept me at distance Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:05:35 PM via TweetDeck in reply to jimericson

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Minnesota, WI by Bon Iver from the album Bon Iver JK--Really cool jazz-country-art-ish mash with JVernon's falsetto Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:01:24 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to LaVern Baker "Jim Dandy." Actually, I'm not. But I'll quote it anyway: "Jim Dandy to the rescue. Go Jim Dandy! Go Jim Dandy!" Thursday, June 23, 2011 4:09:26 PM via TweetDeck

If my tweeting were as illegible as my freehand, every tweet would read like this: "wwojah ahaddoappa os itbial ibig datapjaslwuala cool!" Thursday, June 23, 2011 4:03:56 PM via TweetDeck

On #DMRadio, I take notes on what my fellow panelists say. It's my usual messy cryptic diagram. Cloud-y in the extreme (but not to me). Thursday, June 23, 2011 4:01:28 PM via TweetDeck

On #DMRadio , I just said "Many businesses don't want 2 B in biz of IT, unless they are explicitly IT businesses. Many happy 2 outsource IT" Thursday, June 23, 2011 4:00:11 PM via TweetDeck

Sandy Steier of #1010Data coming on now....the mute problem has been resolved...come on Sandy!!!!! Thursday, June 23, 2011 3:44:48 PM via TweetDeck

And, on #DMRadio., Sandy Steier of #1010Data. Thursday, June 23, 2011 3:34:41 PM via TweetDeck

On #DMRadio panel, me, Colleen Smith, Progress; @ydemontcheuil , Talend; Jim Green, Composite; excitable @eric_kavanagh; placid @jimericson Thursday, June 23, 2011 3:33:16 PM via TweetDeck

@TonyCarrini #DMRadio We're Jim-Nasties or Jim-Dandies, depending on time of day, caffeine intake, etc. We're mercurial buncha Jimmy-boys! Thursday, June 23, 2011 3:31:30 PM via TweetDeck in reply to TonyCarrini

About to launch into #DMRadio ( on shift to services, w/ @eric_kavanagh @jimericson @ydemontcheuil Thursday, June 23, 2011 2:59:01 PM via TweetDeck

@donalddotfarmer Curious if singularities at time (BigBang) begin & (BigCrunch) end R same entropy levels. Is cosmos entropy-life symmetric? Thursday, June 23, 2011 1:57:07 PM via TweetDeck in reply to donalddotfarmer

#Karmasphere will of course be at the #Hadoop Summit next week. Great announcements in store! Thursday, June 23, 2011 1:34:44 PM via TweetDeck

Taking update refresher briefing from #Karmasphere. Joined by @mgilpin & Brian Hopkins. Thursday, June 23, 2011 1:19:17 PM via TweetDeck

@mobiusmedia I was wondering about that. I'm always up for these. Federal spending? Spending on our services? U betcha! Thursday, June 23, 2011 1:06:23 PM via TweetDeck in reply to mobiusmedia

"MicroStrategy & Kognitio Deepen Partnership to Solve Big Data Problems" ( JK--I'm very impressed with Kognitio breadth Thursday, June 23, 2011 12:57:56 PM via TweetDeck

Catch me today on #DMRadio, 3pm (EDT), on "Shifting to Services for Data, Software and Infrastructure." Register: Thursday, June 23, 2011 12:46:14 PM via TweetDeck

Taking briefing from #SAP #Sybase on IQ & ASE now & roadmap. Some of this is making up for me missing the analyst summit last month. Thursday, June 23, 2011 11:53:45 AM via TweetDeck

This morning's customer inquiries ( so far): DW in cloud, operational BI & BAM, Hadoop. Thursday, June 23, 2011 10:33:12 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp: Rise by Doves from the album Lost Souls JK--Group has great guitar atmospherics in a hardrocking format. Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:14:13 AM via TweetDeck

"Hey Jim, how are you?" "Busy, how about you? "Busy." "Right....better to be busy than have nothing to do, right?" "Right." Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:12:28 AM via TweetDeck

Has everybody morphed into Crococile Dundee. What's with the Aussie-ish "no worries" on the lips of every knowledge worker? Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:02:03 AM via TweetDeck

They're opening two new Dunkin' Donuts within 4 miles of my home, and we already have 5-6 in this vicinity. Dunkin's the new Starbucks. Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:37:25 AM via TweetDeck

After even a few days on the road, my email inbox looks like I've been gone a month. Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:36:08 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Wait & See by Diamond Rings from the album Special Affections JK--From last year. Shoulda been a monster radio hit Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:34:45 AM via TweetDeck

Whitey Bulger caught in Santa Monica. That was quick. Wait...that wasn't. He's been on the lam for years. Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:17:22 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Movin' Down the Line by Raphael Saadiq from Stone Rollin' JK--New song with early-70s soul vibe. Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:04:19 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Underground by Curtis Mayfield from album Roots JK--1971. Artist's work entangled with early 70s in cultural memory Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:02:04 AM via TweetDeck

What's the entropy of a singularity? Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:29:11 PM via txt

Superposition. Use FM radio analogy. Station is rock & classical mutual interfere. U approach try 2 tune collapses wave funct Beatle or Bach Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:59:39 PM via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp All Thoughts Are Prey to Some Beast by Bill Callahan JK--Has awesome song titles. Best is "Dress Sexy at my Funeral" Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:05:35 PM via TweetDeck

New #Forrester rept: "Leverage Business Rules To Optimize Customer Scenarios: Case Studies In CRM Next Best Action" ( Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:04:33 PM via TweetDeck

New #Forrester report: "The Power Of Predictions: Case Studies In CRM Next Best Action" ( Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:03:35 PM via TweetDeck

This friggin' freezin' AC vent in the ceiling of this terminal at Logan is giving me frostbite. It is summer now, isn't it? Wednesday, June 22, 2011 2:18:41 PM via TweetDeck

Just did customer inquiry re which #BigData #EDW vendor they should go with. Tough decision. Many strong players, per my Wave Wednesday, June 22, 2011 12:10:02 PM via txt

#enzee I.DE.A. Winner Atos Origin: adaptive light control & vehicle navig sys. Dyn-data-driven nxt best action recomm on driver route choice Wednesday, June 22, 2011 11:17:35 AM via txt

#enzee11 Nz will deliver, in 2012, ultra hi-perf all-SSD in-memory flash cache appliance with 10x perf vis-a-vis TwinFin v6. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:50:38 AM via txt

#enzee11 Nz solution performance has doubled each year for 8 straight years. That's 250x improvement in query acceleration etc Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:42:11 AM via txt

#enzee11 Netezza R&D/engineering staff has doubled in past year. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:39:13 AM via txt

Wanna personally thank Phil F for namedropping me from #enzee11 mainstage in #BigData "4 Vs" context. The 4th V is volatility or variability Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:20:31 AM via txt

Not likely. But he's doing a good job singing the praises of #MicroStrategy customers doing cool stuff with mobile intelligence. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:07:16 AM via txt

The #MicroStrategy speaker, Hugh somebody, strongly resembles Morrissey of Smiths fame. But with a non-mopey visage and a non-whingy voice. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 10:00:08 AM via txt

#enzee11 Hope #IBM keeps this annual conf a distinct event for #Netezza loyal customers, even if means separate track at fall IOD. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:54:41 AM via txt

I love aesthetic design of Netezza appliances. The semi-circle patterns, the color hues & saturation, subtle textures--datacenter standouts! Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:45:27 AM via txt

I was wary but then reciprocated the "follow me" request of @ChartPornOrg . They aren't "porn." They R great research data visualizations Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:07:49 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp One Fine Morning by Bill Callahan from Apocalypse JK--Man with voice as plain, tough, and genuine as leather. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:59:10 AM via TweetDeck

"Content analytics software helps companies hear voice of customer" ( JK--Yes, yes, yes. Twitter is venting central Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:50:47 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM Aims to Bring Social Media Into Compliance" ( JK--Automated e-discovery on social media conversations. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:47:22 AM via TweetDeck

"IBM's Netezza rolls out large-scale analytic appliance" ( JK--High-Cap Appliance is geared to Big Data archiving. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:44:18 AM via TweetDeck

RT @Deborah909: "Our brains have just one scale, and we resize our experiences to fit." #xkcd Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:39:48 AM via TweetDeck

@merv Hey dude, you're a bro. I also compete with my blood bros. Same diff. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:15:24 AM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

Clearly, wrenching changes in store for Greece: live a more spartan existence, adopt a more stoic attitude, clean out that messy attic. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:46:00 AM via txt

NYTimes wastes newsprint on analysis of Weiner's handwriting, doing hard-hitting expose into his "psyche." Next installment: Ouijanalysis Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:41:19 AM via txt

Listening to The Hollies "Bus Stop" from their greatest. First 45rpm vinyl I ever bought. 1966. Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:32:14 AM via txt

Romney should run 4 president on the Democratic ticket. Wouldnt need to adjust as many of his positions as with the course he's currently on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 7:17:20 AM via txt

Fought sleep to catch Florence & The Machine on Colbert. Glad I did. They did "Dog Days Are Over." Florence has one powerful throat! Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:59:29 PM via TweetDeck

@merv #enzee11 Always pleased 2 C my archrival at any industry event. Word is Gartner & Forrester are in cahoots, like Beatles & Stones Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:04:31 PM via TweetDeck in reply to merv

@nancykoppdw #enzee11 Pleasure to see you too Nancy. Thanks for recognizing me. I'm a totally absent-minded fool. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:03:14 PM via TweetDeck in reply to nancykoppdw

Just accepted Kathye Mangene as my cuz in Facebook. Hey Kathye I accepted U the moment I 1st met you, when we were 3. This is just formality Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:01:39 PM via TweetDeck

Listening to The National "Start a War." Released during GWBush admin. Not about Iraq. But partly draws its power from cultural indirection Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:51:11 PM via txt

Two young women walking, one with arm around other's shoulder. Think what you will, but even a walkby tweeter detects deep feelings. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:49:07 PM via txt

Listening to Natalie Merchant "River" from "Tigerlily." Her elegy to River Phoenix. She calibrates her vocal to invoke maximum heartbreak. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:46:10 PM via txt

Listening to Jethro Tull "Aqualung" from "Original Masters." Ian Anderson acts it convincingly. "Sun-streaking cold." Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:35:02 PM via txt

Listening to Henry Mancini "Baby Elephant Walk." @Shawnrog saw me do my baby idiot random walk today at #enzee11. I zone. I Zune. I zero in Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:28:36 PM via txt

Boston Common. America's first urban central park. Thank U for people's right to peaceably party. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:24:21 PM via txt

Some cute blonde lady offered hi5 as I walked. Who the hell was that? Anyway, as I said, cute blonde lady. Hi5 couldn't hurt. Slap! Who? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:18:20 PM via txt

Netezza bus driver out front the House of Blues couldn't believe I want to walk back to the hotel. Yeah, duh, Boston's nothing. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:12:51 PM via txt

Summer Solstice night in Boston Back Bay with mellow weather and restaurants & bars with younger people having great times. I enjoy walking. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:03:03 PM via txt

Walking thru Back Bay, listening to my personal uber-theme song: Arthur & Yu "Lion's Mouth." One of all-time greatest make-out songs. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:00:28 PM via txt

Kathleen Grave of #IBM, whenever she gets on Twitter, may or may not discover that the #Forrester guy tweeted how cool she is. The Kinks! Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:56:10 PM via txt

Boston House of Blues singer did a fine job on Adele's "Rolling in the Deep." Walking thru Back Bay, listening to the real thing. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:52:20 PM via txt

Woulda been great to party. Maybe next time Vanessa. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:49:44 PM via txt

Partying with #IBM at House of Blues Boston, across the street from Fenway park, on nice summer evening. Doesn't get more Boston than this. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:32:32 PM via txt

Listening to Beatles "Dr Robert" from "Revolver." Fab Four's best pharmaceutical-inspired composition. No not novocaine. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 5:03:46 PM via txt

Focus groups told Bob Marley the sequels, "No Woman No Whine" & "No Woman No Interrupt," wouldnt go over well. Women dont dig Jamaican jerk Tuesday, June 21, 2011 4:35:26 PM via TweetDeck

RT @msnbc_tech Summer solstice starts w/ solar storm ( JK--With solar thunder lightning hail humidity & rainbow Tuesday, June 21, 2011 4:27:07 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Spring and by Summer Fall by Blonde Redhead from the album 23 JK--This song is pure headlong rush blur. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:39:32 PM via TweetDeck

Bottom line: w/out very large data sets (#BigData), we're likely to miss outliers (#LongTail) & misfire on offer targeting (#NextBestAction) Tuesday, June 21, 2011 3:26:04 PM via txt

Interesting panel at #enzee. Without very large data sets (ie, #BigData), we are likely to miss the outliers (ie, #LongTail). Tuesday, June 21, 2011 2:35:52 PM via txt

Not at #Forrester's Customer Experience Forum. Happening right now. Heard it's a great event. Busy at #enzee11. Also a great event. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 2:10:33 PM via TweetDeck

Starting my summer on Summer Street ( Summer schweeeet! Tuesday, June 21, 2011 2:09:07 PM via TweetDeck

"82-year-old Father of the cell phone buys new smartphone every 2 months" ( JK--He loses them THAT often? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 2:06:22 PM via TweetDeck

Nicole Laskowski (@TT_Nicole ). Sorry about the misspell. We Polish-Americans must show Solidarnosc on our surname spelling persnicketude. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:54:15 PM via TweetDeck

Met & chatted with @TT_Nicole (Nicole Lakowski) at #enzee11. Actually, she recognized me. TechTarget reporter who calls me now & again. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:52:47 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Summertime Cowboy by Husky Rescue from Country Falls JK--Definitely a great summer vibe. Love whipcrack sound FX Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:47:00 PM via TweetDeck

#Forrester has a brand-new HQ building coming online soon. Still Cambridge, but further out past Harvard. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:45:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @cloudEq Exostar Unveils New Global Headquarters ( JK--Really? They could barely fill the space they leased. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:44:09 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Sun by Caribou from the album Swim JK--The song simply radiates the word "sun" in wave upon wave of processed shine Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:42:20 PM via TweetDeck

Ummmmm....Summer solstice is right ...........NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:38:30 PM via TweetDeck

Going to catch 2:15 panel on #BigData at #enzee11 with @shawnrog , Revolution Analytics, & Open Insights. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:38:08 PM via TweetDeck

Caught #Aginity in #enzee11 partner showcase. Multichann #CRM mktg campgn analytics (modlng, segmnt8n, next best action) on Nz appliance. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 1:33:44 PM via TweetDeck

RT @merv: #enzee11 Attivio discussion of use cases quite inteteresting, though not much Netezza content. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:07:37 PM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Probstein of #Attivio discussing their recommendation engine leveraging entity & transaction analysis for next-best offer in B2C Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:06:46 PM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Listening to Sid Probstein from #Attivio re using text analytics & sentiment analysis in #BigData initiatives. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:05:15 PM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Spoke to #Ventraq in partner showcase. Has Nz-based analytic solution appliance 4 telcos 4 CDR-crunching customer experience optz'n Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:02:56 PM via TweetDeck

"Traveler's Vade Mecum" ( JK--Essentially, mid-19th century tweets ( numbercoded for telegraph\ Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:58:33 AM via TweetDeck

Now for the ritualized morning transition from hot bitter supercaffeinated to cold sweet supercarbonated. Either way, a prelunch powerdrink. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:13:52 AM via txt

#enzee11 Michelle Chambers discussing #IBM #Netezza plans for horizontal & vertical & niche appliances for advanced analytics Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:47:36 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Raziuddin says Nz will add distributed restrict optimization query later in year. Support targeted offer in #CRM next best action Tuesday, June 21, 2011 10:01:15 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Can execute Fuzzy Logix, Revolution Analytics, other partner, customer, & Nz stat algo libraries inside IBM Nz Analytics platform Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:58:22 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11. i-Class now called "IBM Netezza Analytics": ability to embed complex prebuilt stat functions & execute inside Nz MPP appliance Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:56:52 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11. Raziuddin says Nz Rep;lication GA Q3. Distrib #EDW, scale-out, cross-geog, auto local HA/DR, concurr qry exec, wkld bal cross-node Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:53:22 AM via TweetDeck

"Oracle Acquring FatWire" ( JK--Web experience mgt. B2C interaction optz'n. Any intersect with RTD NxtBstAction strategy? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:48:41 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Raziuddin promises 5-10TB/hr load speeds in Nz Hi-Cap Appliance "by this time next year." Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:45:20 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Raziuddin discussing Nz Hi-Cap Appliance 4 archive (fka "Cruiser") lo price-point (<$2.5K/TB), fast load (5.5TB/hr), hi-cap (10PB) Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:43:17 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills doubts "uber-appliance is exactly what the market wants." Define that, Steve. Cuz it seems #IBM uber-izing its appliances. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:21:03 AM via TweetDeck

RT @richardwinter: Steve Mills positions IBM Smart Analytic Systems (ISAS) as "flexible integrated" vs Netezza as "true appliance" #enzee11 Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:19:23 AM via TweetDeck

RT @merv: #enzee11 Mills: business analytics investment will equal process automation investment. IBM has pursued with $16B ourselves. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:18:53 AM via TweetDeck

RT @datamartist: @jameskobielus Companies invest in BI outperform, or outperforming companies invest in BI? Correllation!=Cause :-) Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:16:33 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills shows slide showing that companies that invest in business analytics consistently outperform. Source of numbers? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:10:04 AM via TweetDeck

Ecosystem. Occasionally, I mis-hear that as "egosystem." Every industry is personality cloud constituting vibrant system of dueling egos Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:08:43 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills discussing #IBM big investments in Big Data frontiers: streaming, cluster & pattern-based analysis, #Hadoop, MPP #EDW, etc Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:06:56 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills discussing Big Data challenge harnessing variable unstructured data & need to exploit it in timely, cost-effective fashion. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:05:27 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills shows great slide that shows IBM functional coverage with best-of-breed across all advanced analytics problems. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:04:29 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills discussing instrumenting business processes with smarter anaytics. Algorithms automating significant new process patterns. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:03:16 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills with #IBM #Netezza S-intensive value prop: speed, simplicity, scalability, smart. The hissing of Summer Solstice sibilance Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:01:06 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills invokes the "A-word" (appliance). We're sitting here in Massachusetts, where Nathaniel Hawthorne enshrined another A-word. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:58:46 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills says most urgent customer requirements boil down to "rapid time to value," with simplicity & ease of deployment paramount. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:57:34 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills discussing #IBM massive data analytics solution portfolio. Clearly, they have best-of-breed in most categories. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:54:23 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 I fully expect #Oracle to counter Mills' "only 20 reference customers for #Exadata" assertion with big blitz of ref customers Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:53:18 AM via TweetDeck

@frisco0303 That's right. How could I forget. Last year on this stage I competed with a live feed of football. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:51:32 AM via TweetDeck in reply to frisco0303

#enzee11 Mills is seriously understating number of ref customers that #Oracle has 4 #Exadata. There are many. #Forrester has spoken to many Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:50:48 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills joined #IBM in 1973 "believe it or not." Discussing Big Blue "customer loyalty" orientation long back & Nz customer loyalty Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:49:17 AM via TweetDeck

#enzee11 Mills discussing the reasons why #IBM acquired #Netezza last year & Nz's role in IBM roadmaps. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:47:33 AM via TweetDeck

Speaking at #enzee 11 is Steve Mills, #IBM SVP & group exec, Software & Sys, head of IBM's products biz. "New Intelligence 4 Smarter Planet" Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:45:38 AM via TweetDeck

In front row at keynote on Day 2 at #enzee11. Like this photo montage. What's with soccer balls & false teeth? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:42:53 AM via TweetDeck

Chilling in lobby at #enzee11. Steve Mills speaks 30 minutes from now. Chatted with Ken Hausman. Ex #SAS, he's new Nz prod mgr adv analytics Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:03:41 AM via txt

Going down to event registration at #enzee11. Already had my green hotel registration apple. Already tweeted my usual daybreak nonsense. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:28:02 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Bumper by Cults from the album Cults JK--One of those great catchy retro-girlgroup-ish new groups. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:26:34 AM via TweetDeck

"When Hard Books Disappear" ( JK--And public libraries in their traditional form must adapt or die. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:25:06 AM via TweetDeck

Green Lantern. As kid, I was DC comix geek. Much as I consumed all that Hal Jordan stuff, always thought "lantern" a dumb Paul Revere tech Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:23:49 AM via TweetDeck

RT @socialmediacrux: If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:18:29 AM via TweetDeck

@Nat_Hansen On that topic, check out the great lovesong "Librarian" from My Morning Jacket's "Evil Urges" album. Nothing evil about the song Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:15:25 AM via TweetDeck in reply to Nat_Hansen

Summer solstice is 1:30-ish (eastern) this afternoon. But summer weather's been upon us in DC for a month-plus already. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:11:59 AM via TweetDeck

"Supercomputer w/ 68,000+ CPUs is world's fastest" ( JK--Which computational cloud is petaflops champ? Who rates those? Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:07:46 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM #Netezza probably realizes #enzee11 one of last shows on #EDW industry Spring circuit pre-vacation. Competes with analyst mind drift. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:04:05 AM via TweetDeck

Grabbed my free NYTimes & WSJ. Decided to take pass on Boston Globe. Not that it's not good. Just that there'll be residual piles l8r 2 grab Tuesday, June 21, 2011 6:59:29 AM via TweetDeck

The hashtag is #enzee11. The event is #IBM #Netezza Enzee Universe. The venue is Westin Boston Waterfront. The tweeter is....oh you know. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 6:56:36 AM via TweetDeck

Bon Iver "Re: Stacks" ( One of my fave songs from the awesome first LP "For Emma, Forever Ago" (2008). Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:49:42 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Lisbon, OH by Bon Iver JK--From new LP. Very cool. Justin Vernon is evolving the atmospherics with subtle colors Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:44:02 AM via TweetDeck

#HP #Vertica will make Vertica 5.0 available soon its appliance, HP Vertica Analytics System ( Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:35:04 AM via TweetDeck

Escuchando a "El Sonido" en #KEXP, una estacion publica desde Seattle con @deejayChilly . Musica para alma y cuerpo. Viva #KEXP !!!!!! Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:00:15 AM via TweetDeck

Wow! Frank Sinatra has tracks on 831 albums ( Monday, June 20, 2011 11:33:29 PM via TweetDeck

RT @NancySinatra: One more bit of news for tonight, friends: Frank Sinatra Singles are up at last. It's huge!! Enjoy! Monday, June 20, 2011 11:30:44 PM via TweetDeck

Summer solstice approaching. Shortest night of year is upon us. When it's middle of night, anytime of year, still feels long. Night is deep Monday, June 20, 2011 11:29:50 PM via TweetDeck

Try thinking of Springsteen's definitive recordings without Clemons' wailing sax. Can't, can you? Monday, June 20, 2011 10:12:47 PM via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Montezuma by Fleet Foxes from Helplessness Blues JK--A desert island disc best suited to deserted cabin in the woods Monday, June 20, 2011 8:16:44 PM via TweetDeck

RT @ForbesTech: Obama to Tweet Own Tweets ( JK--Don't tweet any photos, please. One pol wardrobe malfunction enough Monday, June 20, 2011 8:12:27 PM via TweetDeck

"SAP's HANA in-memory analytics engine now available" ( JK--Fundamental to #SAP app solution scaling & acceleration Monday, June 20, 2011 8:08:54 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp She Don't Use Jelly by The Flaming Lips JK--Subtle wordplay, Wayne. See also: The Who "Squeeze Box" Monday, June 20, 2011 8:05:19 PM via TweetDeck

"Coming soon to the Internet: The .whatever address" ( JK--I'm waiting for the ".yaddayaddayadda" domain. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:02:26 PM via TweetDeck

Amazing how productive you can be when relaxed. Amazing how productive you can be when tense as hell. Key ingredient: no distractions. Monday, June 20, 2011 7:58:11 PM via TweetDeck

"HP's Vertica Adds Developer-level Access" ( JK-- #HP #Vertica 5.0: implement MapReduce thru standard SQL queries Monday, June 20, 2011 7:53:31 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Nobody Knows by The Feelies from the album Here Before JK--Just makes me happy. Great groovy veteran indie rockers Monday, June 20, 2011 7:46:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp She Walks In So Many Ways by The Jayhawks from the album Mockingbird Time JK--See previous tweet for my thumbs up Monday, June 20, 2011 7:44:48 PM via TweetDeck

RT @djkevincole: Playing a sneak peek of the new album from @TheJayhawks on KEXP! JK--It's awesome. Thanks for playing Kevin! Monday, June 20, 2011 7:43:36 PM via TweetDeck

Charlie at our Tysons office has the coolest hi-power stapler. I covet it. Monday, June 20, 2011 6:48:05 PM via txt

Explained concept of "decision logic" in Next Best Action. Curious what connotations it acquires upon translation to Japanese. Monday, June 20, 2011 6:44:46 PM via txt

Regaled my client with all the synonyms for "Next Best Action." Listened as they were either translated to Japanese or airquoted in English. Monday, June 20, 2011 6:40:35 PM via txt

Client visited from overseas for a couple of prime face-to-face consulting hours on #CRM Next Best Action. Fairly intense few hours. Monday, June 20, 2011 4:00:05 PM via TweetDeck

RT @vanhoosear: .@jamespbaum introduces the @Netezza High Capacity Appliance at #enzee11 JK--Such as this. Monday, June 20, 2011 3:58:47 PM via TweetDeck

Been prebriefed on all #Netezza announcements. Monday, June 20, 2011 3:58:38 PM via TweetDeck

Fairly busy day. Will be a fairly business travel night. A fairly busy next couple of day at #Netezza show. Busy end of quarter. Busy summer Monday, June 20, 2011 3:58:15 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed via email by @chriskanaracus of #IDG re #IBM Monday, June 20, 2011 12:53:51 PM via TweetDeck

Interviewed by @Joab_Jackson of #IDG re #HP #Vertica 5.0 Monday, June 20, 2011 12:36:05 PM via TweetDeck

"Huawei Calls Charge of Government Help 'Hogwash'" ( JK--Curious what Han ideograms "hog" & "wash" might be. Monday, June 20, 2011 12:09:20 PM via TweetDeck

"MapReduce could be the server's newest friend" ( JK--For cluster-scalable log analysis on any server. Monday, June 20, 2011 12:06:15 PM via TweetDeck

Losing my research associate Alli Caine. But she's Ann Arbor's gain. Go Alli. Go anthropology. Hail to the victors valiant! Monday, June 20, 2011 11:13:53 AM via TweetDeck

Working on my #Hadoop case study report. Gearing up for a #Hadoop solutions mini-Wave. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:52:28 AM via TweetDeck

"Google Suggests Googling Yourself" ( JK--Google also suggests you stick the results where the sun don't shine. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:48:55 AM via TweetDeck

We need standard industry pronunciation. HAY-doop? HAD-oop? hu-DOOP? Laddie, ai've hahd it oop to hur wif 'is here uncertainty. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:41:10 AM via TweetDeck

Wow. A NY Post editorial can be condensed to a single tweet without losing any substance or nuance. Nifty trick! Monday, June 20, 2011 8:22:34 AM via TweetDeck

"We will have to agree to disagree." Come off it. You mean "we will have to agree to remain on speaking terms even though you're nuts." Monday, June 20, 2011 8:20:44 AM via TweetDeck

I love when clients come a-visitin' our Tysons office. Gives me a chance to put on my best suit and pretend to be a grown-up professional. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:15:06 AM via TweetDeck

If you're on the Beltway driving thru Tysons this morning I can see you from my 7th floor perch. Don't wave. Keep your hands on the wheel! Monday, June 20, 2011 8:13:22 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp To Have in the Home by Woods from Sun and Shade JK--This slightly off-key vocalist always sounds exactly on the money Monday, June 20, 2011 8:11:32 AM via TweetDeck

@VanessaAlvarez1 Yep. But the 2060s may out-suggest the 1960s into history's dustbin. They may have invented Robo-NancySinatra by then. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:10:14 AM via TweetDeck in reply to VanessaAlvarez1

Flying up to Boston today for #IBM #Netezza Enzee Universe. Catch me there tomorrow & the next day. Monday, June 20, 2011 8:08:22 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Theses Boots are Made for Walkin by Nancy Sinatra from Boots JK--Greatest suggestive song of late 60s Monday, June 20, 2011 8:04:41 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Everything Is Everything by Jones, Gary, Hooker, Chen & California from Road From Memphis JK--Busy road. Take the bus Monday, June 20, 2011 8:03:33 AM via TweetDeck

Rainy one. Nice & rainy. I use "nice" in the same context as "rainy" when I have no pressing need to be outdoors & there's no weather drama Monday, June 20, 2011 8:01:01 AM via TweetDeck

Saw "Midnight in Paris." Good script, great performances, very immersive experience of the French capital across different eras. Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:27:10 PM via txt

I seriously h8 these "..World" FB games. Muchos dumb requests, e.g, "Here are 10,000 servings of Lemon Meringue! Serve these in yr cafe !" Sunday, June 19, 2011 5:21:18 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Walk at Night by Cults from the album Cults JK--New group with sorta atmospheric updated 60s-girl-group sound. Sunday, June 19, 2011 5:12:35 PM via TweetDeck

For the record, I want to congratulate all my fellow males on earth who have procreated for having done so. Tough job, but somebody's gotta! Sunday, June 19, 2011 5:07:42 PM via TweetDeck

Got very nice Father's Day greetings from both of my offspring. They sprung off but don't sponge off. Sunday, June 19, 2011 5:04:36 PM via TweetDeck

@StevePR104 I'm not wearing a shirt. I worry about you Steve! ;-) Sunday, June 19, 2011 4:46:47 PM via TweetDeck in reply to StevePR104

Listening to Built to Spill "Mess With Time" from "You In Reverse." Another one of those personal theme songs I was tweeting you about. Sunday, June 19, 2011 3:26:52 PM via txt

Listening to Chumbawamba "Tubthumping" from "Tubthumper." One of several personal theme songs in tight rotation. Sunday, June 19, 2011 3:23:06 PM via txt

Contrary to folklore, the Norman Invasion did not involve a single guy named Norman. Sunday, June 19, 2011 3:01:36 PM via txt

Courting influence is tantamount to sucking up. Can you perform at your peak in the face of jeers? Sunday, June 19, 2011 12:51:30 PM via txt

TV commercial 4 dishwasher detergent. Set on deck of "Star Trek" like spaceship. Display disclaimer "dramatization" on screen. Gee, duh. Sunday, June 19, 2011 10:51:40 AM via txt

Media world has turned. My now-grown kids' gener8n doesnt get news from hardcopy newspapers, glossy newsmags, or slick national anchor-do's. Sunday, June 19, 2011 10:19:47 AM via txt

Univision. This will inexorably become one of the largest TV channels in western hemisphere. And influencer in US elections. Habamos espanol Sunday, June 19, 2011 10:13:35 AM via txt

Weinergate. Just shows to go you how pathetically lame a virtual political sex scandal can be. Clinton-Lewinsky: now that was non-virtual! Sunday, June 19, 2011 10:06:20 AM via txt

None of those GOP candidates has fire in belly. They have microwaves set to 50% power & are all simply reheating refried beans. Sunday, June 19, 2011 9:58:05 AM via txt

In other news apparently less important than Weinergate this past week, radiation still leaking into Japan environment. No sex angle on this Sunday, June 19, 2011 9:54:22 AM via txt

How can Facebook become a "dead social"? We simply stop looking at at. We simply stop posting to it. We're tired. It's too much nonsense. Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:43:59 AM via TweetDeck

How could Facebook become "dead social"? Some peeps overdo the "-Ville" crap, post little useful content, piss the rest of us off, we leave Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:37:39 AM via TweetDeck

How could Facebook become a "dead social"? One scenario has TweetDeck front-ending a >140 Twitter & frontending other cooler socials Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:35:16 AM via TweetDeck

Doing an #IBM event this week. #Netezza Enzee Universe in Boston. Rearranged my nutsy schedule to accommodate. Worth it. They stay on a roll Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:25:39 AM via TweetDeck

#IBM at 100. in early 60s, their 360 line of mainframe helped them leave my dad's employer, #SperryUnivac , in dust. Do I forgive them? Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:22:23 AM via TweetDeck

Father's Day is said to be top day of year for collect calls. Because, apparently, your old man is loaded. And he doesnt mind paying 2 talk Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:18:27 AM via TweetDeck

Not planning to visit a beach this summer, or, if I did, to read on it. But media putting pressure on me to do beach reading. Must succumb. Sunday, June 19, 2011 8:15:26 AM via TweetDeck

Now I think my brothers realize why I was so insistent on documenting it all while we lived it. I am still doing that. In an evolving medium Saturday, June 18, 2011 11:22:25 PM via txt

My Father's Day tribute to late dad Bill is "Best of Bill, vols 1 & 2," the scanned photos I FB'd months ago. Teenage me took most of Vol 2 Saturday, June 18, 2011 11:19:01 PM via txt

Whenever somebody says "post-industrial," "post-modern," or "post-war," I notice how much industry & war we still have in the modern world Saturday, June 18, 2011 10:43:04 PM via txt

RIP Clarence Clemons. He brought sax back into the core vocabulary of rock and roll. Saturday, June 18, 2011 10:36:52 PM via txt

Julian Assange. Name fast fading into Trivial Pursuit territory. What'd he do? Invent Wikipedia? No that's not it. I'd like 2 use a lifeline Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:48:38 PM via txt

Listening to The Who "5:15" from "Quadrophenia." Roger Daltrey has the most perfect rocknroll powervoice. Never bows or cows to Moon or Pete Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:23:12 PM via txt

Listening to Alison Statton & Spike "Tidal Blues" from '94 LP of that name. She is an awesomely soulful singer-songwriter in her own right. Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:10:22 PM via txt

Listening to Weavers "Follow the Drinking Gourd." Clearly, a coded Commie message song. The "Old Man" must be Pete's dear Uncle Joe Stalin. Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:06:51 PM via txt

Listening to Crowded House "Weather With You" from their best. Perfect example of great-sounding nonsense lyrics floating on awesome melody Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:03:17 PM via txt

Listening to Clannad "Northern Skyline" from their best. Maire, unlike little sis Enya, doesnt process her vocals. A most bewitching colleen Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:58:20 PM via txt

Listening to The Pogues "If I Should Fall From Grace With God." We all did, Shane, laddie. Its called original sin. I passed CCD, dude. You? Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:54:00 PM via txt

Listening to Van Morrison "He Ain't Give You None" from "TB Sheets." Give you his Jelly Roll...Morton? Old John flogs his daily what? Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:49:54 PM via txt

What is optimization? It's the best you can hope for, under these circumstances, with these resources and constraints. The numbers prove it. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:40:47 PM via txt

Data, analytics, & optimization. That's raw material, milling machinery, and processed result grain. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:33:59 PM via txt

Saw cool new sports car today. Had to blink when I saw the make. Plymouth? Prowler. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:30:19 PM via txt

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Living for the City by Stevie Wonder from Innervisions JK--Great story-song. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:02:14 PM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Trouble Man by Marvin Gaye from Pimps, Players & Private Eyes JK--Awesome soul falsetto! Saturday, June 18, 2011 7:19:28 PM via TweetDeck

Customer experience optimization demands deep behavioral insights. Service providers hold a wealth of custome… (cont) Saturday, June 18, 2011 6:43:04 PM via TweetDeck

A good editor is hard to come by. It's a matter of editing and iterating expeditiously without attitudinalizing. Fine balance 2 hit. Saturday, June 18, 2011 6:21:19 PM via TweetDeck

Boost your brain power. Keep on asking questions. Keep on questioning answers. Saturday, June 18, 2011 4:48:45 PM via txt

Those boxy stretch prom limos. Essentially, flattened horsepower-limited mini-buses. Put that way, doesn't sound so cool, eh kids? Saturday, June 18, 2011 1:06:05 PM via txt

Adam Smith called the dynamic that sets freemrket prices "invisible hand." Now it's "invisi-rithm." Unseen algorithms. Unseen hands of maths Saturday, June 18, 2011 12:56:01 PM via txt

Campaign is project. Endless campaign no longer a project. It's a program on endless loop. Saturday, June 18, 2011 12:35:43 PM via txt

Starbucks Capitol Hill. Customer has old "campaign worker" carry-on. Cant read name of campaign. Faded. No biggie. One campaign blurs 2 next Saturday, June 18, 2011 12:21:28 PM via txt

@manish2280 For sure. Entertaining a thought without accepting it is easy. Like entertaining a house guest without giving them house key. Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:46:22 AM via TweetDeck in reply to manish2280

Surefire SEO strategies? Sure. And I've got a sure thing on a pony in the fifth race at Hialeah today. Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:44:01 AM via TweetDeck

Fewer travelers watch the in-flight movies that airlines screen overhead. More fliers have portable DVD players/laptops. And own DVDs Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:40:31 AM via TweetDeck

Facebook's decline in US members reminds me of 10-15 years ago when AOL made folks quake in boots. Just sayin' Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:38:18 AM via TweetDeck

Shaggs "Who are Parents" from classic/hyperlame album #1, "PhilosOphy of the World" ( Tomorrow. Dads DO care Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:26:03 AM via TweetDeck

I bought Shaggs LP#2, "Shaggs Own Thing," when it came out on vinyl in early 80s. Very nice LP. Not junk. Nobody bought it. Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:23:02 AM via TweetDeck

Believe or not, Shaggs (the Wiggins sisters) did learn their instruments. This nice one, "Wheels," from LP#2 ( Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:21:13 AM via TweetDeck

I've just given away my fave sitcom of the 2000s. In an era of sitcom decline, "Scrubs" was my fond weekly addiction. Dr Cox was my fave! Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:18:04 AM via TweetDeck

NBC programmed "My World & Welcome To It" right before Rowan & Martin's "Laugh In." Both were highly innovative for their day. "Scrubs"-ish Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:16:36 AM via TweetDeck

My deepest memory of "My World and Welcome To It" was some hayseed philosopher who outshined William Windom's character in his family's eyes Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:12:50 AM via TweetDeck

One-season TV gem from 1969-70: "My World And Welcome To It" ( Funnier than Thurber's original stories. Saturday, June 18, 2011 9:08:42 AM via TweetDeck

@dougmow Early AM is deliberately "unproductive" time for me. It's at the heart of my "spacing out regularly" strategy to stay balanced. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:52:28 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dougmow

No need 2 put my dad's face in my social photo profiles this weekend. I'm his spitting image, as family reminds. Cant NOT be reminded of him Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:49:38 AM via TweetDeck

RT @kexpplaylist #kexp Midnight Madness by Ill Cosby from Heartbeats JK--Seattle based DJ/producer whose pseudonym makes me chuckle. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:45:21 AM via TweetDeck

If you're so influential, why aren't you rich? Or, if you were rich before you got influential, what's the incremental benefit of influence? Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:43:44 AM via TweetDeck

Now that we all have several years data on popular social usage, has anybody determined whether correlation btwn influence & incomes? Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:43:04 AM via TweetDeck

Curious whether people "unfollow" more frequently as get deeper into social, or less frequently. Do we follow & stay indiscriminately? Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:40:16 AM via TweetDeck

Anybody whose tweetstream resembles a mundane "wanna do lunch?" IM/chat session with close friends is "don't follow" from my POV. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:34:06 AM via TweetDeck

We got some seriously intense, but non-flooding, rain yesterday evening in Northern Virginia. God watered the plants in pots on our deck. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:31:11 AM via TweetDeck

I'm open to any vendor with innovative or promising #BigData approach, #Hadoop or otherwise. Lots of innovation going on. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:29:16 AM via TweetDeck

"Massively Parallel Db Startup 2 Reap Multicore Dividends" ( JK--Hopefully, theyll be at #Hadoop Summit, though non-Hdp Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:28:35 AM via TweetDeck

@dougmow Mine are grown-up, and only one of them is under my roof now. Her sleep--and wakefulness--habits are similar to mine. Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:26:25 AM via TweetDeck in reply to dougmow

"Visitors That Came to Stay" ( JK--Viruses are in our genome. Can they be evolution's cross-species mutation vector? Saturday, June 18, 2011 7:02:52 AM via TweetDeck

"Why Transportation Has Gone Nowhere Fast" ( JK--Biggest 20th century letdown? Collapse of personal jetpack indstry 6:45 AM Jun 18th via TweetDeck

Never thought of Vancouver as a rough-and-tumble place. But hockey team name does sound like 3 Stooges' Curly: Canuck-nuck-nuck-nuck-nuck! 6:39 AM Jun 18th via TweetDeck

My fave thing about early mornings is fact that I'm only one awake in the house. No one to disturb my paper-reading coffee-sipping reverie 6:11 AM Jun 18th via TweetDeck

@NekoCase Welcome to summer Neko. The season the bugs remind you who'll inherit the earth. 10:08 PM Jun 17th via Mobile Web in reply to NekoCase

Next best action. It can be a conversation. Or an orchestration. Or an orchestration of conversations. Or conversation about orchestrations 10:03 PM Jun 17th via txt

Decisioning, decision automation, & decision management. More synonyms. Preferred term is "next best action." 9:58 PM Jun 17th via txt

Bo Derek wuz robbed. If she'd've appeared in "This is Spinal Tap," she'd've rated an 11. 9:05 PM Jun 17th via txt

Search for and read WashPost capsule article: "While We Focused on Weinergate." Contextualizes this media feeding frenzy well. 5:42 PM Jun 17th via txt

RIP Bob Banner. Veteran TV producer/director got Carol Burnett to open her variety hour w/ audience Q&A. That survives deepest in my memory 5:31 PM Jun 17th via txt

Behavior. Culture makes people behave the way they do. But you can't kick culture's ass, can you? 5:26 PM Jun 17th via txt