Methinks: Good line -> Eich wrote: “History has reason and rhyme as well as chance, it is not all and only random. For my part, there was little “arbitrary” in what I did, including the mistakes”
Go back to school in the cloud (via itworld.com) →
By using Web-based applications and storing your files online, you can work from anywhere. Methinks: Is it back to school time for you?
Trust, but Verify: How to Manage Risk in... →
Google Labs Shutdown: 10 Experiments Worth Saving... →
Methinks: I particular like Google Googles search, Scribe, and of course Open Spot!
Verizon iPhone, iPad 2 Lure Developers From... →
Flurry said Android developer share is dwindling, attributing Apple’s iPad 2 and the Verizon iPhone 4 launch. It could also be that Honeycomb tablets aren’t rocking. Methinks: Interesting, but I bet it is more of developers doing both rather than switching.
The Hard Truth About Digital Publishing Software... →
Ron Matejko - “One of the most attractive aspects of digital publishing was supposed to be lower production costs. Software developers haven’t received that memo.” Methinks: This means there is room in the market…
Another Sign that HTML5, not iOS, is the way to go... →
“In-app purchase buttons have been disappearing from Apple iOS in recent days as some high-profile players—Amazon, Barnes & Noble and the Wall Street Journal—end direct sales from their respective apps. But the in-app purchase jousting is just beginning.” “So is this over? Not quite. I suspect that more companies are going the way of the Financial Times and develop HTML5...
The Burden of Being Boss (via inc.com) →
The burden of having people’s livelihood in your hands never fully goes away, but knowing where your revenue to cover your expenses will be coming from does reduce the heavy feeling of being the boss. If you’d like to reduce the stress of covering your nut each month, there are lots of recurring revenue business models to emulate: Alarm companies will often install your security...
Lambda Properties: An Alternative to Subclassing? →
This article will introduce you to the concept of exposing parts of your application logic as lambda properties. By making these properties read/write, you can plug in specific functionality with more control than subclassing. Methinks: I’ll try it!
Multichannel Commerce is Moving at a Fast Rate -... →
Methinks: Multi-channel, cross-media, personalized and relevant. Well, after years of talking about this… here we are! Hang on!
Tablets' Market Impact Is Increasing Rapidly: 10... →
It’s hard to believe that before there was an iPad, the tablet market was largely ignored by consumers and even many enterprise users. Methinks: We have to thank Apple for this one.
Apple iPhone Owners Dumbfounded About 4G: Report... →
Apple iPhone owners are confused about whether their device has 4G connectivity, according to a new report. But respondents were apparently ambivalent about 4G, anyway. Methinks: They are ambivalent because they have never experienced 4G
Online Printing Company Seeks to Revolutionize the... →
Methinks: Here is someone who get’s it.
Cloud CIO: Are You Making Your Data Centers... →
via CIO.com Data center construction is growing ever more complex and expensive as data center facilities expand to meet enterprises’ seemingly limitless computing needs. Methinks: A great piece of data is that Yahoo achieves 1.08 Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) which is HALF of most world class data center operations. Operators like Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook and Google are totally...
Newspaper Websites Post Consecutive Quarterly... →
“Smartphones and tablets are increasing mobility and ease-of-access to newspaper websites, and these latest figures reflect the innovative and successful steps that newspaper publishers are taking to optimize their content across platforms,” said NAA President and CEO John Sturm. “The credibility associated with newspapers and strong newspaper brands clearly carries over to the...
Amazon`s Tablet Could Prove a Fine iPad... →
Implementing Lean Manufacturing into Newspaper... →
Methinks: Not new, but an excellent article on the question of can Lean Manufacturing be applied to print and content creation processes. The answer: YES!
Adobe and Sony to Bring Unique Android... →
‘Adobe AIR App Challenge Sponsored by Sony’ to Inspire Application Innovation Methinks: Are you ready developers!?
XBRL group offers $20K for best open source app... →
App development contest seeks tools that compare financial data using the eXtensible Business Reporting Language Methinks: Interesting idea… but is $20K enough?
PC market downshifting, says Gartner (via... →
HP maintains its global lead, while Dell, Lenovo climb and Acer slips; PC market grows by just 2.3% in Q2 Methinks: Steady, really? With the enormous impact of mobile devices supplanting laptops/desktops?
Google announces Q2 earnings: $9.02 billion in... →
techspotlight: …and so the beast grows, and grows, and grows!
Cloud CIO: Are You Making Your Data Centers... →
Data center construction is growing ever more complex and expensive as data center facilities expand to meet enterprises’ seemingly limitless computing needs. Methinks: And can you come close to competing on cost with the big boys?
Google races to create business version of Google+... →
Friday is deadline for companies to try to jump on business trial Methinks: yeah baby!
Touching on the state of webOS →
Methinks: I heard good things, but will it?
Delivering Superior Customer Value: Technology as... →
An SAP Whitepaper…
Why Google+ Doesn't Stand a Chance Against... →
Google Plus (Google+): The Painful Realization Realization #1: Google+ isn’t replacing Facebook Realization #2: I haven’t replaced an inbox, I’ve added one. Realization #3: Every Google+ key feature is a Facebook “update” away Final Realization: Too big to fail
Whitepaper: Low Risk Adoption of Cloud... →
This paper analyzes how organizations can create a roadmap for moving some or all of their IT infrastructure to the cloud with the least risk possible. It reviews the IT services that make the most sense to migrate to the cloud in order to evaluate your cloud vendor’s key attributes
Apple iPhone 5: 10 Rival Products That Could Harm... →
Methinks: Good luck!
Whitepaper - The Evolution of Mobility: Form... →
As organizations assess their growing mobile computing needs, tablet computers are emerging as an important new option.
How Small Business Owners Miss the Mark with... →
Must-Have Gadgets to Take on Summer Vacation (via... →
With any luck, you’ll be able to get out of the office this summer and enjoy some leisure time either lying by a beach, hiking through the mountains or just lazing about a resort somewhere. In this day and age, though, no matter how much we like to get away from it all, it seems technology follows us everywhere. In fact, it’s become so pervasive we can’t seem to even relax on vacation unless we’re...
Printing Industries of America Decries Obama... →
Watson: A System Designed for Answers - The Future... →
An interesting IBM Whitepaper…
HTML5 vs. Native Apps: the Google Plus Thread (via... →
Forget Web Development, HTML5's Biggest Impact is... →
Methinks: Okay, maybe it is just me… but if you developing HTML/CSS/JS for whatever delivery channel, are you not doing Web Development? If not content specifically for a web page, are not virtually ALL electronic channel delivered by the Internet (Web)? I know, I’m being picky.
Facebook for People Who Hate Facebook (via... →
“The second advantage I see to Google+ is it’s ability to better manage your acquaintances (note I didn’t say friends) into different Circles” Methinks: Have you tried it yet? What do you think?
Some workers are more equal than others (via... →
AMAZON’S Mechanical Turk, a service which permits breaking up a task into many tiny bits for workers to complete them for a relative pittance, is ingenious. But it has its share of problems. As Babbage discussed last month, it is sometimes abused by spammers who have workers unwittingly commit online acts of questionable virtue. Methinks: Ingenious indeed. I am wondering how this is any...
How To Manage Cloud Storage For Archiving (via... →
What is the storage manager’s role and what are the main concerns when you begin using cloud storage for this critical job?
Gartner: Half of all marketing automation vendors... →
Methinks: 2016!!! The world will be significantly different by then! Remember the iPad has only been a ‘thing’ for 1 1/2 years, and Android phones only 2 1/2 years. This is a useless prediction. I’d be surprised of this isn’t true by 2014. Then again what will the new ‘think’ be by then?
White Paper: Understanding and Managing the Risk... →
“Change Management involves understanding and controlling the exposure to hazards such that overall risk to the business is handled in an efficient and effective manner. For example, if an organization were deploying a new desktop operating system across the enterprise, an effective Change Management process would understand the risks involved, assess the impact, and coordinate the change so...