Essential Rule #1: Social Media is Relational, Not... →
methinks: good observations!
How Facebook Mobile Was Designed to Write Once,... →
Methinks: This is seriously exactly my planned way to deal with mobile apps… put a browser experience inside of the proprietary app shell! Awesome!
Good Whitepaper -> The CIO's New Guide to Design... →
The CIO’s New Guide to Design of Global IT Infrastructure There are five principles that are driving radical IT infrastructure redesign. They are: *Distance doesn’t matter *Applications/data must be everywhere and in one place *Harness knowledge and manage data *Business never stops *There are no second-class enterprise citizens
Four Mega Trends Shaping the Future of Commerce →
Whitepaper: Computing on Demand Uses Cloud to... →
Whitepaper: Why Cloud Backup: Top 10 Reasons (via... →
REASON #1: Achieve disaster recovery with secure offsite cloud backup REASON #2: Freedom from manual and complex tape backup tasks REASON #3: Predictable costs for simpler budgeting REASON #4: Reliable and guaranteed data recovery REASON #5: Minimized risks and costs of downtime REASON #6: Fast data restores REASON #7: Take advantage of Service Provider’s Expertise and Resources REASON #8:...
Breaking News: Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire Tablet,... →
5 years ago, it was impossible to build something like SlideShare or Youtube...– SlideShare Ditches Flash for HTML5 (via senchainc)
6 Key Takeaways From Aptara’s 3rd Annual Survey of... →
via digitalbookworld.com Across all segments, publishers are aggressively producing ebooks, but revenues are lagging. Trade, more than any other publishing market segment, has aggressively increased its ebook pursuits. Amazon still dominates distribution … but by a steadily decreasing margin. Amazon generates the most sales for Trade publishers, even though a comparatively small percentage...
Google patent could integrate jobs, recipes and... →
Methinks: This patent is timely relative to the recent patent reform bill that just became law. It certainly has some provisions that are an improvement over what was. But when it comes to software patents, I still have doubts about the process… and the value to industry. A patent is supposed to be an non-obvious invention. Recall a quote I mentioned in a post earlier this year, “the...
How To Back Up Your Life Automatically with Ifttt →
After nine months of testing, a nifty tool called ifttt opened to the public last week. Don’t worry; I’ll save you the trouble. They tell me it’s pronounced “Ift.” Like “gift” with no G. Ifttt stands for “If this then that.” It’s a tool designed to “put the internet to work for you” by creating simple tasks using the...
Why Verizon just launched a $99 LTE phone →
Slideshow: The Science behind Viral Marketing (via... →
The Science behind Viral Marketing is a look at the key factors that drive growth in viral marketing. (Hint, the most important factor is not the one everyone expects.) It also looks at what is needed to get virality to work, and how to create and optimize viral marketing campaigns or viral products.
When All Else Fails, Follow a Hunch (via @HBR) →
Methinks: Sound advice, I am sure I’ve heard that before. Oh yeah, from Jack Welch’s book Winning. In it he said instinct is important in business because you rarely have enough data. That gut instinct is your brain knowing it has seen this ‘pattern’ before. But it takes a lot of experiences to create useful patterns for the brain to recognize as similar to a new situation....
Arm Race: Your Wristwatch Is Your Next Web Portal →
Discover Where Your Clients Hang Out on Social... →
A Few Trends that Got Us to Where We Are (via... →
by Frank Romano 1. Digital links to customers 2. Color is hot 3. Digital printing 4. E-business or Web To Print 5. Computer-to-Plate on- and off-press 6. Digits to dots to dock-workflow
More Adults Using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn: Pew... →
Methinks: Two out of three ain’t bad… the more the merrier!
A Four-Stage Journey to Cloud Computing (via... →
Virtualization Evolution Stage One: Acclimation Virtualization Evolution Stage Two: Consolidation Virtualization Evolution Stage Three: Transformational Virtualization Evolution Stage Four: Optimized Private Cloud Delivery
CSSTidy is an open source Cascading Style Sheets parser and optimiser written by...– Wikipedia Says…
5 Questions SMBs Should Ask about Cloud Contracts:... →
Where is my data stored? Who is responsible for my data? What happens if there’s an outage? What happens if your vendor is acquired or goes under? Where’s the exit sign?
HTML Tidy is a computer program and a library whose purpose is to fix invalid...– Wikipedia Says…
InfoQ: Naresh Jain: Dealing with Change in an... →
InfoQ: VMware Releases Free Version of Micro Cloud... →
InfoQ: Controversial Opinions on Software Patents... →
There Is No ROI in Cloud Computing (via... →
Methinks: Hogwash! I reject the basic premise of what and IT investment (or service expense) is. Any expenditure of cash or capital (cost) for a given purpose has a comparable value to an alternative - and that includes the cost of during nothing. The difference in cost or value gained is the return. This can be divided by the cost of the change. The ratio is return on investment. (regardless if...
Blowing the Doors Off Mind Mapping - Website... →
Methinks: I’ve always had a soft spot for mind mapping. Just haven’t always found people that see it’s usefulness.
InfoQ: Is REST the future for SOA? →
14 million mobile users in the United States, representing 6.2 percent of the...– QR Codes Scanned by 14 Million Americans in June
To The Cloud - A look back at how an IT transition... →
This presentation from last year show the thought processes and stepwise approach to transitioning an organization from traditional IT infrastructure to a business cloud. Oh, and why as well.
Software Project Management: the art and science of planning and leading...– Wikipedia Says…
InfoQ: Advanced Aspect Oriented Programming →
Five Mistakes Companies Make in Their Cloud... →
Methink: Good thoughts to consider. The slide I like best is the ‘cloud’ is not simply an evolution of IT, “ is really more of a change in business strategy than in IT functionality”
The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Collaboration, Q3 2011... →
MOBILE COLLABORATION REQUIRES A NEW APP APPROACH Designed to run well on any mobile device. Delivered as a cloud service. What Foresster calls the mobile app Internet: “an architecture of native apps on smart mobile devices linked to cloud-based services that provide a context-rich experience anytime, anywhere.” Methinks: Some things seem self-evident, other need examples for people to get...
Fueled by smartphones, daily deals, merchants... →
Reference Architecture Foundation for Service... →
Object-Oriented Storage Is Worth a Closer Look: 10... →
OO Storage Aligns With the Cost of Data Big Data Changing the Traditional Role of the DB Cloud Computing Is Based on ODB Real-Time Paradigm vs. Predictive Modeling It’s Now About the Information Model MySQL Not Designed for Complexity NoSQL/NewSQL: Knee-Jerk IT Reduce Risk of SQL Injection Hacks ODBs Are No Longer Disruptive Practice Makes Perfect: ODB Has a 20-Year Head Start
Scrum: an iterative, incremental framework for project management often seen in...– Wikipedia Says…