Enterprise Information Management in the 21st Century

EIM in the age of Semantcs, Big Data, and Social Media

Applications Unlimited Delays the Inevitable

Why Oracle Fusion Doesn’t Excite Customers The money quote: The main reasons for their unhappiness with Oracle were high licensing costs, high maintenance costs and difficulty in upgrading. Seems that the Applications Unlimited program simply kicked the can down the road a little. Without changing their attitude, Oracle will never be successful in the ERP […]

Linked Data Enterprise Example

One of the big issues with evangelizing new technologies is that you can talk theory all day long, but if you can’t point at a concrete example of someone actually using it, the message falls flat. So, in that spirit, I give you NXP Technologies and their application of Linked Data to keep their product […]


How a Starship Can Help Your Business

I’ve talked to a lot of people at a lot of different kinds of companies over the years. My clients have many issues in common – living in silos, technologists not understanding what the business needs, people in the weeds not seeing the big picture, etc. An underlying cause of a lot of these issues […]

Link Roundup…YEEEEAAAAAA!!!

This week’s link roundup has been interrupted my unmitigated joy… Also, I’m glad I’m not on the road this week…good luck to all in Sandy’s path…

Link Roundup – October 22, 2012

Hey folks – There will be no link roundup this week, which is what I get for starting a new project for my company (namely, exhaustion). Of course, I’m confident that nothing really happened this week anyway, so no great loss 😉 I’ll be back next week with all the news that fits…

Link Roundup – October 15, 2012

This week, we inaugurate a new category for the Link Roundup – Cloud Computing. I was having trouble putting Cloud-based articles in a consistent place, so why not build them their own room? It helps the economy, eh? With that, here’s a few things that you may have missed last week… Big Data Big Data […]

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The Data Philosopher

To whom it may concern: This blog posting is an application for a job. Rather, it’s really an application for a job title. In the Data Roundtable discussion that concluded the recent DataFlux IDEAS conference, Jim Harris coined a new term in relation to Rich Murnane’s discussion of the “Data Scientist” – the “Data Philosopher.” […]


Link Roundup – October 8, 2012

Here’s some things that you may have missed last week… Big Data How Hadoop Makes Short Work of Big Data (Forbes) – An executive overview of Hadoop… Data Markets: The Emerging Data Economy (TechCrunch) – An overview of the mechanics of data markets and their potential impact on how everyone does business… The Big Data […]

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Link Roundup – October 1, 2012

Three quarters of 2012 down, one to go…Here are some links to things you may have missed last week… Big Data Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century (Harvard Business Review) – Well, as a bass player, I’m happy in the back, standing next to my amp in a T-shirt, just playing… Where Sentiment […]

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Link Roundup – September 24, 2012

A day late, hopefully not a dollar short…Here are some links in the world of Enterprise Information Management that you may have missed last week: Big Data Building a Better Ball Team with Big Data: Lessons for Executives (ITBusinessEdge) – A topical application of Big Data, since my Giants clinched the division over the weekend… Two […]

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