Cancel The Funeral For The Mobile Web—It’s Not Dead Yet

not sure i agree, but it’s a good counterpoint to my piece…..

(Curated by Jon Reed. Read the complete article here)

Inside the Algorithms Facebook and Twitter Use to Build the Perfect Feed |

The “perfect feed” might be pushing it a bit…

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How long can you be a unicorn technical evangelist? Episode 45 (podcast)

This is a pretty neat podcast series if you’re not following it, give it a lsiten

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VMware delivers strong Q1 – by @ldignan

not sure why VMware took a hit on this, the number were in line with expectations…we’ll see how it plays out.

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CEOs Bullish on IT Priorities: Enable Growth, CIOs, Not Just Efficiencies – by @twailgum

CIOs are either under a ton of pressure or have a major new opportunity…or probably both.

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The data scientist debate – new salary data and definitions – by @jonerp

I had fun boiiling a bunch of research down to essentials, and a few quips….

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Infor, The Teenager – by @ekolsky

blog post title of the week? :)

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The data scientist debate – new salary data and definitions

As the debate about what a data scientist actually is carries on, fresh salary data sheds light on who these folks are – and how their value is perceived.Author informationJon ReedJon Reed has been involved in enterprise communities since 1995, including time spent building ERP recruiting and training firms. These days, Reed is a (cough) blogger/analyst and also counsels vendors and startups on go-to-market strategy. He is an SAP Mentor, Enterprise Irregular, and video content producer.



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Mike Stonebraker 70 Year Celebration – April 12th, 2014

We are celebrating Mike Stonebraker’s 70th birthday with a day of exciting talks on his impact on all things databases. The all-day event will feature speakers and discussion panels on the major projects from his +40-year career, including former colleagues, investors, collaborators, rivals, and students.

(Curated by Dennis Moore. Read the complete article here)

A toast to a celebrity in the small world of bigdata

This weekend, we’re celebrating Mike Stonebraker’s 70th birthday in a daylong event at MIT. Everyone is welcome, and it will be livestreamed as well. Stonebraker is, of course, famous as a founder of the relational database industry, a serial entrepreneur, and the foremost academic researcher in database systems. I’ve known him as a research advisor, an academic colleague, a co-founder, an academic rival, a business competitor, and a friend. The man is a force.

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Samsung Is Developing Own Platform, Apps

Mr. Hong: Software is a critical component of course. If you look at our R&D structure, there are a lot more software engineers than hardware engineers. The investment amount we are making in software R&D is huge. However, probably from a consumer perspective there is room to improve to deliver a unique experience. That’s the area that we’re really trying to focus on more. My organization’s goal is to foster the software platform to bring innovation on top of our hardware.

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Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed?

None of the top 1,000 sites were vulnerable to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, and only 0.53 percent of the top 10,000, 1.5 percent of the top 100,0000 and 2 percent of the top 1 million were vulnerable, according to the security firm Sucuri Security.

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OpenSource Apache OpenOffice hits major 100 million downloads milestone in under 2 years

OpenOffice offers free and open-source document, spreadsheet, presentation, vector graphics, and database creation tools, along with a mathematical formula editor. More than 750 extensions and over 2,800 templates are available for the productivity suite at SourceForge. Apache OpenOffice was born out of the ashes of the iconic OpenOffice.org. Oracle donated the OpenOffice.org code and trademark to the Apache Incubator in 2011, and OpenOffice became an Apache top-level project in late 2012.

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Open data or privacy breach? – by @philww

An issue that ain’t going away….

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Docker will make cloud apps portable — next year – by @davidlinthicum

promising stuff….though I agree another year in the oven….

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OpenSAP Takes on Sustainability – by @cbjorlin

SAP doing a terrfici job with its MOOCs…

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The Changing Manufacturing Landscape: Why Corporate Performance Excellence is No Accident – by @erp_cindyjutras

Cindy on how manufacturing is changing (and an upcoming webinar on the topic)

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IBM’s Watson unit invests in Fluid, eyes personal shopping applications – by @ldignan

high stakes for IBM which means Watson will be a big story to watch from a go to market/revenue angle.

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Tough Realities Persist In Mobile Payments

Thoughtful piece on the realities of mobile commerce….

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How National FFA achieved value from Rimini Street – by @dahowlett

good to see the customer stories of third party maintenance success coming out….

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Microsoft invests $1.1 billion in a new data center in Iowa

Iowa is quite the hot spot for data centers, with the state attracting Microsoft yet again to build its new data center in West Des Moines, a spot where the company already runs a data center.

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Iowa to give Microsoft millions in exchange for 86 jobs

Neither the city nor the IEDA questioned why Microsoft, which had $24.5 billion in revenue and $8 billion in profits in the most recent fiscal quarter, needed taxpayers’ support to build its data center.

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Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable IoT hardware

The sportswear company has decided that only software has a future in Nike’s technology vision. That means cutting the FuelBand, including a slimmer version planned for the fall.

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Retooling Marketing in a B2B Company – by @jeffnolan

new rule of marketing from one of the smartest guys in the room….

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Musings – What is the future of recruiting? – by @holgermu

nice think piece by Holger….

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