I noted some time ago that there was a gap between business intelligence education and practice. Now, Indiana University is the latest institution seeking to bridge the gap, at least where data science is concerned.
There is mounting speculation that Apple CEO Tim Cook’s job is in jeopardy. This may be so, but firing him will not solve the company’s fundamental problem, one that no leader can address in the short term.
I’ve recently posted some articles regarding my trial of Windows 8 Developer Edition. Before moving on to other topics, I’d like to wrap up this series of posts with some final thoughts on Windows 8 in particular and Microsoft in … Continue reading
Visionary computer scientist David Gelernter recently wrote an opinion piece for Wired in which he threw out this provocative proposal: the end of the Web, search, and browsers as we know them. From the tenor of comments posted on the Wired web … Continue reading
I’ve posted a series of articles here on the “revenge of the dumb terminal.” That trend has recently picked up steam with news that HP is planning to sell a Pavilion notebook running Google’s Chrome OS.
I recently had the honor of working with Jake Sommers, a good friend of many years, on a project near and dear to both our hearts. Jake and I share a lifelong love of jazz and big band music, and … Continue reading
In a recent post, I introduced the PRIME model on this blog. I briefly defined PRIME and stated that it can be used to understand knowledge worker activities around business intelligence, performance management and analytics. I concluded the article by pointing toward a “generic” knowledge work that … Continue reading
A few years ago, I came up with an alternative way of thinking about how people work with data. I call this alternative the PRIME model. In exploring PRIME I’ve had several insights about how we use information. This article … Continue reading
An article at PCWorld online over the weekend previewed Microsoft’s scheduled unveiling of Office 2013, to happen later today. While the focus of that article is around what Microsoft must do to keep Office competitive, the really interesting thing to … Continue reading