Archive for January, 2009

Funny video of the day

January 30, 2009

Teh Funny: The Matrix Runs on Windows


Article on data quality – emphasis for marketers (in ’08)

January 14, 2009

Not sure how this worked out for ’08 but it looks like a priority for my ’09.

Marketers: Clean customer data a priority in 2008

Note the emphasis on view of customer and the need to cross applications (ERP, CRM, POS) and org silos.

Forrester report on Community Platforms

January 14, 2009

Lots of good stuff here – my highlights:

  • The POST methodology puts the focus in the right place – and technology in the proper, supporting role.
  • “[B]rands seek solution partners–not technologists”: Solutions partners must be more than just out-sourced technology providers.
  • See the short list of 9 vendors as well as the long list of vendors Forrester compiled

Money is fuel – not the destination

January 12, 2009

You should regard money as fuel for what you really want to do, not as a goal in and of itself. Money is like gas in the car — you need to pay attention or you’ll end up on the side of the road — but a well-lived life is not a tour of gas stations!

Tim O’Reilly
Commencement address for the UC Berkeley School of Information, May 13, 2006

Google’s browser security handbook

January 2, 2009

Google has produced a handbook covering security features and properties of the major web browsers. I’ve only briefly scanned this but it looks like good stuff. I see sufficient references to RFCs to satisfy my inner web-geek.

[via slashdot]