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Weekend rant: big data is a bad joke, gimme context

As an antidote to the blether around Big Data, I muse on the importance of nuanced context. Without it, all the Big Data algorithms in the world will never solve our deep seated business problems. Nor will it relieve us of the tyranny of old benchmarks.

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The unhealthy Jawbone UP has a 60 day life

Jawbone UP's lack of reliability is leading to many hundreds of complaint. Jawbone's response is admirable on the surface but the issues are much deeper. It shows no sign of resolving them.

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How Workday does cloud

Insights into how Workday handles security, multi-tenancy, release cycles, development and performance in its cloud application stack

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Self promotion in the snake pit

What is needed for the future successful career? Our management book shelves are stacked with advice. Dan Schawbel thinks he has some answers. I'm not so sure but you decide for yourself.

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Enterprise app stores need to grow up

The need for enterprise add ons is self evident. But the enterprise app stores seem far from chock full of exciting solutions. What's the problem? How can it be solved?