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Get Ready for a Major New Release


Wow!  The Kalido-sphere is buzzing with excitement these days.  Between the recent briefing with the BBBT, the multi-city Qlik to Discover Roadshow with Qlik with just completed stops in Jersey City, Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto, and the upcoming, much anticipated new release of the Kalido Information Engine, there’s no shortage of news around here. Our […]

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?


Stop throwing your partner under the bus

I was at a standstill on a blog that I alluded to in my previous Thick as a Brick submission when I ran across a similar theme from Jonathan Feldman on Information Week Global CIO, No One Likes Petulant Teenagers.  The premise that I alluded to was that many CIOs are in the business of […]

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But the wise man don’t know how it feels…


..To be Thick as a Brick

Who am I to let a good theme die?  Kudos to Jim Harris for his excellent follow up on his “Brickyard Chaos” blog with an even more insightful “Another Brick in the Wall” blog ( I love the Pink Floyd reference).  Truth be told, I’m a bigger classic rock fan than I am a NASCAR […]

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Yeah, But Who Won The Race?


I just finished reading a Jim Harris blog “Chaos in the Big Data Brickyard”.  When I saw the title, I thought that it must be a reference to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a.k.a.”The Brickyard”.  I felt this was a reasonable assumption given the fact that NASCAR just ran their annual race there this past weekend.  […]

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Agility’s Growing Pains


I just finished reading a blog by Michael Fitzgerald, CIO Tough Love: Agility Demands Increasing.  In his recap of the 10th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, Michael rightfully warns IT Executives to “brace yourself for pain as you push for agility”.  I couldn’t agree more.  And, the pain comes from many directions and takes on […]

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