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Seth Grimes is an analytics strategy consultant with Alta Plana and organizes the Sentiment Analysis Symposium. Follow him on Twitter at @sethgrimes
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posted in October 2007

Can Security Awareness Deliver Competitive Advantage?

10/31/2007
It's disconcerting to live in a world where security can be seen as delivering competitive advantage, yet that's the idea behind Unisys's Enterprise Security initiative. But after all, the company's Trusted Enterprise Model only extends the security selling point that is a marketing mainstay for financial institutions and that has been adopted or embraced by IT vendors, sometimes far too slowly, with the rise of network computing.

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BI as Commodity Technology: The Information Angle

10/29/2007
BI is complex, simultaneously software, transformational work practices, and business information. Consider: What value is reporting or OLAP or data mining (software) that doesn't tap whatever data is relevant to produce business insights (information) that can help you restructure, realign, or optimize business operations (practices)? We need to examine all three, complementary aspects of business intelligence: software, information, and practices. Let's start with information, with BI sou

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Jolt Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

10/19/2007
A quick notice to let everyone know that the nomination period for the 2008 Jolt Awards is now open. I'm a Jolt Awards judge, my second year, while this is the 18th go-around for the awards. The main sponsor is Dr. Dobb's, like Intelligent Enterprise a CMP computing magazine (or is IE a business magazine focusing on computing or is IE a portal rather than a magazine?)

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Semantic Web Visions: A Tale of Two Studies

10/17/2007
Prof. Jorge Cardoso of the University of Madeira, Portugal, has written a very interesting paper titled "The Semantic Web Vision: Where are We?" Cardoso surveyed over 600 academic and industry researchers in December 2006. He published his findings in the September-October 2007 issue of IEEE's Intelligent Systems journal. They include that "mainstream adoption is still five to ten years away."

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Petraeus Does PowerPoint

10/15/2007
Is there anything to add to an item that was the rage of the political media a month back, the misuse of one of our favorite miscommunication tools, PowerPoint, by U.S. military leadership? Check out Gen. David Petraeus' September 10, 2007 slideshow explaining and justifying the drawdown of U.S. troops inserted into Iraq in the recent "surge."... The bigger issue is elsewhere: in the control of the narrative that PowerPoint affords the presenter.

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