Business intelligence and cloud computing news for 2009-03-11

  • talking about all layers of the BI technology stack that will shape business intelligence in the near future http://is.gd/mKk0
  • Inside the Head of Obama’s CIO: Mr. Kundra professed a preference for the Web-based model, called cloud computing. http://is.gd/lZ0a
  • A true relational database in the cloud! Microsoft SDS forget its document oriented roots and go back to relational model http://is.gd/mKqT
  • Gartner cites 5 reasons for the gap between expectations for BI and the value the technology is delivering http://is.gd/mPUX
  • Ubuntu aims to keep free software at the forefront of cloud computing by embracing the API's of Amazon EC2 http://is.gd/mPWg
  • Flash is Dominating the Landscape, but Silverlight is Growing: 97% Vs 21% http://is.gd/mPX0
  • Azure Services vs. Amazon Web Services vs. Google App Engine (via @OakLeaf) http://is.gd/mPXC #
  • More on the microsoft SDS bomb: SQL Data Services Abandons REST for TDS API and Knocks My Socks Off http://is.gd/mPYh
  • "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail" A. Maslow
  • Rather than multiyear, multimillion-dollar programs, organizations are investing in shorter-term business intelligence http://is.gd/n0Fj
  • Richard Stallman on cloud computing: "It's stupidity. It's worse than stupidity: it's a marketing hype campaign." http://bit.ly/fl5uO
  • Why Business intelligence project fails to deliver significant business value? @PeterJThomas Vs Gartner http://bit.ly/17afV2
  • "the cloud will only come of age after the current generation of corporate decision-makers is ousted." Time is now ? http://bit.ly/Rl2L2
  • technology and theology: using data visualization to deconstruct and then visually reconstruct the story of Jesus : http://bit.ly/mi8V8
  • inspiring post on data Visualization Heaven: http://bit.ly/PzLS5
  • Abstract data visualization of the occurrence of the term 'organic' in the New York Times between 1981 and 2009 http://bit.ly/16XQMN