August, 2006

  • Business Intelligence Basics: Having a Target/Goal

    “Business intelligence” can be a term that has a rather generic meaning, meaning many different things to many different people. Throughout all these definitions there is generally one central theme: That of providing timely information to decision makers...
  • Who Wants an Ignorant Car? Let's Talk "Smart" Car

    I am amazed at the degree to which Microsoft is involved in the “smart” car—to the degree that there are multiple and, perhaps, confusing definitions for “smart” car. For example, Microsoft has partnered with Fiat to offer a car that runs Windows,...
  • Blogs on the Road

    One of my interests is mobile computing. I have a personal interest: I own a Windows Mobile Cingular 8125 phone/PDA. (See Cingular 8125- Cingular Wireless .) So, as I am starting to get “in” to blogging, it is only logical that I start asking “How...
  • SQL Server 2005: 1 Picture = 1k Words

    I bet if you did a statistical analysis of questions about SQL Server 2005, you would end up with a pattern approximating the 80/20 rule. That is, 80 percent of the questions would be on 20 percent of the topics. I really like what Jens Süßmeyer has...
  • (2B) || !(2B)

    After posting my first entry on Wednesday, dealing with “How to be a good blogger?”, I have been considering questions of philosophy. What do I believe to be a good blog entry worthy of posting? You see, I would like this blog to be successful....
  • How to be a good blogger?

    That is exactly the question that I’ve been asking myself the last few days since my friend Ward Pond asked me for a link to my blog—which didn’t exist. When I searched the net for an answer, one of the first places at which I landed was at the University...