LDS SORT Tech Conference 2011 : spf13.com

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LDS SORT Tech Conference 2011. Fri Oct 21, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Last week I had the opportunity to attend the LDS Churchâ??s s SORT tech conference. Nearly 1200 people were in attendance.

MongoDB and PHP at ZendCon 2011

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Presentation given at PHP’s biggest conference, ZendCon 2011. MongoDB and PHP ZendCon 2011 View more presentations from Steve Francia Covers the basics of using MongoDB with PHP.

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MongoDB at SORT Conference 2011

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This presentation was given at the LDS Tech SORT Conference 2011 in Salt Lake City. The slides are quite comprehensive covering many topics on MongoDB. Rather than a traditional presentation, this was presented as more of a Q & A session. Topics covered include. Introduction to MongoDB, Use Cases, Schema design, High availability (replication) and Horizontal Scaling (sharding). MongoDB View more presentations from Steve Francia

CIO Blogs for July 2011

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Reinvent Your Training Methods by Chris Curran. Available does not equal best by Eric D. Brown. Transitioning IT from a technical focus to a business focus by IT BS Watch. How to Kill Projects and Develop Agile Programs Part 1 by Isaac Sacolick. Free Answers From Google On How CIOs Can Be Better Managers by Jim Anderson.

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LDS SORT Tech Conference 2011

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend the LDS Church’s SORT tech conference. Nearly 1200 people were in attendance. There were 23 concurrent tracks and I was able to present two presentations and be on a panel with other NoSQL solutions including Cassandra, CouchDB, Neo4j, Riak and MarkLogic. The panel went for 90 minutes the first half being an 5 – 10 minute introduction of each technology and the second half being a QA period

[VIDEO] In 1987 Apple predicted it would launch Siri in 2011

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This video was posted on Waxy , where they calculate the date of the video as September 16, 2011, based on the calendar on the desk, and the request for a five-year old research paper from 2006. This is very, very good. This video created by Apple in 1987 shows how a ‘Knowledge Navigator’ would work, depicting a university professor interacting with a tablet computer through voice.

MongoDB, PHP and the Cloud - PHP Cloud Summit 2011

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I had the opportunity to present at the PHP Cloud Summit 2011 among some great presenters. This was first time speaking at an online conference. Thanks to the diligent efforts from Cal, Keith and Jeremy at PHPArch it was a really successful experience. I actually presented with two Macbooks. One open to IRC where questions were coming in and the other open to the presentation.

Building your First app with MongoDB at MongoSV 2011

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10gen had our flagship conference in Silicon Valley. I gave an introductory presentation at the first session on building an application in MongoDB. This talk will introduce the features of MongoDB by walking through how one can building a simple location-based application using MongoDB. It covers the basics of MongoDB’s document model, query language, map-reduce framework and deployment architecture.

Zeitgeist 2011: anxiety, mobility, blending, indulgence, immersion, wrath, nudity and more

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As such we have re-created our Zeitgeist for 2011 as a slideshow, as it’s an easier way to digest the 11 themes we put forward. The 11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011. As you no doubt know, the delightful word “Zeitgeist&# comes from the German, meaning ‘spirit of the times’ And in these extraordinary times it is useful to distill the spirits of the day.

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New frameworks of 2011: Connected Success, Transformation of Business and Government, Crowdsourcing

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I believe strongly in visual frameworks as a way of communicating and engaging with complex ideas. I share these on the web, sometimes use them as central frames for my keynotes, apply them in strategy workshops, use them to shape my own thinking on the topics they cover, and sometimes create private custom visual frameworks for clients to define and articulate their strategy. I will be shortly launching a more complete review of all the public visual frameworks I’ve created.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Small Business Server 2011.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials & Windows Home Server 2011 RTM! Both Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Home Server 2011 have released to manufacturing! Windows Small Business Server 2011 is the ideal first server for small businesses with up to 25 users, providing a cost-effective, easy to use solution for protecting, organizing and accessing company data from anywhere. SBS 2011 Standard.

Six trends for 2011 and beyond on how businesses can tap the power of the web

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What specific trends do you see for 2011? The very dynamic Adam Franklin and Toby Jenkins of Bluewire Media recently did a video interview of me, asking me about the trends driving how the web will shape business. Here is the video, with a summary of my headline points below. Also see Bluewire Media’s original post of the video , which has my comments written up in greater detail.). What do you see the future of the web being for businesses?

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CIO Blogs for January 2011

A CIO's Voice

Better Communication: Technology Isn’t Always The Best Solution by Mike Schaffner. CIO as General Manager? by Mark Brewer. Can a CIO be successful without IT experience? Define your terms! by Peter Kretzman. Four Models for success for the CTO / CIO- CTOVision by Eric Brown. Why CIOs Need Management Power Maps To Get Anything Done by Jim Anderson. How To Cope When The Boss Is A Bully by Andy Blumenthal.

The perfect.vimrc vim config file : spf13.com

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Last updated May 26th 2011. Thu Jan 27, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. The perfect.vimrc vim config file. I have spent the last few years tweaking and refining my VIM configuration. This is the ultimate VIM configuration.vimrc file. It is well organized and documented.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard on top of HP hardware, by yours truly! User Group at the beginning of February for a presentation on Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Standard running on HP hardware. See what’s new with Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials and learn about HPs offerings for Small Business server hardware. The Basics of Local DNS for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.

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On Symfony2 : spf13.com

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Symfony2 is slated for release in March 2011. Tue Feb 1, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. On Symfony2. Disclaimer. ve got a couple disclaimers in writing this. m one of the primary authors of the Zoop Framework for PHP. s pretty much the first web framework for PHP dating back to 2001.

Autism Awareness Month 2011

I'm not lost, I'm wondering

Every year when April – otherwise known as Autism Awareness Month – rolls around, I ask myself, “Awareness? Awareness of what exactly?&# In the past I have often forgotten my own advice and tried to find a “one-size-fits-all&# answer to the question. (My My advice: there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all for anything.) Some years I just bailed on the question altogether.

December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011. December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law. December 30, 2010 - GovCloud Predicitons for 2011. 2011 will be the breakout year for GovCloud! December 2011: And what did Santa bring this year!! Jan 2011 ISBN: 978-0-9832361-3-9. ▼ 2011. (32). December 2011: GovCloud Moves From Policy to Law. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 and.

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Friday, February 04, 2011. Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 and Interaction with Small Business Server 2011 Essentials. I know I have talked before about Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 , and how it can help your Small Business with thin clients, old clients, seasonal employees and even reducing the number of machines in the office by getting one nice one. While this is all content that applies to RTM, currently SBS 2011 and MultiPoint 2011 are in Beta.

A CIO’s Christmas List

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Dear Santa: 2011 has been an average year. Filed under: CIO , Random Thoughts Tagged: Chief Information Officer , cio 2011 chirstmas list , cio chirtmas ist 2011 , cio christmas list , cio xmas list , cio xmas wish list , tech 2011 list , technology , what CIOs want. CIO Random Thoughts Chief Information Officer cio 2011 chirstmas list cio chirtmas ist 2011 cio christmas list cio xmas list cio xmas wish list tech 2011 list technology what CIOs want

AT&T vs. Verizon - A Mobile Broadband Speed Test - CIO Musings

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Thursday, January 27, 2011. CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO. A blog about things that interest me as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) working for a local government. Primarily focused on technology, leadership and some of my recreational pursuits. Follow me on twitter at @BarryCondrey Enjoy! AT&T vs. Verizon - A Mobile Broadband Speed Test. Okay, so not a very scientific one, but here goes. I use a Motorola Droid all day, every day for business and personal.

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Where have all the good databases gone? : spf13.com

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Wed Jul 13, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Where have all the good databases gone? Perhaps youâ??ll ll recognize these words, â??About About five years ago I started to notice an odd thing.

Creating a Symfony2 Console Command : spf13.com

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Mon Jun 20, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Creating a Symfony2 Console Command. One of the weaknesses of PHP as a languages has always been itâ??s s ability to write proper command line utilities.

Getting Started with Symfony2 : spf13.com

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Mon Mar 7, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Getting Started with Symfony2. In a follow up to my popular post on Symfony2 , the open source PHP framework we use at OpenSky , Iâ??m m providing an easy guide to getting started using Symfony2. This isnâ??t t your basic â??Hello Hello Worldâ??,

Competition for the Cloud Heats Up : spf13.com

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Thu Jun 30, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Competition for the Cloud Heats Up. karindalziel. Cloud no longer a single vendor game. For years cloud computing has been synonymous with Amazon whose Amazon Web Services really created and defined the space.

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The Browser as an application platform : spf13.com

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Tue Jun 7, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. The Browser as an application platform. With Google launching their chrome book is significant as it reflects a substantial shift in the world of computing. For the first time ever, the application platform. isnâ??t

Creating your own Symfony2 Bundle : spf13.com

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Tue May 24, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Creating your own Symfony2 Bundle. Symfony2 is a great web framework. OpenSky is built on this framework and we are one of the largest contributors to it. The primary building block for Symfony2 is a bundle. Through itâ??s s bundle system Symfony 2.0

SharePoint Conference 2011 Recap -- Live Event

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KMA was fortunate to have been able to send six people to SPC 2011 in Anaheim, CA last month, and although we've done our share of blogging and presenting about it, we're most pleased to present this week's in-person event for our clients and prospects: a half-day recap of the conference highlights, presented by colleagues as follows: Amy Talhouk summarizing the best of Project Server and SharePoint.

Pandora's IPO. a sign of the times : spf13.com

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Thu Jun 16, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Pandora's IPO. a sign of the times. Pandora filed their IPO today. By end of day Pandora was worth 3.2 Billion.

Fountainhead: Cloud Is Not The End - It's The Means.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011. August 13, 2011 at 12:35 PM. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Cloud Is Not The End - Its The Means. Once you get a new tool, you ask: What can I build that I couldnt before? Cloud computing, at its core, is an operational transformation - mostly focused on infrastructure.

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Hybrid Cloud Computing : spf13.com

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Fri Sep 30, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Hybrid Cloud Computing. Traditionally ecommerce companies have had no place in the cloud.

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Windows Power User Tools : spf13.com

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Wed Dec 28, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Windows Power User Tools. m a huge fan of Windows 7. s the first time Iâ??ve ve ever run a Microsoft OS on my primary (home) machine. Â Iâ??ve

Easy bash scripting with shflags : spf13.com

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Fri Jul 8, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Easy bash scripting with shflags. One of the most frustrating things about bash scripts is how challenging it is to create unix style executables. You know, the ones where you can pass in -h or â??help help and see the set of options for the program.

Fountainhead: Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today

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Monday, December 19, 2011. ▼ 2011. (22). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Steve Jobs in 1980. and Cloud + Big Data Today. In 1980, Steve Jobs gave a talk (YouTube) about the early days of Apple.

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Small Business Server 2011.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Intel vPro Add-in. As we announced SBS 2011 Essentials RTM this morning , I thought it would be interesting to also highlight a really cool add-in that allows you to not only view your computers, but if you have the Intel vPro chipset, you can also control power management of your PCs, right from your console with the Intel vPro add-in. The Basics of Local DNS for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.

The most contagious marketing memes of 2012

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Contagious Magazine has just launched its annual Most Contagious 2011, “reviewing the most innovative exercises in branding, technology, and popular culture,” taking a marketer’s perspective on what has succeeded this year. Most Contagious 2011.

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My Favorite Rands Posts : spf13.com

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Thu Apr 28, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. My Favorite Rands Posts. If you donâ??t t know Rands (real name Michael Lopp ), you should.

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How to make money from crowdsourcing: A framework for Crowd Business Models

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I think one of the most valuable aspects of our newly-launched book Getting Results From Crowds is the analysis of Crowd Business Models. While crowdsourcing is clearly a fantastic way for organizations large and small to get access to unparalleled resources and scale their operations, it is also increasingly central to many companies’ business models.

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12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

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Towards the end of each year I share some thoughts on what awaits in the year ahead. It is actually a lot easier to look years into the future than just a single year, as while we can readily discern broad trends, the major events in a year are usually unforeseeable, though they may express the longer-term directions. However as the pace of change accelerates, it is becoming a little easier to see the themes, if not the specifics, of the year ahead.

Announcing Projects & Presentations : spf13.com

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Fri Apr 22, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. Announcing Projects & Presentations. ve decided to expand the scope of this site a bit to be more than just a blog. It makes sense, many of my posts are how tos and often for my own projects.

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Launching my new book today! Getting Results From Crowds

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Today we are launching my new book Getting Results From Crowds: The definitive guide to using crowdsourcing to grow your business ! This has been, in all, many years in the planning and making, and I’m extremely happy with how it has come out. It is definitely my most useful book, and while it’s hard to compare it with my other books as it has a distinct purpose and design, it is in some ways my best work. I’ve believed in, followed, and worked with crowds for over a decade.

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

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Shortly after Forrester announced that Deloitte Australia’s Yammer network had won its 2011 Forrester Groundswell award in the category of Collaboration Systems. A few days ago Arie Goldshlager pointed me to the fantastic video below of Giam Swiegers, CEO of Deloitte Australia, talking about the company’s use of micro-blogging.

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The most productive 20 minutes of my day : spf13.com

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Fri Jan 14, 2011. by Steve Francia. talks. share. Twitter. Facebook. Google+. LinkedIn. Delicious. Reddit. StumbleUpon. sharing is caring. follow. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. GitHub. Google+. SlideShare. join 10k+ subscribers & followers. The most productive 20 minutes of my day. As part of my new years resolution to get in shape and spend less dough I decided that Iâ??d d be better of walking from Grand Central to my office on 18th St.

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