Sat.Dec 22, 2012 - Fri.Dec 28, 2012

Hold The Date: 30 Jan Cloudera is sponsoring a federal Big Data.


Friends at Cloudera are lead sponsors and coordinators of a new Big Data Forum focused on Apache Hadoop. The first, which will be held 30 January 2013 in Columbia Maryland, will be focused on lessons learned of use to

My Best Christmas Present ? Root Domain Support for Amazon S3.

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I have been a big fan of the Amazon S3 Static Website Hosting feature since its launch and this blog happily is being served from it. S3 is not only a highly reliable and available storage service but also one of the most

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The CIO’s Five Leadership Traits

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Being Authentic is Influential.

An Album for Each Year - 2012 Version - All Things Distributed

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About 5 years ago I joined a challenge to list "a favorite album for every year of your life." " The challenge has two restrictions: only one album per year and there can be no repeats of artists. I added for myself the restriction that I

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Is Strategic Planning Actually Part of Corporate Governance?

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General speaking, four key dimensions of corporate governance are accountability, strategy, policy, and monitoring. From Wikipedia: Governance System - Listen to people involved, identify suspected key indicators, measure, attempt improvement, track, analyze, learn, and repeat; while strategic planning is viewed as a process for determining where an organization is going over the next year or—more typically—3 to 5 years (long term).