Collaboration and Analytics Discussed at IOD 2012
Thu, Nov 1st 2012 12:15p Brian Benz Information on Demand (IOD) is an annual IBM event specializing in the evolving world of Big Data. IOD 2012 was held in the Mandalay Bay Conference Center in Las Vegas in October 2012 (the next IOD event takes place there November 3-7 2013). You can get a good feel for the conference by watching the keynote replays as well as other IOD 2012 videos.
via Collaboration and Analytics Discussed at IOD 2012. [read] Keywords: collaboration
Listen to Steve Jobs Describe the iPad in 1983
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 6:14a Brian Benz It was also there that Jobs discussed his vision of the future of computing with a mind-bending amount of foresight. In one way or another, Jobs manages to touch on everything from the advent of the World Wide Web, which was still years away, to the inevitable takeover of mobile technology, which was decades away. He even gives the iPad a little nudge.
via Listen to Steve Jobs Describe the iPad in 1983 – Technology – The Atlantic Wire. [read] Keywords: atlantic
The AIIM OccupyIT Manifesto
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 2:12p Brian Benz Geoff posed this simple question in the context of the amazing period we are currently living through:
Why is it that in terms of technology I feel so powerful as a consumer and so lame as an employee?
http://pages2.aiim.org/occupy_it_when_ready.html [read] Keywords:
AIIM Research & Publications
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 2:12p Brian Benz AIIM’s research and publications provide neutral and unbiased market research reflecting the wisdom of our 65,000 community of information professionals, helping you match and measure your ROI and implementation issues.
via Research & Publications. [read] Keywords: community
The Massive Workforce Shift: Bridging the Gap Between Millennials and Boomers
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 2:12p Brian Benz As 80 million Baby Boomers shift into retirement, 80 million Millennials (born 1980-95) take center stage as our next-generation workforce. This massive shift is changing the way work gets done as this new cohort brings a different mindset with expectations for a different work environment than the one know and loved by Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, and Gen Xers.
via Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » The Massive Workforce Shift: Bridging the Gap Between Millennials and Boomers. [read] Keywords: archive
opticks – open source remote sensing application and development framework
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 6:11a Brian Benz Supports the following file formats: NITF 2.0/2.1, GeoTIFF, ENVI, ASPAM/PAR, CGM, DTED, Generic RAW, ESRI Shapefile, HDF5, AVI, MPEG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
Zoom, pan, rotate spatially large datasets
Quickly layer GIS features, annotations, results, and other information over your data to provide context
Many image display controls such as colormap, histogram, transparency, etc.
Support for datasets larger than four gigabytes
Analysts can quickly combine steps using graphical wizards
Support for pr [read] Keywords: application
Functional Programmer? – Try F#
Tue, Oct 9th 2012 11:36a Brian Benz F# 3.0 offers innovative features that further support the needs of analytical and data programmers by harnessing the power of functional programming. Whether you are a researcher who wants to learn how the new F# 3.0 type providers can deliver data to your fingertips, a teacher who wants to introduce students to a pragmatic functional language, or a developer trying to solve complex analytical problems, then Try F# with its browser-based platform and easy-to-use tutorials is for you.
via Try F# [read] Keywords:
WebPlatform.org – News on the Open Web Platform
Mon, Oct 8th 2012 10:43a Brian Benz WebPlatform.org will have accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive references and tutorials for every part of client-side development and design, with quirks and bugs revealed and explained. It will have in-depth indicators of browser support and interoperability, with links to tests for specific features. It will feature discussions and script libraries for cutting-edge features at various states of implementation or standardization, with the opportunity to give feedback into the process before the [read] Keywords: development