Category Archives: Tony Whale

Confusion as a value proposition!?

Wednesday February 10th, 2010

I’ve worked in business and IT a long time. Long ago IT terms were fairly well comprehended and tended to be unambiguous. Today however many IT and consulting organizations strive to add value to their offerings and freely inject, albeit perhaps innocently, ambiguous terms.   For example for reasons best known to marketers the term,… Read More »

The Internet of Things – What an opportunity!

Monday December 14th, 2009

Lately, I’ve seen a surge of new offers for real applications that use Sensor Data to deliver a valued service. This has me thinking about how data warehouses are primarily oriented towards the transactions of people – phone calls, grocery purchases, web browsing… all of this relates to people, and their daily actions.   Going… Read More »