“Expert” Speaks on Legal Tech Cost Savings and More. Technology for Less. Ways for law firms to save money and extend their technology budgets. From the ABA eJournal Report. [DennisKennedy.blog]
Social Software – Why go to conferences. Quote: “After I grudgingly acknowledged that I hadn't heard anything particularly unique from the speakers, we started talking about why people go to conferences. Be honest. You seldom go to hear the speakers. You go because of the other people who are going to be there. That doesn't… Continue reading Social Software – Why go to conferences
Productizing legal services. Its not online yet, but be sure to look out for this months Law Practice Management Magazine which has a cover story on productizing legal services by Sally Schmidt. In it, she looks at three firms whove gone to some lengths to deliver packaged services (often for a flat fee) that clients… Continue reading Productizing legal services
Dell Researchers Deem MySQL Replication Cluster Easy, Effective for High Volume Applications. A Dell study demonstrates the ease with which high performance Web applications can be built using the popular open source “LAMP” (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) software stack on the PowerEdge server blade system. The article outlines a sample application showing MySQL replication for… Continue reading Dell Researchers Deem MySQL Replication Cluster Easy, Effective for High Volume Applications
Pollster is Quick, Painless, and Fun Too. I've been playing with the polling application included in DRK4, you can see an example of this on the left side of my blog page. Pollster comes with a ColdFusion administrator tool used to define polls (the question, what the answers are, etc.) as well as to report… Continue reading Pollster is Quick, Painless, and Fun Too
I was just at Borders in Redmond and I had an epiphany: there are no business books about the role that secrets play in corporate marketing, management, and corporate strategy. That's very strange, I think. After all, secrets are among the most important tool a marketer (or an evangelist) has to offer. If I was… Continue reading
I was just at Borders in Redmond and I had an epiphany: there are no business books about the role that secrets play in corporate marketing, management, and corporate strategy. That's very strange, I think. After all, secrets are among the most important tool a marketer (or an evangelist) has to offer.
If I was smart, I'd keep this fact a secret. I'll bet that a marketing book with a title of “keeping secrets” would make an author a boatload.
Hey, look at Coca Cola. Anyone know their “secret recipe?”
Secrets are part of marketing lore. In talking to tech industry veterans about their secrets, they often say “we can't talk because we don't wanna pull an osborne
Minsky: Why A.I. Is Brain-Dead. Marvin Minsky, co-founder of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, says the field of artificial intelligence has lost its way. An interview with Josh McHugh from Wired magazine. [Wired News]
Contribute 2 Released!. You can now buy Contribute 2 for Windows or Mac OS X. I have been using Contribute since before the first version was released to the public and I love it! It makes my life so much easier because it… [An Architect's View]
DRK4 Released!. The latest DevNet Resource Kit – Volume 4 – is now available for purchase. Lots of ColdFusion goodness in this edition including an enhanced logging framework, XML / query conversion components, a filter framework for form / URL variables, and… [An Architect's View]
I've been learning a bit about the Peer-to-Peer SDK that Microsoft released the other day. It's really an interesting way to build distributed applications that scale to large numbers of people. One interesting thing that I learned in discussions is just how security aware Microsoft has become. The P2P kit puts a private key on… Continue reading Peer-to-Peer SDK