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The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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The spectrum of hybrid mobile app development with Worklight

The hybrid approach to developing mobile apps offers advantages for those wishing to produce pure native apps or those that have HTML5 content. Earlier in 2012, on January 31, IBM announced its planned acquisition of Worklight, a provider of a mobile application development platform. Several weeks later the deal closed.…

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Some views from 32,000 feet

As I flew from Chicago to Las Vegas yesterday to attend the IBM Impact conference, I was lucky enough to sit on the left side of the plane in a windows seat. As the 3 and 1/2 hour trip proceeded, I used my iPad to photograph some of the changing…

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Daily links for 04/25/2012

Confusion Around Mobile Application Management Can Be a Good Thing | The Enterprise Mobility Forum “Mobile Application Management is far more than just having your own private app store.” tags: mobile application management BetaKit » Measuring Mobile Apps: The Problem with Mobile Analytics “When a company’s product is a native…

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Daily links for 04/12/2012 – OpenStack Foundation Edition

Leading Technology Companies Support Formation of OpenStack Foundation – MarketWatch “Today nineteen leading technology companies announced their plans to become Platinum or Gold members of the OpenStack® Foundation, an independent and long-term home for OpenStack, the open source cloud operating system. AT&T, Canonical, HP, IBM, Nebula, Rackspace, Red Hat, and…

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Daily links for 04/11/2012 – IBM PureSystems Edition

IBM News room – 2012-04-11 IBM Sets the Stage for the Next Era of Computing “IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a major step forward in a new, simpler era of computing with the introduction of a new category of “expert integrated systems.” This new family is the first with built-in expertise…

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Introducing PureSystems, IBM’s expert integrated systems family

Today IBM introduced the PureSystems family to simultaneously simplify yet make more powerful the hardware and software that organizations use to power their datacenters, cloud, and other computing environments. From the press release: With the introduction of the new PureSystems family, IBM is unveiling three major advances that point to…

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Daily links for 04/05/2012

IBM CIO Discusses Big Blue’s BYOD Strategy | PCWorld Business Center “IBM CIO Jeanette Horan has plenty of IT projects and systems to worry about, but perhaps one of the most pressing and timely is Big Blue’s ongoing BYOD (bring your own device) rollout, which is aimed at including all…

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The Apple iPad meets the 1964 NY World’s Fair

I was 6 years old during the 1964 World’s Fair and so a perfect age to be hugely impressed by all its attractions and views of the future. IBM Research, the arm of the IBM Corporation that does science in the service of all the technological directions of the company,…

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Daily links for 04/01/2012

Amazon Lists Nokia Lumia 900 Preorder for $0.01 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com “No, that’s not a typo. AT&T might have the Lumia 900 listed for a cool $99.99 as of this article’s writing, but a quick trip over to Amazon reveals that you can purchase the same device…

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