A dozen recommendations for corporate bloggers

I’ve been mentioned in a couple of recent blog entries (Jim Symcox’ “Does Blogging Get You More Sales?” and Fiona Torrance’s “Biz Blog Review recognized by IBM!”) about corporate blogging. Now that I’ve been doing this for almost 20 months, I thought I would provide a few comments on the…

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Louis Gutierrez appointment as new CIO of Massachusetts

Here’s one more story about the appointment of Mr. Gutierrez: “Massachusetts Appoints Open Source, ODF- Friendly CIO”. Two things of note here: first is a photo of Mr. Gutierrez and the second is that he will start work on Monday, February 6. I’ve provided some links to other stories here.

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Massachusetts is staying with Open Document Format (show me the new headlines …)

Toward the end of last year, there was some information in some stories about the Massachusetts/ODF decision that said the state had somehow reversed itself on its decision to require ODF support by January 1, 2007. I found these stories to be annoying because, while they made sensational headlines, they…

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Roundup of Massachusetts and ODF stories and blog entries for the last couple of days

Spurred by the Massachusetts meeting yesterday as well as some West Coast action, there’s just been a ton of ODF-related stories hitting the web in the last 48 hours. Here’s some of it, but with some cautions: Massachusetts has NOT adopted the Microsoft XML formats, they have only stated that…

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IBM Opening Remarks at the Open Forum on the Future of Electronic Data Formats for the Commonwealth

These are the opening remarks that I planned to give at the meeting at the Massachusetts State House this morning. What I actually said varied from this since I couldn’t resist ad libbing a bit. In any case, this is the gist of it and I think it directly gives…

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Working on the site, outside and web-wise

This weekend I’ve been working on sutor.com as well as various outdoor projects. Let’s start with the website. The main thing I’ve been doing with the website is installing a new photo album, the code for which I’ve written myself after a lot of JavaScript study on the web. Every…

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