I was trying to type "directory" in an instant message exchange with a colleague moments ago and, my thoughts moving faster than my fingers could keep up, typed "firectopry." Now, that is a cool word, and as my friend commented, worthy of nomination to potential buzz status. So, as it's originator (I searched the word and it did not come up anywhere), I am impelled to define it. firectopry: a condition in which a firewall has been penetrated by members of the Grand Ole Opry.
Justin M. Cook, Manager of Foundational Research for IBM Corporate Brand System Strategy, discusses IBM's Smarter Cities initiative, principles of Systems Thinking as they apply to cities, and the insights gained from a year-long project conducted in partnership with the City of Portland, Oregon, as they develop their next 25-year city strategy. Cook focuses on Systems Thinking as a tool that models the long-term dynamics of a broad range of city functions as a complex system of systems. From a lecture at the USC School of Policy Planning and... [More]
I really enjoyed interviewing renowned open source advocate and President of Linux International, Jon "maddog " Hall. In our two-part podcast , Jon talks about where his nickname came from, his first encounter with Linux and Linus Torvalds, the promise and challenges for open source, the danger of education focused only on job training, consumerism, and more. I especially enjoyed this analogy of his on how silly it is to focus only on cost-of-ownership when valuing software. You go down to your local store, you buy a CD. You take the CD home... [More]
Tim Washer , former IBM new media pioneer, now at Cisco, offers his seven rules of viral video you probably shouldn't share with your boss . Check out his latest video creation, Obsolete TV Support Group , and his ever funny, Mainframe: Art of the Sale .
Here's my interview with Tim at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas, earlier this year.
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developerWorks software engineer David Salinas attended his third consecutive South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas last week and shares his thoughts on the week and on the growth of the popular interactive technology track. LISTEN (5:20) Subscribe (RSS) Subscribe (dW iTunes channel)
Bobby Woolf, developerWorks blogger and member of the IBM® Software Services for WebSphere® consultanting team, discusses the what, why, and how of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) quality management. LISTEN (15:50) Transcript Subscribe On iTunes Related resources: SOA Governance and Service Lifecycle Management IBM Rational® quality management IBM SOA Quality Management wiki developerWorks Rational zone Webcast: Testing SOA applications with Rational quality management solutions Tech briefing: Effective software testing