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Ideas for Maximizing Revenue and Positioning and Accelerating the Adoption of On-Demand Data and Integration as a Service 1) Publish pre-built integration components to sites, or communities such as: a. Heroku Add-ons http://addons.heroku.com/ Reason. Developers of many types of applications, not the least of which include Facebook platform games, develop Facebook applications on the Heroku platform. Currently some data providers sell fantasy football and other types of gaming data, yet I don't see integration components available from either firm offered in the the Heroku, Boomi,  Informatica marketplaces. It's not just limited to games, although actually now that I start writing about it online games such as Farmville could actually benefit from large sets of weather and crop data. The idea is to get the data providers integration components in front of the developers... (more)

Notes on Cloud Computing

Yes, that's me at the microphone. Recently I delivered a speech on the cloud that created a stir and set the frame for conceptualizing the event. Once I started trying to figure out what I was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... (more)

The Rebirth of Myspace: Trolls, Ogres, Worgen

ATVI's  World of Warcraft Note the advanced used of Business Analytics! Hmm... Today  Reuters reports that the CEO of Blizzard Activision is in talks with Rupert Mudoch to buy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... (more)

GameSourcing?

I've often wondered what would happen if the treadmills in NYC gyms could be fitted with the ability to generate and store electricity. But this would both and easy a hard problem to solve in real... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... (more)

Brian McCallion article published in Cloud Computing Journal

The Difference Between Public and Private Cloud Computing — Cloud computing has essentially been private from the beginning. Google, for one, demonstrates that the world’s most successful search... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... (more)