The theme for the latest SDForum Cloud Services & SOA SIG meeting was increasing performance of coud computing. The talk included three presentations that went over network communications, application, and storage.  This seemed like it…

After being introduced to Scala and Lift at the SDForum panel on Emerging Languages I asked David Pollak, the lead and BDFL of the Lift web framework, if he would come to Spoke and tell…

On March 16, 2010 I attended the SDForum meeting of the Business Intelligence SIG at SAP in Palo Alto. The topic was "Web Analytics 2.0" presented by Avinash Kaushik, the author of Web Analytics:…

The SDForum Emerging Technology SIG had a very interesting panel on March 10, 2010 regarding emerging languages. The SIG organizers came up with the topic by posing the question, "if you're going to put together…

As this blog post demonstrates, not everything that I post will be purely about software engineering. Marketing and branding is somewhat related because if your product does not have a strong brand and nobody knows…