I won’t be giving up the day job to become a Santa impersonator….. Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to my small but loyal readership. Here’s to more blogging in 2007.
Monthly Archives: December 2006
So says Digital Business Editor Peter Whitehead in a cheery email to podcast subscribers: "To all those who feel their submissions have been overlooked (and in fact they have been). Ican only promise more such frustrations in 2007 – it’s just the way it works."
…now that VNU Europe has been sold to 3i for £215m (Guardian story here – reg required). Having sold The Inquirer to VNU back in January, there is speculation in some quarters that this new acquistion will translate into vested options for Mike – a "life-changing" sum. Look forward to Mike buying us all a… Read more »
I’m a sucker for this kind of thing – the full list here. Among my favourites: The = sign was invented by 16th Century Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde, who was fed up with writing "is equal to" in his equations. He chose the two lines because "noe 2 thynges can be moare equalle". In America… Read more »
Hat tip to Valleywag on this one – neat: From eBoy, the Berlin creators of some of Wired Magazine’s graphics: a simcity in which all the billboards and signs display the brands of web companies. Google, Yahoo, Youtube, Technorati, Blogger, Odeo. It’s a wonderful graphic, but web entrepreneurs already live in a world of their… Read more »
Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute Cited as Criteria for Evaluation SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 6, 2006 – Hyperion (Nasdaq Global Select: HYSL), the global leader in Business Performance Management (BPM) software, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has placed Hyperion in the leaders quadrant in its "Magic Quadrant for CPM Suites, 2006"1 The recently… Read more »
The World’s Leading blogger threw a party last night – so plenty of sore heads in tech PR land this morning. Much ale consumed and good to meet other fellow TWL watchers – Justin Hayward from MS&L and ex-Textie Mark Pinsent to name a few. PR Week’s Sarah Robertson was there too. Thanks to Steve… Read more »
James Murray’s story here on Hyperion’s new business intelligence gadgets for Vista. Also worth looking at the new video whiteboards on BI running on the IT Week site (also being hosted by James Murray). View them here.
Freelance journalist Nick Booth has a new blog – or a research portal as he describes it. He is asking PRs to post responses to questions for various features he is writing – the idea being that you can see what everyone else is saying. "And avoid repeating anyone else’s cliches." It’s an interesting concept… Read more »