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March 10th, 2010

Are You Futured Out?

A blog entry on Richard Curtis’ very good E-Reads site struck a strong chord with me today. Curtis writes: Until now, most folks returning from the annual (O’Reilly’s) Tools of Change conference have come away inspired and energized as the flint of old thinking met the steel of innovation. But this time publishing industry blogger…

January 4th, 2010

The Seybold Report Interviews…Me!

The latest issue of The Seybold Report features an interview with me by Heidi Tolliver-Nigro about my Adobe-Omniture acquisition report, Adobe’s Designs on Web Analytics: The Omniture Acquisition. (The link to the report is broken.) While I do offer a fairly generous excerpt on my site, this interview will give you a lot more detail…

November 4th, 2009

The Pace of Change

My intention this evening was to point to some article or other or some statistic or other that would suitably comprise a subject for a blog. I’ve got dozens in my files…many to chose from. But as I scoured through them I thought that a recap might be more appropriate than a narrow-subject issue. I…

October 29th, 2009

The Top Ten Blogs on the Future of Books, Media and Publishing

Eoin Purcell has an excellent blog on publishing, and one of his very useful entries is called “The Top Ten Blogs on the future of books, media and publishing.” Though it’s going on three years old, all are still active and valuable. I list a selection of my favorites here: http://thefutureofpublishing.com/pages/Friends.html I’ll keep adding to…

October 1st, 2009

Adobe-Omniture, Part 3

What a great week this has been! I set for myself a tough task last Friday — produce a detailed, fair, informed and detailed report on Adobe’s proposed (and, I think, extremely likely to succeed) proposal to buy the web analytics firm Omniture — and publish my report by next Monday. I’ve received cooperation from…