Archive for the ‘Continuous Services’ Category

How to make sense of messy data? Google refine is an excellent solution….

March 2, 2011

Do you want to make sense of messy data? Google refine may prove to be the right tool!

It allows for cleaning up messy data, transforming it from one format into another, extending it with web services, and linking it to databases like Freebase or MySQL to name a few. Another great feature of this tool is of course the “no cost feature.”

 

My question to Microsoft (re a new competion with Google)

October 28, 2010

Microsoft–once again–finds itself at a crossroads with the departure of its Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie.

In his memorandum/post today, Ozzie predicts a “Post-PC”¬†world where Cloud Computing and Continuous¬†Services will drive the marketplace.

The question is will Microsoft be able to transform quickly enough to compete with Google?