iPhone iMessages don’t count towards your text usage

I like to think I am ahead of the curve on understanding technology and especially wireless, but some how this iOS feature for iPhone to iPhone messaging did not get through. iMessages do not count towards your text usage.  This is doubly painful since I recently upgraded my plan to include unlimited text on our […]

IBM takes on SAS for analytics domination, but neither is superior

Image via Wikipedia The Wall Street Journal is reporting that IBM plans to acquire SPSS for $1.2B all cash deal, which is roughly a 42% premium. Watch out, SAS! This match-up will be fun to watch… the massive public company, IBM, takes on the large private company, SAS — Abbreviation vs. Abbreviation. For those interested […]

Failure: Don’t hide it, celebrate it

Image by LunaDiRimmel via Flickr Failure is not the end of the world. With GM now restructured and the financial crisis coming to an end, should we be celebrating? Yes, IF you have learned from your mistakes. Fail fast and move on Many business people I know, have worked with or read about in the […]

Favorite new TV show: Mental

MENTAL is a medical mystery drama featuring Dr. Jack Gallagher, an unorthodox psychiatrist who becomes Director of Mental Health Services at a Los Angeles hospital where he takes on patients battling unknown, misunderstood and often misdiagnosed psychiatric conditions. Dr. Gallagher delves inside their minds to gain a true understanding of who his patients are, allowing […]