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Real-Time Analytics at

Learn how Salesforce makes BI real time. Donovan Schneider, Principal Architect at, gives the inside story at the SDForum BI SIG.

Posted in Analytics, Cloud Computing, Salesforce, SVForum

Not in any Job Description — The Unwritten Role of Marketing

Monetize the right side of your brain. See a post I’ve written for the SDForum Marketing SIG:

Posted in Marketing, SVForum

Cloud Security: Selected Challenges, Solutions, and Directions

Yuecel Karabulut, Chief Security Advisor at SAP, gave an interesting presentation to a joint meeting of the SDForum’s Securing and Cloud Services SIGs on how to architect applications securely in the cloud. For a description, see an article I’ve submitted

Posted in Cloud Computing, SAP, Security, SVForum

Learning as Leadership, Another Great SDForum Event

At the SDForum Engineering Leadership SIG meeting this past week, Shayne Hughes presented on “Learning as Leadership.” Shayne started out with the basic proposition that the results we achieve follow from our behaviors which follow from our thoughts. And our

Posted in SVForum

SDForum Engineering Leadership SIG

This past Thursday evening I attended the SDForum Engineering Leadership SIG monthly meeting on the SAP campus in Palo Alto. Jeff Richardson of Jefferson Consulting did a terrific, very interactive session on networking skills that pushed many of us geeks

Posted in SVForum