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You can’t always get what you want…

tumblr_l7fah3ZVxt1qdqeg6o1_1280“…but if you try sometimes, you might find – you get what you need.”

Who knew that the Rolling Stones had insight when it comes to understanding analytics?  Well, maybe they don’t – but Bradley Robb of Recurve (a former neighbor from my Richmond days) does, and it comes across well in this blog entry:

“We don’t know where to start,” the department head admitted.

We were talking analytics and answers, and her admission is fairly common.

“Well,” I replied, and proceed to sketch out a pyramid and explained the three types of analytics and how an organization can leverage each of them.

To see the analytics pyramid, and read more about the three analytics types – click and read: What Type of Analytics Do You Need? – Recurve.

Pantheon Launches WordPress Support

Interesting move into WordPress by Pantheon – moving the popular web and CMS platform onto a container-based architecture:pantheon


Pantheon is one of the most popular website platforms for Drupal, but today, it’s also expanding into hosting WordPress installs.

The service aims to abstract all of the complexities of hosting away so that developers and designers can focus on what they do best and those who just want to use WordPress as a CMS can focus on content. At the same time, though, it also gives developers full access to their code and features like Git support, while designers can continue work on their templates just like before and then upload to the site.

Unlike other hosting companies, Pantheon made an early bet on a container-based architecture that allows it to quickly scale. The company argues that this allows it to scale servers up and down faster and with over 100,000 Drupal installs on its system, it also allows the company to run its infrastructure without having to spin…

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Surviving a Conference Call – via WSJ.com

Personal experience has shown me that videoconferencing is more effective overall than the typical audio call.  How many times do your calls sound like this?

The Dreaded Conference Call

“Videoconferencing can solve some of the problems. The technology is increasingly inexpensive and easy to use, and a growing number of applications, such as Vidyo and Blue Jeans Network, can connect users on a variety of devices, including webcams, laptops, tablets or smartphones, says David Coleman, founder and managing director of Collaborative Strategies Inc., San Mateo, Calif.

The technology can create other challenges, though. Mr. Smith says participants who aren’t tech-savvy often consume valuable meeting time getting used to unfamiliar systems.”

via Surviving a Conference Call – WSJ.com.