Happy Birthday to Me!

ExactTarget is a great place to work! This morning my lunch buddies/co-workers/co-spouses surprised me with a well-decorated pod. Complete with birthday confetti (careful not to get any in my keyboard), Happy Birthday ribbon, an Expresso machine (!!!), Dr. Grip Gel Fine Point pen, Expo Dry Erase Marker with magnetic bracket and eraser on the tip, AND a “Tide To Go” Stain Remover (since I always return from lunch with a single drop of something on

Data Cleanliness

I wrote a colleague today reinforcing how important Data Cleanliness is in your CRM efforts. Says I, “Data Cleanliness is next to Data Godliness” Says She, “Then I will be in Data Heaven” Chuckle!

The Mashup

This week I’m in attendance at the first annual Mashup Camp in Mountain View, CA. The definition of a mashup as per Wikipedia is ‘a website or web application that combines content from more than one source’. To me, this simply means an integrated web application. In the last year or so, I’ve built several ‘Mashups’ or been involved in several Mashups. Coming to the first Camp, though, has been an incredible experience. Meeting with

Create the problem, then charge for the solution

Read more at OneCare Live, software that includes antivirus updates, backups, updates, & customer service. I suppose Microsoft has finally accepted the fact that they can’t create great software and it’s costing them a lot of money. I guess the only logical solution is that Microsoft come out with another product that we pay for to help manage the problems that they created in the first place. This, my good friends, is a total conflict

CSS Style for Code on your Blog

A nice post on how to dress up displaying code on your blog or website using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).