Wordcount.org – it counts words…

…or rather it lists English words in order of how frequently they appear on the Internet EDIT: Here’s a link to the Arcanicity Index Calculator I mention lower down in this post. I stumbled across this site the other day when looking for information on the frequency of words used in common English. The site […]

The Characteristics of a Technology Reading Ease Index

I wrote the other day about the need for a Technology Reading Ease Index. I’ve been thinking about how it might work so here are my current thoughts. The problem I am looking to solve is that I want to be able to rate the readability of different technology vendors’ marketing copy. As I explained […]

Truth Denied?

Plagiarism is the sincerest form of flattery – or something like that. Anyway I’m sure Blake Dournaee of Intel will forgive me for borrowing the title for this blog… …from his own “Truth Denied” blog entry on his Truth in SOA blog. Follow the link and you’ll see that Blake is a little aggrieved at a previous […]

Positioning, depositioning and the UK General Election

I watched the 2nd televised leaders’ debate the other evening and was struck by the maturity of some of the competitive marketing campaigns conducted by the UK’s political parties. (Please get through this rather turgid and wordy description of the state of current political debate in the UK – there is a marketing-related point to […]

Appistry and 3Tera Under the REPAMA Microscope

I’ve just uploaded the first draft of my latest Cloud Computing REPAMA Segment Analysis Study. This time I’ve looked at a couple of vendors in the Cloud Software / Cloud Management / Application Services Management segment (using the Lustratus REPAMA Cloud Computing market taxonomy / segmentation model). Specifically I’ve reverse-engineered the key go-to-market strategies of […]

Value Proposition Categories – MITICOR

I’ve been working on a way of categorising value propositions for some time. I’ve arrived at something I refer to as MITICOR which I believe represents the atomic value proposition elements. By this I mean that all business to business value propositions can be broken down into these 7 base elements. I’m sure I will refine […]