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Richi Jennings
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4 Ways That Data Is The New Utility (Yes, Really!)
 ...by +Matt Watts on +Forbes
Data services are like water or electricity. Work with me on this...
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Maybe it's time to think about going off the grid with data. If we can access Fidonet via shortwave, why not internet?
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REVEALED: Google 'Pony Express' payment plan (via leaked doc)
 -- +Stephen Glasskeys on +Computerworld... 
Google 'Pony Express' bill-pay service -- better late than never?
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BYOD + GPS = Threat Or CIO Opportunity?
 by +Louise Kidney on +Forbes 
If you've got a smartphone, you can't help but notice a tiny little arrow, satellite dish, or teardrop icon at the top of your screen sometimes...
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Kinda disappointing visit to the +Heineken Green Planet​ Experience in #Amsterdam today.
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Brugse Zot Trippel rocks bigtime! :P
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One of the narrowest houses in Amsterdam (an old tax dodge)
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...but deep
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Internet Explorer is no more. It has ceased to be. There! It moved...
 +Computerworld #Microsoft #MSFT #IE #Windows10 
Microsoft is killing off IE. In Windows 10, the new 'Project Spartan' browser will take the lead. RIP IE: 1995–2015. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers run down the curtain and join the choir-invisible...
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Beautiful plumage...
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There's No Place Like Home #100witf 
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3 Reasons To Care About Cloud (Efficiency, Money, Disruption)
 ...by +Anjali Acharya on +Forbes 
Imagine a world in which technology can move and adapt -- at the speed of business. Imagine removing the barriers and constraints that engulf your business. IT leaders and business leaders have long dreamed of such a day. But that day has arrived, thanks to hybrid cloud computing.
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Farewell, #Amsterdam, you delightfully naughty city...
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Badum-tiss. +Don Morrison's here all week. Try the veal. 
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Bikes, dykes and canals #Amsterdam 
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Hallo, Amsterdam
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It looks like it would be a lot of fun to kayak or SUP those canals. 
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The Future of Enterprise IT: An interview with +Geoffrey Moore
 by +Cesar Orosco... 
Every day, new technologies emerge, new applications are born, and new capabilities are required by the business. Users have an increasing number of options—more than they’ve ever had before. IT needs to be in a constant state of evolution to keep up with the rapid pace of this change. I sat down with Geoffrey Moore, best-selling author, speaker [...]
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Editor, analyst, writer, fool.
Introduction
ta/dba Richi Jennings Associates

Freelance editor/analyst/writer: 
  • Managing editor for NetAppVoice (Forbes)
  • Managing editor for EIT (CIO.com)
  • Regular writing at: IT Blogwatch (Computerworld) #itbw
Previous editing and writing gigs:
Conflicts and Disclosures

Likes/favorites/reshares/retweets/+1s etc. are not endorsements.
 
Richi's current and recent work includes: 
  • Advisory and technology consultancy for eleven GmbH, Karmasphere, MailShell, Metaswitch Networks, Oracle, Panasonic, Xandros, and others. 
  • Carbon footprint and LCA consultancy for EVEA Conseil, McAfee. 
  • Email deliverability consultancy for C/34 Corp., YouFig, ZipDX. 
  • Site editing for NetApp/Forbes, NetApp/CIO, Federated Media and HP.
  • Content-marketing consultancy for Citrix, Commtouch, Federated Media, FireRocket Concepts, HP, IDG UK, IDGe, NetApp, United Media, Symantec, Webroot, and others. 
  • Speaking and panel moderation engagements for Cisco, IBM, Kerio, NetApp, Novell, Revolution Events, Trend Micro, Xandros. 
  • Writing independent white papers for Cisco, Identum, Symantec, Trend Micro, Websense, and others. 
  • General freelance industry analysis work for Ferris Research's clients. 
  • M&A due diligence consultancy for Ferris Capital Partners' clients. 
  • Retention by various law firms as an expert witness in patent law cases (identities of law firms and their clients protected under NDAs). 
  • Consultancy for various hedge funds and other investment institutions (identities of clients protected under NDAs).
Richi holds stock only in blind VC trusts, which invest in startups -- specifically: 
  • Hargreave Hale AIM VCT1,
  • ProVen VCT. 
Disclosure last reviewed for accuracy December 11th, 2014.
Bragging rights
ASBPE- and Neal-winner. Manages the most-read Forbes BV page, which also won B2B Mag's Content Marketing award. Manages the most-read IDG BP page. Frequently the most-read writer at Computerworld. Yet, strangely, still a nice bloke. Also not a Lolita.
Education
  • Reading University
    Cybernetics and Comp. Sci., 1983 - 1987
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Gender
Cis Man
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Birthday
June 3, 1966
Relationship
In a relationship
Other names
Rich Jennings, Richie Jennings, Richard Jennings, richij, richi, 117220625678034723010, Richi Jennings Associates, Lolita Richi
Work
Occupation
Editor, analyst, writer
Skills
Content marketing, industry analysis, social bickering, foolishness
Employment
  • Editor, analyst, writer
    CRO, 2003 - present
    ta/dba Richi Jennings Associates: Award-winning editor (NetAppVoice, HPIOUK), independent industry analyst/consultant, and freelance writer (Computerworld, HPIO, CWUK, Webroot)
  • HP
    OpenMail (everything), 1987 - 2001
  • Samsung Contact
    CTO, 2001 - 2003
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Currently
Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK
Previously
Sandhurst, UK - Guildford, UK - Wokingham, UK - Binfield, UK - Reading, UK - San Francisco - Altenhain, Germany
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