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Richi Jennings
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Attended Reading University
Lives in Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK
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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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Birthday
June 3, 1966
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Rich Jennings, Richie Jennings, Richard Jennings, richij, richi, 117220625678034723010, Richi Jennings Associates, Lolita Richi
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Editor, analyst, writer
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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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Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK
Previously
Sandhurst, UK - Guildford, UK - Wokingham, UK - Binfield, UK - Reading, UK - San Francisco - Altenhain, Germany
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Hello +Carol Eidmann's kids. +David Amerland sent me ;-)
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YEAH!!  ...wait, what?
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#CIO Cheatsheet: 10 Ways To A Great #Hybrid #Cloud Strategy
 +Anjali Acharya on +Forbes... 
With increasing demands from the business and newer market opportunities, CIOs must help the business stay competitive. Here's how...
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Here's Why I Hired A #Hacker
This week's #100witf by +Zoe Goodacre on +Forbes.
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Security: The Elephant In The Cloud
 ~ +Egnyte CEO +Vineet Jain on +Forbes... 
In the age of cloud, traditional ROI-related questions are just the beginning. Server lifespan is irrelevant, and latency can make or break millions in revenue. Security has become a major item on the balance sheet, and for good reason...
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The battle begins: #Google vs. #EU... FIGHT!
 ~ #ITBW by +Stephen Glasskeys for +Computerworld 
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+Steven J Davies​ I would agree except the EU does NOTHING fast, failed with Microsoft and has some serious curve balls coning w Ukraine Russia Greece Scotland England Hungary Austria and Spain. Fine? Yes, Google will get a fine.

Breakup? Nuh uh 
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How To Build An Amazing Sales Team For The Digital Age
 ~ it's that +Teresa Meek on +Forbes... 
Once upon a time, businesses depended on salespeople for information. That was a simpler age. But The Web Killed All That...
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6 #GIS Top Tips -- How Not To Throw Your Computer Out The Window
 ~ +Louise Kidney on +Forbes...
So you installed some super-powerful GIS software, and... Did you throw your computer out the window yet? It’s not just you! Here are my top six tips for saving your sanity...
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Google's 'phone friendly' #mobilegeddon causes mass Internet HYSTERIA
 #ITBW for +Computerworld by +Stephen Glasskeys...
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I don't see the change yet.
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#MooresLaw turns 50 (and it's still good for a few more years)
 #ITBW for +Computerworld, by the "ape-like" +Stephen Glasskeys... 
Gordon Moore's eponymous law is 50 years young: Time to buy a sports car...
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+Stephen Glasskeys strikes again...
 
Renewing vows, Yahoo and Bing renegotiate terms of search deal
~Search partners: Is Satya as happy as Marissa?
A little over a year ago, bloggers were chin-wagging about a rumored Yahoo-Bing breakup. Fast forward to yesterday...
In today's #ITBW  for +Computerworld, bloggers heard it from a friend.
#yahoo   #bing   #search  
A little over a year ago, bloggers were chin-wagging about a rumored Yahoo-Bing breakup. Fast forward to yesterday...
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Local file searches get Bing involved, unless you can figure out how to turn it off. And my own Thunderbird on Mint gets Bing involved for internet searches. Microsoft is heavily involved in Thunderbird, BTW.
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#ITBW  +Computerworld 
All +Stephen Glasskeys wanted was to break your walls...
 
iFixit's MacBook teardown review may a hard fix for Apple
~Apple's MacBook: No disassemble
Recent reports indicate that although Apple's new MacBook may be easy to build at a factory, after the glue sets it becomes quite a pain to take apart...
In today's #ITBW  for +Computerworld, bloggers look for a spudger.
#macbook   #teardown  
Recent reports indicate that although Apple's new MacBook may be easy to build at a factory, after the glue sets it becomes quite a pain to take apart...
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Arrr! Pirates Still Exist -- And They're After Your Data
 ~ +Egnyte CEO +Vineet Jain on +Forbes 
People's enthusiasm for fortune can cause them to move too fast -- before they understand all the risks. As a result, "the cloud" has become increasingly riddled with data pirates -- and it's up to IT to protect it...
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