My Top Ten Blog Posts from 2013
By Dennis D. McDonald
Top Ten Most Popular Posts in 2013
According to Google Analytics, these were my most popular posts in 2013; lots of old ones here:
- Cookies, Imrworldwide, and Nielsen Netratings: What’s the Connection? 2007
- A Short Definition of “Strategic Planning” 2007
- First Impressions: Vudu’s “Vudu to Go” Beta Software 2013
- What’s the Difference Between Innovation and Creativity? 2007
- Proposed Definition for “Expertise Management Systems” 2006
- How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy 2007
- Apple’s Product Design Philosophy 2013
- What the Heck is “Social DRM”? 2008
- Watching My First VUDU Movie 2012
- Comcast Must Die 2013
As usual, I’m a bit surprised at the inclusion of the older posts in this list which is partly testament to the importance of Google Search and partly to the specialized nature of my project management focus.
Most Frequent Words in Titles of 2013 Articles
Here is a Wordle diagram displaying the relative frequency of the terms in all the titles of my 2013 posts; this is followed by the actual list of blog posts from 2013:
Wordle Diagram of Title Word Frequency, 2013 Posts
All of My 2013 Blog Posts
Here are the titles and links to all the “Managing Technology” posts I made during 2013:
Title Links to 2013’s “Managing Technology” Posts
- Fixing the NSA: Getting Real About What Really Matters
- Recommendations for Collaborative Management of Government Data Standardization Projects
- Scoping Out the ‘Total Cost of Standardization’ in Federal Financial Reporting
- How Important Is ‘Total Cost of Standardization’ to the DATA Act?
- The Knight Foundation’s Civic Tech Report: “Open Government” Expenditures
- Can Meat-and-Potatoes “Big Data” Help Detroit?
- Making Open Data Accessible Inside the Firewall
- Duck Hunting and the Future of Customer Support
- Government Transparency and Congressional Subpoenas
- IN BETA Reviews Three Web Based Project Management Apps
- Questions About Google and Local Government Data
- Washington Post Digital Scrapes iPage Bottom
- Is Google+ Really a Social Network?
- The Changing Culture of Big Data Management
- AGA’s Citizen Centric Reporting and Government Transparency
- Playing Remote Control Roulette
- How I.T. Projects Are Selected Needs To Change, But How?
- How To Make Datathon Efforts Sustainable
- Planning for Big Data: Lessons Learned from Large Energy Utility Projects
- When Federal Government Project Management Collides with the “New Normal”
- A Project Manager’s Perspective on the GAO’s Federal Data Transparency Report
- Understanding How Open Data Reaches the Public
- Why I Still Use Cursive
- When Does a Public Data Good Become a Private Data Resource?
- Who Buys Strategy Consulting These Days?
- The State of Government Data Transparency, 2013
- How Project Management Roles Impact Use of Mobile Technologies
- Meetings and the Limits of Government Transparency
- What I’d like to see in a mobile project management app
- Using the “Send to Kindle” Browser Extension
- Using Ubuntu Linux Instead of a Windows 8 Upgrade
- Paywalls, Online Publishing, and Link Sharing
- Extended Project Deadlines are a Double Edged Sword
- Apple’s September 10 Announcement — So What?
- What’s Next, Now That We’re In a “Post-Smartphone” Era?
- Have We Already Entered a “Post-Smartphone” Era?
- What I Learned About “Budgeting At The Brink”
- Perspectives on the NSA and PRISM: What Dyson Missed
- Facing Reality and the Need to Recalibrate Sequester-Impacted IT Projects
- On Reading the Digital Edition of the Washington Post on the iPad Mini
- Oh, Great, Another “Why Projects Fail” Article
- The Internet and the Realities of Managing Human Memories
- How I Speed Up Writing & Editing
- A Progress Report on Reading Electronic Books, Especially Kindle
- Outline of a Sequestration & Project Management Research Program
- Mitigation of Sequestration Impacts on Project Management
- Apple’s Product Design Philosophy
- More Thoughts on the Budget Sequester’s Impact on Project Budgets
- Should your child’s vaccination history be a matter of public record?
- A Project Manager’s Perspective on the Cost Impacts of the “Sequester”
- Is Google’s Chrome Browser “Taking Over” Good or Bad?
- Whom Do You Trust to Augment YOUR Reality?
- Transparency Is Not An End In Itself
- Graphic Display of Terms in Obama’s Executive Order Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information
- Has Google Lost Control of Glass?
- Utilities and Cable Companies: What’s a Monopoly To Do?
- How Our Increasing Digital Connectedness Improves Government Program Evaluation
- More Data, Please - and Don’t Hold the Pickle
- Just Measuring Government Performance Is Not Enough
- Should Local Governments Rely on Facebook for Public Communications?
- Keep Your Eyeballs to Yourself, Chathead
- When Are “Open Data” and “Hiding in Plain Sight” Synonymous?
- Comcast Must Die
- Is the Project Management Office Evolving or Devolving?
- Matching Technological Literacy with Delivery of Government Services
- Is Jeff Jarvis Having a “Technopanic” Attack?
- On Defining the “Maturity” of Open Data Programs
- Google’s “Trust” Problem Isn’t Going Away
- Learning from the World Bank’s “Big Data” Exploration Weekend
- Google Reader: Act First, Apologize Later
- Who Knows What Google Should Do With Glass?
- How Will We Know When “Sequestration” Hurts Us?
- Quitting Facebook Is Not Just About Privacy
- Why I Hope Google Glass Succeeds
- Transparently Speaking, Are Bad Data Better than No Data At All?
- Developing Digital Strategies for Web-based Public Access to Government Performance Data
- Linkedin, Group RSS Feeds, and Do We Really Need ANOTHER Aggregation Site?
- What Will Forrester’s ‘Top 15 Emerging Technologies’ Mean to You?
- First Impressions: Vudu’s “Vudu to Go” Beta Software
- Recouping “Big Data” Investment in One Year Mandates Serious Project Management
- How Has the Definition of “Scholarly Journal” Changed?
- The Link Between Mobile Tech and Government Transparency
- Better Online Data Access and Visualization May Not Be Enough
- My Reading List for Transparency Program Planning and Assessment
© 2014 by Dennis D. McDonald