Archive for May, 2007

Business Objects Insight – A mind grind and waste of time

Monday, May 21st, 2007

You’ve got to hand it to the marketing folks at Business Objects: they’ve got balls. They don’t hesitate to make claims that are backed up by nothing but illusion. With the introduction of their new website called Business Objects Insight, however, they’ve taken marketing chutzpah to a whole new level. Want to solve the world’s [...]

Dental work by road workers with jackhammers — Dashboard design gone awry

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Alright, I’m not really going to write about the having your dental work done by road workers with construction equipment, but I am going to write about something that is just as painful and absurd: information displays that are designed by software engineers who know nothing about design.
A few days ago a press release was [...]