Cloud Coverage 2009

31 12 2009 Welcome to the first IMI TechTalk with Tom D’Auria for 2010. Producer, Eric Johnson fills in for Tom who will be back next week.

We start this year with a topic that really gained ground and started to take form in 2009 – Cloud Computing. We look back at two shows – our Aug 9 show with Amy Wohl and our July 12 show with Shelly Palmer. Two great guests and two great shows to start off another great year.

Be sure to visit to listen or download these shows or any of our others from 2009 – including more on Cloud Computing.

We are glad to have you back and look forward to having you again next week. Don’t forget to go to for info on these shows and much more. Thanks for stopping by.

There will not be a Week in Review post on Monday, but we will resume our regular schedule next week with a show update on Thursday. Happy 2010!


December 27-Get Out of the Way! It’s 2010!

28 12 2009

Tech Talk hopes that everyone had a wonderful holiday, and still a great new year to come. Our guest, Kevin Mahon, stopped by this past Sunday to talk about “How Businesses Can Prepare for Web Traffic in 2010.” It is available for download HERE.

Here are the stories feature in our Week In Review:
  • Hacked Wiimote Makes Super Scientific Sensor- Gizmodo– [JUMP]
  • 22 Million Bush-Era Emails Found- Philadelphia Enquirer- [JUMP]
  • NYC’s Best-App Contest Opens For Worldwide Voting- Wired- [JUMP]
  • Cowboy Stadium 3D Scoreboard Experiment Doesn’t Go So Well, Turned Off In Less Than Seven Minutes- Engadget– [JUMP]
  • Kill Slightly Fewer Trees By Leaving Junk Mail Lists- Consumerist- [JUMP]
Stop by on Thursday for our show description post, and have a great new year!
See you on the other side…

December 20- Week In Review

21 12 2009

The show on Social Media Metrics was one that is definitely worth downloading. The show is ready for DOWNLOAD.

Here are the stories featured in this Week In Review portion of the show:
  • Students Can Enter Virtual World To Test School Design- BBC News- [JUMP]
  • For Bicyclists Needing A Boost, This Wheel May Help- NY Times- [JUMP]
  • New York Gets Its First Solar EV Charging Station, You Can’t Use It- Engadget- [JUMP]
  • Congress, Would You Please Turn That TV add down!- Yahoo Finance- [JUMP]
  • Comcast Targets ESPN By Streaming Pro Sports Games- Business Week- [JUMP]
Thank you for all of your support and come back on Thursday for the upcoming show post!

December 20- Social Media Metrics

17 12 2009
Jim Sterne stops by this week to talk about the in’s and out’s of Social Media- how to use it, what to use it for, and how it can change your business. It is a show that can be very beneficial to apply this topic in the business world, and suggest you don’t miss it!

Jim Sterne is an international consultant who focuses on measuring the value of the Web as a medium for creating and strengthening customer relationships. Sterne has written eight books on using the Internet for marketing, produces the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit and is Founding President and current Chairman of the Web Analytics Association www.WebAnalyticsAssociation.or.

The show will air this Sunday at 5 pm EST | 3 pm MST on KFNX- 1100 in the Greater Phoenix area and also on this link.

Thanks for the support and don’t miss out!

Show to air at 2pm EST | 12pm MST on Sunday

11 12 2009

KFNX is airing the Arizona Cardinal football game during our normal time slot this weekend.

Please set your alarms to listen to the show at 2pm EST | 12pm MST

Or you can get it now!

INTEROP NYC 2009 – From the floor of the Javits Center

10 12 2009

We sent Tom on a mission to track down what was happening at INTEROP that our listeners needed to know about. Boy, did he brings us back some good stuff. We have great summaries of the sessions we were able to attend and interviews with some of the exhibitors that caught our eye on the floor.

For the first time in TechTalk’s history, we are releasing a show here before it airs on KFNX. Get ahead of the curve and LISTEN/DOWNLOAD it RIGHT NOW!

Happy Holidays.

INTEROP Segments [Live from the floor]
Session Summaries
-Positioning the Enterprise for Growth
-Cover your assets: Real Time Security
-Green IT: Start Saving Money

Exhibitors we spoke with
-Matthew from I2Y: or
-Andre from Meetup:
– iContact (Email marketing simplified):
-Jamie Darby&Darby Intellectual Property:
-Eric & Sharon from NetSupport (Software to keep your staff happy):

-Michael from LifeSize Communications:

Our WIR covered:
Wrap’top Laptop

GAO: Security agency is making progress, but still falling short [NextGov]

Tracking a million converstations [Forbes]

We will keep you up to date on our next show! Have a great weekend and let us know what oyu think by email or on twitter [@imitechtalk].

Thanks to Joy and Natalia from INTEROP. We look forward to working with you guys again!

December 6- Week In Review

7 12 2009

This week’s show with Keith Shaw from Network World was another great one. If you have any questions for Keith, feel free to email him at or find him on twitter, @shawkeith.

Here are the stories featured in the Week In Review portion of the show:
  • Toyota’s Sudden Acceleration- LA Times- [JUMP]
  • Office 2010 Ship Date Revealed- Information Week- [JUMP]
  • How To Make Quality Comments, Earn A Star and Be A Hero- Gizmodo– [JUMP]
  • Square iPhone Payment System Gets Itself A Website, Showcased In Public- Engadget– [JUMP]
  • For $150, Cisco Routers Will Play Flip Videos On Your TV- NY Times- [JUMP]
  • Equipment & Components: Gym and Arena- Athletic Business- [JUMP]
  • An Energy Answer In The Shale Below- Washington Post- [JUMP]
Stop by on Thursday for the upcoming show post… Thanks for the support!

December 6- ‘Tis the Season

3 12 2009

This Sunday, our annual guest, Keith Shaw, stops by to tell us what is hot for 2010. Specifically, he points out certain products that are going to be top sellers for ’10 and what all they can do.

Keith Shaw is the Cool Tools columnist for Network World Magazine and its Web site, He has been obsessed with gadgets since the 1970s, and has been in technology journalism for more than 10 years. This is also the 10th anniversary of his Cool Yule Tools holiday gift guide, which highlights the best gadgets and devices for the holiday season.

It airs SUNDAY on KFNX-1100 at 5 pm EST/ 3 pm MST in the Greater Phoenix Area and can be streamed LIVE at this same time from this link.

Don’t miss the show and come back on Monday for the Week In Review portion of our show.

Thanks for the support!