Daily Links 10/20/2011: Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey shows signs of improvement

Philly Fed Manufacturers See Improvement in October (Business Wire)

Philly Fed factory activity highest since April (Reuters)

Dell Looks in Mirror, Sees Hip Silicon Valley Startup (Wired: Wired Enterprise)
"Boomi engineering team with[sic] remain in Philadelphia, but some sales staff will work out of the new Silicon Valley Research and Development Center", article says. Dell Boomi's Bob Moul responded to my tweet wondering if there might be a gradual shift of Boomi activity towards Silicon Valley, tweeting: "not in the plans - just signed lease to double space in Berwyn. Cool bldg in Santa Clara tho... :-)"

Integration Key to Dell's New Approach to IT (IT Business Edge)

Would Janney have really left city without deal? (Philly.com: Philly Deals)

David Kramer Retires as CEO of Digitas Health and Razorfish Health at end of 2011 (Press Release via Philly Ad Club News)

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire BNI Video
Acquisition Will Advance Cisco's Videoscape Service Provider Video Strategy
(Cisco Press Release)
Comcast Ventures was a "founding investor" of BNI Video.

BNI Video Seeks Scale With Cisco (Light Reading Cable)

U-verse TV Loses Momentum, Broadband Stalls
AT&T Adds 176,000 TV Subs and Just 3,000 Net Wireline Broadband Customers
(Multichannel News)

Analysts Size Up Third-Quarter Pay TV Subscriber Trends (Hollywood Reporter)

SAP Loses ByDesign VP, Gains Global On-Demand Head (Accounting Today)

SEPTA smart card contract delayed
(Philadelphia Inquirer)

Siemens and Synthes Launch Software for Preoperative Planning of Trauma Surgery (Medgadget)

The Bigger the Risk the Bigger the Reward (SevOne Blog)
On SevOne being ranked #2 on Deloitte's 2011 Philadelphia Fast 50.

PayChoice: Next generation of payroll/HR software technology set to deliver (Business Wire)