Tag Archives: Disruptive Innovation

The CIO is dead! Long live the CIO!

More from the debate over at BPM.com. Processes and data are engine and fuel of business. An engine without fuel is will take us nowhere. Unburned fuel is just energy hanging around with nothing to do. Process without data … … Continue reading

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The beatings will continue until morale improves

An interesting debate is going on over at BPM.com over a comment I made a couple of weeks ago about what processes should, and should not, be automated. I keep going back to job titles. How many Directors actually direct, … Continue reading

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Colossal data

Palaeontologists glean the workings of ancient ecosystems from a single fossilized leaf.  Archaeologists derive whole civilizations from a fragment of a tooth and a few charred animal bones. Astronomers track down our planetary cousins from the periodic twinkle of a … Continue reading

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Bridges 2: the blog I started to write before I got distracted

Why did it take two decades after the Loma Prieta earthquake before we got a new Bay Bridge? We know we need to invest in infrastructure: it’s a desire as old as humanity ourselves (from caves and fires to labs … Continue reading

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It is better to fix the bridge before it falls down

In the 2013 American Society of Bridge Engineers (ASCE) report card on American Infrastructure rated our nation’s bridges a C+ and said “Over two hundred million trips are taken daily across deficient bridges in the nation’s 102 largest metropolitan regions. … Continue reading

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Responsible tech

Not a day goes by, it seems, without some new civil liberties issue being raised about the security of our data. Hacking of credit card numbers is a global industry. Theft of copyrighted media is a worldwide pandemic. Scammers destroy … Continue reading

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The PACE of release management

I was asked to put together some thoughts about how one might tell the story of what release management is. It is surprisingly difficult to come up with a pithy explanation and one that satisfies everyone’s perspective. This is on … Continue reading

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