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Assistants Transform Data, Synchronize as Well

In previous post I introduce a scenario for cooperation between doctors, and show that a personal assistant is a good way to connect those in real time.  Here are some additional details that we should consider more carefully.

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Smart Process Apps result from SOA Stratification

Hopefully you have heard the term “Smart Process Apps” (SPA) attributed to Forrester Research. What is it?  Is it just marketing hype?  It is something real to be concerned about?  Here is an explanation I have given that seems to … Continue reading

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Disable Autorun … now

After installing Windows, I always disable all of the auto-run features on all of the drives.  This one action alone will protect you from half of the malware out there.  

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Why I Still Get Paper Bills

I think it might be Ben Franklin who said “A paper bill is the worst way to get your account statement, except for all the other ways.” Or maybe not.  Whatever.  I still get a lot of bills on paper … Continue reading

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Registering Again … (Sigh)

The bane of social networking sites is the need to register one more username, one more password, and once more to fill in some sharable details.  That is sooooo 2008.   I am registering with a conference so I can select … Continue reading

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Social Business: Identity and Reputation

Social Software is turning the idea of identity on it head.  Actually this is a trend that has been happening for long time, but it is being thrust into the public consciousness by the desire now to bring social systems into the … Continue reading

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Cloud User’s Bill of Rights

Want users to use your cloud-based web site?  Follow these guidelines, so that users can sign up easily and use it.  Sadly, there are soooo many ways that web sites can do this wrong.  The result is a bewildering variety … Continue reading

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Web Security vs. Superstition, Part 4

Web site security is a very important issue to me. I find it frustrating sometimes dealing with people who operate based more on superstition and urban legends than on solid principles.  Part 4 is about some strange behavior I have … Continue reading

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Web Security vs. Superstition, Part 1

Web site security is a very important issue to me. Every application, every information resource, must be built strong enough to put in the Internet, to reliably deliver information to those allowed access, and prevent delivery to those who are … Continue reading

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The Login Test

This post is on the usability of authenticating to a site.  Entering your username and password, what could be complicated about that?  But, surprisingly, so many sites get it wrong.  The “Login Test” is a measure of one specific aspect … Continue reading

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