Category Archives: Software

Effective Email Notifications

Every collaborative system needs some way to notify people of things that need attention. Email is by far the most ubiquitous option for reaching out to people.  Done well, email is an effective way to draw people in to work … Continue reading

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Service Mesh Meets BPM

We demonstrated a service mesh architecture approach for BPM and Case Management in order to show that the Fujitsu DXP product could scale to any size and performance desired. First we started 12 million running process instances, and then we … Continue reading

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The Silent Enemy: Failure to Report Exceptions

Stung again, several times in one day.  Systems that fail to report problems can waste everyone’s time.  The problem is that such system appear to be running fine, and that is great for lazy programmers and product managers alike.  Just … Continue reading

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JSON is the Fluid of the Internet

Standards always seem to move at glacial speed, so slow it is hard to see any change, but looking back over the past decade or so, we can see the JSON has won the internet format battle, and XML is … Continue reading

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Agile Best Practice: Start with the Empty

A co-worker on an agile project was showing me a feature he was perfecting, and it was looking pretty good with features to add and remove various settings as per the design.   I wanted to try it.  He said “sorry, … Continue reading

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Product Trial Strategies

Selling big complex products is always a challenge.  I recently was asked why not make the product simply available on the cloud for free sign-up and access so that people can try it out for free.  Here is my response.

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Complex Project Delay

I run large complex software projects.  A naive understanding of complex project management can be more dangerous than not knowing anything about it.  This is a recent experience.

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