Category Archives: Software

A Role by any other Name, is still a Role

Everyone knows what a role is.  It is obvious.  We talk about them all the time.  But every time I hear a programmer say the word “role” my ears pick up. The term is very often misused.  How, then, might … Continue reading

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How FIBO will clean up Finance

Dennis Wisnosky is working to save the financial industry and the economy.  He gave a keynote on the second day of the iBPMS Expo 2013 in Chicago and touched on the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) and what that will … Continue reading

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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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Race-cars, Drivers, and Mechanics

I met with a Fujitsu executive last week, and we naturally got onto the topic of software development methodology. I presented my case that it is critical that programmers know the actual customer because 90% of all decisions that effect … Continue reading

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BPMNext Notes

A collection of notes of presentations from bpmNEXT.

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Introducing the Web T-Link

The concept is simple: you want to make a web reference (HTML link) to an other web resource, but you don’t want that link to go bad.  This requires a web link, with just a little bit of smarts on … Continue reading

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