Web Security vs. Superstition, Part 3

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 3 is about an experience I had with a public forum, and their justification for deviating from these guidelines. Continue reading

It’s all Newton’s Fault

In working with organizations on their processes, I consistently find that most people are truly surprised to find out how their process are necessarily complicated.  Turning the question around, I started wondering “Why is it that we have the feeling that processes should be simple?”  This belief is at the center of a key problem people have in process management.  It represents a kind of blindness that keeps some from being successful in process management.  For now, let me blame it all on Issac Newton. Continue reading

Social Business Forum in Milan (2011)

Who wants to go to Italy in June?   There is a great opportunity to attend the Social Business Forum 2011 which is being held June 8 in Milan, Italy, where a number of thought leaders will be convening to discuss the latest in social business trends.   Continue reading

Call for Papers: Knowledge Worker Scenarios

The Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) has inaugurated a new Global Excellence Awards program for Adaptive Case Management case studies to to recognize and focus upon knowledge worker scenarios.  Early-bird submissions Feb 18, commitment due March 9.  What is it all about? Continue reading

The Power of Pull: Just Win, Baby

This is a review of the book “The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion” by John Hagel, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison.  Finally I find a book that speaks plainly about the dramatic change that we are going though, and how a fresh approach is needed to be successful. Continue reading