Interesting stuff from September 16th through January 16th

The periodic round up: The Composable Enterprise – Jonathon Murray seems to come to this point from a technology view (I'm happy to be corrected), but sensibly so as he describes what has always seemed to me to be the natural extension of service design AND...

Interesting stuff from May 26th through August 22nd

The periodic round up: The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections – The Buffer Blog – A riff on the “everything is connected” idea, that creativity is “combinatorial” and we all stand “on the shoulders of...

Interesting stuff from August 8 to May 13

After too long a break, we return with the periodic roundup: Bringing order to complexity – Paradoxically, “simple” is hard, and “complicated” is easy. We often end up with complicated business processes not because they are dealing with a complex problem, but...

Interesting stuff from July 12 to August 7

The periodic roundup: Do Things that Don’t Scale – Technologist and venture capitalist Paul Graham with advice for start-ups (it IS his game, after all) … it’s the stuff that can’t be automated that makes a difference, so do that. How Drucker...

Interesting stuff from April 3rd through July 11

The periodic round up: Henry Farrell – On post-democracy – “Post-democracy is strangling the old parties of the left. They have run out of options. Perhaps all that traditional social democracy can do, to adapt a grim joke made by Crouch in a different context,...

Progress Middleware Products land at Aurea

A brief follow-up to my previous posts about Progress Software’s divestment of its middleware products … The Sonic (SOA), Savvion (BPM), Actional and DataXtend products have been packaged up as Aurea; and were accompanied by Progress alumni Hub Vandervoort and...