Radio interview covers global teams, new products

| January 14, 2015 | No Comments

I spoke with entrepreneurial activist David Reske and the Radio Entrepreneurs Network about Assembla, global teams, and new products. Please check out the network If you’re interested in how entrepreneurs build products and businesses.  My segment is linked to the audio control above, and will play here on Thursday, January 15th from 6pm-7pm and 9pm-10pm […]

3 Ways to Speed up the Enterprise Software Cycle

| January 2, 2015 | No Comments

Making enterprise software is profitable and useful.  But, it sucks in other ways.  One of the biggest problems facing enterprise innovators and product developers is that their customers don’t want new versions.  It’s too much hassle for them to test and explain new versions. If the dogs won’t eat the new dog food, you don’t […]

Software eats your company in 3 steps

| December 13, 2014 | No Comments

We know that software is eating the world – becoming a bigger and bigger component of products and services. Now, we are seeing the next steps. Software will eat your company in three steps – product, cloud, and ecosystem. Some of the world’s biggest and most interesting companies are currently at step 2 – linking […]

New Web service architectures are not the old SOA

| December 12, 2014 | No Comments

  What is the difference between the old SOA that everyone hated, and the new REST / Microservice / MAXOS service architectures?  The old version of SOA (service oriented architecture) was promoted 10 years ago as the next big thing in enterprise software development, and then discarded because it was so annoying.  The new service […]

Questions about continuous agile from the viewpoint of a big financial services enterprise

| November 30, 2014 | No Comments

A person who works at a big financial services company wrote: I very much enjoyed Andy Singleton’s presentation last Wed [about continuous agile with FCB] … I would love to get Andy’s response to these: 1) I would like to learn more about what he meant by ‘eliminating management’ in the Continuous Delivery environment 2) I would […]

Why AI Now?

| November 12, 2014 | No Comments

“Do you have some ideas, or know of someone I could talk to, with some ideas on why AI seems to be coming of age now? … I’m starting skeptical since Index spawned Applied Expert Systems, which didn’t get traction in the 1980s.” – Yes, I can explain that.

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