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Enterprise da Vincis

Developing technology for the enterprise involves broader skills than ever before. Like da Vinci, developers need to have an appreciation of, and often a proficiency in, many areas of endeavor. Leonardo was a painter, a writer, a musician, an inventor as well as an architect and engineer – likewise, enterprise developers need to appreciate the […]

Posted on December 28, 2010 at 9:48 pm by admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Building for the Enterprise

I’m making revisions to the enterprise development course that I teach at Harvard, trying to adjust the balance between strategic and tactical. Success in enterprise technology these days has much more to do with understanding the context and making good strategic decisions, and less to do with specific tools and languages. Introducing learning objectives related […]

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Community Publishing

I keep returning to this concept whenever I consider certain writing projects related to technology. So many technology areas are very fluid these days, to the extent that traditional publishing models don’t really work well. A well-crafted social environment with the right rewards could generate a living publication, something between a wiki and a traditional […]

Posted on May 3, 2009 at 8:05 pm by admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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