I find that saying "BPM stands for Business Process Management" results in blank stares from most of my fellow programmers, so coming up with a better explanation has been on my mind, and I am beginning to think that a new acronym might be called for...
There, I've put it in writing... Enough of this madness.
I left my house at 6 am on Monday to catch a flight from Austin Bergstrom to Chicago Midway. During my 2 hour layover waiting for a connecting flight to Providence RI, I participated in a conference call with 3 folks in New London CT, one in Groton CT, one in Boston MA and one in Peapack NJ.
To make a short story sh
Many problems that businesses have with software seem to involve visibility. The role that specific software components play within an organization are often hidden, obscured, or just plain forgotten.
I have been in shops where software has been reliably clunking along for 20 years... faithfully executing night after night, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year... for decades.
Recently I've begun thinking that a Kitchen vs. Fast Food Factory analogy might teach us a bit about writing better software...
Fabrizio Giudci's recent blog, Where are we going?, prompts me to ask: Why are we going?
Fabrizio is worried about where Java 7 is going and about the topics that the community perceives as the most important.
I share many of his concerns about where the language is going, but I am also wonde
CDW and Microsoft are each running ad campaigns featuring IT support guys... Which one would you rather work with?
As SOA has become a more mainstream IT concept... you might even say a more mundane IT concept... there has been a lot of thought put forth on the creation of Composite Applications....
If you follow my postings, then you won't be surprised to learn that I think we are at the dawn of a new era in programming. As with all previous eras...