Category Archives: Knowledge Management

Search and you shall receive

Sometimes we are so close to technological advances that we forget what an amazing world we’ve created for ourselves. I was reminded of this world of magic when I set out to search for my deceased uncle’s EdD dissertation. I … Continue reading

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The Non-Linear or Layered eBook

As a life long and life wide software entrepreneur, I love building software systems. Well, to be truthful, I love doing the user research and design of the system. Once the system is designed, then it is just that small matter … Continue reading

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Software Practice – A PaineFull Discussion

One of the joys of teaching graduate school is getting to interact with bright young HCDE PhD students. Recently, I’ve been able to spend quality time with Drew Paine, a software engineering graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Drew reminded … Continue reading

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Idealized Design Qualities for a University

In many ways our universities are a four hundred year old anachronism.  In the last twenty years with the expansion of the Internet for content, connections, and communications, the world of learning is in a different state.  As Brynjolfsson and … Continue reading

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Organizations Don’t Tweet, People Do – Euan Semple

Once you figure out how to dip your “knowledge net” into the stream of search engines, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the world just shows up at your doorstep (oops, I mean browser window).  Well, sort of.  It helps a … Continue reading

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Is the university experience wasted on the young?

Every now and again, the universe conspires to free up some time to do some face to face learning with terrific resources in the academic world.  After a whirlwind set of face to face meetings with professors at UW Seattle … Continue reading

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Too Much to Know – The Death of the Long Form Book?

At dinner the other evening at Crush with my valued all things marketing and branding colleague, Katherine James Schuitemaker, I shared with her that I finally produced a draft of the book on Attenex Patterns I’ve wanted to write for … Continue reading

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Competing Product Design Centers

Traditionally product planning is the realm of the software engineering team represented by a program manager or engineering manager and the marketing team represented by a product manager or product marketing manager.  Often, these activities became exercises in “list management” … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities – Really?

Russ Ackoff shared that the best knowledge system he knew was to have an intelligent set of graduate students that knew him.  In 1985 when we were meeting regularly, he described the joy every morning of coming in and having … Continue reading

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Ode to Steve Jobs

On the way to somewhere else in preparing the last couple of blog posts, I came across a reflection document I prepared in 1990  “ALL-IN-1 Ten Years Later.”  Buried in the document was an article that caught my eye about … Continue reading

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