Category Archives: Transactive Content

Keeping up with the Infosphere

Along with the periodic reflection on nodes in my social networks, I like to reflect on what catches my interest in the infosphere and why.  In the past about once a month I would document a “day in the life” of … Continue reading

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Mediating Objects of Socialability

“The Map is not the territory.” – Alfred Korzybski “These qualities of vision are characteristic of people who love maps, for maps show an overview and details all at once.” – David Weinberger Andrew McAfee wrote a great article on … Continue reading

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About Business and Product Development

The transformation of business is continuing to accelerate as we begin a new century.  We were barely understanding the Industrial Age when the widespread usage of computers in business moved us into the Information Age.  The rapid doubling of processor … Continue reading

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Making Intangible Assets Tangible

In 2008, Paul D’Antilio, CEO of Future Point Systems called to see if I would be interested in  consulting with his company about visual analytics.  He had recently become the CEO and knew that we’d been successful commercializing a visual analytics … Continue reading

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PhD General Exam – A Model for Mentoring?

Earlier this year, I was asked to serve on the PhD committee for Alex Thayer at UW HCDE along with the co-chairs – Charlotte Lee and Jan Spyridakis, and Cecilia Aragon.  I eagerly accepted as a way to understand what the process for … Continue reading

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Transactive Content

In one of our many discussions on Content Management that continue since the early 1980s, Geoff Bock introduced me to the notion of “Transactive Content.”  He had come across the term in a Gilbane report which referenced work done at … Continue reading

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