The Real-time Revolution

Real-time - The Time is Now - source - mimer-dot-com

“Real-time functionality” is rapidly becoming a requirement for software projects across many industries. What is “real-time”, and what’s driving this trend? Unlike typical “request/response” apps, where users have to reload a page, or press a button to get updates, real-time apps use the power of an always-on connection to receive data “as it happens.” Early […]

Aggregating Value

Peter Kim has a short post describing the guiding principle of : Aggregate or Be Aggregated Peter writes: “Functional integration of ecosystems is emerging as the path towards maximizing value creation within our increasingly digital world. To own an industry leadership position, you need to own the experience. Aggregate or be aggregated. Keep this in […]

Human Behavior as the start of Social Design

Jenn Webb interviewed Paul Adams in prep for Web 2.0 Expo scheduled for later this month.   The interview is well worth a read. You should also keep an eye out for Paul's forth coming book titled "Social Circles" (I've already pre-ordered).    One of many interesting quotes from Paul's interview includes:  "Our (mobile) phone, or whatever we carry […]

Recorded Future looks Promising

I continue to believe that the future state of enterprise apps is: 1. Delivered by Hybrid Cloud models integrating private + public virtualized resources 2. User data driven with a focus on user experience  3. Social enabling of user transactions, conversations and relationships 4. Device agnostic applications running across devices, web and premise platforms 5. […]