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The Tablet Paradox (aka looking for disruptive User Experience design)

I am quite interested in User Experience design. We actually do a lot of it at work and we try to take it seriously – we have to. One thing I have increasingly noticed recently is what I now call … Continue reading

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Robo Advice – Articles and References List

My current role as Platform Development Manager at Decimal Software requires me to stay ‘out front’ with understanding of what is happening in the digital wealth management space. In relation to the emerging Robo Advice sub-segment, within the Fintech sector there is currently plenty of … Continue reading

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Digital wealth management and the Icarus deception

Digital wealth management requires willingness to change the current comfortable and seemingly safe business practices… it’s far more dangerous to fly too low than too high, because it feels safe to fly low. “ The article Digital Wealth Management and the … Continue reading

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Where should the Enterprise Architecture function ‘sit’ in the Org Chart?

From a Linkedin thread “Where should The Enterprise Architecture Practice within the corporate structure reside?” here which discusses the article by Vance King Saxbe  here Summary  and Proposition The short but concise article by Vance King Saxbe explores how EA typically sits in either … Continue reading

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Architecture with Intent

I think more people working in IT and especially in architecture need to get across ‘Moravec’s Paradox’ and ‘Nouvelle AI’ and how they work together. ‘Moravec’s Paradox’ suggests that, contrary to traditional assumptions, high-level reasoning requires very little computation, but … Continue reading

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Is Enterprise Architecture Completely Broken?

Among the EA ‘click-bait’ a genuinely interesting article “Enterprise Architecture: Is It Completely Broken?” by Jason Bloomberg exploring the big picture on EA and its value proposition and its attention-grabbing (For EAs at least)  follow up “Enterprise Architecture: Don’t Be A  Fool With A … Continue reading

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Oracle Day 2013

On the balcony… As a very wise colleague I worked with at a large resources company going crazy during the mining boom once told me, just before we checked out of the chaos… “Sometimes you just have to get off … Continue reading

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