Archive for category Design
Vendor Lock-In & Proprietary Technology: Ask the Right Questions!
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Business, Design, Management, Technology on August 28, 2010
Vendor Lock-in. Proprietary Technology. Switching Costs. These phrases are thrown out there more often than they need to be, without real thought to what the concerns actually are. Asking the right questions is important. If you want some real functionality and technological strength for a price, prioritize that and do not confuse a proprietary & strong enclosed technology with a closed & rigid architecture. Everything, that is standard today, was once proprietary in our minds until it eventually became common, universal or functionally indispensable.
Case v/s Process – Not about Architecture & Tools, It’s Culture
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Design, Leadership, Management, Technology on May 13, 2010
There are tools that have capability to do Process Management in structured manner, and there are tools with capability to perform dynamic case management. What you need depends on how you want to treat the situations and incidents. You want Case Management culture or Process Management culture – that’s the key. Everything could be treated like a case, and everything could follow a process. What do you want?
Quicklectic: Popular Posts and Redux Update
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Design, Management, Technology on May 13, 2010
[tweetmeme source=”ashish_bhagwat” only_single=false] A quick update on what’s up at Eclectic Zone… Last week, I have started blogging at Redux Online as guest blogger. I feel excited about being able to share my thoughts through more channels. I already have few posts there, check them out! There’s one on BPM-SOA confusion titled “And We Thought […]
Is this Data for BPM?
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Design, Innovation, Management, Technology on May 1, 2010
IBM have published a new research topic and standard called BEDL (Business Entity Definition Lanuage), the theme is Data4BPM. But, this is Data modeling redux. And please do not call this as Data4BPM – right concepts that always existed but not applicable to current state of BPM! Read to know why…
Great Aesthetics, Good Notes, Bad Design!
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Business, Design, Innovation, Marketing on April 9, 2010
[tweetmeme source=”ashish_bhagwat” only_single=false] Whenever I see an object with a specific note attached to it, to me that means bad design. It doesn’t matter how aesthetically great the product looks. I experience so many day-to-day objects of usage with glaringly bad design yet with great aesthetics, I thought I’d jot down few that irritate me […]