5 months, 27 days ago

System Spraint

Spraint is a quaint English word for otter droppings. Analysis of otter populations and their dietary habits can be performed by analysis of their spraint.I see the same kind of analysis being required in systems that send their “spraint” – often in th…

2 years, 5 months ago

Shearing Layers – Part 3

In the previous Shearing Layers post, I was talking quite theoretically about the rate at which stores could change their layouts to suit some time period. E.g. changing seasonal merchandise, etc.How about we get even more radical. Perhaps we…

2 years, 10 months ago

Events, messages and state

I have recently had the need to think about messages, events, and state. I may have finally caught up to where Nigel Green was three years ago!These three ideas are often bundled together, but really they represent different things. And when we try to …