5 years, 11 months ago

A kind of milestone

One thousand blog-posts. That’s quite a milestone, really. Not quite there yet: this one’s number nine hundred and ninety-nine, to be precise. Though out of those so far, there were the hundred or so in the Twitter-extracts series – ‘A week in Tweets’

7 years, 8 months ago

Publishing Tetradian e-books via Leanpub

I have at last found a viable workflow to produce e-books of my various books and blogposts, via Leanpub. There’s one significant constraint in this form of publishing: Leanpub uses Markdown text-files for input, which is a fair bit more limited in its formatting than my books normally use. But that constraint fits well with the […]

7 years, 11 months ago

Work-in-progress – two more books

Another follow-on to the earlier post ‘Helping others make sense of my work‘, just a quick note to let you know about two current book-projects. The first has a working-title of The enterprise as story: the role of narrative in enterprise-architecture. This has been a major theme on this blog for the past couple of years […]

8 years, 7 days ago

Setting up for ebooks on EA blogs

I’m currently sifting through my past blog-posts of the past five years or so, with a view to republishing some of them in ebook-format, to make them more accessible in a more convenient and more portable form. So far there are well over 400 blog-posts here on enterprise-architecture and related themes, plus a few more […]

8 years, 4 months ago

The perils of plagiarism

This one’s on the travails of being an innovative thinker who publishes on the web…
Whilst writing an article on the enterprise-architecture and the Shirky Principle that I’ll post later today, I needed to add a reference to my old Sidewise article about the role of the business-anarchist. So, like anyone else would, I did a […]

8 years, 5 months ago

Yabbies story-fragment: ‘Mishie’

Most of the Yabbies novel is made up of story-fragments that in principle could come together in any sequence: we make sense of them in whatever way we choose.
What follows is perhaps my favourite story-fragment, “Mishie’. (A gentle reminder that it’s fiction? ) A bit of context first, though. The fragment takes place perhaps […]