7 years, 11 months ago

Disruptive technology take two. Enterprise architecture is about…

Disruptive technology take two.

Enterprise architecture is about the design of useful systems. Usefulness is first, second, and lastly a function of human intentions.

75% of NMIT students use exactly none of their institution-provided file storage:

@elbanoitca

They use consumer cloud service instead. 

The service designers did not bother to discover and understand the technical subjectivity of their intended users.


7 years, 11 months ago

So, have you asked these two questions lately: What…

So, have you asked these two questions lately:

  • What possibilities for action does a system allow its participants?
     
  • How might participants in a system overcome or subvert its constraints?

If you haven’t asked yourself some version of these questions then you have not yet understood, social identity, consumerisation, BYOD, mobile, and a whole host of so-called disruptive technologies – because you don’t understand how they disrupt your system.

Never fear, these two discussions of cell-phone subjectivity should help fire up your imagination.

The Architecture of the Cell Phone

Cell Phones and Meeting Points in a Featureless Landscape