Large Enterprises are neither Monolithic nor Homogenous. They have a long history of adopting myriad technology tools and technologies that come and (sometimes) go. I say ‘sometimes’ as we as an industry do a great job a adopting new technologies, but a horrible job at retiring old ones. In addition, many organizations also grow via…
Distributed System Complexity: Part 1 – Engineering Abstraction
Cognitive overload is a brute fact of modern life. It is not going to disappear. In almost every facet of our work life, and in more and more of our domestic life, the jobs we need to do and the activity spaces we have in which to perform those jobs are ecologies saturated with overload….