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Black box or stepping stones?

Dave Snowden

He never understood how I made a profit and the idea I would invest that in a new development for which there was no RFI, no agreed client spec was alien. Developing application software is a complex dance in which need and delivery co-evolve, its not a linear process. Using utility tools to provide short term function, rather than forcing development of long term capability is another common error or mistake.

RFI 133

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Dealing with the (Virtual) World in our Minds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Maybe the reason I am so excited about the whole subject of Virtual Worlds is that in our own way we are beginning to have tools that let us make real the fruits of our imagination. Colin described the experimentation underway at IBM - both within the company and working with clients - in areas like meetings and events, learning and training, commerce or v-business , and the simulation of business processes.

RFI 100