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Baynes and Bateson

Baynes and Bateson

| December 21, 2016

Back in November we said goodbye to a lovely guy and one of the finest musicians I’ve ever played with, Ifor

Ordinary Things

Ordinary Things

| December 16, 2016

One of the side effects of illness and injury (in my case a slipped disk) can be that your world becomes smaller.

A few thoughts on (re)enchantment

A few thoughts on (re)enchantment

| March 24, 2016

Several people reacted to my last blog with the reasonable question of how we can maintain/retain the sensation of enchantment

An Enchantment Tale

An Enchantment Tale

| October 2, 2015

It was my birthday but that’s only relevant, because it’s one reason I was in a very relaxed mood and

Networks and Serendipity versus the Vested Interests

Networks and Serendipity versus the Vested Interests

| August 18, 2014

Let’s be clear. Sustainability is about a lot more than just environmental policy. Making our footprint on the planet bearable (for

Red, Green and Personal

Red, Green and Personal

| March 28, 2014

As I set off on my Sunday morning run, I said to myself “don’t think about your blog”. I’d been

Lawyers, Guns and Money

Lawyers, Guns and Money

| March 12, 2014

Last week I tweeted If corporations were socially responsible, we wouldn’t need a name for it. and was taken aback

Washing Machines, Rights and Responsibilities

Washing Machines, Rights and Responsibilities

| March 3, 2014

Why is it so hard to get something repaired? Why is it so hard to find out how to do

Requisite Scatter

Requisite Scatter

| June 14, 2013

In my first blog on this site, 'For What It's Worth', I referred to Ross Button's Scatter Architecture.

Mr Ashby’s Bright Idea

Mr Ashby’s Bright Idea

| June 1, 2013

Great theories come in two sorts: the type that is so fundamentally foreign to one's existing worldview that it's a

The Darkness

The Darkness

| April 15, 2013

These are dark times, let's face it. We're still deep in the worst economic depression since the 1930's and the

How The Light Gets In

How The Light Gets In

| April 5, 2013

The rate of change, the number of sources of change and the impact of change are at an unprecedented level

A Science of Enterprise Architecture? Really?

A Science of Enterprise Architecture? Really?

| April 5, 2013

I've seen quite a few discussions over the last couple of years about whether enterprise architecture (EA) is amenable to

The Interconnectedness Of All Things

The Interconnectedness Of All Things

| March 22, 2013

This site nearly got called The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Enterprise. My admiration for Douglas Adams only seems to increase