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Process friction
Dan Lockton on Architectures of control from the archives
systems  processes  process  control  adoption  lowendtheory  technology  friction  architecture  via:bhyde  design 
april 2013 by amaah
In Praise of Red Tape
on the bureaucrats who slowed down Bush's follies
bush  regulation  strategy  processes  process  politics  usa  bureaucracy 
june 2012 by amaah
I keep returning to Ben Hyde's piece on process friction... Years later and I'm still mulling a response
lowendtheory  costs  coordination  transactions  humanfactors  systems  bureaucracy  technology  processes  process  friction 
may 2012 by amaah
A fast track to your wallet
Andrew Odlyzko has long said the same: automated toll collection payment systems are not only a great means of price discrimination but also enable tolls to be raised with less of a public outcry. Pricing power is shifted by automation away from the consumer. And human factors matter too, having to come up with 2 more quarters each time you cross the bridge is much more galling than facing the monthly bill on your credit card (a disembodied infrequent number as opposed to a tactile and regular reminder of a transaction)
pricediscrimination  tolls  middlemen  strategy  pricing  business  economics  money  networks  systems  technology  transactions  processes  humanfactors 
january 2010 by amaah
More Glue Layer People
Life in the glue layer is about the outside-in. Pipes and filters are your abstraction of choice, you might dream of Markov chains, the calculus of design heuristics and those old standbys, the rules of thumb, as you attempt to put order and infer structu
technology  glue  software  design  architecture  social-software  socialsoftware  people  processes  process  collaboration  lotus  ibm  gluecode  social  toli 
may 2005 by amaah
The long tail of software. Millions of Markets of Dozens.
Jotspot founder on the opportunities in software for customizing business processes
technology  software  economics  processes  design  strategy  process  long-tail  LongTail 
march 2005 by amaah
People, Processes and Things
People need to communicate so get out of their way and let them collaborate and exchange. Groups, communities and organizations often embody processes, and when using software in support of them, aim for unobtrusiveness and, leverage this network architec
technology  software  design  architecture  social-software  socialsoftware  people  processes  process  sociology  collaboration  lotus  ibm  social  toli 
february 2005 by amaah

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