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Methods of Observation

This past weekend my CBAP training course asked me to speak briefly on the technique of Observation. I reviewed the basic information in the BABoK itself and the training guide we’re using for the class, and I’ll refer to this … Continue reading

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Interface Analysis

I’m pursuing yet another certification, this time the IIBA‘s CBAP, for Certified Business Analysis Professional. I chose a 35-hours training course run as a series of interactive webinars over seven successive weekend days and during the second session this past … Continue reading

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Node.js

I finally finished working through the exercises in the LearnYouNode suite put out by NodeSchool, which organizes events in cities all over the country. They have a whole pile of different self-directed workshops. It was decent enough introduction to the … Continue reading

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I Helped Design This

In 2004 or 2005 I attended a series of meetings where I helped do traffic projections for this new port of entry (and bridge) at Calais, ME. I also built and ran models of different port designs using the BorderWizard … Continue reading

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Model-Predictive Control

Model Predictive Control comes in different forms, but all variations work in roughly the same way. Traditional forms of control act on signals derived from a currently-determined (usually by sensors) state and the difference between that state and the desired … Continue reading

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Are We Entering a New Era of Computing?

I wrote last Wednesday’s piece to provide a beginning context to show how developers should be aware of the underlying activities in their target environments. I plan to do a couple of posts discussing how much duty cycle (CPU activity) … Continue reading

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