Archives for October 2007

Xobni: inbox spelled backwards

One of the interesting trends in software (particularly commerce software) is the resurgence of the desktop application.  For years, the focus on web exclusive applications ("all applications will live in the cloud") has created a somewhat fractured environment where I… continue reading »

Fulfilling Needs

In a recent blog post, Rolf Skyberg said: "The internet is very good at sending messages to and from other humans not near me. We approach new problems and products, the most success will follow when we first ask ourselves:… continue reading »

Innovation vs. Optimization

There was an extremely interesting blog post on "BankerVision" regarding innovation vs. optimization.  The entirety of the post can be found here. What intrigued me, as platform evangelist, was the following statement: "This particular institution suggested that the line between… continue reading »

PayPal Radio – an IPN Toolkit Discussion

In 2006, BAI (Bank Administration Institute) released a research report entitled Small Business Payments in 2006: Finally Poised for Technology Solutions that Address Long-Standing Problems and New Opportunities. While the entirety of the report is excellent, there is a section… continue reading »

who am i?

I am “just this guy, you know”. Actually, I am employed as the Platform Evangelist for IP Commerce. According to our corporate web presence, IP Commerce “connects leading financial institutions with software developers and established distribution channels.” I tend to… continue reading »