Alice in Wonderland
CHAOS Tuesday #70: is titled “Alice in Wonderland”. Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International helps determine whether or not certain abstract ideas are eligible for patent protection. Lee Gesmer will explain the case decided by the US Supreme court and it ramifications for patent protection on common business functions. Lee is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP. Harry Scott will discuss with us how to improve your legacy applications operation by adopting modern operational techniques and technologies. Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization software. Thornton May comments of IT alignment.
In this show we explore:
- Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank case overview
- Business function oriented patents
- Operations modernization
- IT alignment
- The New Science of Persuasion & Influence
Lee Gesmer is a founding partner of the Boston law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP. The firm, which employees 50 lawyers and support staff, was formed in 1986. Since then it has become one of New England’s leading technology law firms, representing hundreds of institutions ranging from large organizations, such as Harvard University, The Linux Foundation and ThermoFisher Scientific, to hundreds of small and mid-sized emerging companies.
Thornton May is a futurist, educator, anthropologist and author. May is the author of The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics. He leads the IT Leadership Academy, and FutureScapes Advisors, Inc. Thornton combines empirical research and insightfulness in pattern recognition with gift for storytelling to address the information technology management problems facing executives.
Harry Scott is the co-founder of Carr Scott Software. Carr Scott Software specializes in database, middleware, and modernization software. Mr. Scott has a mix of technical and interpersonal skills and expertise that make him well suited to help organizations modernize their legacy applications.
Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.