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Enyo Kumahor on Bringing Frugal Innovation Out of Africa

Interview with Enyo Kumahor on  May 19, 2015

Enyo Kumahor talks about how Cobat Partners helps companies in Africa to leverage technology, applying the ideas of frugal innovation and pragmatism to delivering products which make a difference to the daily lives of people in Africa, despite the constraints they must work within. She discusses how these ideas apply beyond Africa, and how IT professionals around the world can help.


Enyo Kumahor on Frugal Innovation and Technology in Africa

Interview with Enyo Kumahor on  Aug 05, 2014

Enyo Kumahor talks about how frugal innovation and adoption of simple, sensible technology solutions are making a difference in Africa. She also discusses the role of women in technology on the continent.


Luke Hohmann Discusses the Innovation Game Summit and the Budget Games

Interview with Luke Hohmann on  Apr 05, 2013

Luke Hohmann sits down with InfoQ to discuss the Innovation Games Summit, the history of Innovation Games, and the San Jose 2013 Budget Games

The Web Platform as a Limitless Pool of Innovation, with Andreas Gal

Interview with Andreas Gal on  Feb 03, 2012 1

Andreas talks about the benefits of the Open Web and how it compares with proprietary closed-stacks. He also talks about various projects like Boot to Gecko, Broadway, pdf.js and more, that bring the web platform in a whole new level.

Patrick Copeland on Pretotyping and Fostering Innovation

Interview with Patrick Copeland on  Feb 23, 2011

In this interview Diana Larsen speaks with Patrick Copeland on the concept of Pretotyping and how and when it should be used. They discuss the Lean movement, focusing on customer discovery and how Google fosters an intrapreneurial spirit within its workforce.

John McCarthy on Elephant 2000, Lisp, Ruby and the Computer Industry

Interview with John McCarthy on  Feb 14, 2008

In this interview, John McCarthy presents his latest programming language ideas; Elephant 2000. He describes elephant memory, references to the past and to the future and how speach acts can be used in programming. He also presents his view on Lisp's influences on Ruby and his view of the history and current state of the computer industry.

Ivar Jacobson on UML, MDA, and the future of methodologies

Interview with Ivar Jacobson on  Oct 24, 2006 5

Ivar Jacobson, one of the founders of UML, RUP, use cases, introduces his vision for a next generation development methodology that is both agile yet large like UP, by having humans collaborate with 'Intelligent Agents'. Ivar also talks about his views on UML, MDA, AOP, and the future. Recorded at JAOO (

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