I am writing this time from Falls Church, Virginia. Where I arrived yesterday for a business trip in the Washington DC area, and then in Toronto. So far I was not affected by the weather, but we'll see what happens later in the week.
The slides above is an old slide which I used seven years ago to show the relationships of events and the rest of the universe. I was reminded on that when reading a new article by David Luckham and Roy Schulte entitled "Why companies should develop event models?". In this article they explain the motivation and provide a high level methodology to build event model. Following what I recently written about "event oriented thinking", it seems that the major obstacle to adoption of event-driven systems is the ability of people to think in event-driven way and not in the traditional request-driven way. Being able to create event model and relate it to enterprise computing modeling is an essential step. This is the direction I am working on these days (very much in the direction that Luckham and Schulte indicate), and will surely write more about it in the sequel.