Why Interoperability is Hard: The Plurality of Concerns

Posted by Dharma Indurthy on Dec 5, 2016 12:50:34 PM

At Redox, we have embarked on tackling a huge problem: interoperability. It’s not an atomic problem; it’s divisible into a number of more elementary, hard problems. We embarked on tackling interoperability because it’s challenging and so valuable to solve. Both aspects contribute to making Redox such an exciting place to work.

But what makes a problem hard?  It’s common knowledge that interoperability is hard, but less common is a deep understanding of what makes it so. I submit that much of what makes interoperability and it’s divisible parts so hard is the plurality of necessary concerns in the space we work in. Some of those concerns are:


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