Mark Burgess is perhaps best known as the author of the popular configuration management software package CFEngine, but has also made important contributions to the theory of the field of automation and policy based management, including the idea of operator convergence and promise theory.
Mark is the author of numerous books, articles, and papers on topics from physics, Network and System Administration, to fiction. His new book is Thinking in Promises and which is the topic of the next two weeks on the Business901 podcast. The first podcast will shed some background on Promise Theory while the second podcast will be more on applications.
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