Friday, October 03, 2003

The never ending name game

I'm up to my posterior ethmoidals in naming convention problems today. Its the only hard problem you know :-|

Thursday, October 02, 2003

Passing the conference litmus test

One important transition in the emergence of any exciting new technology or application is when there is enough interest to justify a conference. Plone has made that transition.

Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Who's got Time To Build Infrastructure?

The phrase "Who's got Time To Build Infrastructure" is the title of an instrumental piece by a group called Farces Wanna Mo. Not my musical taste but what a *great* title. A commercial IT architects rueful anthem in the making:-)

Saving money is the driver innovation

Obvious I guess, but I think it is interesting how things like business models and taxation regimes can drive innovation in one direction rather than another. In this ITWorld article I give an example or two.

Monday, September 29, 2003

SOA's and the Dutch

Now I understand why Dutch speakers grin when I talk about how everyone should have an SOA :-)