Tag: web service management

  • KISS - Keep It Simple Sally!

    To my own astonishment, there are times when I appear to be the "smart guy in the room." In fact, when I delivered the last new employee training, someone jokingly changed my title to Condescente. Or, was that Cognoscente?

    Whatever, my point is... that it's not...

    November 26, 2007
  • Relax Mom, It's Not Your Fault (This Time)

    I've noticed that, like Rudy Giuliani, I still purchase my clothes a few sizes too big. While I can't speak for Rudy, somewhere deep inside I've been conditioned to think that when I buy clothes, I have to buy them big and "grow into them." I rationalize this by enjoying the fact that I can go...
    October 22, 2007
  • SOA Governance: Carrot or stick?

    "Back when I was on the Architecture Committee, the developers never listened to me.  But, now that I'm Enterprise Architect, I'll show them.  I'll put in so many governance policies that they won't know what hit them.  And there's nothing they can do about it -...

    October 09, 2007
  • So what is SOA agility anyway?

    Miko Matsumura had a thoughtful reply to my last post on whether SOA governance can make you less agile.  He's absolutely right that it depends on how you use governance.  So, I think it's worth clarifying then,...

    August 29, 2007
  • Where are your blind spots?

    I have this fantasy that I'll quit this labor of love here at Progress, and start a real career selling t-shirts with street-signs-that-would-be-funny-as-t-shirt-sayings. Always on the lookout for that breakout sign, today I found one to share.

    I drove by this big rig with a sign on the...

    August 28, 2007