Posts Tagged ‘ strategy ’

What Lewis Carroll can teach us about Web Architecture

Jun 18th, 2015 | By | Category: architecture, design, Featured

“Why it is simply impassible!

Alice: Why, don’t you mean impossible?

Door: No, I do mean impassible. (chuckles) Nothing’s impossible!”

– Lewis Carroll, Alice’s adventures in Wonderland and Through the looking glass



On Micro Services Architecture – Old Wine in a new Bottle?

Apr 9th, 2014 | By | Category: architecture, Featured, soa

The Micro Services Architecture has emerged as yet another old wine packaged in a spanking new bottle. Thought Works and Netflix have published this architecture to the multitude with their blogs and frameworks. People have jumped into the bandwagon and have deployed Micro Services for multiple situations. Look at this video for instance. There are […]



The making of a Goliath…

Jul 29th, 2009 | By | Category: management

As I take a saunter in the technology landscape, I get to look at the inner workings of many software juggernauts – gigantic companies with multiple products and support for a myriad lines of business. I find them all exhibiting similar traits as they transition from a small company with a focussed line of business […]



SaaS and Dynamic Database Columns

Jul 26th, 2009 | By | Category: design

It has become anathema to write Data Manipulation Language (DML) statements in application programs. For instance, it is frowned upon if we write programs that alter a table to add a new column or create an index dynamically. The only exceptions to this dictum would be programs that actually are supposed to create or alter […]



Business Model vs. Revenue Model

Feb 19th, 2009 | By | Category: management

Even code geeks know that a company needs a business model to survive. A busines model tells you about why the company exists, what does it do and how it makes its money. Traditionally, a business model was combined with the revenue model i.e. it has to talk not only about what the business does […]



Project Automation

Feb 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: process
This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Software Engineering & Agility

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Software Engineering & AgilityThere was a lady in one of the companies that I had worked for. She was doing, what is probably the most routine of jobs. She works evening shifts. Her chief duty was to trigger the build job in the night and […]