Importance of engineering models before the actual build

Call me a control freak, but I really like to know what I’m going to get before I buy something. Not just how the box and wrapping looks, but the internal engineering details. I used to work for CSIRO – with a group of other diehard computer engineers, we benchmarked, evaluated middleware technologies (Tuxedo, Encina, CORBA, J2EE, COM+/.NET, Message Brokers,…

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