Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Final Release

J.D.Meier announced it – it’s here – Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Final Release! Very kind of the team to acknowledge me when I really have only made some contribution towards version 1 years ago! Hopefully in my next job I will be able to create more IP again!

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ACS Adelaide IT Architecture Special Interest Group

Daniel Brown dropped me a note to let me know this is happening in Adelaide: When & Where: · Where: Excom Education, 191 Pulteney Street, Adelaide (map) · When: 9th of October (09/10/2008) @ 5:30PM Agenda: The agenda for this month’s evenings activities are: ·5:30pm – arrive, relax and network ·5:45pm – welcome and introductions…

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My Official Duties at TechEd Australia and New Zealand

From the TechEd Speaker portal: GEN003Women in Technology Luncheon03/09/2008 13:15-14:15 Bayside Terrace ARC203Understanding Software-Plus-Services: A Perspective01/09/2008 14:15-15:30 NZ Room 2, SkyCity ARC203Understanding Software-Plus-Services: A Perspective03/09/2008 10:15-11:45 Parkside Auditorium See you there!

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Building Applications Differently when Cloud Services Are Around to be used

So, “it’s the end of the enterprise as we know it”, there is “consumerisation of IT” that we need to figure out how to deal with. The use of some sort of cloud service is inevitable. One thing for sure is that some sort of cloud integration services will be essential to make this new world…

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From Impedences to Enterprise Adoption of Cloud Services to Doing Things differently in the Brave New World

Stacey blogged about the 10 Reasons Enterprise Aren’t Ready to Trust the Cloud. Immediately, the conservative enterprise architect in me couldn’t have agreed more. I then picked the brains of my esteemed architect colleagues Nigel and Greg, and it sounds like they’re also making the same observation from the community of Enterprise Architects that they…

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RIA Architecture – An Emerging Software Architecture Discipline

RIA brings about many benefits over the traditional simple web applications – richer user interface/experience, better responsiveness through asynchronous client-server communication, network efficiency, etc, it is no wonder RIA is getting so much interest in the industry. However, with the more sophisticated software architecture of RIA, it also brings additional complexities when we want to analyse the typical architecture qualities…

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Microsoft Architect Journal Reader

Simon tells me that the Architecture Journal Reader is coming soon: In his own words: “At the Strategic Architect Forum (SAF) this week we released the new Architecture Journal Reader.  Based on the WPF NewsReader SDK, the Architecture Journal Reader delivers an visually exciting, immersive, and searchable reading experience for all issues of the Journal, available…

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Finally – Darryl is Blogging too!

Darryl Chantry is one of my all time favourite story tellers, just so happens he’s also a great software architect from Kiwi land!!

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Catch Don Ferguson again – at the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Launch

via Andrew and Dave, here is the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 launch event – you’ll find plenty of gems in this agenda, and can even catch Don Ferguson if you missed out on seeing him last time. The event registration link is at http://www.microsoft.com/australia/servers/biztalk/event/default.mspx.

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