My Free Intellectual Property Sold Online?

This came through to my inbox today via an alert service: “British Library Direct: Rigorous Evaluation of COTS Middleware …Rigorous Evaluation of COTS Middleware Technology. Author. Gorton, I. Liu, A. Brebner, P. Journal title. COMPUTER -IEEE COMPUTER SOCIETY- …” Wow, it’d cost about AU$30 to get this 5 year old article! Since I don’t receive any royalty…

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Looking to The Year 2012 as My Next Challenge

The ICT industry is at an inflexion point. My career is at an inflection point. Looking at the various enterprise challenges of application integration, business process orchestration and management, services governance, etc there is no doubt still an abundance of interesting architecture problems to be solved, and work to be done, to make enterprise architecture…

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Some more interesting facts abuout MSCOM

thanks to Martin, I thought these were interesting facts! “MSCOM is made up of more than 20,500 URL’s and hosts 16 million pages and is available in more than 30 languages. According to available metrics, http://*.microsoft.com received 35.4 billion page views in FY06. On average http://*.microsoft.com receives 229 million unique users per month. The Australian site…

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Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 Live on www.microsoft.com

this great story just arrived my inbox: “…we’re extremely proud to announce that the www.microsoft.com site is running 100% on our next generation web platform!!” For those of you curious about the scale and availability of www.microsoft.com: – Availability YTD – 99.83% (Measured by Keynote Systems, Inc.) – 0% Impact to Availability during upgrade to Beta 3 – 99%+ of…

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SOA Workshop Series for Architects

this notice came through my inbox today: SOA Overview Tuesday, June 12, 2007 8:00am (GMT-8) Pacific Time (US & Canada),Language: English-American Learn how the Microsoft Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) vision and technology can help you realize a more agile and connected enterprise by using an IT infrastructure that can help streamline business processes, increase customer…

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Australian Architecture Forum 2007

A number of great architects in the community pulled together this rare solution architecture event. Looking at the agenda, there should be a lot of best architectural practices and lessons learnt shared amongst peers, and guidance from some great luminaries in the industry – such as Don Ferguson.

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Innovation from BizTalk Lab

Dave blogged about the exciting Internet Service Bus from the BizTalk Labs, I can’t wait to see some really interesting process orchestration to happen on the internet now with this cool technology. Also nice to see I can log in with my Information Card on the BizTalk Identity Service page!


CardSpace Authentication going Live!

Daniel Bartholomew has been working hard on various CardSpace projects. He shares his experiences, thoughts and lessons learnt on this post. Good to see he’s built the CardSpace DotNetNuke module ready for testing! I’m off to help him out…


Reference Application Pack for Loan Origination Systems

Mike Walker has been doing some great work in packaging up some great guidance on building Loan Origination Systems: In the loan origination business, there are many business drivers for banks: process consolidation, regulatory compliance, and faster product delivery (loan completion). Loan products change frequently and are usually dynamic based on location (regional or state)….

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CommSee – Architect Experience Captured via ARCast

Ever so often, people would be asking me for case studies/lessons learnt from a ‘real world SOA’ project. So it’s probably always timely to remind everyone of this series of videos that Ron Jacobs recorded last year, that captured the live interviews of the various architects working on the CommSee project at the Commonwealth Bank…