Great articles about the tools for architects

Just in case you haven’t already seen it: Bill Gibson published a series of great articles about the tools for architects in Visual Studio 2005 Team System. You find his technotes here.Thanks Bill!


We’re looking for a new colleague

We (Arvindra, Kevin & I) are looking for a bright new colleague in the role of a Solution Architect Evangelist working for Microsoft EMEA HQ. If you’re an experienced architect who’s passionate about technology as well as the business and you don’t mind traveling, just have a look here.

Melted Cheese #2

Thanks to Maarten, the second installment of the Melted Cheese Effect has been published.


Project Batman

If you’re wondering why I was so quiet just have a look here…I’m currently working with the corresponding tooling and I can tell you its mind-blowing 😉


The agenda of our PDC pre-conference…

PDC is getting closer and so does our pre-conference “Patterns and Practices for Designing Service Oriented Applications — An Illustrated Example”…If you plan to attend it, here is the agenda: WelcomeRon Jacobs Patterns for SORon Jacobs Modeling the Messaging Aspects of Connected SystemsArvindra Sehmi & Beat Schwegler Web Services Architecture / ToolingDon Smith & Beat Schwegler…


The three part model is going to the PDC

I’ve just came back from a podcasting session with Ron Jacobs. We recorded some podcasts about the “three part model” that Arvindra and I presented at TechEd Europe. If you’re interested in this stuff, come and join us @ the PDC pre-conference session “Patterns and Practices for Designing Service Oriented Applications — An Illustrated Example”.

Web Services Security Patterns

Are you interested in Web Services security? If the answer is yes, you have to get the CTP of the Web Services Security Patterns from the following GotDotNet workspace: This is great stuff guys! Thanks


TechEd – What a great week…

TechEd Europe was a blast and I’m really proud that I was part of it! As a track owner for the ARC & CTS tracks, planning for TechEd started already in January. It looks like we made the right decisions: Both tracks were extremely well received! In addition, our 1 day pre-conference was also a great…


Melted Cheese Effect…

You can find the first installment of a series of article about services and contracts here. Well done Maarten! Stay tuned for more articles and tools from Maarten, Christian and myself.


TechEd Europe: Your input is required

All our tracks will host a panel. This allows you to have your question answered by an impressive group of experts. We are running the following two panels in the ARC and CTS. PNL002 Software Factories: How and When?  Steve Cook , Eric Lee , Ted Neward , Maarten Mullender , Gareth Jones , Imran…