CBA Case Study Videos Completed

Over the weekend I finished the final video in the case study.  This is the one with the operations team discussing how they manage and monitor this mission critical application used by 30,000 users in 1800 locations across Australia.  This is truly an amazing feat done by an amazing team. The CBA Case Study video…

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More video case studies on the way

The response to the CBA case study has been simply overwhelming.  The first video has many thousands of downloads and now I have 2 more finished.  You can see them (along with some other case study videos) at http://www.ronjacobs.com/lwcs/ComSee.htm Yes – these will be published on MSDN eventually but these things take time.  If you…

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Video Case Study – CommSee Project – Commonwealth Bank of Australia

CommSee is a simply amazing application written by the team at CBA.  This application is visually stunning, architecturally interesting and on top of that it has delivered solid business value to the bank stakeholders, users and customers.  Wouldn’t you love to be a part of a project like that?  After hearing about it I decided…

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Who is in charge – us or the machines?

I can’t believe what I just heard… I have been dealing with an online service which sells an annual subscription to their site.  Microsoft finance prefers that I pay for such services by using a corporate PO.  In this world of online credit card transactions it turns out that this can be a complete nightmare. …

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Patterns and Anti-Patterns for SOA

Good news – my top-rated architecture session from Tech-Ed US is now available online for anyone who wants to listen to it along with synchronized slides. Check it out at http://teched.internetbroadcast.net/ARC/ARC215_files/Default.htm

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