Holiday Web Casts!

Have some spare time during the holidays to catch up on new technologies?  Mohammad Akif, an Architect Evangelist in Canada, has recorded two new webcasts that are worth checking out… Using Visual Studio for Deployment Modeling The new modeling features in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 can help you to validate application deployment scenarios by defining…


Open Postion in My Team

Would you like to work with the best architects in Microsoft, capturing their ideas and sharing them with the world?   My team is looking for an experienced and self-motivated content strategist who can drive a strategy to create, synthesize, and deliver externally facing content that focuses on software architecture, in collaboration with other groups,…


Architect Personas

I’ve sat through many architect events over the past few years and one thing that always strikes me is how different one self claimed “architect” attendee can be from another.  For example, I saw two architects sitting together at a recent event – one was clearly very interested in the impact of architecture on the long…


Is this what they mean by being "Service Oriented"?

Wes (formerly from webMethods) forwarded me this snapshot from a shopping mall in TX.  (Apparently “Simon” is a retail management company 🙂 


Ron’s PodCast with Steve Cook

In the first of his “ArcTalk” series, Ron Jacobs interviews Steve Cook about DSLs and Software Factories.  You can check it out here!