Matt Deacon's digestive blog

Architectural ruminations

January, 2007

  • 1. SaaS: Application

    Today a SaaS application is most readily recognised and associated with user interactive web applications accessed directly over the internet (eg. the web application). Already synonymous with the SaaS phenomena is the likes of the infamous Salesforce...
  • Six characteristics of SaaS

    The world of IT doesn’t stand still and never has this been truer than it is today. SOA and related concepts are still riding strong on the wave but a new contender is starting to make its way through into the mainstream; this being the concept of Software...
  • Names at Insight!

    I'm very pleased with myself because after much effort by many people it's my pleasure to anounce that Jack Greenfield , the co-author of the now legendary " Software Factories " book will be providing the closing plenary at the Microsoft Architect Insight...
  • Implementing SOA

    I had the very great pleasure of chair a conference on Implementing SOA in the Banking Industry in Vienna last week as the European Regional Chair of the International Association of Software Architects (IASA). It was a truly excellent quality conference...
  • Architects and the Environment

    I held the latest meeting of the UK Microsoft Architect Council this week and this was a meeting with a difference entitled "The Council and the Environment". This time round the aim was to discuss our role in relation to the UK Industry. First off...