Michael Platt's WebLog

Computer Engineering

April, 2005

  • Architectural Failures

    I am holding a tutorial on Architectural Failures at SPA 2005 in the UK the week after next (see http://www.spaconference.org/content.html ) and am looking for any examples that I can use. I have a couple where bad application distribution or poor...
  • Events, Events Events!

    So looking through my calendar for the next couple of weeks I have a ton of presentations to give and events to attend. First of all tomorrow at 2pm BST I am giving my Integration and Interop presentation, latest version, as a webcast which should be...
  • IT Practitioners Architecture Conference

    I noticed an interesting conference by The Open Group on architecture (the IT Practitioners Architecture Conference ) on the 25-27 th April in Dublin. It says that they will be focusing on the role of the IT Architect and the IT Architecture as a profession...
  • Ivory Tower Architects

    I read this really interesting article about architects in the CIO magazine http://www.cio.com/archive/030105/blueprint.html I also had a long discussion with the CIO of a major investment bank in the city about his perception of architecture. It is...
  • Architecture Metadata, SDM, DCML etc

    Last week I spoke at the Architect forum on Operations and management here in reading on DSI and SDM. There was a lot of interest and discussion on the whole area of metadata for organizing IT architectures which was fun. As well as SDM DCML and some...
  • HIS 2004 SP2 ships

    and is available from http://www.microsoft.com/hiserver/downloads/2000.asp . All the fixes rolled up into one! Cant wait to see if some of the bugs that have been irritating me have been fixed.