Michael Platt's WebLog

Computer Engineering

August, 2006

  • Innovation and Llamas

    No, I didnt get it either but here is an article by IBM on Llamas and innovation . The interesting thing for me is that Andy used to work for me many moons ago at IBM and hasnt changed a bit! He's now a master inventor though, we didnt have those in my...
  • Windows Live Writer

    We have just announced availability of the Beta of Windows Live Writer. This is a really great product and very important (IMHO)
  • Blinq

    We have just announced a new tool called Blinq which produces a webform from a database schema. This is a really neat product which will make generating database based applications much easier. Its been suggested that it's a framework like Ruby on...
  • Gartners Latest Hype cycle

    There are a ton of things that have come out which I feel are pretty important that I haven't blogged about so I will try to catch up a bit. First off Gartner's latest prognostications put Web 2.0 at the top of the things to watch for the enterprise...
  • Software + Services: An Architectural Perspective

    I have spent the last couple of weeks pulling together my rather disjointed thoughts about the Architecture of Software + Services into a short article which has just been published on MSDN . Enjoy!
  • Innovation

    I have been blogging for a while about business value and how the whole Web 2.0 thing in the enterprise will be about business value and not productivity . I am convinced this is the way things are going and so was doing some research in the whole business...