Monthly Archives: May 2009

What good looks like … follow-up

By | May 25, 2009

Alan Inglis posted about What good looks like from a solutions architecture perspective.  How do you create a solution for a new project without creating architecture that already exists or making the same mistakes that previous projects made? This is a must read post and I recommend it. Alan described 10 artefacts that he would expect… Read More »

Suggestions to prove the “Architecture hypothesis”

By | May 19, 2009

Nick Malik asked the question Are we ready to prove the “Architecture hypothesis?”  I am intrigued by Nick’s call to action. Are we really ready to step up and take this on? My suggestion would be to find some candidate architecture projects and come to a concensus on what we would choose for the experiment. I… Read More »

Picking up Gems from Job Interviews

By | May 16, 2009

We are interviewing candidates for the Manager of our Program Management Office this week. These unfortunate economic times seem to generate a high number of quality applicants. Not so good for them but really good for us. I approach an interview as an opportunity for the selection committee and the applicant to learn from each other.… Read More »