Tag Archives: Process automation

ALF, OSLC and SLI – enough of the soup, time for some meat

In TechCrunch today, Alex Williams reports on the new Eclipse project being started by TaskTop to create a common integration layer between and amongst the ALM vendors. This has been tried before. The Eclipse Application Lifecycle Framework project (ALF) was … Continue reading

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Will we ever ‘just say “no”?’

One of the glorious ironies of IT is that the CIO, the executive with “Information” in their job title, is frequently the least well equipped member of the management team when it comes to data. Information about project status comes … Continue reading

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Testing times for system designers

Many studies have shown that the cost of finding defects in applications increases exponentially the further the defect remains undetected through the lifecycle. Some studies (Microsoft, National Institute of Science and Technology) have estimated that this may be as much … Continue reading

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Thinking about focus

I’ve been out and about lately and seen an increasing number of organizations that are heralding their evolution into modern businesses because they have updated their infrastructure for speed and they have implemented systems to keep them aligned with the … Continue reading

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Upcoming presentations – see you there

We’ve be experimenting with a new way of interacting with IT executives to determine how they see their roles and their peers roles in the organization. Using what we call the Social-IT Game, we set team members the task of … Continue reading

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Knowing when it is time to go

Deciding that it is time for an app to be replaced used to be instinctive. Nowadays we have plenty of real-time telemetry coming from our systems that allows us to measure every aspect of the application. How we use that … Continue reading

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Versionning still matters

Change isn’t new. The rate of change isn’t new either. What is new is the time we have to effect that change. Every one of us in IT is committed to doing the very best we can for our organization … Continue reading

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