When solutions fail, is it too easy to blame a given platform than for those really responsible to take responsibility? It more often has to do with one's level of problem solving skills, planning, and ability to align technology with business strategy.
This discussion between
Jim Wilt and…
Are software architects necessary?
Nobody denies the need for software architecture, but many challenge the idea that you need a dedicated software architect to get it.
Michael Stiefel compares software to painting to answer this question. Yes we do need architects, but not for the reasons…
There are many disciplines that a software architect must master in order to do the job: requirements definition, use cases, modeling, layering, object orientation, service orientation, methodologies, and so on. In addition, as we are typically project
leaders, we are usually tasked with mentoring…
More than 100 people at Microsoft and from the IT industry in the world today have become Microsoft Certified Architects since the program was launched about two years
ago. For people who are interested to become an MCA, they may wonder what it is like to go through the certification process. In…
The one thing you can be sure of when it comes to software architecture is that there will never be a shortage of different ways to solve the same problem. The key is to look for the areas of volatility in the design and decompose it to its simplest element. Sound like that philosophy class you…
Daniele Calabrese, founder and CEO of Soundtracker, a Microsoft BizSpark One company, discusses with Zhiming Xue the enabling technologies behind their geosocial music service Soundtracker. The free global geosocial internet radio service, which currently supports smartphone and web users with 12…
While attending and presenting at TechEd 2010, Jawa Buddhavarapu and Murali Bala shared with Zhiming Xue “Dr. Z” their experience of building an integrated Office solution at Westat using Microsoft Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010. Check out this interview
to find out:- Why they choose Office…
David Aiken is a Technical Evangelist for
Windows Azure. David is responsible for:
· Bid Now Sample at
· Windows Azure Platform
training kit and
Channel 9 learning course.
Windows Azure MMC
What do you need to know as you plan to design and deploy SharePoint solutions to Microsoft BPOS cloud? While at TechEd 2010,
Zhiming Xue “Z” chatted about the subject with
Marc Dencker, Enterprise Architect at Microsoft. In this interview, Marc explains what Microsoft Business Productivity…
In this episode,
Hong Choing talks to Neil Palmer, Partner for Sungard Consulting Service about the impact of Cloud Computing and new Rich Internet Application technologies such as Silverlight 4.Hong covers this solution in detail in this