What is Enterprise Architecture and How Can it Give My Business Competitive Advantage?

September 10, 2013

When we teach Enterprise Architecture, we always ask our students, “What problems do you have that make you want to do Enterprise Architecture?” The answers…

The Journey of a Thousand Miles in Architecture Education Begins with One Step – TOGAF 9 training

September 10, 2013

Reason #1 – The field of architecture is broad and deep There are multiple architecture methods (Zachman, TOGAF, FEAF, DoDAF, MoDAF, TRAK, etc.) There are…

What is Service Oriented Architecture and Who In My Company Should Be Involved?

September 3, 2013

Introduction Today, organizations of all sizes are adopting Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for delivery of critical enterprise services. In this post we will discuss what…

SOA — when failure is not an option!

June 4, 2013

I have been working in Service Oriented Architecture for almost a decade. During that time, as a trainer, architect or consultant – I have probably…

WebLogic Server — using WLST commands from Java

May 11, 2013

I have been working with WebLogic Server since 1999 when it was still a BEA Systems product. Though professionally I would characterize myself as an…

Mobile Requirements

April 22, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww09qgqlLYw This video examines some special considerations necessary in the requirements capture process for mobile applications.

Idempotent Services in SOA

April 9, 2013


A Simple jQuery Image Rotater

December 11, 2012

Recently I was looking to add a collection of rotating images to my website, so I searched for an image rotater using jQuery. I found…

Getting ‘Closure’

November 3, 2012

I have been a Java developer since 1995, before that I worked in C++. So my language background is primarily statically-typed and object oriented. In…


October 24, 2012

This week Apache Cordova (formerly known as PhoneGap) graduated from the Apache incubator and is now a top level Apache project. Cordova got its start…