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The ethics and (of) architects

As promised I am launching a new IASA blog series called Architect and (of) ethics. From Google: eth·ics ?eTHiks/ noun moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior."Judeo-Christian ethics" synonyms: moral code, morals, morality, values, rights and wrongs, principles,ideals, standards (of behavior), value system, virtues, dictates of conscience "your so-called newspaper is clearly not

Compliance vs. Ethics

Its an interesting question I got via email (and Paul posted two weeks ago). Globally there are a number of aspects of the concepts of ethics that change depending upon where you are. Never that the ethics get looser just that there are regional flavors of ethics that apply. The reality is that compliance is

She meant Software Architect

Did she just say Architect? Its interesting that in the past five or so years the title of software architect has undergone significant change. The initial argument (He’s an architect – so he builds buildings?) added the software in front of the title. Did she say software architect? In fact she did. Software Architects build

The inclusion pattern of innovation… My Amazon author page!!!! I’ve spent considerable time on my blog in the past four months talking about the concepts of innovation. I pulled all of them together into what I call Andersen’s Law of innovation. I talked about the trends and realities of innovation in our ever expanding technology market.

Memorial Day 2014 and my law of innovation… (This blog published on Sunday) Tomorrow let’s take a moment to remember those who have fallen. Not just here in the US but also around the world. Those who paved the way for those of us who are free and those paving the way for those who wish to be free. (To those

What do Chinese Generals Fear? My Amazon author page!!!! You hear it all the time a phrase normally uttered as a “cautionary tale” regarding cloud security in particular in the public cloud. A warning sign uttered that applies to the solutions of many Cloud Service Providers. Your VM, the person says to you, may be sitting

Introducing Brittle Computing My Amazon author page!!!! I’ve spent the past two weeks discussing a topic on my other blogs and podcast. It is the concept of Brittle Computing. First off let me begin by saying that Brittle Computing is a concept that explains in part the reality of the new concept “design for

Continuing the Cloud Pricing Discussion My Amazon author page!!!! http://www.safegov.orgIn the end cloud pricing will drive you batty. No matter what you consider and how you evaluate the reality of cloud pricing is sometimes as much a learning and knowing experience as anything.Subscription pricing is good for an organization that knows they will always use X% of

Last week Cloud Pricing, this week Cloud Migration bucket list… My Amazon author page!!!! There is an upcoming cloud computing introduction course available from IASA Education. In that course we will talk about pricing and other cloud concepts from both the technical and business viewpoint. Today’s blog focuses on the broad concept of cloud migration buckets. Anyone who walks into your

Cloud pricing… My Amazon author page!!!! I think about cloud topics all day long sometimes. The one that caught my attention yesterday is cloud pricing. Why? The why of what I think about would probably involve lengthy therapy sessions but for this one its because the model is interesting and fits with a