Beware: Sprint Abuses SOA in Microservices

Published on December 22, 2018 For the last couple of years, people were debating whether Microservices realise SOA. With my experience in Services of 22 years, I can confirm that Microservices do realise SOA at a “teenager” maturity level, while Web Services and REST were at the kindergarten SOA maturity level. How am I count […]

A Client-centric priority versus Regulation priority

Published on December 6, 2018 More than a half-year has passed since GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) moved into force. Have you heard about any laud GDPR cases where companies were fined? I’ve heard about only one – Ms. Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information GDPR Commissioner, stated that she might investigate Facebook for exposing people’s […]

In the Mind of Experienced Architect Learning SAFe

Published on April 8, 2018 Let’s imagine an IT architect with more than 10 years of experience at project, programme and enterprise level. This person starts working on each new task with two questions: “what is it?” and “why is this needed/important?”. The architect appreciates new technologies when they deliver what they promise and are […]

“In the Mind of Business Architect” : From Disruption to Destruction: GDPR , PSD2 and API

Published on April 16, 2017 Opening business eyes on some aspects of Technology Revolution IT was and is isolated… by Business. This is, probably, the reason for intent in IT Departments to disrupt everything around – to be noticed, at least. This includes a wave of innovations in technology as well. I have this guess […]

GDPR and Microservice Security – compliance in question

Published on April 5, 2018 A Problem An emerging EU regulation – GDPR – defines a requirement that asks developers to create business and technology solutions with default data privacy protection by design. This requirement conquers the worlds of DevOps and API/Microservice Economy first of all. The result of this is that traditional perimeter protection […]

#GDPR Check-points: #API #Economy, #RAML and #Open #Source

Published on April 22, 2018 Context While IT enjoys Digital Revolution, the European business and all related businesses around the world are counting the last 30 days before the EU GDPR gets in the force. Though IT has been made the major enabler of compliance with this regulation, only a few companies have realised that […]

‘How-to’ for MoSCoW Method: Resolving Fundamental Problems

Published on December 8, 2018 The MoSCoW method exists for many years already and the common opinion is that this method is for prioritising requirements, business or technical. It is used for achieving a shared understanding (Problem #1) with stakeholders on the priority they (Problem # 2) identify for each requirement. Apparently, MoSCoW is only […]