Jamming #ISO #20022 into #Open #Banking #API makes them #REST-ish, not #RESTful

This case is a perfect example where a business value requires an adequate technical instrument, but when the instrument is driven by technology convenience, nobody cares about the business values. We are talking about a well-known problem that UK Open Banking (OB) and EU PSD2 face with financial transactions. It seems that the technology considerations […]

#Demystifying #Digital #Product #Management – the new #Gartner’s promotion

Published on July 21, 2019 For #Business & #Technology #Executives, Product Managers, and Business and #Enterprise #Architects The Subject & Context Recently Gartner published the research – “How Unlocks Digital Product Management Opportunities for New Value Creation”, authored by Analyst Lars Van Dam – has caught my attention with a new term “Digital Product Management”. […]

Three Major #Principles of #Technology #Innovations

Published on January 22, 2019 To Architects, Developers and thier Managers #1 An Innovation may not harm its Consumers #2 An Innovation may not harm its Owner(s) #3 Disallow any exceptions from Principle #1 and Principle #2 Technology has reached such a point where people have to apply the rule created last century to nuclear power. […]

Do we really need identity propagation in SOA and Clouds?

2012 IT developers and, especially IT Security specialists struggled for years trying to create an identity control at the enterprise level. The most known initiative and model in this area is Single Sign On (SSO) where an identity of an end-user can be propagated between systems and can be recognized across an enterprise. In today’s […]

#Purpose #Case #Management and #Solution #Flexibility #Estimate

2012 Preamble After many years of process-dominating approach to our work, we have collectively “discovered” that the process is not the only way of doing things. There are many unstructured activities and even social activities that have to be governed and managed. These activities affect our daily productivity and, at the end, an efficiency of […]

Internet of Things is premature for our current culture

2015 This blog has been sparked by a small information in the London’s Evening Standard newspaper – “London Bridge chaos continues with fare glitch”. For those who are distant from London, let me explain – one of the most busy and central train stations – London Bridge – has been moved under reconstruction a few […]

SOA Strategy and Spline Tactics

2010 First things first: ‘SOA Strategy’ in the title of the article stands for ‘Service-Oriented Agile Strategy’,’ and we will talk about how to transform IT to make it agile to Market. ‘Spline’ is a term unusual to non-mathematicians. In simple words, spline is an interpolation function that balances between the smoothing and closeness to […]

Logging for SOA – an enterprise-level solution

SOA & WOA, 2008 Reads: 13,996 What could be the problem with logging in SOA in the presence of such wonderful tools like log4j, Java’s logging library and similar? Why might we need something special for SOA and why aren’t existing techniques enough? The answer is simple and complex simultaneously – in SOA we are […]