[2007-08-29] CMDB Dream Team
One of the issues dogging the CMDB hype cycle is the steep requirements for architecting and implementing such systems, even when based on vendor products.

[2007-08-23] The Evolving Domain Language of IT
One of the hallmarks of mature professions is that they have a clear and detailed language - a domain (or universe) of discourse or an ontology.

[2007-08-09] Souce Code's Value
In the past week I heard about two fairly large companies who are in a bit of a jam. Back in the days of the Internet Boom, they purchased an "E-commerce server" from one of two separate niche software vendors (i.e. ISVs).