The answer is obvious

My "old" research supervisor once told me (slightly paraphrased): "Once you know the right question, then the answer is obvious". Of course, the real trick is to find the questions that you can answer with very limited resources - without limiting yourself to what you already know; or think you know. And therein lies the all to … Continue reading The answer is obvious

To-be or not to-be; as-is the question

I did a quick survey of the software architecture literature on my book shelf (physical and virtual) this rainy Easter weekend for guidance on how to model a "transition" or "interim" architecture. As there was almost nothing on the topic, the next stop was Google - only to re-affirm my growing suspicion that book authors perceived … Continue reading To-be or not to-be; as-is the question