Author Archives: Malcolm Mac Donald

Architecting for performance: What is performance?

Have a look at this video clip before we get into the concept of understanding performance. Video clip: Fiat Bravo vs. Ferrari 550 Maranello vs. Ferrari F1 The three cars in this video are clearly very different. For a formula … Continue reading

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Enterprise IT Architecture Conference

I will be speaking at an Enterprise IT Architecture Conference on the 28th and 29th of July 2008. Attached are my Presentation Notes that I will talk to on the topic of Architecting for Performance and IT Asset Management Asset-management-practices … Continue reading

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Are IT people no longer fueled by Coffee?

At IBM’s headquarters, a contribution to cost saving is to shut down the catering services in all but one building from Friday mornings. This means that someone wanting a cup of coffee would have to walk 10 minutes to the … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Software – an opinion on ClearSpace

This is the first Corporate-community-based collaboration software that I have tried, and I am truly impressed. Continue reading

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How Odd

Allow me a small rant if you would. I tried to upgrade my data contract with my cellular service provider today. Ughhhzzz. I use a month-to-month service because I want to be able to switch providers should there be a … Continue reading

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