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If in doubt leave it out – 10 Golden Rules of Enterprise Architecture

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Startups are great – less mean – less gaming

Great insights from Paul Graham: “Startups don’t win by attacking. They win by transcending” from Mean People Fail “Starting a startup is where gaming the system stops working” from Before the Startup As always the articles from Paul Graham are worth … Continue reading

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BankOfAmerica – Stacktrace

This is a nice stacktrace from the online banking at BoA, revealing the use of SAML2, http://openam.forgerock.org/ and JBoss Web/2.1.11.GA. Most puzzling part: Why a big bank cannot configure the servers to display a proper ErrorPage instead of a stacktrace. HTTP Status … Continue reading

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How to build your corporate EA Function inspired by Google’s Design function

How Google built their central design function (known as UXA – User Experience Alliance) can be a lesson and guidance on how to built a central EnterpriseArchitects function. This dawned on my reading the great Fast Company article about how design finally made … Continue reading

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Old MacBook Pro now Rocket fast with hardwrk SSD Kit

Just a week ago I installed into our old MacBook Pro (2010) an SSD instead of the DVD Drive and since then it is rocket fast – using Aperture with thousand of photos is now starting in seconds, vs. 10 … Continue reading

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My Startup Adventure History 2013

As we are currently validating a lot of our learning through Lean Startup Challenge, I want to capture some of my learnings, try-outs of pre-LSC time. In April I applied at Masschallenge with the following idea/pitch in short: A better … Continue reading

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LeanStartupChallenge – Day 1

Lean Startup Challenge kicked off last Friday. After the first evening event with the intro pitching by each participating team (see My first 60 sec. pitch) thanks to sponsorship by Boston Globe, we had a workshop weekend. Saturday at Alphamark coworking. … Continue reading

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