Had the delicious blog posting job worked, I would have already recommended the below links. But it didn’t (shocking) so here I am, impersonating a batch job. We’ve all been there before, eh?
Fighting the Superstitions of Software Development: Questioning the Assumptions | Advice and Opinion
"At the Schindler bitranch, we call these "superstitions:" information accepted on faith, without personal knowledge or examination. People pass along "everyone knows" data without questioning it, and others repeat the superstition as though it’s undeniably true. Confidence isn’t knowledge; in fact, confidence can prevent knowledge and innovation from happening, because an unquestioned belief means you never measure, never test, never look at alternatives."
Jitterbit Reveals Open-Source Data Integration Tool – CIO.com – Business Technology Leadership
need to check these out, Jitterbit + "Other open-source data integration vendors include Talend, XAware and SnapLogic, which also has a community site and is building a library of completed connectors and pipelines."
Todd Biske: Outside the Box » Blog Archive » Governance does not imply Command and Control
Last week, Todd & I were chatting about the (wrongly) implied command & control nature of SOA Governance, and how that inhibits success. In that conversation, I passed along the link to an article on inspiration & leadership, previously sent thru my links here. Todd, being Todd, expanded/augmented that quick conversation into this great post. Think of it as a preview for his upcoming book on SOA Governance.