Monday Apr 23, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 20 for April 15-21, 2012

The top 20 most-clicked links as shared via my social networks for the week of April 15-21, 2012.

  1. Split profiles with AD and OID for Fusion Apps IDM | Uday Sambhara
  2. Best job of 2012: software engineer (again!) | Joe McKendrick
  3. New York City gets a Software Engineering High School | Joel Spolsky
  4. Register Now: Oracle Technology Network Architect Day Reston, VA - May 16. Free event.
  5. Oracle Business Analytics Strategy | Mariska Bulten
  6. Oracle Cloud Conference: dates and locations worldwide
  7. IT Architect Role Models: Who's in Your Head?
  8. 4 Ways IT's Role Changing Faster Than Expected | Shvetank Shah
  9. Descending on D.C.; IaaS in the Enterprise; Talking about development evolution
  10. Does the benevolent specter of a role model ever hover over the shoulders of IT architects?
  11. Event: OTN Developer Day: MySQL - New York - May 2
  12. Webcast: Untangle Your Business with Oracle Unified SOA and Data Integration - April 24
  13. Are mobile apps cluttering our networks and attention spans? | Joe McKendrick
  14. "Do more with SOA Integration: Best of Packt" contributors include @gschmutz, @llaszews, many others
  15. Podcast: Oracle IT Architect Certification discussion with @Oracle_Edu, @oraclepartners, @OracleEA
  16. Olivier Lediouris's Oracle Business Rules Tester
  17. It’s a New and Improved Mocial Sobile World Out There | Michael Snow
  18. A guide to building your private cloud using Oracle VM Server 3 | Laurens van der Starre
  19. Online Event: Oracle Solaris 11: Whats New Since the Launch - April 25
  20. Webcast Series: Data Warehousing Best Practices

Thought for the Day

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare

Wednesday Aug 17, 2011

Podcast Show Notes: Women In IT Architecture

This week the OTN ArchBeat Podcast kicks of a two-part program that revisits the theme of careers in IT architecture, but this time from the perspective of two women in the field, Dr. Karina Ishkhanova , a system architect with TFA Wise Applications, Inc. in Toronto, and Dr. Helen Sun , a Director of Enterprise Architecture at Oracle, based in Chicago.

  • Listen to Part 1
    Dr. Sun and Dr. Ishkhanova describe their career paths and what drew them to the their roles as architects.
  • Listen to Part 2
    Dr. Sun and Dr. Ishkhanova discuss the role of gender in IT and offer advice to women interested in IT architect careers.

After the interview, Dr. Sun and Dr. Ishkhanova provided several resources that are relevant to the discussion:

Other items of interest that came up during the conversation:

Coming Soon

  • Members of the Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team (that's "A" for architecture) talk about their mission and share some insight from the field.
  • A panel of community members answer the question, "What do architects want?"
So stay tuned: RSS



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