Break New Ground

links for 2010-10-14

Bob Rhubart
Community Manager, Oracle Groundbreakers Team

  • "Will the business suffer if the EA team just up and left? Or if the business let the entire architecture team go? The business will only invest in an architecture function if having one provides a better outcome than doing nothing. The challenge is that architecture has become largely detached from the businesses they are supposed to support. Architecture have forgotten that they work in logistics company, a bank or a government department, and not for “IT”. The tail is trying to wag the dog." -- Peter Evans-Greenwood

  • "When doing a Business Service Architecture it becomes clear that the big issue here is that IT doesn't learn the lesson of Unix Do one thing and do it well. In SOA, particularly business driven SOA this is the whole point of services, they do one thing and they are designed to be integrated." -- Steve Jones
    (tags: soa entarch unix)

  • "These two conferences offer a wonderful opportunity for both intermediate and advanced PL/SQL and APEX programmers to learn, get inspired and meet with fellow enthousiasts and peers from all over Europe. Many of the best known names – forum-gurus, authors of books, blogs and articles and presenters – gather in Brussels to share their experiences, their ventures into uncharted territory, their best practices and most of all, their passion for the technology." -- Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema

  • "After tweaking the code to use bind variables, we picked up performance by orders of magnitude. Easy win, low-hanging fruit, just by applying a fundamental concept." -- Oracle ACE Director Floyd Teter

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