10 years, 10 months ago

The equivalent of wget in PowerShell

Lately I have been using PowerShell on Windows to script and automate a number of system administration tasks. PowerShell is Microsoft’s next generation replacement for good old CMD.EXE and it borrows a lot of powerful concepts from shells and scripting environments such as Ksh, Perl, and Tcl. The probably biggest difference between PowerShell and the …read more

11 years, 10 months ago

Enterprise Architecture Change is Coming. Are You Ready?

There is an impending change coming. In many ways this change is being driven by the move into The Cloud, (the commoditization of IT) and the move to Bring Your […]

11 years, 10 months ago

Top 10 Tips for Data Warehouse Developers

I’ve been reading some excellent material lately about the perilous task of building data warehouse capability. It cause me to reflect on my own learning from running large enterprise data […]

11 years, 11 months ago

What is Enterprise Architecture? – A presentation review of Erik Dörnenburg

This is some notes that I took whilst watching a presentation by Erik Dörnenburg (@erikdoe), Head of Technology Europe at ThoughtWorks. The presentation is titled “What is enterprise architecture?” and…

11 years, 11 months ago

20 Key Concepts Every Enterprise Architects Should Know

This article written by Alex Matthews (@remembermytweet) OK, so here is a quick brainstorm of key concepts that every EA should know. It is literally a 5 minute brainstorm exercise…

12 years, 6 months ago

Basics of consolidation

Nothing new, just a reminder of how-to… There is perhaps nothing new in this post, still it may remind us of the fact that continuous improvement cycles should not stop. Five basic codes of conduct when doing consolidation Be inclusive – As you take inventory gather as much data as possible. Don’t be hampered by […]