Overview of blogs

Workaround

When creating the first automobiles it was good engineering to equip the car with a clutch mechanism. Electric cars have made them redundant. Same happens in IT. Old solutions are rebuilt without questioning.

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Crafty-lists

Microsoft! I dare you, I double, triple or quadruple dare you, but this is something that you cannot establish.

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Boundaries

This blog is about boundaries, and it is the second in a series of four in which I explain my way of working. It may seem playful or unorthodox, but there is a method behind it.

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Potato Black Box

Use cases description is difficult but essential. It describes the process and functional application of tools. In our world, these applications are often IT functions. It is by no means the intention to mix this functional approach with the technical realization. That is the conversation between the system designs and the architect/developer.

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Woke

Sorry! I’m an older man and I’m not getting it anymore. In November 2021 I received an email from a Polish colleague. A woman in

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Folders

A historic observation about how humanity got to the point that they have computers and still store their content like 8000 years ago. There are alternatives.

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SharePoint Stampede

SharePoint stampede. It doesn’t matter if we discuss Microsoft Teams or any form of SharePoint. The delivery method covers a spectrum from “let 1000 flowers

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Versioning

Why bother, what’s the fuzz with versioning There is a specific behavior that we try to tame. In the past, versions were created as new

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Greenfield Development

True greenfield development is like a air. You know it exists but you cannot see it. In system design there is always a legacy that needs to be taken into account. The greenfield approach however means that you always need to consider: what if we could do it again based on everything we know now

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Pipo

This one is about inspiration The Pipo Equation: What is the root that makes the ass move and who is the clown that makes it

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Document

A document is a collection of data or data, recorded on a carrier. By adding context to this, it becomes information. This can consist of

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The Devil is in the details.

A statement about level of detail you want to achieve. Sometimes there is no need to hash it out completely because you assume task maturity. But… If you want to automate it, it will have to be made so stupid that a computer can do it.

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Specialist

Looking for a specialist Good afternoon Sir, can I help you? Hello Miss. Good afternoon. I’m looking for a specialist. We have many specialists. May

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Hyperbathum

Hyperbathum A Hyperbathum is a completely ridiculous concept to divert attention from daily worries in situations where, in preparation for an in-depth dialogue about a

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Solution Design

Solution design Step 1 Define the problem Don’t start with designing Over the years I’ve seen presentations of wonderful solutions but there is always a

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Data Quality

Information is almost identical to data, but there is one big difference: information has context, it is qualified. Data in itself has no context and

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Information Management

Information management Definitions Ask 25 specialists for a definition and you will get at least 26 results. Wikipedia Definition I feel most comfortable with the

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Governance

Governance The set of policies, roles, responsibilities, and processes that control how an organization’s business divisions and IT teams work together to achieve its goals.

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Petroleux

Petroleux LTDA make believe company with fictitious businessPet Role UXWe play with animals Sea Air & LandSalvage operations Previous slide Next slide Pet food design

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