OK, I'm at Day 1 of the Worldwide Compuware Uniface User Conference (CU2008) and it's pretty good. I've always liked Uniface - its a productive way of building rich applications at an abstraction...
Musings from David Norfolk, Practice Leader for Development & Governance.
A chance to talk with Danny Sabbah (General Manager, Rational Software) at the London Rational Software Developers Conference (RSDC) is not to be missed—but more of that anon. First, I...
Reporting some real customer views of Sybase IQ and PowerDesigner, two of Sybase's current successs stories.
I seem to be at Techwave 2008 today, probably because Philip Howard is on holiday. But there's a lot more to Sybase than databases....
Another of David Norfolk's visits to the Test Management Forum
Steve Mills described technology reuse in IBM Software in his RSDC 2008 keynote - and reuse of Informix RDS technology in IBM products bodes well for its future. However, technology reuse generally has been a very long time coming.
Once again there is a skills shortage. But we often worry about the wrong sort of skills. What is needed is the hard disciplines of proper Computer Science and Engineering.
A search for beauty in conference themes... Or, why does everything have to be so blinkin' cool?
A round up of what tickled me at RSDC in the way of new tools. We have a new (ish) language and some promise of help with governance.
A look at Rationals announcement of the Jazz platform, some new products and its reaction to the Telelogic acquisition.