Tuesday, May 13, 2008

No Need for Architects...really?

Joseph Hofstader wrote a very relevant article on the need for software architects and emphasizes why good ones with the right skillset are hard to come by. Below is a visual depiction of what he identified as the necessary skillsets for an enterprise software architect.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Room to Read

I just finished reading John Wood's book about his quest to educate the world's children and the career that he left behind (http://www.leavingmicrosoftbook.com/). I was blown away with how successful his non-profit organization has become (http://www.roomtoread.org/) since its inception. I highly recommend this good read.