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Business and Enterprise Architecture, and Object Design

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Architecture Topics
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Future Topics

Software Design
Christopher Alexander's Patterns
Software Patterns
Lightweight Methods

Architecture & Object Technology Links

Free / Open Source Software Links

Twin Cities User Groups

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

SOA..OK, but will it pay? For what purpose would we do this? Did I hear this story before?  Object Technology, Reuse, ROI,...Well, as part of the early adopters for Object-Oriented software, we sold a lot of new concepts based on ROI for reuse.

SOA can help with enterprise level reuse, wrap & replace legacy strategies, and business agility.

Book Review: Object Design Roles, Responsibilities, and Collaborations

Responsibility Driven Design is the best approach to thinking about object design and Rebecca Wirfs-Brock and Alan McKean's new book, Object Design, Roles, Responsibilities, and Collaborations, is the best book on the subject.

Book Review: Systems Architecting, Creating & Building Complex Systems

System Architecting, by Eberhardt Rechtin is an excellent resource for Architecting in the large...years of technical and organizational experience provided as examples, references, and over 100 heuristics.

TCPG Telecom Patterns

Tom Evans' May '02 presentation of  Fault-Tolerant Telecommunication System Pattern at the Twin Cities Patterns Group meeting.


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