Monthly Archives: July 2011

Behavior Trumps Outcomes!

A <a href=”http://www.i2i-align.com/2011/07/why-behaviors-matter-more-than-results.html&#8221; blog post over at i2i-align /a> scrateches an old itch. If we care about results, why not measure by those results? One answer is that if people have some control over the final numbers, and those numbers … Continue reading

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Software Architecture, What does it look like?

I am a small part of a project of a project empirically investigating how documented software architecture can positively affect a project. In this case the project is the open source Hadoop distributed files system (HDFS). <a href=”http://blog.sei.cmu.edu/post.cfm/measuring-the-impact-of-explicit-architecture-documentation&#8221; title=” Rick … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

“I sell software, not defects” I was speaking with Isabel Margarido, a Ph.D. candidate, earlier today when she made this remark about her former job in industry. It is a strong statement about personal commitment, quality, and professional engineering responsibility. … Continue reading

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