Business rule engines have been around for quite a while now, but their utility in common business software solutions has … More
7 Reasons why your Agile Project is Failing
It’s not uncommon to falter when trying something new, in fact, being a father of a six year old son … More
8 Guiding principles for creating good automated integration tests
The nature of the work that my company does (building real-time petroleum drilling data acquisition software) has led us to … More
My team is using Agile and we found a bug… Now what?!
I have noticed a tendency in teams that are relatively new to Agile (especially Scrum) to really struggle with the … More
Back online…Wow… it’s been a long time.
Well, dear readers… It has been a long time since I wrote anything here last. I think there’s little coincidence … More
World, meet Conrad Tyler
Mother and baby, both wonderful – as perfectly formed as could possibly be imagined. What an amazing and awe inspiring journey … More
Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Apologetics
Let me start by saying that I work for a company who is a HUGE Microsoft partner. I live and … More
Dr. WCF, my service hurts when I do this!
It was about a week ago when the patient presented with a problem. “Dr”. he said: “my WCF service hurts … More
WCF Thread Synchronization Context
There’s not much that’s more frustrating than taking the time early on in development to work out your unit tests only … More
Yippie Ky Ay! “its an e-bomb!”
For the first time since I can remember, Elizabet and I put aside all of our work and various to-do … More