Posts made in March, 2015

  

Data Quality Attributes

As solution or application architects we focus on the quality attributes of systems such as performance, availability, and capacity in order to ensure that the system can effectively deliver the functional capabilities required by its end users and business owners. These are often referred to as non-functional requirements or “ilities”. Business systems typically produce and […]

Order Takers versus Advisers

In consulting and outsourcing should we act as order takers or as advisers to our clients? Advisers make observations, provide analysis results, and offer recommendations to the client, which are sometimes not what the client wants to hear. Order takers only provide specifically what the client asks for. As an example, consider a financial planner […]