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The real cost of best-of-breed

Reading Time: 2 minutes A common strategy we’ll often see from Architecture leaders is one that stipulates the use of best-of-breed software to meet the business goals. Selecting such an approach is often an easy choice to make in the early days of...

Agile creep

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the not so distant past I worked as a consultant Solutions Architect for a large housing association. The role was rather mis-sold to me and rather than leaning on my main Infrastructure-focused skillset I found myself working on...

Security Testing

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s often the case that architects, especially those in the technical / solutions space find themselves giving recommendations on the appropriate levels of assurance that a project requires. Certainly my experience has been that security teams, through their typically...

Genesis

Reading Time: 1 minute Every blog needs a “This is my first post” post, so here’s mine. There are times in my working life when I bump into something that I feel poses a particularly interesting challenge or is worthy of discussion and...