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Decision Making: Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

Posted by on Aug 10, 2009 in Musings | 0 comments

Decision Making: Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

The purpose of the scrum in the game of rugby union (the sport played in heaven by the way) is defined by the International Rugby Board (the governing body) as “a way to restart play quickly, safely and fairly, after a minor infringement or a stoppage.” In an effort to make the scrums more organized and controlled the International Rugby Board changed the way the referee calls the scrum together. The referee will call “crouch” then “touch”. The front rows crouch and using...

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SaaS Deployments – Lessons Learned

Posted by on Jun 12, 2009 in Musings | 3 comments

There is no shortage of buzz around Cloud Computing and SaaS and I know a large number of companies are looking at SaaS as a cost-effective mechanism to get applications out to their users, but who should own the deployment and management of a SaaS application? Cloud computing is defined by Wikipedia as: “Cloud computing is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise...

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