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Episode 131: Adrenaline Junkies with DeMarco and Hruschka

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Episode 131: Adrenaline Junkies with DeMarco and Hruschka

This episode is an interview with Tom DeMarco and Peter Hruschka about the new book of the Altantic Systems Guild:
Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior.

This is a session recorded live at OOP 2009. SE Radio thanks Tom and Peter, SIGS Datacom and the programme chair, Frances Paulisch, for their great support!

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Episode 122: Interview Janos Sztipanovits

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Episode 122: Interview Janos Sztipanovits

This is a discussion with Janos Sztipanovits about Cyber Physical Systems and how DSLs are used to approach some of the challenges in that domain. Specifically, in the second part we talk about formalizing DSL semantics.

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Episode 94: Open Source Business Models with Dirk Riehle

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Episode 94: Open Source Business Models with Dirk Riehle

In this episode we’re talking to Dirk Riehle about open source business models. We started looking at the way OS projects work and defined different kinds of open source projects. In the main part of the discussion we looked at various ways of how to make money with open source: consulting, support contracts, commercial variant of an open source project, etc. We then looked at the chances and risks of each of these approaches. The next part focused on different open source licenses and how they are suitable for open source business. We concluded the episode by discussing a couple of specific questions and loose ends.

After the show, Dirk informed me about the following three corrections: Black Duck Software’s main product is called protexIP not IP Central, there are presently 70 licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative, and EnterpriseDB has so far acquired $37M in venture capital

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Episode 64: Luke Hohmann on Architecture and Business

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Episode 64: Luke Hohmann on Architecture and Business

In this episode we talk about the relationship between software architecture and the business. Based on his book, Beyond Software Architecture we discuss how things such as branding, licensing, updating or different deployment scenarios influence the technical architecture of a system. We also discuss issues such as portability that add a huge amount of complexity, although from a business perspective it often does not make much sense. In the second part of the interview we discuss how the technical team and the business team can improve the way they work together. We look at some of the games (such as Buy a Feature or Give them a Hot Tub) from his new book Innovation Games, which discusses how to use collaborative play to be more creative and innovative in product creation.

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Episode 33: Service Oriented Architecture, Pt.2b

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Episode 33: Service Oriented Architecture, Pt.2b

This is the second snippet of the SOA 2 double-episode. Eberhard and Markus continue the discussion with the issue of service reuse and a couple of development process issues. We also look at the duality between infrastructure development and application development in the context of an SOA. We then discuss the great spaghetti misunderstanding :-). We conclude this episode with a look at how to integrate BPM into the conceptual SOA framework we’ve built up to now, and we’ll also briefly skim over a number of technologies related to SOA.

Note that this episode, as well as the last one, is based on a set of slides; these can be downloaded from here. This episode covers slides 39 through 74.

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