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October 2017

Why Microservices if you run a great SOA implementation?

2017-10-11T13:14:40+00:00 10 October, 2017|

Your DevOps teams are working in sprints following SCRUM methodology. You have continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) process in place. You are able to release your changes quickly. Your application is not a monolith, but a collection of reusable loosely coupled components. Each component can be deployed and upgraded independently. Your workload is [...]

July 2017

Is there still room for Canonical Data Model in a Microservices architecture?

2017-07-21T07:34:39+00:00 19 July, 2017|

Some time before attending some really interesting sessions about microservices and SOA during the Tech Event 2017 last month, a dilemma popped up in my mind: Is there still room for Canonical Data Model in a Microservices architecture? Fortunately, the Tech Event was very helpful! During the session: Microservices and Canonical Data Models: Friends or Foes? [...]

Axway – API Management – Policy Studio (part 2)

2017-07-17T07:58:55+00:00 12 July, 2017|

In the first installment of this Axway API Management focused series, we have covered the Axway’s API gateway architecture, its key components and their function. We recommend to read the previous blog. In this (second) installment, we will deeply dive into the API development capabilities using the Axway Policy studio; use of filters, reading messages [...]

Axway – API Management – an introduction (part 1)

2017-07-17T07:58:48+00:00 3 July, 2017|

By Arijit Roychoudhury & Kuldeep Bhati API has proven to be the core building block for building a successful Digital organization. As result, most of the organizations who are looking at sustainable growth and remaining relevant in the digital economy are looking into adopting a robust API management platform for managing and maximizing the [...]

December 2016

(How) do architects fit into Scrum teams?

2017-03-28T17:07:37+00:00 20 December, 2016|Tags: , , |

Currently many companies have an architecture department or board. Nevertheless, architecture is mostly kept outside of the Scrum teams. So, I wonder: how do they fit in? Do they still have a reason to exist? Who chooses the "how"? The architect or the team? Keeping architects out of the Scrum teams is not the way [...]