Three and a half Roses


  • How Clayton M. Christensen’s idea and Conway’s law are related

    As we saw, Conway’s law states that you cannot design architectures that differ much from the organization’s communication’s structure. Clayton Christensen explains that big companies have a hard time innovating (read The innovator’s dilemma). And that most innovation happens outside the walls of a big company. Actually, both ideas are related. Since, to innovate you… Continue reading

  • Conway’s law: architecture is useless

    The title is a bit of an exaggeration of course, or is it? Remember Conway’s law? It states that organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations Remember this next time you think to yourself: “who concocted this overly complex, twisted, lasagna-like dumbo… Continue reading

  • What is architecture?

    Recently someone asked me: “Say, how would you define architecture?”. This made me remember the IEEE definition which really captures the essence. I think it is worthwhile to repeat it here, since it speaks for itself: The fundamental organization of a system embodied in its components, their relationships to each other, and to the environment,… Continue reading

  • LTE in Europe

    Ever wondered what frequencies are supported in different European countries? I did. I found the information on the Wireless Telecommunications blog (I only counted implemented frequencies and not planned ones). I added the information on Belgium to the ten countries covered in the blog post. Maybe I’ll add more lines to the spread sheet later… Continue reading

  • Twitter elections prediction: the data

    So here’s the data so far, from 2012-08-27 till 2012-09-12. Note that we had to correct the numbers for GROEN (green), because #groen is a hashtag that is also used for ecological topics in general.  Other than that we didn’t change the figures. An interesting thing to note is that of all the parties CDH, GROEN, MG,… Continue reading

  • Coming Soon

    A new and shiny post about something Architectural. Continue reading

About Me

As an experienced enterprise architect with a deep-rooted passion for cloud, AI, and architectural design, I’ve guided numerous companies through the management of their existing application landscapes and facilitated their transition to a future state.