The Web 2.0 trend might lead into a dead-end (like Tom Foremski posted). But after you've ended dead it may give you some reasonable arguments before the Latest Judgment.
(Sorry I made a mistake by naming this post "The Latest Judgment". As I know now the correct phrase is "The Last Judgment". But I don't wanna change the permalink. So I have to live with this mistake.)
There are great interviews held by Bruce Eckels with several big names in the programming world. My favourite is the one with Andrej Hejlsberg. He creates the notion of complexity covered by simplicity and calls it simplexity.
This inspired me to this cartoon.
(Thanks to the Java Posse who gave me the link to this interviews in their podcat #59)
After SOA is available for Dummies (see Steve Hamms blog post) we're all looking forward to even more SOA-VPs, -Managers, ... and the like. I'm curious how long it will take until they will face the same destiny as the e-Business-Incubators from the end of the last millenium.
(Originally posted on 8/25/2006)
Paul Kedrosky wonders about the small amount of Web 2.0 company failures. Rob Hof says it's just to early but the carnage is about to come.
I think also we're still in the weird phase. The wake-up phase has not begun.
(Originally posted on 8/22/2006)