William H Gutches Profile

“People First” has been a personal slogan since before the turn of the century. This phrase embodies my feelings that business, trade, institutional knowledge, world improvements only happen when People can interact positively with other People. My name is Bill Gutches and I have had wonderful experiences to date in my life and my profession.Continue reading “William H Gutches Profile”

The Internet of Things: GPS

I had to get to a location that I had never been to before so I started the GPS in my phone and entered the street address.  I knew, generally, where this location was but was not really sure how best to get there so I figured I would follow the directions from the GPS.Continue reading “The Internet of Things: GPS”

Testing Centric Life Cycle

Could there be such a thing as a Testing Centric Life Cycle? What would it have to look like to be Testing Centric?  Wouldn’t we have to ask questions of each Deliverable to prove that it somehow supports what we believe our end goal to be?  How would we construct these questions to ask ofContinue reading “Testing Centric Life Cycle”

Orthogonal Dependencies

When an Event occurs that your application must respond to a Process is performed Each Process takes the data from its Event and Stores it in a Data Store Where its State is established There are Data States that require your application responds to By Performing a Process Which collects the related Data and makesContinue reading “Orthogonal Dependencies”

Infrastructure Project Management

There could be hundreds or thousands of components to change, migrate, upgrade, affect somehow in an Infrastructure Project. There might be a very finite list of things to apply to each set of the Infrastructure and these changes will have to be applied in the same manner for each component. Once you set up aContinue reading “Infrastructure Project Management”

Watch this space: I’m writing AGAIN!!!

I just want you all to know that I have started writing again. Recently, I have spent a lot of time NOT writing (did have some other things to take care of, and still do), but it appears I have the bug again! So, I want to let all of you, my readers, know thatContinue reading “Watch this space: I’m writing AGAIN!!!”

On Conceptual Modeling: 1984; Brodie, Mylopolous, Schmidt

From a recent review of this book (see Blog Post Title), I have a question: Main Question:  Is it more efficient to build the indexes in support of invisible keys or to store this same data in each row of a set of tables? What is an Invisible Key? A row of data must haveContinue reading “On Conceptual Modeling: 1984; Brodie, Mylopolous, Schmidt”

Hello World! Thank You, World!

I’ve been writing random and sometimes organized thoughts in this blog for quite a while now and I just took a closer look at the statistics of people who have read my stuff. So, I want to Thank every one of you who have read my materials and I hope that you all continue toContinue reading “Hello World! Thank You, World!”

The Data Manifesto

All Data Are Protected (ala The Matrix) An Event occurs that is associated with a collection of data attributes that need protection. Each unique Event has a finite list of Data that are expected to occur when a new instance of an Event happens.  In almost all cases, that list of Data includes, at least,Continue reading “The Data Manifesto”