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Category Archives: Row
SCRUM / Sprint Sequencing
Data and application processing evolve. Each of these application components starts at a certain stage in their life cycle and change as the rest of the application’s capabilities mature. Putting order to the Sequence of Sprints in an Application Development project could take advantage of these evolutionary cycles in order to implement a scope ofContinue reading “SCRUM / Sprint Sequencing”
Data’s After Life
When we are born, a birth certificate is usually created with our Name, Date, Weight, Length, Parents names, location, etc.. It is also at this point that our Health Record begins tracking injections, infections, operations, procedures, prescriptions, reactions… When / If we join or are entered into some religious group, records are kept of theContinue reading “Data’s After Life”
With Great Data, comes Great Opportunity
There once was a line in a movie: “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility.” My take on that is that the more Data we receive, the more Opportunity we get to use that data. Big Data, the Internet of Things, Business Intelligence and the current evolution in newer, faster, fresher data puts responsibility and opportunityContinue reading “With Great Data, comes Great Opportunity”
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”
What Users Say Translated to Software Engineering!
I need a report that shows me how much I spent yesterday! Not an atypical ‘requirement’ from a business users’ point of view, huh? What do you as a Software Engineer DO with this and similar statements? Let’s start with a couple of questions that we can use to expand and clarify on a statementContinue reading “What Users Say Translated to Software Engineering!”
A current definition provides us this: or·thog·o·nal [awr-thog-uh-nl] adjective 1. Mathematics . a. Also, orthographic. pertaining to or involving right angles or perpendiculars: an orthogonal projection. b. (of a system of real functions) defined so that the integral of the product of any Continue reading “Orthogonal Views…”