Monthly Archives: September 2010

Type Names From An Earlier Age

How would this be done in an earlier age?

This is the question I frequently ask myself when searching for the names of domain concepts.

The typical architectures and layering of code in ‘the enterprise’ frequently exhibit poor systems of naming which causes developers to jump through hoops to try to maintain the layers because of lack of abstraction. This in turn results in an unwieldy codebase that is more concerned with accidental implementation complexity than codifying domain knowledge.

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Rank, Authority and Power

One of the characteristics of many teams that Casual Miracles has helped over the past few years is that team members have felt a lack of authority to make changes that are necessary to achieve success. Frequently this occurs despite senior management telling them that they can make the changes they want to.

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