In a slightly more polite way, that is what I have been told after my blog series on a next generation multi stream real-time video architecture. Bummer, wasn’t that obvious from my posts…?! The concept is simple, instead of each video participant sending one video stream and receiving one with either all participants or the last speaker, each video participant can send … [Read more...] about But hey, geek, what’s the real value of all this multi stream stuff?!
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Do people really understand what they do when they “collaborate”? Do they know how to use technology to achieve what they want? How do collaboration tools affect things like goal setting, prioritisation, conflict resolution, production, creativity, and all the other dynamics found in a team trying to solve a problem or deliver something? Fun fact about me: Close to twenty … [Read more...] about Collaboration – what is it really?!
In my previous posts on architectural debt, I focused on the engineering side. This post focuses more on the management side, or the organisational “gearing” factors that prevent systematic technical debt reduction. You don’t have to know what distributed system architecture debt is to get any value out of this post, but if you want to know more, read this post first. When … [Read more...] about Let’s forget about architecture and just get things done!
I promised in my last post on the hybrid bridge to cover more details on the inner workings of the hybrid bridge. This post is a part of my series on the next-generation multi stream video architecture. You may get more out of this post if you read my last post first, but I have tried to write this post in such a way that you don’t have to!First of all, you need to understand … [Read more...] about Do you want to have all your meetings on a hybrid bridge?
This post is the second post on distributed system architectural debt. If you haven’t read the first post, I recommend that you read about why you acquire architectural debt and how feature-driven architecture development is a main contributor. I also there cover “abstraction debt”, the first of four types of architectural debt I cover in this series.The second type of … [Read more...] about Distributed System Architectural Debt: protocol, layering, and flow debt