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About FrankFi's view of the world

Welcome to FrankFi's view. I am somewhat over thirty years old and the Manager for Technical Evangelism at Microsoft Germany. I admit to be a technical guy who has slipped into management and yes, I have Visual Studio on my machine (as well as some other stuff like Ruby ;-)

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FrankFi

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    Security is... shredded cards...

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    Hi... I am sitting in the cafeteria of building 16 on the MS campus in Redmond. So as you all problably guessed I am visiting some colleagues from Corp. Since my colleague Lars who is travelling with me was first to buy todays Starbucks (hey, we...
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    Finally … I am made my Master ;-)

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    Hi… Sorry, this time something more private ;-) Yes,yes… I received the notice that I received my Master of Science for Information Technology ;-) I did the http://www.uol.ohecampus.com/home/index.phtml programme at the University of Liverpool...
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    Does IT matter ?? Version 7.12, Release 4, Service Pack 1…

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    Hi… Once again I found an article of the famous Mr. Carr. This time it is called “Does Software Matter” in the Informatik Spektrum of August this year. This time it must be Version 7.12, Release 4 but still Service Pack 1 … In the closing session...
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    Fun with UML

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    Hi… I found a nice article in the IEEE Computer magazine which is called “Transforming Software Development: An MDA Road Map” . The article is written in favour of MDA and therefore UML plays an important role. Last week I have been at the net.object...
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    Quoting Jack Ganssle

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    Hi... Some quotes I found in Jack Ganssle's Embedded Muse Newsletter... Quotes: The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offence. (Edsger Dijkstra) Consistently separating words by spaces...
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    A hurricane and open standards

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    Hi… The following is an observation I did over some time in the past. Most of my directs and peers know that I do have a fable for the army. In the years after my active service I served as a reservist and now I am in the rank of a lieutenant in the...
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    Security in depth is like cheese…

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    Hi… While two of my team can attend the PDC (jalousie… ) I have to work here back in Germany . Tomorrow I will be doing a presentation on developer security during an event we are doing together with SAP here in Germany . Thinking about...
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    In the middle...

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    Hi… Following the red line of the last two postings the middle has to be defined. In my opinion the middle needs something like a peace settlement. Others call this a contract. The contract defines an abstract surface which separates the IT...
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    A proposed solution of the different planets problem

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    Hi… First we should think about the problems that arise from the dilemma stated in my last blog entry (by the way read that one first to get the train of thought). When the end user is owner of the data this comes with the freedom to twist, change...
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    XML Tage Berlin or why users are from Venus and IT staff from Mars

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    Hi… I have a speaker engagement at the XML Tage in Berlin. OK, this time it is only a 20 minute plus 10 minute discussion thing but since I said to Uwe once that every topic can be broken down so it fits in any time span I have to deliver that ;-)...
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    MSN Infrastructure

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    Hi... right now I am on a conference here in Seattle. Beside the fact that this conference is super cool, I used the chances and met with some people. Today I met Judd, a South African guy who is the lead for the operations of the MSN servers in Asia...
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    The Monad...

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    Hi.. I am now two and a half years working for Microsoft and still the company is able to astonish me once a day. Today I learned – ok, this is not really new I know but I just recently fell over it – that Monad is base for Exchange 12. Say, how cool...
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    Hello World

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    Hi... I just started this BLOG (changing from a different location)... So it is time to introduce myself: I am Frank Fischer and I am working for Microsoft Deutschland as the manager for the developer evangelism team. We are the guys to spread the...
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