Tuesday, December 21, 2010

You Can No Longer Call Yourself an Architect When...

Ten behaviours that might mean you can no longer call yourself an Architect...
  1. The majority of your output is created using Microsoft's Office suite.
  2. Your days are spent fighting the system rather than creating a system.
  3. You're fitting business to technology rather than the other way around.
  4. You think reuse is what you do with your shirt when you unexpectedly have to spend one extra day with the client (possibly wasting your time doing 2 above).
  5. The only stakeholders you deal with are your non-vegetarian colleagues during your evening meals at the Angus Steakhouse.
  6. You can no longer remember the difference between a For loop and a While loop.
  7. You think a view is something you don't normally get from your room in the tourist class hotels your company puts you up in.
  8. Your definition of a non-functional requirement is a functional requirement that isn't.
  9. You spend more time in the box than out of it.
  10. Add your favourite reason below.
This is probably my last post of the year and most certainly the last one before Christmas. Merry Christmas to everyone out there and, as it used to say on the front of The Beano at this time of year:

Happy New Year to All My Readers!


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