Month: June 2005

XPlanner Idea: Integrating LDAP users

I’ve been thinking about the problem of integrating existing LDAP user profiles into the XPlanner domain model. This is something that has been requested from users with large-scale XPlanner installations. The challenge is how to make the domain model easily and uniformly accessible to the XPlanner code when it’s partitioned across a combination of relational

Agile Trust: Essense or Side-effect?

“Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.” — Alfred Adler David J. Anderson has recently stated the opinion that trust is the essence of agile development methods. He says that trust is more of what agile is all about than short feedback loops and a focus on

Free Google Earth Released

A Google Earth product has been release and will replace the Keyhole application. My initial impressions are mixed. The Google Earth animations didn’t seem as smooth as Keyhole’s. However there are a few additional features. For example, there are 3D representations of buildings for some major cities. Before you get too excited, these are plain