April 20, 2021 | 08:20

Anti-Pattern for Complexity Reduction

There is an unwritten law in software development and IT operations. An anti-pattern1 for effective problem solving and complexity reduction. No one is crazy enough to adopt it. No customer on earth willing to pay for it. But they exist, the bright moments in the life cycle of a company, where this law can be applied. Read more

January 12, 2021 | 22:20

Cert Monitoring

Everyone knows the alert when visiting a website with expired certificates. At least once a month I stumble into one or I receive tickets with questions asking what to do. “Nothing” is my reply in most cases. “The mistake is on the other side”. On this occasion, my very special appreciation to the owners and/or administrators of such sites for the extra work required. Read more

November 27, 2020 | 17:40

Phishing and Spam

Within just a few days, the German EU Representation warns people about phishing emails.1 This is the 4th warning regarding data theft since July 20202 by Reinhard Hönighaus, press spokesman and head of the press and media office. Obviously there is an urgent need for action. Read more

November 22, 2020 | 12:20

No junk, spend your time

Black Friday is here. And with Christmas ante portas the final countdown with the toughest end-bosses in IT support begins: The own parents, partners or children with their new or old digital devices. The fundaments are laid in the upcoming days and weeks when stuff with more or less technical debts1 is bought. Read more

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