Here are some papers, articles, and random thoughts on application design, programming, design patterns, and technology in general. Submissions are also very much welcome.

System Consistency and Predictability
Author: esammer@lifeless.net Date: 2005-11-16
A discussion about maintaining intra-enterprise sanity for you and your systems.
Enterprise vs. DCIDWDI
Author: esammer@lifeless.net Date: 2005-11-14
An overview of the difference between an enterprise system and a classic Don't Complain - It Does Work, Doesn't it? system.
Design, buzzwords, and the beginning
Author: esammer@lifeless.net Date: 2005-11-05
An introduction to the world of enterprise application design. More philosophical than technical. First we walk. The running comes later.