Juices are flowing on this one and I think it's kind of fun. If you haven't read the first post yet I'd encourage you to do so. My desire for this series is simply to get thought going, for us to be able to have answers for the way we do things, and to take a look (hopefully a fresh one) at how we've been going about these environments. I also want to challenge the idea that we simply continue doing what we're doing just because that's always the way we've done it.
My desire is not to bash these environments in any way - although I smile a bit when people think that's what I'm doing. Believe it or not I do think these environments are needed today and this post will in fact show that (hopefully).
That said, let me throw out this thought on these environments...