An Examination of the risks of building your enterprise stack This article refers to the kinds of risks CIO's need to look at, CTO's and others who have a concern for the long term issues associated with using any technology. These are risks Enterprises normally assess as part of technology adoption processes and PMO processes. […]Read More An Examination of the Enterprise risks of building your Cloud stack
(Amplituhedron allows us to compute Quantum probabilities orders of magnitude faster than ever before) APIs and Component as a Service – The dream achieved Today, 10,000,000,000,000,000 API Calls/month are made in the cloud approximately. This is a tremendous change in the way software is built. We have achieved partly the dream of reusable software in […]Read More API Centric, APIs taking over, Component as a Service. Reusable components and services.
The scale is staggering 14 years ago I was running a group at TIBCO that was bringing TIBCO to the Internet. Yahoo!Finance was built on the TIBCO pubsub infrastructure. At the time Yahoo was the biggest cloud/internet company and the finance pages were the most popular pages on the companies web site other than search. […]Read More Is 10,000,000,000,000,000 (= 10^16 ) API calls / month a big deal?
Recently I gave a talk on helping to select PaaS from among the many PaaS out there and understanding the taxonomy of PaaS or simply how to categorize them to put them in useful buckets. One person at the talk asked about use cases for PaaS. I realized I haven’t blogged about the most […]Read More 9 Use Cases for PaaS – Why and How
Check out my Presentation I gave last night in Santa Clara to the Silicon Valley Cloud Computing Group. A fantastic event with lots of people in attendance, interactive audience. Here is the link to the slideshare: Please Check it out, especially the joke on page 23. This is a followon to my blog on this […]Read More Understanding the taxonomy and complexity of PaaS
History (in other words you can skip this part :)) When I created publish / subscribe at TIBCO we used to think of putting everything “on the bus.” The “bus” idea referred to a hardware bus. If you know how hardware works information flows between devices in a computer on a set of wires called a […]Read More Put it in the Store – The new paradigm of enterprise social asset sharing and reuse: Just put it in the store.
What is software development like today? A complaint I heard from a CIO recently was that when talking to the high flying technologists at his firm he said: “they talked in strange names, Kafka this, docker that. Names of open source projects, APIs and languages that make him wonder if these people can program or just […]Read More Software Development today, Cool APIs, Open Source, Scala, Ruby, Chef, Puppet, IntelliJ, Storm, Kafka
A number of analyst firms and pundits have declared a list of the megatrends. For examples you can see my blogs: IDC Emerging Trends and Gartner Top Megatrends I have my own list of what I call “disruptive” technologies and trends. This comes from talking to people, observing what companies are doing and what […]Read More Disruptive Forces : Disruptive Megatrends
CIO’s are being asked more and more to consider being a profit center or at least to reuse the assets they have to reduce costs. They are also being asked to be more agile and to deliver products faster. Some CIOs are being asked to be more entrepreneurial, to facilitate people trying new […]Read More CIO: Enterprise Refactoring and Technology Renewal: How do you become a profit center to the Enterprise?