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 Techno-health? Do different industries have different techno-health? Techno-health refers to different levels of technical maturity and currency or sophistication of their technology? If you are in a segment that doesn’t generally use technology; is it a waste for you to spend more money on technology than the norm for your segment? If you […]Read More Different Industries State of Techno-Health and who is doing it and who isn’t
This is a story of 2 successful technologies which presages what I believe is a new important innovation. It started with Apple It all started about 15 years ago Apple introduced the iPhone…. It seems like this anyway. The date was actually in 2007, a mere 6 years ago + a few months. Since […]Read More The Enterprise Store – App, API, Mobile
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
I believe we need to have new laws to deal with the accuracy of information being held about people and the duration that data can be held. For instance, no company should need information about you for more than 3 years duration without your explicit permission, not permission in a 20 page “legal disclosure” […]Read More Bigdata and Privacy
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?
I produced a blog entry which created some interest on the Cloud Security topic. I produced the blog entry after reading several articles reminding me that the most common excuse i’ve heard for enterprises to avoid the cloud was the concern for “Cloud Security.” The blog entry in question is: Security in the Cloud […]Read More Followup: Cloud Security and Adoption
We are at O’Reilly’s BigData Conference Strata in Santa Clara. The halls are bustling. Bigdata is doing well. The WSO2 theme for the show is “NSA for you.” This has attracted a lot of attention. Most people seem to like the reference to the NSA’s recent notoriety. One person came by the booth […]Read More BigData All the time NSA for you