Most Enterprises are incompetent to manage the infrastructure they have

Virtual Enterprises This may sound insulting but the fact is that almost all companies are not really competent to buy, manage and handle the lifecycle of technology for the enterprise.  In most cases they are incompetent at security aspects of physical infrastructure.   If you have already invested in some physical infrastructure it may not […]

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Management of Enterprises with Cloud, Mobile Devices, Personal Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, IoT and APIs

The traditional tools for Enterprise Asset management and app management, performance management are challenged by the cloud.   Existing security tools are inadequate and are challenged by the new aspects of Enterprise Virtualization and new technology.  These new aspects: Personal Cloud SaaS Applications PaaS IaaS services Mobile Devices IoT Devices APIs and Cloud Services, Web […]

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“The Cloud” is facing resistance or failing in many organizations

Barriers to Cloud / PaaS / DevOps Adoption and New Technology Renewal As described in my simple guide to PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, BaaS,  here “The Cloud” is divided into different services which all have common characteristics of incrementally, remote manageability, low initial cost and other characteristics.   It is my most popular article. Many organizations […]

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MicroServices – Martin Fowler, Netflix, Componentized Composable Platforms and SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

As an enterprise architect we are faced with constructing solutions for our companies that must be implemented quickly but need to scale to almost arbitrary capacity quickly when demand materializes and must stand the test of time because it is almost impossible to rebuild enterprise applications once they are successful and in production. There are […]

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Why would you want to Integrate IOT (Internet of Things) devices? Examples from a use case for the home.

Using the Network Effect to build automation at home between IOT devices The Network effect is the value that is gained by the existence of a growing number of devices in a network.  I talk about the network effect in this article. I am proposing to leverage multiple IOT devices in a coordinated way to […]

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