What is the difference between a Device and a Service? VS The internet of things is going to have a big impact on technology and business. Let’s look at some ways we should change how we think of services and devices. We are facing some interesting paradigm changes as our Platform […]Read More Services, Micro-services, Devices, Apps, APIs what’s the difference?
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 […]Read More Most Enterprises are incompetent to manage the infrastructure they have
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 […]Read More Management of Enterprises with Cloud, Mobile Devices, Personal Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, IoT and APIs
I gave the following presentation at IOT world last week: Successful Industrial IoT patterns from John MathonRead More Here is my presentation on Successful IOT Enterprise Patterns
You will find it hard to find someone as enthusiastic about the potential of science and how it could benefit us. However, there are several things I think everyone should be aware of in spite of our amazing advances. Our knowledge is recent in most fields. Something I say is that “man has […]Read More Sometimes we have to understand what we don’t know
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 […]Read More “The Cloud” is facing resistance or failing in many organizations
Agile is critical to today’s business @john_mathon: The purpose of agile is to learn fast. Yes, but… For a GOAL. Don’t agile in name only Don’t agile for agile sake @john_mathon: think about the #ROL RETURN ON LEARNING not the ROI for new agile initiatives. Sometimes a tweet cannot get the full meaning across […]Read More A Simple Guide to Agile Software Development
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 […]Read More MicroServices – Martin Fowler, Netflix, Componentized Composable Platforms and SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)
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 […]Read More Why would you want to Integrate IOT (Internet of Things) devices? Examples from a use case for the home.