Bigdata and Privacy

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” […]

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CIO: Enterprise Refactoring and Technology Renewal: How do you become a profit center to the Enterprise?

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 […]

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A simple guide to Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BaaS, DBaaS, iPaaS, IDaaS, APIMaaS

Cloud computing is something that I find many people still questioning the value of. http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/01/letting-gamers-experience-the.html What is Cloud computing? I don’t know if this qualifies as the “dumb aaS” guide but it is the simplest way I can explain the benefits of Cloud Computing and what all the fuss is about, what these terms mean and […]

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Componentized Composable Platform (Enterprise Quality Lincoln Logs)

As an enterprise architect we are faced with construction 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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Selecting a DevOps PaaS Platform

Selecting a DevOps or PaaS Platform is the term to describe automation of the process of moving software products from development to production. This is a key part of creating software agility in an organization and essential to compete in the new enterprise. There are many ways and products to help you achieve DevOps automation […]

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