The age of Magic The ability to do things is becoming more and more feasible from a purely engineering point of view. Is Elon Musk a magician? Elon is building the first re-usable space transportation system something the US government spent $150 billion trying to do 20 years ago. He seems to be doing it […]Read More Are we living in an age of Magic? Is Elon Musk a magician?
Virtual Reality I categorize virtual reality into these 4 different types. They are progressively more difficult technologies but each will progress independently. VVR, VAR, VFR, VER represent the 4 ways VR technology can be used. VVR is about creating false worlds or artificial computer generated worlds. VAR is about transferring ourselves in […]Read More Virtual Virtual Reality, Virtual Anthropomorphic Reality, Virtual Functional Reality, Virtual Extended Reality
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
Change is happening in our health care system in the US. There are a number of factors both endogenous to the health care industry and external to it converging to create a real chance for significant change. Evidence for that change are numerous including a biotech boom, genetics boom, information systems boom. […]Read More The virtuous circle Connected Health will drive Healthcare improvements faster
Event Driven Architecture Publish Subscribe for the Internet of Things is important The Internet of things is projected to be a multi-trillion dollar market with billions of devices expected to be sold in a few years. It is happening. What is driving IOT is a combination of much lower cost hardware, lower power communications. […]Read More How is the Internet of Things like a Trading Floor or Stock Exchange?
Use cases of EDA Event Driven Architecture Here is a general architectural toolset for building EDA: One of the first use cases for publish / subscribe event driven computing was on a trading floor. Let’s look at the typical architecture of a trading floor. Use Case Trading Floors A trading floor has […]Read More Event Driven Architecture – Architectural Examples