The beginning Silicon Valley located in the hilly northern part of California, one of the warmer climates in the United States is a treasure on many levels. Within a few hours drive from the Valley and San Francisco to the west is spectacular rocky James Bond type coastline, full of marine treasures and cute beach towns […]Read More Why is Silicon Valley so important? Why does it continue to prosper?
VS Harvard Business Review, normally a very interesting and thought provoking site published this article with the provocative title: Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days In the article they specify a concrete plan that reads like the biggest waterfall approach to innovation I have read in a while. If there is something […]Read More How to become an innovative company?
Recently I gave a talk on helping to select PaaS from among the many PaaS out there and understanding the taxonomy of PaaS or simply how to categorize them to put them in useful buckets. One person at the talk asked about use cases for PaaS. I realized I haven’t blogged about the most […]Read More 9 Use Cases for PaaS – Why and How
Disruption and Reuse It is my contention that 90% of costs are being eliminated from the traditional software development process and the time to market reduced dramatically by leveraging the reuse capable today via open source, APIs, fast deployment and resource sharing with PaaS. The cost of Enterprise Software was magnified by an order of […]Read More The technology “disruption” occurring in today’s business world is driven by open source and APIs and a new paradigm of enterprise collaboration
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
A common problem that I have had to deal with at companies during my career is to renovate a larger and older company with new technology. This is both a very satisfying and difficult challenge. Open Source and API’s are key elements of the new paradigm. How do you integrate Open Source concepts, […]Read More Inner Source, Open source for the enterprise