Microsoft vs RoW (Rest of the World)

I’ve recently been discussing with clients and prospects around the use of Microsoft vs Everything else technology. Specifically in comparison with ‘open source’ technology. It’s been a revelation for me that Microsoft is prevalent in building internet applications and websites. I’m not against Microsoft technology per se. MS technology is widely used and they have . . . → Read More: Microsoft vs RoW (Rest of the World)

Data, Data Everywhere!

Data is everywhere. Data is being collected through websites, intelligent devices, mobile devices etc etc. Everything we do on any channel is being captured by someone. Content is also being generated in large amounts:

The world is drowning in data. Soon, it’s estimated there will be 1 trillion Internet-connected devices in the world.

Every day, . . . → Read More: Data, Data Everywhere!

No more IP Addresses – the last of the first generation

It was announced today that the last group of the IP address available on the current internet have been handed out to ISPs.

This is the last batch of 16million addresses, without which your website, connection to facebook, email etc would not work. Even though this allows 4.3billion connections to the internet, we need more!

. . . → Read More: No more IP Addresses – the last of the first generation

Network Analysis – Enterprise 2.0 Workshop

I facilitated a workshop entitled “How to discover and use inherent relationships’ at the Enterprise 2.0 Summit. As part of that workshop, it was clear to me that there is significant work to be done to join up and create a successful Enteprise 2.0 delivery strategy.

Network Analysis (or as it used to be called, . . . → Read More: Network Analysis – Enterprise 2.0 Workshop

Enterprise 2.0 Summit – Frankfurt (27th-28th October 2010)

I attended the e20summit in Frankfurt after submitting and being accepted to facilitate an Open Work space session. The conference was organised to discuss and and provide use cases and examples of the application of Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 within large enterprises.

It turned out that there were a number of areas that . . . → Read More: Enterprise 2.0 Summit – Frankfurt (27th-28th October 2010)

People don’t buy what you do they buy why you do it

I came a cross an interesting post and TED talk – the tag line says it all.

To quote from ReadWriteWeb:

Motivational speaker and author of the book Start With Why Simon Sinek believes he has found a way to map out the way inspiring leaders and innovators think. Young entrepreneurs who may think they . . . → Read More: People don’t buy what you do they buy why you do it

The obligatory Twitter Post

I’ve been twittering for about a year and only in the past 4/5 months has Twitter really taken off. Some people don’t seem to get the reasons and the business value to Twitter. I find that’s a shame.

The power of social media to influence is only become apparent, but at the moment, the hype . . . → Read More: The obligatory Twitter Post

Are System Integrators becoming more business savvy?

I’ve been meeting with some of my business contacts at a number of system integrators recently.

I wanted to understand a bit more about there desire to become more business led and not purely technology focussed. The people that I have met are really on the ball and see this the only way forward for . . . → Read More: Are System Integrators becoming more business savvy?

Lijit – you can search my world

I get a daily update from ReadWriteWeb and usually find interesting things to read and learn about.

Today, I found a new app that can help users who visit my blog the ability to see my world and search it. Lijit is great! Have a look at the left column…. It’s the start, for me . . . → Read More: Lijit – you can search my world

A new article published in Architecture and Governance Magazine

I recently authored and article jointly with Bruno Bonati (a former director of Credit Suisse). It’s my first ! An article about how a Services Architecture approach can help to integrate banking organisations together. Please have a look here

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