This morning, Dave and I exchanged top cloud computing stories for July. During the podcast, we nominated mutual friend Lori MacVittie of F5 to be the official arbitrator of “cloud / not cloud” labeling. We were inspired by Gartner’s July Cloud Computing Hype Cycle, in which everything is suddenly cloud. Perhaps we need a #snark warning for parts of this podcast. Give it a listen.
Archives for August 2011
For the last few months, I’ve been hunkered down applying my SOA, active-information and execution skills on a [redacted] project for an organization in the [redacted] industry. It’s a cool project. But, it seriously stymies my writing. First, I can’t write about it. Second, I don’t have time to write, or hardly think, of anything else.
So, for me — a so-called low metabolism writer — it’s a good thing I was previously contracted to write for Esther Schindler at the HP Input Output site. Over the last few weeks, I’ve published the following Active Information posts:
“As digital emitters and sensors pervade the physical world — cars, bridges, medical devices — the opportunity to exploit active information patterns for business and societal innovation increases exponentially.
However, with technology-driven innovation comes risks. The most cited risk associated with digital pervasiveness is lack, or even absence, of privacy. But those of us with development and engineering backgrounds realize there is another, potentially more significant risk. Bugs…” [Read the post.]
…The interview covers a lot of ground, including Kundra’s Cloud First technology plan [pdf], being stymied by bureaucracy, the power of data for transparency and publishing data to spur innovation…” [Read the post]