Why now why microservices why not SOA?

Why now why microservices why not SOA?

My Stephen colleague published an interesting post The Difference Between SOA and Microservices Isn’t Size. In it he argues that developer led adoption of technology – the new kingmaker thesis – is why microservices are different from SOA. Apart from being made to feel old – we now live in a world where SOA can […]

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SAP's Millennial CIO: Guiding principles for user-centric IT

SAP’s Millennial CIO: Guiding principles for user-centric IT

The Chief Information Officer at SAP offers leadership advice for moving beyond infrastructure to enabling innovation and delivering value through partnership and collaboration with business stakeholders. It’s real advice from a genuine CIO practitioner.

On Pervasive Encryption and GDPR

On Pervasive Encryption and GDPR

  How much of your personal data is encrypted? Is your hard drive encrypted? Do you know? Only if you caught WannaCry, am I right? How about your corporate data? Is that encrypted? Do you know? How would you go about finding out? Should you care? We spend so much time on the Internet these […]

We need to talk about data science skills. Real talk about AI, deep and machine learning

We need to talk about data science skills. Real talk about AI, deep and machine learning

Saw this story after it was tweeted by Puni Rajah  – Bosch to invest 300m euros in AI, employ 100 experts from India, USA, Germany. As ever India has done great job building its native skills base. But the fact Bosch needs to look outside Germany is telling. We’re seeing a lot of pressure owing […]

Doing a lot of cold calling, cold emailing, and advertising?

Truth and Lies About Cold Calls, Cold Emails, and Advertising

The trouble with blogging is you’re always in the middle of the discussion.  There’s not time to lay out the story right from the beginning to get everyone on the same page. Take the subject of cold calls, cold, emails, advertising, and outbound marketing in general.  Personally, I don’t think businesses should waste a dime […]

Where's the ROI in your CRM? It's in the process.

Where’s the ROI in your CRM? It’s in the process.

I’m down to the last chapter of The Commonwealth of Self Interest: Customer Engagement, Business Benefit and then have some editing to do. But I want to make sure that you keep getting some good reading in while I finish this. A couple of months ago at CRM Magazine’s CRM Evolution Conference, I ran across […]