GDPR compliance steps, and impacts on MDM thinking

The impacts of the General Data Privacy Regulations are tremendous and cannot be overstated for any business that deals in personal or private data. In large enterprises, the subject of Master Data Management is often a 3rd rail, or considered a sure path to career death due to the complexity Continue reading GDPR compliance steps, and impacts on MDM thinking

Data Privacy – coming to a state near you….?

Actions in California this past year led by a real estate developer named Alastair Mactaggart have the potential to change the privacy game in the United States as a whole. I have included the legislation as an embedded pdf below, and you can link to the California government site here Continue reading Data Privacy – coming to a state near you….?

Is there truth on the internet?

The growing sophistication of our technology platforms, and the related reliance on these tools for our social fabric, is creating an environment where the truth is increasingly difficult to discern. At first blush, it would seem this social web makes truth harder to conceal, as you cannot hide from the Continue reading Is there truth on the internet?

Blockchain introduction from Pistoia Alliance

While researching some material for a blockchain discussion and another post, I came across this presentation from the Pistoia Alliance, given by Wolfgang Prinz and Wolfgang Gräther, Fraunhofer FIT Hosted by Richard Shute as a webinar in advance of their blockchain bootcamp. What I like especially about this presentation is Continue reading Blockchain introduction from Pistoia Alliance

AI use cases – broad applicability

I recently read a paper from the Mckinsey global institute, titled “NOTES FROM THE AI FRONTIER, APPLYING AI FOR SOCIAL GOOD”. (Linked below) The paper defines AI as “Deep Learning” for the purpose of categorization on this particular research. While the definition can be debated, the topic at hand is about the Continue reading AI use cases – broad applicability

Getting started with Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

This post covers the same ground as the link in the papers section of the site, but I think it is worth dropping into a post as well. Robotic Process Automation brings together classic Business Process Management (BPM) approaches, and macro or scripted automation, with a simpler approach to the Continue reading Getting started with Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Setting up WordPress on AWS

As a part of my move to AWS, I wanted to continue using WordPress for my CMS, as it is so simple to set up and yet highly configurable. Amazon makes this pretty easy using LightSail, and kicking off a bitnami WordPress package. That gets you set up with an Continue reading Setting up WordPress on AWS

Multi-Cloud Service Delivery

As I have been exploring the maturing environment of cloud services, I am regularly struck by the richness of the environments and the dramatic shift to “getting it done” with microservices, versus the legacy thinking of stack based development. There is much to dig into from an interoperability, scaling, global Continue reading Multi-Cloud Service Delivery

Multi-Cloud – End Point Interop

I wrote a previous post about moving back into development (at least on the edges) and part of that is exploring the best play for cloud compute.  One of the articles I came across was this one from the Google Cloud Platform.  Opening Quote from the article:  A multi-cloud strategy Continue reading Multi-Cloud – End Point Interop