AI and Marketing – Fasten your Seatbelts!

How does AI and marketing work? Artificial Intelligence (AI) and marketing are very rapidly changing the way products and services are brought to consumers. The Internet greatly changed the whole playing field of marketing beginning late in the 20th century.  Now AI (artificial intelligence) is once again shaking up the field. Much has been said and … More AI and Marketing – Fasten your Seatbelts!

Artificial Intelligence and Music

Artificial Intelligence and Music Will AI produce really good music or even music that is merely a commercial success in the moment? Can computer brains put composers and musicians out of business? Is the day of amazing guitarists like Jimi Hendrix gone, replaced by computer generated perfection guaranteed to gain the widest possible audience? What affect … More Artificial Intelligence and Music

Handle the Future – can you handle where we’re going?

Handle the Future – can you handle where we’re going? Handle is a four legged, two wheeled research robot by Boston Dynamics that can run, jump, weave, climb, lift, carry and just about anything else it’s creators can think of.  Watch out for the latest version playing center for the Celtics in 2017 (just kidding!!). … More Handle the Future – can you handle where we’re going?

Docker and DevOps – can containers really replace virtual machines?

Docker for DevOps is like VM on steroids.  Actually, it’s different and it’s better.  Generally. But can containers actually replace virtual machines (VM)?  What is Docker? Read on.   While VM and cloud servers solved some problems, they created others:  Renting VMs comes with clunky scaling, portability issues and vendor lock-in. When you understand that … More Docker and DevOps – can containers really replace virtual machines?

Management 3.0

Management 3.0 How to lead agile teams ? In a nutshell, Management 3.0 empowers teams. Specifically, it refers to what is perhaps the best way, at least at present, for getting the most out of agile teams. The premise behind Management 3.0 is to redefine leadership to where management becomes a group responsibility, where everyone … More Management 3.0

Are you employing a DevOps strategy?

Are you employing a DevOps strategy?  DevOps : Market and Tools DevOps has changed the market and also the tools we use in the software industry.  Gone are the days of separation.  We have quickly passed  from “waterfall” through the separated infancy of “agile system administration” and “agile operations” to “DevOps.” But what IS DevOps?  … More Are you employing a DevOps strategy?

Balancing Technical Debt

Balancing Technical Debt with Business Constraints – The toughest task for the CTO? In software engineering, balancing technical debt with business constraints is possibly the toughest job for the  Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or VP of Engineering.  On one side is the natural desire and logic to perfect the app before releasing it to the … More Balancing Technical Debt