The times are definitely changing. Solution architecture has been quite a lethargic discipline for some years. Three-layered architectures were dominant. There were not many unknowns. Scalability was usually just vertical (more powerful machines) or horizontal (more parallel machines). 100k concurrent users were more than enough for 95% of use cases out there. However, with the […]Read More Reading Material for Millennial Architects
If we are looking at the very end of large global insurance companies, we can see that they are covering three segments: 1. retail (focusing on end customers with products covering property damage, car, motor, theft, travel, health, life, credit, wedding and many more types of every day risks) 2. commercial (focusing on companies that […]Read More Periodic Table Of Insurance Capabilities
I just finished reading “The Phoenix Project” book by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford. Must say it’s probably the best IT novel I have ever read! It’s a definite must read for all IT folks working either in development, operations, architecture or security. I worked for a company that is from the organizational […]Read More The Phoenix Project
If you are anything like me, then you are passionate about technology, you like learning new IT tools/languages/concepts and you are a bit of a perfectionist. When starting your IT career, the first job you get will introduce you to some area of IT – be it web application development or mobile app development or […]Read More IT Career Advice: “Be Prepared to be a Beginner, Forever!”
After 8 great years in Zurich Insurance, it’s time to move on… In the last 8 years I have met the most incredible people. Very smart, very inspirational and very experienced. I have also made some amazing friendships that will continue to exist beyond my departure. I have also learned the true meaning of enterprise […]Read More So long Zurich, and thanks for all the fish
http://www.flexi.world is now the entry point into my professional life. I always wanted to have such a portal or anchor page from where I could start joining all the stuff I am working on. From there you can go to my page with CV and references, link to my three companies that I am currently […]Read More Flexi Portal
Despite more than 50 years of history and countless methodologies, advice and books, IT projects keep failing. Depending upon which academic study you read, the failure rate of large projects is reported as being between 50%-80%. Because of the natural human tendency to hide bad news, the real statistic may be even higher. This is […]Read More Why do we fail so often?