Are Cloud Taxonomies Simple or Complex?

Much has been written about the different types of cloud taxonomies.  In some ways it reminds me of the SOA confusion from 5-8 years ago where everyone was trying to label something as being “SOA” and “not SOA”.  As an architect I favor simplicity – this includes cloud taxonomies.  Thus, I view cloud taxonomies as…


UX is not UI

Many people seem to confuse UX (User Experience) with UI (User Interface).  These are very different things and confusing the two are likely to result in unhappy users.  Many people who “design UX” seem to spend the bulk of their time focusing on the screen layout, controls and behavior of various elements on the screen….