Unbundling the bank

Just over 2 years ago I first wrote the post entitled “unbundling the bank” and hear I am finding myself planning a talk at CloudCamp next week entitled the same! The title, I thought, came to me earlier this week when I had chance to visit a team of Enterprise Architects at a large UK…


Service Centricity

There is a shift happening but it’s been happening longer than many think and its effects may be larger and more significant than we at first expect. This shift is business driven, as it strives to maintain its innovation edge ensuring that costs are reduced and ensuring it moves to a more lean and efficient…


What ISVs should know about hosting/building on cloud/PaaS

I had the pleasure of talking at an IBM hosted SIIA event yesterday and thought it worth sharing some thoughts. It was hosted by Phil Waineright (http://blogs.zdnet.com/SAAS/) a well known commentator on SaaS and comprised of a series of 5 minute “lightening talks” (as popularised by Cloudcamp) from various invited guests. Other than myself, these…

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