Understand Cybersecurity Before You Regret.

Earlier this week I went to an inaugural talk, at the Singapore Management University (SMU), called The State Of Cyber Threats And How To Fight Back. The main subject was cybersecurity and the inauguration of Professor Robert Deng for the AXA Chair Professor of Cybersecurity. Throughout the presentation and forum discussion, several trends were raised. Read More …

The Value Chain of IoT

If we look at the history of the Internet of Things (IoT), its existence is derived from the trend Machine-to-Machine communication (M2M). M2M was focused on the business to business market. Connectivity was not yet so inexpensive as nowadays. Connectivity modules were limited to engineering companies, that implemented e.g. cellular connections for production machines in Read More …

The Innovator’s Dilemma

Because of my fascination for innovation, startups and working on the idea of bRemote, I came across the book “The Innovator’s Dilemma”. This book is written by Harvard Professor and businessmen Clayton Christensen. The book gives multiple insights that can be helpful for people dealing with innovation, and specifically the management of large companies that tend Read More …

To Bee or not to Bee, with bRemote

In this blog post, I would like to share some information on a project that I am currently working on, called bRemote (Bee Remote). This project is part of a course I currently attend, called Master Class High-Tech Systems Creations. This Master Class creates a multidisciplinary setting, where it educates in System Architecting, Business Development Read More …

What is a System Architect?

Are you interested in what the role of a System Architect is? Most people that think of an Architect, think of someone who plans and designs a building. During construction he/she keeps a close eye on details. A System Architect is doing something similar, except it is not a building but a (high-tech) system. This Read More …

Jenkins in a Linux Container (Part 2)

This is the second and last part of running Jenkins in a Linux Container. It started with the thought to use Linux containers, and why not for a real use case of running Jenkins in the container. If you have missed the first part you can click on the link. We left of were Jenkins Read More …

Jenkins in a Linux Container (Part 1)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 I wanted to get some experience on Linux Containers. Since Containers look like a nice solution for deployment, I thought to combine it with a real use case to run Jenkins (software for Continuous Integration) in a container. So first some explanation on Linux Containers followed by an introduction on Jenkins and then the Read More …

Simplified Git Release Strategy

Did you ever came across the situation of not being able to trace-back accurately which version/configuration of software was released and what the history was? Sooner or later every developer will get into this position. When this occurred to me I looked for solutions in books and on the internet and combined it into a Read More …