Do you want to be fitter, stronger, healthier, happier, and wiser without going to a gym?

Here are 3 joyful exercises to make entrepreneurs happier, stronger, healthier, wiser, and even richer! After reading this article, you may cancel your gym membership, sleep extra few hours in the morning, and become a lifetime exercise lover. Don’t send your thank you letters yet, please keep reading. In my personal development and biohacking journey over […]

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Turn Chaos to Coherence with Architectural & Design Thinking

Warning: upon reading this article, your architectural thinking in your entrepreneurial brain can boost substantially. The context of this article is based on a three-pronged business perspective: 1. new business, 2. modernising iteratively, and 3. transforming the current business capabilities to desired versions. I offer the use of an architectural approach empowered with design thinking […]

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Cognitive Transformation

Who hasn’t heard the term “cognitive computing” so far? Most of us in the IT industry most likely heard, read about it, or already started working with the cognitive systems for various practical use cases. Would you like to have a quick taste? Then, keep reading! I simplified this complex topic as much as possible […]

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Business Value of Big Data as a Service

In this short article, I want to briefly introduce the business value, architecture, use cases, deployment, and service model of Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) which is a novel and rapidly growing Cloud-based service. The service is offered to support big data and analytics solutions in a cost-effective manner. This service can be considered […]

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From Stupid Complexity to Smart Simplicity

I don’t know you yet, but I ambitiously strive for creating and maintaining a simplicity mindset in all walks of my life because complexity was almost ruining my life. I noticed the value and learnt how to consistently turn simplicity to a healthy mental, physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and professional habit. My initial inspiration for […]

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Enterprise Mobility Challenges & UEM

Mobility became ubiquitous and an inevitable part of our lives at home and in the workplace. It has a fundamental impact on the way we conduct our business. Fortunately, or unfortunately, mobile devices created a solid bridge between homes and business workplaces with considerable implications. For example, nowadays, in some ways, employers can easily access […]

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The First Australian IoT Code of Practice

In this article, I’d like to highlight the importance of the IoT Code of Practice within the national security and privacy context springboarding the Department of Australian Home Affairs’ Vision, Strategy, and Action Plan updates articulated in the HomeAffairsSummit. The theme was maintaining a fine balance for our Integrity, Prosperity, and Security values creating a […]

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Digital Intelligence for Entrepreneurs

This is my first article for the Startup Magazine on the Medium content platform, even though I mentored several proteges who transitioned from technical professions to the greener pastures of entrepreneurship. During my interactions with these bold and transforming individuals, I noticed that one of the key attributes of the contemporary entrepreneurs is being digitally […]

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Importance of Business and Architectural Models for Digital Transformation Iniatives

In this article, I want to highlight the critical importance of business and architectural models for the successful delivery of digital transformation initiatives from the accountability and responsibility aspects of a lead business architect. As business architects, we must develop multiple business and architectural models for digital transformation initiatives. A model can be defined as […]

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IoT Architecture Non-Functional Challenges for Digital Transformation

There are several challenges related to IoT solutions in digital transformation initiatives. The problems are from multiple angles, such as business, architectural, technical, and operational. In this article, I aim to highlight vital non-functional aspects which require focus in the digital transformation programs. The most common non-functional challenges for IoT are mobility, scalability, capacity, extensibility, […]

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Business Architecture Framework for Digital Transformation

In order to create effective business architecture for complex digital transformation programs, we must follow an established yet innovative framework. A framework is a basic structure underlying a business and technology system. Our framework can start with understanding the organisational structure of the business. This framework can include multiple considerations and business viewpoints. Business organisations […]

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Solution Considerations for IoT Gateways

The IoT (Internet of Things) Gateways are the raw data processing and transmission devices. These gateways are the communication points between sensors and the Cloud. Data coming from the sensors pass through the Gateways to reach to the Cloud. In the IoT technical literature, and particularly in architectural documents, IoT gateways are also known as […]

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Importance of Use Cases for IoT Solutions

As IoT (Internet of Things) Solution Architects, we need to obtain, analyse, understand, and validate the IoT solution use cases preferably using Design Thinking practices. The validated use cases can be valuable and beneficial for requirement validation and making architectural decisions in the solution life-cycle. A use case is a specific situation in which a […]

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Standards & Protocols to Consider for High Performance and Cost Effective IoT Solutions

Due to the complexity and comprehensiveness of IoT ecosystems, we need to understand relevant standards and protocols for developing solutions. IoT solutions require new standard devices, protocols, and communication mechanisms. There are several standards developed by various organisations. Therefore, it is essential to understand the IoT standards offered by established organisations such as IEEE, IETF, […]

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IoT Cloud Integrated with Edge Computing

Sunday sunset from my window while writing this article today We all know the recent growing trends for Cloud Computing. Cloud marked a paradigm shift to Information Technology and Computing field. IoT Cloud is a critical player in the overall data ecosystem. The central role the Cloud plays in IoT is to facilitate the data integration […]

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Agility for IoT Solutions

Speed and quality are two key focus points in IoT (Internet of Things) solutions. The traditional view is that speed and quality are the competing aspects of product development; therefore, solutions used take much longer than the current solutions. This perception is widespread as the faster the product development, the less quality it may have. […]

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Architectural Implications of IoT Data

From an architectural perspective, we need to be aware that IoT devices generate massive amounts of data on an ongoing basis. These data sets go to the full data management life cycle; for example, in storing, analyzing, re-building, and archiving. Took a quick shot while authoring this article in Canberra — Australia Considering the scalability requirements for […]

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Effective Solutions Combining IoT, Big Data, and Cloud

IoT (Internet of Things), Big Data, and Cloud Computing are three distinct technology domains with overlapping use cases. Each technology has its own merits; however, the combination of three creates a synergy and the golden opportunity for businesses to reap the exponential benefits. This combination can create technological magic for innovation when adequately architected, designed, […]

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Effective Solutions Combining IoT, Big Data, and Cloud

IoT (Internet of Things), Big Data, and Cloud Computing are three distinct technology domains with overlapping use cases. Each technology has its own merits; however, the combination of three creates a synergy and the golden opportunity for businesses to reap the exponential benefits. This combination can create technological magic for innovation when adequately architected, designed, […]

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