OpenShift Resources
OpenShift / Presales

OpenShift Resources

OpenShift is Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that allows developers to quickly develop, host, and scale applications in a cloud environment.  With OpenShift you have a choice of offerings, including online, on-premise, and open source project options.  A list of useful OpenShift resources includes as per below. OpenShift Primed Partners https://www.openshift.com/primed/index.html Ten Layers of Container Security … Continue reading

Drools Rules Rsynchronicity
Data Science / DevOps / Presales / Technology

Drools Rules Rsynchronicity

Overview This post continues experimenting with the sample application known as Weightwatcher to showcase a number of new technologies and techniques including: The all-in-one Vagrant image for OpenShift 3 The OpenShift Origin 3 oc rsync feature Drools 6.3.0.FINAL KIE Execution Server (Decision Server) A method for rule life cycle management with Containers Drools 6.3.0.FINAL The Drools KIE … Continue reading

The Weight Watcher – a Goal Attainment Scale
Behaviour / Data Science / DevOps / PaaS / Presales / Technology

The Weight Watcher – a Goal Attainment Scale

Overview This blog is about where technology meets the behavioural sciences, so here we have a post describing how technology can be an adjunct to encourage adherence to a weight management intervention.  In this example we show how to monitor progress of the 5:2 Fast Diet using the Goal Attainment Scale method together with actual weight … Continue reading

4CastR – a Sales Forecast Method in R
Data Science / Methodology / Presales / R

4CastR – a Sales Forecast Method in R

Overview This post describes a simple methodology by which to organise and visualise a sales pipeline. Sales opportunities are scored along two dimensions – the maturity of the business case and your relative competitive standing. Once scored, results can be graphically depicted using a balloon chart in which the area of the circle scales to … Continue reading

Cloud Architecture / DevOps / Methodology / PaaS / Presales

Narrative Workshop

Preamble Want to wow your clients at your next workshop? Then read on for a workshop-on-workshops! You will learn how to facilitate a workshop that drives change and then walk away with a simple and reusable framework that emerged from DevOps project experience. Introduction The team’s been formed, they’ve been storming, so let’s start norming. Presented here … Continue reading

Cloud Architecture / DevOps / PaaS / Presales / Technology

PaaSonomics

Summary This post presents a cost modelling approach by which to compare private versus public platform-as-a-service (PaaS) Cloud delivery platforms. An R based script is supplied which can be downloaded and customised to generate a cost-comparison graph. Background Service delivery platforms built according to Cloud architecture principles are becoming the dominant platform pattern. Compound percentage … Continue reading