November 21, 2021 | 14:00

Digitalisation out of hell

10 years ago, the buzzword and digitalisation project “Industry 4.0” first emerged with nothing less in mind than the intention of unleashing a fourth industrial revolution.1 Revolution as a term and metaphor is, of course, nonsense. Anyone with the slightest sense in the matter knows that digitalisation is rather like a marathon with many intermediate stages and does not come overnight to a company as a result of a management decree. Read more

April 20, 2021 | 08:20

Anti-Pattern for Complexity Reduction

There is an unwritten law in software development and IT operations. An anti-pattern1 for effective problem solving and complexity reduction. No one is crazy enough to adopt it. No customer on earth willing to pay for it. But they exist, the bright moments in the life cycle of a company, where this law can be applied. Read more

February 23, 2021 | 12:41

Quote of the Day

Today’s quote is from Mike Kuketz’s Fediverse1: Those in control of data are also in control of society. Digitisation must take this into account and understand data protection as social value. Data protection and digitalisation are not incompatible though many people believe this. In my daily practice, I encounter people who try to play data protection and digitisation off against each other. Read more

February 19, 2021 | 14:01

Microsoft recommends Zero Trust

This picture is for all the people I have had discussions with in recent years about Digitisation in general or, more specifically, about the integration of tablets or notebooks within a corporate network. My recommendation then and now: Zero Trust! Isolate and segment potentially insecure, closed-source AD infrastructures! Read more

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