Sentinel.la | LATAM startups play global | OpenStack Monitoring & Healthcheck

Sentinel.la is not just another startup supported on the open source community mattress. It’s a live proof that LATAM’s talent is playing global. Founders Memo and Paco have been closed to OpenStack foundation over the last four years. They have a HUGE experience operating it. Sentinel.la has launched its beta last week. You would identify the value of the solution just seeing their posts and … Continue reading Sentinel.la | LATAM startups play global | OpenStack Monitoring & Healthcheck

Timely drives innovation

Startups are being the way to innovate today.  Big/Medium organizations fail to enable it as an in-house ordinary process, though they have the talent and experience. Failures come most from lack of culture of embracing the change. Seed capital and acquisitions are being the workaround. Having ideas is easier than changing a paradigm like “It works, don’t touch it” Developing new products it’s hard even … Continue reading Timely drives innovation

Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

After revisiting one of my first post: “IaaS has got commodity“, I must to say that I was so damn RIGHT! – excuse my incredible lack of modesty -. Weeks ago my boss has told to the KIO’s board that I have two daemons – or maybe angels, I don’t see the difference… Ups! I will burn in hell – over my shoulders fighting about who will bring me the best advice: … Continue reading Public “Infrastructure as a Service” has got commodity (revisited)

Would Bitcoin break the foreseen cloud’s adoption paradigm?

Now let’s go for some future-logistic (or maybe some tech-apocalypses) Based on the note “These Are the Hottest New Open Source Projects Right Now” and specifically in the section “Beyond Bitcoin”, I have to say projects like Storj, IPFS and OpenBazaar make my mind rolls. Bitcoin is a beautiful concept – some kind of altruist-  and I can think there millions, including myself, expecting what will … Continue reading Would Bitcoin break the foreseen cloud’s adoption paradigm?

Putting pieces together between innovation and exponential growth

I’ve given to my self a great opportunity to cross a couple of interesting readings about how innovation helps and hits organizations. The first one is regards of my last three posts: HBR’s note named “Build an innovation engine in 90 days” by Scott D. Anthony, David S. Ducan, and Pontus M.A. Siren. The second one is “Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, … Continue reading Putting pieces together between innovation and exponential growth

MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 3/3)

Innovation is a powerful word that all companies use to show to the market they can stay alive longer! But, how can they assure that they are really applying innovation everyday with dedicated resources, and mostly aligned to the strategic objectives? Also, How could you try to discipline something so unpredictable and dynamic? ideas have to flow smoothly, they can not be forced to any format. That is … Continue reading MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 3/3)

MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 2/3)

My previous post I wrote and quoted some important statements of the importance to discipline and prioritize innovation tracks sourced cross-wide the company. Also, I’ve referenced the below picture from the HBR’s note: Build an innovation engine in 90 days by Scott D. Anthony, David S. Ducan, and Pontus M.A. Siren. This picture is showing us the required steps to build an MVIS to ensure that good ideas to innovate … Continue reading MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 2/3)

MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 1/3)

All this came up over my journey through the Mexican Yucatan the last days  – as part of my time off this winter. Got the last Harvard Business Review, and there was a couple of notes that drew my attention: Build an innovation engine in 90 days by Scott D. Anthony, David S. Ducan, and Pontus M.A. Siren The discipline of Business Experimentation by Stefan Thomke and Jim … Continue reading MVIS: Most basic blocks for an orderly innovation function (part 1/3)

What RAID should you choose? To making a shift into more performance for less via KoolFit and KIO Networks. | CHANGE as a Service

Julio, thanks for referring me, I really like your posts…specially when you referring me… hahaha “Mauricio is our CTO and is leading our way into higher performing storage at lowered costs. So, while you are looking at RAID group types and cache and LUN distribution across paths and controllers why not just SHIFT! Make a big shift right into KIO Network cloud based on our … Continue reading What RAID should you choose? To making a shift into more performance for less via KoolFit and KIO Networks. | CHANGE as a Service

Happy Chemicals: Be selective to make your team’s coolness last

I am leaving the technical stuff for a minute and I will write about how Happy Chemicals helps us to make our team’s performance last. Some of the statements that I will share comes from the book “Leaders eat last” by Simon Sinek.  Some time ago, I’ve shared some thoughts about it in my note “Social animals we must be (Odile hurricane’s experience)”, I invite … Continue reading Happy Chemicals: Be selective to make your team’s coolness last