What I Infer As 6 Keys to Effectively Modularize Cloud Infrastructure Hardware

Intrigued by the Lego Building blocks, I started to learn their beginnings. What I found out was that 1947 was an important year for the company as they purchased their first plastic injection molding machine which led them to mass manufacture bricks. Following that they patented the interlocking principle of LEGO bricks in 1957, and in 1958, the stud-and-coupling system was patented as well, which adds significant structural stability. The emphasis here is that the size and form of the brick and the foundational principle …

What I Infer as 4 Barriers And 4 Elements to Modularity

In 1891 Ole Kirk Christiansen, was born as the 10th child of an impoverished family in Jutland, Denmark. Ole turned to work in a factory at the age of 14, transitioned to woodwork, and eventually graduated to be a master carpenter by the age of 20. But, he was no ordinary carpenter. He had big ambition that was matched by his appetite to take on hard work, and a singular focus to build a company that would go on to become one of the most …

What I Infer as The Six Attributes Of Commonality

When I moved from the engineering ladder to take up management and subsequently enrolled to do my Executive MBA from Jones School of Business, one fundamental question was always in my mind – Who is a good business leader? While there are so many different leadership personality traits that are important, what I realized after 2 years at school and several more years of pondering and harsh life lessons, the answer lies not in the traits themselves but in a few fundamental attributes that are …

What I Infer as the 5 Reasons for Differences in the Current Cloud Infrastructure

When I first came to the United States to do my Master’s degree, the first thing that struck me was the multi-cultural aspect of the American society. Specifically, one would have to figure out the plethora of food choices – Mexican, Italian, Asian, American, and such. If you are a student on a strict financial plan as I was, I’m sure you would appreciate the importance of fast food joints. I would venture going as far out to say that knowing the differences about the …

What I Infer as 4 Fundamental Attributes of Modular Architecture

My friend loves to read the last chapter of a book first. This she tells me, allows her to understand how the author ties the knots together and if they are interesting, she then goes through the other chapters. While personally I like to read the books in a linear fashion, I do see the merits in this non-linear reading pattern. One obvious reason to her of course is that if the ending is not to her liking then she quickly browses through the book …