Gilt CIO talks ... about innovation

2013-09-24 Management Innovation

From an interview with Steve. Too good not to turn it into a blog post ... "When people talk about innovation they are often talking about the ... Read More

Dublin Innovation Festival - Talking about Innovation, Gilt and Ireland ... and Evolution and Darwinism

2011-11-24 Management Innovation Culture

A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to talk about three things I care about: Innovation, Gilt and Ireland. The occasion was the Dublin Chamber of ... Read More

Adventure 2.0 - Building the Gilt Software Development Center in Dublin

2011-04-19 Personal Culture Innovation

A couple of weeks ago I got a call from the Gilt Groupe in NYC and they asked, if I would be interested in joining Gilt Groupe to build a software ... Read More

Greek Vacation - Food for thought

2010-02-17 Personal Culture Innovation

It is happening again :). I am in Greece ... on vacation. My wife has this unbelievable ability to find wonderful places for us to explore and ... Read More

Mass-customization delivered - Back to the roots ...

2009-12-15 Personal Innovation Mass Customization

20 years ago I started my career as a Technical Project Manager/Lead Architect for EDS and was working on Bill-of-Material solutions for the ... Read More

FUSEforge Lightsaber/Lightsabre - Research on Asynchronous Distributed OSGi (for Jedi's :))

2009-06-09 Software Engineering OSGi SOA Innovation

The Distributed OSGi spec (RFC 119) is coming along nicely, means now might be a good time to raise the head and start to think about what might come ... Read More

Skills, Innovation and the future of Ireland - Bermuda Triangle or Trinity

2009-06-07 Management Personal Culture Innovation

Ireland (like any other country in the world right now) needs to reinvent itself. The Celtic Tiger (1.0) is over. Question is: What's next? Do we want ... Read More

Open Source Innovation - Fact or Fiction

2008-08-25 Software Engineering Open Source Innovation

Is Open Source Innovation an oxymoron? Is Open-source fostering innovation or killing it? There are two school of thoughts out there: First, there are ... Read More

Solid State Disks - Level 5 cache

2008-08-25 Software Engineering Innovation

Last month I had the pleasure to spend 2 hours in the car with Klaus Grieger. Klaus and myself know each other from ObjectDesign and Versant. Right ... Read More

The iPhone - and what you can learn from thinking about it

2008-07-05 Software Engineering Mobile Innovation

On Sunday I went to the driving range and while Alexandros was working on my early retirement plan (aka. he making lots of money with golf and I am ... Read More