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A perfect storm is "an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates the event."   After interviewing a meteorologist about the 1991 Halloween Nor’easter, author Sebastian Junger describes three different weather-related phenomena that created the "perfect situation" for such a storm:   Warm air from a low-pressure system...
"Lean" and "agile" are two strategic approaches in the project management world domain. Although separate in their tactical application, each works to facilitate a similar end: produce sustainable results quickly. For project managers, it helps to know the basic differences...
There are many benefits of Open Banking for customers, including openness to innovative services. Structurally, it is difficult for banks to be innovative because they must be quite conservative. The development of IT projects in banks generally takes place over...
The following article is an adapted transcript based on the audio recording of Episode 6 of the Mr. Open Banking podcast. The audio version is available here. At Mr. Open Banking, we often emphasize that what makes open banking so...
Open Banking in the USA — status The Open Banking movement starts with the banking industry, but it will soon expand to Open Everything: open finance, open government, open healthcare, as well as other industries — a global phenomenon driven...
The following article is an adapted transcript based on the audio recording of Episode 4 of the Mr. Open Banking podcast. The audio version is available here. In this edition of Mr. Open Banking, we get philosophical. Instead of jumping into...
Most developers do not have a seat holder license with an industry analyst firm. That doesn’t mean that you can’t and shouldn't get your hands on analyst reports and use them to your advantage. After we look at a...
Based on an EU directive administered by the European Commission, PSD2 (second Revised Payment Services Directive) regulates payment and service providers all over the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). The main purpose of PSD2 was to increase all-encompassing European cooperation and further...
Event-driven computing has been around for a while. However, the asynchronous nature of event-driven applications requires that specialized knowledge, craft, and tools used to properly build event-driven applications. “An event-centric approach to integration focuses on moving events (and streams of...
The following article is an adapted transcript of Episode 2 of the Mr. Open Banking podcast. The audio version is available here. To understand the evolution of open banking, you must first understand how it came about, a path that...
From working remotely and adapting to a new office environment to retail shopping slowing down, what were once trends in one direction have shifted in other directions due to the pandemic. Here are some of the trends taking shape in...
AsyncAPI is an initiative for standardizing message-driven APIs. The community has a healthy mix of enterprise, solopreneur/consultants, startups and open source community support. In addition to the human element, the API specification is the tangible standard and...
In a three-part blog series, we review the emerging digital government movement around the world. In this first part, we look at the trends of governments going digital. The second part will address the benefit of digital government models....
We talk a lot about industry 4.0 today, but what is industry 4.0? A more automated industry? More connected? More integrated? I would say: all this together, and yes, it is a whole new world. What is Industry 4.0? Industry 4.0...
Think of when you went to an arcade, popped in a token to play that classic pinball machine. Perhaps you play Animal Farm on a gaming console like a Nintendo Switch. The thrill of advancing to various levels in...