I use LinkedIn as the medium to publish short articles. This is the compilation of references to those articles. Some of them are in the Dutch language.
22 years in data: learnings for the future — the state of affairs of data land after two decades and a call-to-action to improve for the next decades.
On Complexity — how complexity manifests itself in data initiatives.
What to expect from data architects? — a reflection on the craft of a data architect.
Chronological overview, from old to new
De impact van beschikbaarheidseisen — an example of what availability requirements translate to in reality. (Dutch language)
Datamodelleren: regels zijn een aanwijzing, niet een gebod — about the difference in following the rules and understanding the system of a data modelling approach. (Dutch language).
Data as a factor of production — If we regard data to be a production factor, how will we regulate it, like the classical production factors of labour and capital?
The human actor in working with data — the role of humans in BI and analytics processes is underexposed. The prelude to the complexity of information projects series.
The rise of the data platform — a exploration of what the term data platform represents.
De betreurenswaardige staat van digitale architectuur — a critical contemplation of the condition of the field of architecture in IT. (Dutch language).
2018: the year we discover that the success factor of data is humans — the shift from a technological perspective on the use of data to a human perspective.
Help! Hebben we de juiste technologie gekozen? — a reflection on the unjustified emphasis on the choice of technology instead of addressing the real challenges. (Dutch language).
The end of the IT department as we know it — an opinion on the necessary change in how organise the IT department.
The promise of technology and every day reality — the hype surrounding technology, as propelled by professionals on media channels like LinkedIn and Medium, does not reflect day to day reality.
De onmacht van data architectuur — the discrepancy between technology focus of most data architectures and the guidance people seek from it. (Dutch language).
Het beheer van analytics leidt in 2018 nog steeds tot moeizame discussies — why BI and analytics are still a field of knowledge that asks for a different way or working, even in 2018. (Dutch language).
Data and technology: 200 ways to drive a nail into the wall — on the emphasis of technology push because of technology.
In data land the world is flat (despite the evidence it isn’t) — a reflection on leaning to ignore the complexity inherent to working with data, which results in addressing the wrong issues.
Robots gaan niet uit eten. Hoe relevant is dat? — a reflection on the stalling of economic productivity in an age of automation and robotization. (Dutch language).
The (ab)use of the words “data lake” — an overview of the interpretations of what the term data lake represents.
Data governed as. A primer for managers — about the necessary changes in data management across the life cycle of information.
De keuzecoach voor data vraagstukken — the story of how we practice our job as an architect. (Dutch language)
Real-time data: enter the confusion zone — what are you actually asking for if you ask for real-time data?
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