Actions on Google - Engage User through the Google Assistant

The Google Website “Actions on Google” is a incredible useful resource in context of conversational bots. As stated on their site 'Actions on Google let you build for the Google Assistant. Your integrations can help you engage users through Google Ho... Read More

Client Classification in Banking

The following slide set I prepared in 2013, mainly to test out the capability of Google Slides. Nevertheless it gives you an overview about an implementation strategy chosen in one of largest Swiss Bank in order to standardize the Client Classificati... Read More

Ireland Banking Crisis in the 1970 - It's all about trust

The website is a constant source of stories about the progress and development in the area of blockchain and bitcoin. In an article today, they asked the question if we really need banks ? There a referencing to very interesting poi... Read More

AWS re:Invent 2016 Keynote of Werner Vogels

AWS re:Invent 2016 keynote was given by Werner Vogels. It’s a worthwhile watch and gives some interesting CTO insights to AWS. The first 10 Minutes are quite interesting to understand why AWS is positioning itself as the first customer-centric IT com... Read More

The Human Being(s) and We (as a Bank) #1 - Relationship

Under this title I will publish articles how established banks should approach their customers in a digital world with a client centric view in mind. I will concentrate here on the view which is generally managed in a bank by a Customer Relationship ... Read More

Blockchain Smart Signatures Explained

Christopher Allen provides all the time very profound blog articles in the context of blockchain, identity and authorization topics. The Smart Signatures white paper from Rebooting the Web of Trust conference is giving an excellent and easy to unders... Read More

The 5 pillars of the AWS Architecture Framework

Recently I published an article about the Twelve Factor App Methodology for SAAS, which can be applied for any programming language. In case you decide to go with you can complement the methodology with AWS Architecture Framework, whic... Read More

The Twelve Factor App Methodology for Building SAAS

Deliver applications as “Software-As-A-Service” in a Cloud Platform requires to take some principles into consideration, which were not immediately obvious when coming from a classic development environment. The Web page provides the so-... Read More

Blockchain Governance System Introduction

Josh Stark provides in this article an excellent introduction to the topic of Blockchain Governance Applications. It starts with a simple definition of the term “Governance” This is what I mean by 'governance' for the purposes of this article – the p... Read More

Meteor Small Hints #5: Server Code Fragments executed twice on Startup

Recently I got confused with my Meteor application, by having the server code executed twice at startup. So the code was initialising my application twice, as well as duplicated for example my Slack Sysadmin Bot running as part of the instance. I was... Read More