Moving to gerges.org
Hey everyone, Unfortunately, Harvard decided to Shut Down the blogging platform. You can now follow me on my new website at gerges.org. Looking forward to seeing you there!
I Made IT
I can’t believe it, but it’s done!! I have finally graduated from Harvard University with a Master’s in Information Management Systems. It has been an incredible journey of 5 years full of events, pandemic, lockdowns and changing jobs but best … Continued
Azure Messaging Services Cheat Sheet
Azure offers a few different integration messaging services. Each Azure service is designed for a particular integration scenario to support modern architectural trends like microservices and event-driven architecture. Let’s highlight each azure messaging service’s unique characteristics and choose the right … Continued
Agile Metric Estimation
Estimation Dilemma During the Egyptian revolution in 2011, thousands of people went to Tahrir Square in Cairo for mass demonstrations against the regime. The number of people in Tahrir Square was overwhelming enough but the variation of crowd estimation was … Continued
Definition of System
“A system isn’t just any old collection of things. A system is an interconnected set of elements that is coherently organized in a way that achieves something” Therefore, the system mainly consist of three kinds of things: elements, interconnections, and … Continued
Antifragile Enterprise Microservices Architecture – Impacts on Financial Performance
1 What Is Antifragility? Antifragility was first elaborated by N. N. Taleb in 2012. Antifragile does not mean that a system is robust or resilient; it is not the opposite of fragile. However, antifragile means the ability to increase the … Continued
IT Projects Failure Rates
Large Projects => Higher Failure Rates. It is time to break down your large projects Into small and micro projects then glue these sub projects (services) together.
Transforming IT From Strategic Liability To Strategic Asset
You cannot make good strategic decisions with bad systems and data