Category Archives: GENERAL

General Observation of Life, Work and Everything Else

Should IAM solution manage admin accounts of applications

This post stems from a recent major breach at U.S.-based credit card processor Global Payments. Personally I was affected by this breach as well: One of my credit card issuer sent me a new card even though it’s neither expiring soon nor … Continue reading

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Opt-In,Do Not Opt-In, Opt-Out and Do Not Opt-Out

When moving your organization’s email system to Google Apps, often an Opt-In/Opt-Out feature is desirable, particularly in the academic world, i.e., the Google Apps for Education world. Here is the Google Opt Out Feature that Lets Users Protect Privacy By … Continue reading

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Bring a techie along in a sales pitch

Have been busy these days participating in vendor sales pitch and presentations. Some good, some bad, some ugly. Three of those are really bad. This vendor was short listed for a RFP. It came on site to do a presentation, … Continue reading

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Wading into the Node.js water – Part I

I have been wanting to get into the Node.js game for a while. Finally I made the plunge and installed Node in MacBook. I will summarize my experience in a series of post. The first post is on installation of … Continue reading

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User Centric Design

User Centric Design We have recently rolled a new feature in the our IdM (Identity Management System). Essentially we added a new role. But to activate the new role, the user needs to go through a series of web pages, … Continue reading

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Follow your passion

The story goes: A little dog is chasing her tail. When a wise dog asks why, the little dog said, “that is where my happiness is.” The wise dog said, “Ar, my tail is also where my happiness is, but … Continue reading

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EHM

John Perkins’s Confessions of an Economic Hit Man is a facilitating book to read.

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