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THE OWL MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE

Analytics, Data Science, and My Own Opinions

The Owl Mountain Institute is dedicated to building Equity and Social change by providing expertise on Enterprise Architecture, Analytics, and Data Science.

 
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When a Secret is No Longer a Secret

Least Privilege on Shared Systems Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Extending secure access on a heterogeneous system can be complex. One...

Data Vault Model

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Unsplash Background on the Data Vault The Data Vault Model is useful when you have evolving dimensional star...

Disaster Recovery Article Takeaways

Montparnasse Derailment I'm reading Disaster Recovery of Workloads on AWS: Recovery in the Cloud. It's a great article! I'm struggling...

Interesting Security Blogs

A couple of interesting security blogs: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/ https://shehackspurple.medium.com/

Plan-Do-Check-Act

Image from PDCA - Wikipedia Walter Sherwart and W. Edwards Deming were two American engineers who founded modern statistical quality...

JetBrains Security Breach

While I was hoping to spend a focused day on development and writing, I was greeted by this: Widely Used Software Company May Be Entry...

Agile is the new Taylorism

I ran across an article in Medium that draws interesting parallels between Taylorism and modern Agile Scrum. Tobias Higbie The Labor Age,...

This Machine Kills Fascists

My Work in the New Year Woodie Guthrie famously had "This Machine Kills Fascists" painted on his guitar. He stood up to Fascism whenever...

After Certification - Start writing D&D

My Post Vaccine Goals - Play more D&D I'd like to write levels 1-10 campaigns in the Wildemount so when we all get COVID vaccines, I can...

BI versus Data Science

BI is easier because you are visualizing data with tools. Data Science is actionable because you are deep-diving into the data and...

Serverless 2020 Highlights

This dog cannot find his favorite fetch toy (where is it?) Lambda Functions Good point from the AWS presentation: Lambda responds to...

Scrutinize Every Cost

Photo by Maria Hochgesang on Unsplash I worked for a $100 million company that restricted development team accounts to $100/month. At...

 

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