Author Archives: Kevin Gee

Seven Anti-Patterns for Analytics Dashboards and Some Alternatives

Introduction Analytics dashboards are interfaces for viewing, interpreting, and exploring summaries of complex data. Dashboards may be used to report on the status of complex systems such as those found in large scale business, scientific, or logistical operations. Dashboards often … Continue reading

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Challenges and Best Practices for Financial Infrastructure

Introduction IT infrastructure for financial institutions is becoming increasingly complex.  Modern banking infrastructure combines mainframe applications, monolithic applications based on Service Oriented Architecture, relational databases, and big data platforms.  This complexity has led to “brittleness”.  Under certain conditions, a failure … Continue reading

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OPScore Whitepaper

This is a technical whitepaper I authored while at Ubicom. In addition to authoring the paper, I designed the benchmark, ran the tests, and did graphic design and layout for the paper. Tools used were Ixia IxChariot, MS Excel, MS … Continue reading

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Scrum for Software Globalization

Are you learning about Agile software methods, but aren’t sure how to apply them to software globalization? This article explains how to do globalization in an organization using Scrum as a methodology. Continue reading

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Globalization Process

This is a diagram describing the software globalization process. Continue reading

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Wireless QoS Video

Video promoting Ubicom’s QoS technology for streaming media over a wireless network. I produced this using Adobe Premier, Photoshop, and Cubase SX3. It even includes an original music track! Continue reading

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3G Subscriber Data

Data on 3G subscribers is from Mary Meeker’s ‘Internet Trends 2010’ presentation from Morgan Stanley. Continue reading

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Global Product Management Begins at Home

Why is this important? Adapting a product for international markets requires checking your assumptions about the current product definition. If you know why you are doing something today for your current market, it will be easier to check if that will still be true in the new market. This way, the internationalization team will be able to adapt the existing product to the new market in a systematic way. Having a process for internationalizing a product saves both time and cost. Continue reading

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The Science of Presentations

Outlines the cognitive science behind giving effective presentations. Received over 24,000 organic views on Slideshare.net. Continue reading

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17 Design Principles for Presenters

Presentation outlining some basic design principles for presentations. This focuses on the graphical design of the slides themselves. There is a companion PDF for printing. Continue reading

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