South Africa, Cape Town area

This summer vacations were combined with business trip and the causalities made us to change the initial plans by a trip to Cape Town area. The decision was more that good. We enjoyed a very nice vacations discovering an area of a big country with a strong character. Wild nature in all forms is the … Read more

RFI for big providers

RFI process serves in theory to the company to understand specific capabilities a provider has, so you qualify it to the RFP. My point is that when you invite the big logos to an RFI, basically they all have these capabilities (or at least the ability to document that they have it). Does it make … Read more

PMP Certification

I passed my PMP exam this month. I read the PMBoK, I did the virtual led training courses offered by the company I work and I did a lot of exams, reviewing concepts and learning the details of the exam reviewing answers and explanations. There is a good bunch of exams on the internet, and … Read more

MapReduce example

I found in a training course this conceptual example about how MapReduce works. The sequence of steps is clear: input, splitting, mapping, shuffling and reducing. I continue gaining basic knowledge of Hadoop, which is at the moment very interesting.