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Confluence as CMS, AWS as Website Platform, ReactJS as Presentation
Published on December 15, 2017
Following up on the previous post, a further exploration of using AWS CloudFront, Lambda@Edge, Lambda, S3, API Gateway, DynamoDB to publish my Confluence content as a personal Website.

Migrating My Personal Website to Confluence Cloud, Transformed by AWS
Published on October 08, 2017
An exploration of using AWS CloudFront, Lambda@Edge, Elastic Beanstalk to transform the rendering of my Confluence Cloud into a personal website.

Architecting for DDoS
Published on June 18, 2017
To architect a highly available service today, one must be aware of the different type of DDoS attacks, and incorporate all the necessary controls and solutions in place.

DevOps - Rolling it out with the Production Support Team
Published on March 01, 2017
Thoughts on how DevOps adoption can begin, by targeting the Production Support Team first.

Managing People in Identity and Access Management System
Published on August 01, 2015
There were some interesting lessons I learnt on my recent Identity and Access Management journey, particularly in the area of handling the person aspect within the system.

Funding your Single-Sign On Infrastructure
Published on June 20, 2015
4 possible charging model proposals that organisations could adopt for their internal Single-Sign-On services.

Reflections from Identity and Access Attestations Exercise
Published on May 02, 2015
For my last project, I had to roll out an annual attestation of the all the user’s access in the enterprise. Here are some of the reflections from the exercise.

Possible Identity and Management System Reports
Published on March 21, 2015
Here are some of the IDMS Reports that I have seen in my past implementations that could be useful to anyone looking to extracting more value from their existing IDMS infrastructure.

Enterprise Application Inventory - An Essential Tool
Published on January 31, 2015
I was on two projects last year that involved a huge number of application integrations. One of the project was a single-sign-on migration, while the other is a migration plus new enhancement of an identity management system. Both led me to realise the importance of having an enterprise application inventory.

Applying Portfolio Management To Your Career
Published on February 01, 2014
Portfolio Management has proven to be a success in both Financial and Business Management, and it should be applied to your Career as well.

Broaden Your Horizon
Published on January 01, 2014
I read a lot of things, and I try to broaden the spectrum of topics as much as I can, as much as it interests me.

Characteristics of eGovernment Services Requiring 2FA
Published on November 01, 2013
This post was originally a report submission for "NUS - eGovernment 2013.

Roger Adoption Curve
Published on October 01, 2013
This post was originally a forum post on "NUS - Organizing for IT Innovation 2013", and explains what the Roger Adoption Curve is about.

User Innovation - Characteristics of Innovative Users
Published on September 01, 2013
This post was originally a report submission for "NUS - Organizing for IT Innovation 2013", and is based on data from Stack Exchange.

Service Innovation - Keeping Warm and Dry on a Rainy Day
Published on July 01, 2013
The original idea was originally a forum post on "NUS - Organizing for IT Innovation 2013", but has been elaborated for this post. This is NOT A REAL SERVICE. But I sure hope it will be. This is not restricted to Starbucks, any cafe or business with sufficient reach could launch it, if they figure out the logistics issues. I am only interested in the customer value proposition here.

Study and Certifications
Published on June 06, 2013
My thoughts on the need for on-going study and certifications, and how they should add value, not dilute my value proposition.

Organizing your life, 6 levels of focus with GTD
Published on August 03, 2009
Thoughts on applying GTD to your life.

Work to Live, not Live to Work
Published on July 21, 2008
Thoughts on work and life.

About Kent Lai

Kent has been involved in planning, designing, delivering, and managing large-scale enterprise solutions in the South-East Asia region since 2007.

During his free time, he loves to read up and learn about the latest digital technology, as well as think of how technology can enable business and make people's life better.

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