Designing for Efficiency Sergio Barbosa (CIO, Global Kinetic) The wave of cloud computing that hit the tech industry during the first decade of the century brought about the promise of reduced infrastructure costs with on-demand infrastructure utilization. In layman’s terms you only paid for the infrastructure that you used for…
How to leapfrog the API competition
Here’s how Global Kinetic uses design thinking to build developer-friendly, market-ready APIs – and why we’re the right team to build out your API strategy.
South Africa is losing billions to poor-quality software – TechCentral
South African businesses are losing billions of rands due to poor-quality software. And as the economy tightens and skills remain scarce, this is likely to get worse, forcing them to pay to fix avoidable problems and resulting in stalled growth. In an effort to save costs, local companies often fall for the low-quality code trap, writes Sergio Barbosa.
Meet Global Kinetic’s T-shaped teams
Global Kinetic’s autonomous software delivery teams are packed with T-shaped people. Program manager Clay Everton explains why we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Has Web3 got its priorities wrong?
Has Web3 got its priorities wrong? Sergio Barbosa, CIO, Global Kinetic Co-founder and CIO of enterprise software development house, Global Kinetic, Sergio directly heads its open banking platform, FutureBank. A skilled software engineer, innovative product developer, and keen business strategist, he has participated in several notable fintech milestones, including building…
Web3: Tell me if you’ve heard this one before?
In the first of a two-part series on Web3, Sergio Barbosa explains why a decentralized new version of the Internet has people so excited.
Effective autonomous teams all share these five things
Global Kinetic went for autonomous delivery teams knowing that some companies have struggled to scale their use. Lorén Rose explains how they make it work.
Solving the software integration challenge, FinTech’s last mile
Co-founder and CIO of enterprise software development house, Global Kinetic, Sergio directly heads its open banking platform, FutureBank. A skilled software engineer, innovative product developer, and keen business strategist, he has participated in several notable fintech milestones, including building the southern hemisphere’s first digital-only bank all the way back in 2002.]
Three keys to digital innovation at scale
Three keys to digital innovation at scale By Sergio Barbosa, CIO, Global Kinetic Rapidly changing consumer needs, especially in the wake of Covid-19, are driving a very real need for digitization at scale in sectors as diverse as banking, education, gaming and healthcare. Gartner Inc. predicts that worldwide spend on…
The 5 Pillars of Good Solution Architecture: Availability and Recoverability
The 5 Pillars of Good Solution Architecture: Availability and Recoverability By Sergio Barbosa (CIO – Global Kinetic) To date, we have looked at the security and the performance and scalability aspects of good solution architecture. If you did not catch those two posts, be sure to read up on them before…