Archive for category Architecture
Why aren’t more developers creating serious Mobile App Products?
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Business, Cloud Computing, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Marketing, Platform-as-a-Service, Technology, Trends on October 22, 2012
[This post was first published at ProductNation.in on Oct 10, 2012] These are the times, when every third person that you meet in Technology world has an idea for an App. It could be every alternate person if you’re hanging out in geeky groups or among heavy Smartphone users. The Industry trends suggest a phenomenal […]
When Ideas have Sex. Of Development Kingdoms and Developer Kingship.
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Business, Cloud Computing, Entrepreneurship, Human Behavior, Innovation, Platform-as-a-Service, Technology, Trends on September 25, 2012
Apple App Store has 700,000 Apps. Google Play has 450,000 Apps. Number of Apps submitted on iOS App store alone nears a 1000/day. Any statistics in terms of Apps is astounding in numbers – millions & billions. And to imagine that none of this even existed few years back! What’s amazing here is not just […]
The new role of IT – from Cost Center to Business Platform Provider
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Cloud Computing, Innovation, Management, Platform-as-a-Service, Technology on April 7, 2011
IT can, driven by APaaS, become a Business Platform Provider and facilitate Business Value, and move beyond being Cost Center. While IT may, for some time to come, control the buying and maintenance of such platforms, the key to their success lies in understanding that they need to focus on the role of platform Engineering and Governance, and facilitate the business value driven applications development.
Five Styles of Process (Revisited)
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Technology on March 16, 2011
There are different styles of processes, and the techniques to handle those will have to differ. And all will continue to exist.
The Long tail of Apps wags, powered by PaaS
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Cloud Computing, Innovation, Management, Platform-as-a-Service, Technology on February 27, 2011
Platform as a Service enables the application management of all those Long tail Applications that have until now remained a painful ghost set for all practical purposes. And if you notice the visual, business domain focused, rapid development characteristics of the underlying technologies of these Long tail Apps, there’s no doubt that new age PaaS technologies are a boon.
White Collar Developer, You Can Smile Now!
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Cloud Computing, Innovation, Technology on September 24, 2010
While IT continued to flourish and expand, the core technical strengths still ruled in technology world. The dream of business value driven development continued to remain distant. But, there are at least two real trends that change all that – BPM and Cloud Computing (PaaS & SaaS). The two key reasons they live up to the promise are “Abstraction” and “Modeling-driven-development”. White Collar Developer can finally smile!
Vendor Lock-In & Proprietary Technology: Ask the Right Questions!
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, Business, Design, Management, Technology on August 28, 2010
Vendor Lock-in. Proprietary Technology. Switching Costs. These phrases are thrown out there more often than they need to be, without real thought to what the concerns actually are. Asking the right questions is important. If you want some real functionality and technological strength for a price, prioritize that and do not confuse a proprietary & strong enclosed technology with a closed & rigid architecture. Everything, that is standard today, was once proprietary in our minds until it eventually became common, universal or functionally indispensable.
Case v/s Process – Not about Architecture & Tools, It’s Culture
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Design, Leadership, Management, Technology on May 13, 2010
There are tools that have capability to do Process Management in structured manner, and there are tools with capability to perform dynamic case management. What you need depends on how you want to treat the situations and incidents. You want Case Management culture or Process Management culture – that’s the key. Everything could be treated like a case, and everything could follow a process. What do you want?