Archive for category Cloud Computing
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.
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!
BPM Ecosystem – Blurring Boundaries or Systematic Convergence?
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Cloud Computing, Leadership, Management, Technology on March 16, 2010
In the initial years of BPM, we thought we had few problems that would slowly disappear with maturity in the discipline / technology. Come 2010, and we are dealing with more variants of similar problems. Depending on where you look from and where your stakes lie, this could be a case of blurring boundaries or of significant convergence in BPM ecosystem as illustrated here. Can we all “converge” and leverage on our best opportunity in recent times to really take BPM to where it belongs?
Catalog based Pricing in BPM business – Challenge lies in defining the process unit
Posted by Ashish Bhagwat in Architecture, BPM, Business, Cloud Computing, Management, Technology on February 23, 2010
On a tweet-chat today, Connie Moore from Forrester mentioned that the entry price from one of the vendors for BPM in cloud is around 3K/month for a single process. The immediate question that popped in my head was how do you decide on the pricing unit in this case. And unless we have defined the benchmark for the process unit, the numbers will keep getting thrown everywhere on the price per unit without any analytical value attached to them. Vendors can come and throw numbers in public while in reality the deals are signed on specifics of the processes with prospects where the work starts from scratch again. No restaurant menu cards or catalog based pricing yet in this business?!