The continued shift to cloud based platforms and the proliferation of “apps” has lead to many parties “opening” up their applications to third parties developers at a rapid pace. This is creating a real need for API Lifecycle Management. Many ISV’s roll up their sleeves to expose their applications for external developers clamoring to gain […]
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Entries by Charles Gerth
Its always interesting when technology becomes so pervasive that both my parents and kids are actively engaged on the same platform or application set. It’s clear that social networks have arrived at that point and crossed the age divide! What is also striking is the amount of time that is now being invested on social […]
Make it real as quickly as possible. Enabling business outcomes quickly via technology is becoming easier all the time. The new XAAS mobile world is enabling working solutions in weeks (some in days) that took months a few years ago. There is no doubt that the consumerization of technology has raised the expectations of business […]
Having spent many years in the outsource consulting field (few gray hairs to prove it!) It never ceases to amaze me how many times the wrong partner is selected for specific projects. I always advise organizations to stay close to their core value proposition and stray with caution… Consulting firms stretching from their core (often […]
NIST (National Institite of Guidelines and Standards) recently released two documents the first defines a proposed definition of Cloud Computing and the second defining Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing. The definition defines four key characteristic:On-demand self-serviceBroad network accessResource poolingMeasured Service delivered in three Service Models:Cloud Software as a Service (SaaS)Cloud Platform […]
In two words… Business Value. Cloud Value In three words… Faster Better Cheaper. Like most technology transformations the inherent risks of adoption are overtaken by the compelling value that can be realized. If existing organizations are not willing to take the risk or want to “protect” existing revenue streams they will leave an opening for […]
I recently took a look at Qwiki http://bit.ly/eF8Evo and was instantly inspired by the possibilities this disruptive technology could bring. Backed by a recent capital raise of $8 Million they may just have the fuel to make this work. The concept is simple to understand… Return Information from a search request as a multimedia experience […]
How do you define Project Success? Interesting blog about the dynamic nature of software projects, success measurements and the relevence to the many internal and external “stakeholders” involved in projects. I guess answering… “It depends”…. is a cop out!
Ever wonder about the risk profile of your IT application portfolio? Sure you know the problems encountered by poor software quality (outages, lost customers, hacked systems) and I bet you have even tried to drill down on the issue only to hear about the latest methodology, process, or super star consultant who is going to […]