ADP – Part 2 – Why do Software Projects Fail?

The estimated cost of software failures is estimated to be around 50 to 80 billion dollars per year. Reports also say that 3 out of 5 IT projects do not do what they were supposed…

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Mobile Healthcare (m-Health) – If your end customers are doctors?

Mobile adoption is changing the way medicine is practiced today and there is a tremendous opportunity for healthcare ISVs to offer their applications in mobiles/tablets.  There are certain trends in Mobile Healthcare 1) 72 percent…

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Application Development Platform (ADP) – Part 1

Application Development Platform refers to a suite of technology that can help enterprises in designing, developing and deploying their applications. In the absence of ADP, enterprises end up using multiple technologies, architectures and engineering structures…

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Test Driven Development Some practical tips

In an earlier post, I had touched upon TDD very briefly and promised some practical tips on implementing TDD in a future post. Here they are… Having managed teams implementing TDD, I have learned the…

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Amazon EC2 Cloud Instance Types

Many would know that Amazon is one of the leading IaaS providers and they offer different configurations of server Instances such as Linux, Windows – Small, Medium, Large and so on. This is most common…

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Why Multi-Tenancy makes sense for BPO Applications?

Many would know that multi-tenancy is an architectural pattern where a single installation of the software can serve multiple tenants. The term multi-tenancy has been used widely in the space of SaaS and in fact…

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Cloud – “Think Out Of The Box”

This phrase is very true in the case of cloud. So long when architects design an application they always think about the resource availability in a given (hosted server or a cluster of servers) scaled…

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Do you know about Safe Harbor policy?

SaaS business model offers a fantastic platform to service the world market, irrespective of the location of the customer. Unlike the traditional model, SaaS software is delivered over an internet, which means people can access…

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7 Questions that can help you objectively decide on implementing Multi-Tenancy

In my previous blog I discussed about the business/technical aspects in single tenant and multi-tenant models. However, due to huge loads of information from various sources people are actually lost in deciding whether to go…

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Understanding the SaaS Maturity Models

There are totally 4 maturity models/levels in which you can deliver a SaaS application/product. Single Tenant In a single tenant model each of the tenants will get their own respective instances. There is absolutely no…

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Understanding the Cloud – Part 2 – Intro to PaaS

In the first part I discussed about IaaS – highlights and challenges. In this part I will try to do the same for PaaS. Platform as a Service – PaaS, offers all the benefits of…

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Understanding the Cloud – Part 1

As you may know, “Cloud” has become one of the most confusing terminology in the recent times. If you ask a team of 5 people you might end up getting 7 definitions of what they…

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