What’s In It For Me? What’s the Business Case for Cloud Native?

Alternative Text by

The very first step in building a Cloud Native business case is figuring out if going Cloud Native is even the right thing for your company to do! Adopting Cloud Native technology - also known as optimizing your systems for a cloud environment - is not easy. It’s a huge, multi-year project that will profoundly affect every part of a business. Why on earth would any company go to the [...]

read more...

 

Continuous Strategic Formulation – Balancing Learning and Focus to Succeed with Cloud Native

Alternative Text by

This is part two in series of blogs about strategy. The first part is here. In the last few years, many companies encountered existential threats to their business. These threats came from systems that were running at capacity, from “born in the cloud” challengers, or from competitors who had made the jump to Cloud Native earlier. This left those companies playing catch up; not just in the [...]

read more...

Cloud Native Transformation Patterns: Business Case

by

Moving to Cloud Native is a huge undertaking for any enterprise. Why should a company even think about taking the leap, when currently there is no major failure or problem? Traditionally, the safest course has been to avoid change unless or until something is broken, and so most companies have internalized a culture of risk aversion. So, for such enterprises, the very first question (way, [...]

read more...

 

 

Cloud Native Transformation Patterns: Existential Threat

Alternative Text by

There are as many reasons for wanting to go Cloud Native as there are companies contemplating the move. Whatever the stated reasons, and whether or not they realize it, Existential Threat is the true driver -- the ultimate reason underlying every other reason -- for undertaking a CN transformation. Context: Your existing enterprise is successful, but the systems propelling those [...]

read more...

Why All This Talk About Continuous Strategic Formulation? Don’t You Do Kubernetes?

Alternative Text by

This is part one in series of blogs about strategy. The second part is here. We don’t only do Kubernetes, even though we are one of the only firms in the world to be both certified service providers and trainers. What we actually do is build large scale distributed systems and the platforms on to which these systems are deployed. This is relatively easy. Getting our customers to consume [...]

read more...