Date: October2015

Thinking Out Loud

Who is against Cloud Computing, and why?

The first and obvious detractors are the people who write custom software. This is kind of weird, because there will always be the need for custom software – not every problem can be solved with a scalable, generic, solution over the cloud. Same goes for “on-premises software” solutions vendors. But there are some valid arguments […]

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Who is pushing Cloud Computing, and why?

Cloud is a smart way to go for most companies, at least in a number of their everyday office procedures. It’s generally cheaper than buying per-desktop licenses for proprietary on-premises software. You can leverage brilliant economies of scale offered by jumping on some standard internet-delivered software, if your needs are generic. And yet, some promises […]

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Your MVP Is Minimal, But Is It Viable?

Your MVP Is Minimal, But Is It Viable?

I just found this brilliant article by Alex Iskold… alexiskold.stfi.re/2015/10/07/re-thinking-viability-of-your-mvp He argues that the key to the vitality of new business ideas are feedback loops. This is what makes natural systems alive and this is what makes great software alive as well. To arrive at your MVP, strive to create a minimal product that has correct feedback loops. […]

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