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Measurement: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 3

Measurement: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 3

When developing a SaaS product plan, it's important to recognize two foundational principles. First, SaaS is a business strategy, not a technology strategy. Second, there is no one-size-fits-all SaaS architecture (the second principle is a… Continue Reading

The SaaS Balancing Act: Always Be Modernizing

The SaaS Balancing Act: Always Be Modernizing

  Everyone with a smartphone knows it: apps get updated all the time. Whether you're looking for a new feature or not, suddenly: there it is. This seems easy, but it's not, especially when you're… Continue Reading

Monetization: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 2

Monetization: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 2

When developing a SaaS product plan, it's important to recognize two foundational principles. First, SaaS is a business strategy, not a technology strategy. Second, there is no one-size-fits-all SaaS architecture (the second principle is a… Continue Reading

Understanding Multi-tenancy, the Keystone of SaaS

Understanding Multi-tenancy, the Keystone of SaaS

2020 left no doubt: the growth of cloud computing is firmly grounded in the SaaS business model. Investors like Bessemer have bet and made billions on the SaaS trajectory.  Behind the curtain, selling essentially the… Continue Reading

User Model: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 1

User Model: What SaaS platform builders need to know to prepare for growth, Part 1

Before you shout "Digital Transformation" in a crowded marketplace, it's important to recognize two foundational principles in developing a SaaS product plan.  First: SaaS is a business strategy, not a technology strategy. Second (a corollary of… Continue Reading

Pursuing DevOps Momentum: Measuring what matters

Pursuing DevOps Momentum: Measuring what matters

There’s a feature arms race underway, and SaaS is fueling the fire. The quality of collaboration in software development is measured by a direct line of sight into the customer experience. Read more about this… Continue Reading

How do you know DevOps is working?

How do you know DevOps is working?

A big side effect of the world's new focus on work from home? Collaboration delivers leverage. Those of us who do software for a living are quite fortunate. Many of the habits we've learned in… Continue Reading

Beyond Frankencloud: living with your once and future SaaS architecture

Beyond Frankencloud: living with your once and future SaaS architecture

I suspect that when the legendary Ward Cunningham coined the term "technical debt", it did not take him long to realize he'd created a monster: "I am in favor of writing code to reflect your… Continue Reading

Technical debt vs. Frankencloud in your SaaS

Technical debt vs. Frankencloud in your SaaS

In SaaS, technical debt isn’t a bug, it's a feature – it’s a feature of creativity and velocity.  People are writing more code to solve more problems than ever before. Of course, they are not… Continue Reading

The hidden costs (and benefits) of cloud migration

The hidden costs (and benefits) of cloud migration

If your plan for cloud computing is to simply “move to the cloud”, it's time to rethink your plan. Success is not about “moving”; it's about changing to cloud computing. Everyone wants the business and… Continue Reading

Why better architected is better than Well-Architected

Why better architected is better than Well-Architected

Are your cloud and application stack well architected? Probably not. And that’s OK.  Cloud architects inside Amazon originated the AWS Well-Architected Framework (aka "Well-Architected"), and announced it in 2015. It aspired to set guidelines and… Continue Reading

AWS Partner Network endorses CloudGeometry for Amazon Redshift customers (4th award in 4 months)

AWS Partner Network endorses CloudGeometry for Amazon Redshift customers (4th award in 4 months)

The AWS Partner Network (APN) has now certified CloudGeometry as a Designated Service Provider for Amazon Redshift, the fastest-growing cloud data Warehouse offering. This recognition is the fourth such award extended to CloudGeometry us in… Continue Reading

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