ASTD - Trends in Digital Publishing and mLearning

Trends in Digital Publishing and mLearning: My observations from ASTD 2012

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Recently, I attended ASTD 2012 – International Conference and Exposition, at Denver, CO. Along with my colleagues from USA, we hosted Raptivity booth for Harbinger Group. It was a busy booth. There were a number of interesting enquiries and visits from existing customers to lift our spirits even higher than the mile high city that […]


Digital Content Management – Opportunity and Concerns of Publishers

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Recently, I had an opportunity to meet many publishers during my visit to the US. During these meetings it became very clear to me that almost every publisher is trying to build a strategy around digital content management and delivery. With the global acceptance, popularity and reach of devices like Kindle, iPad, Nook and other […]

Cloud Availability

High Availability and Cloud

Monday, May 7th, 2012

High Availability is synonymous with Cloud. The entire application developer community believed so, till the Amazon incident in 2011. After that day, there are multiple ways and opinions that the application developer can choose to follow while ensuring high availability. Lets’ start by looking at what the providers offer today: Packages: There are multiple models\packages […]

Select Cloud Type and Provider

Guidelines for Selecting Cloud Provider and Determining Cloud Type

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Earlier we saw useful design techniques for a cloud-enabled application. In this blog, we are going to look at various guidelines that help in the selection of Cloud Provider and Cloud Type for an organization. Provider Selection Typically, an organization’s Technical as well as Business needs drive this selection. Here is a list of few […]

Cloud Security

Cloud Security – A Major Concern for Enterprises

Friday, February 24th, 2012

I recently got an opportunity to attend a TiE event “TiE Cloud: Breakthroughs in Cloud Security” in Silicon Valley on 2nd Feb. This conference was hosted by Mr. Allwyn Sequeira, CTO & VP, Cloud Networking & Security, VMware and Mr. Pradip Shankar, Vice-President, Ericsson. In many of the presentations and discussion forums in this event, […]

Design Considerations For Cloud

Design considerations while migrating the application to cloud

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

As outlined in earlier blog (Is your application a candidate for cloud migration), any application can be deployed on cloud, using right cloud application framework. However, in order to take maximum advantage of cloud features like dynamic scaling and high availability, it is advisable to make some design changes in the application. Here is a […]

Cloud Migration

Is your application a candidate for cloud migration?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

It is now safe to say that the future of Software Application Space is ‘”Cloudy”, and for once, it is a very good thing! The Cloud platforms have been around for a while, but now more and more applications from Enterprise as well as Consumer space are seen to take advantage of them. So the […]

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