The book, Modern Enterprise – Anatomy of a Software as a Service is coming together. This chapter focuses on showing how to organize Systems into Responsibility Areas. Learn how to re-use existing open-source, commercial, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service Systems to create a value creating system.
The book, Modern Enterprise – Anatomy of a Software as a Service is coming together. This chapter focuses on showing how to organize Information into Responsibility Areas. It shows how to organize order out of chaos.
The first complete chapter of Modern Enterprise – Anatomy of a Software as a Service is in its draft form. After another round of reviews, I’ll publish it for all of the world to see. Each chapter is accompanied with a presentation and eventually a 15 minute video that reviews the key concepts of the chapter.
As part of a class “China and the Internet” at Georgetown University, I’ve been doing a lot of research on the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software space in China. This research will be published mid december as a white paper and later as part of the upcoming Modern Enterprise: Business of Business Today book that will be … Continue reading
Over the summer, Anant Corporation worked with the McDonough School of Business‘s Entrepreneurship Initiative . We traded co-working space in the magnificent Rafik Hariri Building on the main campus in Georgetown, D.C. in exchange for a chance to help advise the startup’s that were taking part in the first ever startup incubator at Georgetown University. Several team … Continue reading
One of the books I’ve read recently for “Personal Purpose & Mission,” a class I’m taking on the weekends, is called Bridge As You Walk On It: A Guide for Leading Change by Robert Quinn. The class and the book have helped me clarify my purpose as well as the purpose of my company. I identify … Continue reading
Since the Internet went public in the early 1990’s, it’s become a tool unlike anything in human history. One can instantly access information – all it takes is a computer and a decent Wi-Fi signal. Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook allow for information to reach millions of people in seconds. According to … Continue reading
In the genesis of an enterprise, the enterprise builder must rely on partners, especially if they are the only person working on their idea. Partners are indispensable service providers, product vendors, and contractors without which there is no business. They are not to be confused with resources which tend to be internal labor, contractors, or vendors. Key partners are those that … Continue reading
People are what enable Google to be Google. People are what made Facebook. Apart from the obvious need need for an idea, an opportunity for that idea to fit a demand with a supply, the enterprise builder needs both physical and intangible resources to create a company. Once created, they need a company of people to perform. A company … Continue reading
Feedburner, one of the most popular RSS and Atom Feed management systems, has become the object of dire speculation. Its service is elegantly simple, and has been the best, most cost-effective option for RSS-to-Email subscriber management since its inception in 2004. Google acquired the independent SaaS company in 2007 in a hundred-million-dollar deal. By now, … Continue reading