Tag : Modern Application

Written on Nov, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

At BlueMetal we apply Lean Engineering principles to help our clients guide the creation and deployment of software products at high velocity with low risk. In this article, Bob Familiar, Practice Director for Cloud & Services, gives readers an overview of Lean Engineering, the historical underpinnings and detail on the principles that guide the process, methodology and architecture for the …

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Written on Aug, 26, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Consumer expectations are changing the way that corporations design, build and run applications.  Employees are increasingly asking their internal IT organizations to provide experiences that are similar to their consumer experiences with websites, devices and applications. Successful IT organizations are addressing the need to support these increasing business demands by focusing on these pillars and dimensions: Experience Design Access Reach …

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Written on Aug, 20, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In the final series post, we are going to discuss the Process pillar. The Modern Application Process Pillar focuses on how software development teams are engaging with their business partners and customers to build applications. Engagement Aspect Traditional applications are built by disparate product, application development and testing teams.  Interaction between the teams is done through liaisons and lengthy requirements documents. …

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Written on Aug, 06, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In Part 9 of this series, we are going to discuss on the Availability Aspect of the Architecture Pillar. As a reminder, the Architecture Pillar focuses on ensuring that the application is built using modern development techniques to create maintainable, scalable and resilient applications. Availability Aspect Traditional applications have extended system downtime to run maintenance and perform batch processing. Modern applications have limited to …

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Written on Jul, 23, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In Part 8 of this series, we are going to discuss on the Scalability Aspect of the Architecture Pillar. As a reminder, the Architecture Pillar focuses on ensuring that the application is built using modern development techniques to create maintainable, scalable and resilient applications. Scalability Aspect Traditional applications can scale, but usually require long lead times and high cost to provision additional capacity to …

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Written on Jul, 16, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In Part 7 of this series, we are going to discuss on the Responsiveness Aspect of the Architecture Pillar. As a reminder, the Architecture Pillar focuses on ensuring that the application is built using modern development techniques to create maintainable, scalable and resilient applications. Responsiveness Aspect Traditional applications strive for good enough performance. Modern applications require great performance and are built with scalability and …

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Written on Jul, 10, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

This is the first post where we are going to discuss the Architecture pillar. The Modern Application Architecture Pillar focuses on ensuring that the application is built using modern development techniques to create secure, maintainable, scalable and resilient applications. Security Aspect Traditional applications are developed to secure a user’s information through application-level security. Modern applications are developed to secure a user’s …

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Written on Jul, 03, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In Part 5 of this series, we are going to discuss on the Cohesion Aspect of the Experience Pillar. Cohesion Aspect Traditional applications are developed in isolation making it difficult to share information with other applications. Modern applications are developed according to application and security standards to create a cohesive user experience across applications. Consumers expect a cohesive user experience within a …

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Written on Jun, 25, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In Part 4 of this series, we are going to focus on the Reach Aspect of the Experience Pillar. As a reminder, the Modern Application Experience Pillar focuses on ensuring a great user experience. Reach Aspect Traditional applications have a single user interface targeting a single audience. Modern applications enable a multi-device, multi-cultural experiences. Traditionally, employees worked at a desktop in …

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Written on Jun, 18, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

In Part 3 of this series, we are going to stay with the Experience pillar and focus on the Access Aspect. As a reminder, the Modern Application Experience Pillar focuses on ensuring a great user experience. Access Aspect Traditional Applications only allowed information to be accessed from within the application. Modern Applications make it easy for information to be accessed …

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