Posted on Tue, May 21, 2019 @ 2:38 pm

In this series of blog posts, I will take you through the steps involved in the design, architecture, and implementation of a fully functional Enterprise Blockchain Application. I will do so by sharing content from various stages of developing a sample application for Loan Origination and Payment on Blockchain. If you follow through the end of this series, you will have a better understanding of the internal workings of the blockchain application. We are building this application in IBM Blockchain…

Posted on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 @ 2:05 pm

In this series of blog posts, I will take you through the steps involved in the design, architecture, and implementation of a fully functional Enterprise Blockchain Application. I will do so by sharing content from various stages of developing a sample application for Loan Origination and Payment on Blockchain. If you follow through the end of this series, you will have a better understanding of the internal workings of a blockchain application. We (OFS) are building this application in IBM…

Posted on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 @ 3:36 pm

In this series of blog posts, I will take you through the steps involved in the design, architecture, and implementation of a fully functional Enterprise Blockchain Application. I will do so by sharing content from various stages of developing a sample application for Loan Origination and Payment on Blockchain. If you follow through the end of this series, you will have a better understanding of the internal workings of the blockchain application. We are building this application in IBM Blockchain…

Posted on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 11:20 am

In this series of blog posts, I will take you through the steps involved in the design, architecture, and implementation of a fully functional Enterprise Blockchain Application. I will do that by sharing content from various stages of developing a sample application we (OFS) built for Loan Origination and Payment on Blockchain. If you follow through the end of this series, you will have a better understanding of the internal workings of a blockchain application. We are building this application…

Posted on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 @ 9:42 am

Good blockchain ideas don't take off because of the most critical blockchain adoption challenge i.e bringing the blockchain business network together. IBM is leading the way in solving this challenge by bringing well-established enterprises and budding entrepreneurs together trying to build a minimum viable ecosystem needed for blockchain solutions. IBM Blockchain platform is the foundation on which these business networks are built on. The N/W we will build in this guide Powered by Hyperledger, IBM Blockchain Platform with its value add…

Posted on Thu, Mar 1, 2018 @ 10:17 am

To rewrite or not to rewrite? That is the question. You have an aging solution that is core to your business, whether it be an internal CRM solution or an externally facing customer solution.  This solution has treated you and your business extremely well, however it is aging. Maintaining it is getting more difficult, and it’s next to impossible to add new features to it -- a.k.a., the “Big Ball of Mud” effect. Perhaps you might be in a situation…

Posted on Thu, Mar 1, 2018 @ 7:26 am

The Oxford Dictionary defines augmented reality as “A technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world, thus providing a composite view” (Oxford, 1).  It further goes on to say that augmented reality, or AR, is “a technology that works on computer vision based recognition algorithms to augment sound, video, graphics and other sensor-based inputs on real-world objects using the camera of your device” (Oxford, 1).  To put it more succinctly, the purpose of AR…

Posted on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

You have a cloud solution. Congratulations! Now, how do you sell it? After you built your cloud solution, your next key decision is choosing the right go-to-market (GTM) strategy. There are many factors you’ll need to consider here, including subscriptions, pricing, and sales channel. When crafting the GTM strategy for a cloud-based solution, you need to look at the subscriptions or offerings you will provide to your customers. Remember that customers like having options from which to choose, but too…

Posted on Thu, Nov 9, 2017 @ 12:35 pm

So, you’ve decided to build a cloud-based solution, but where do you go from here? There are a few key things that should be thought through, realized, and decided upon even before you start building your cloud solution. They revolve around what a customer of a cloud-based solution is looking for (hint, they aren’t looking for hundreds of features), which cloud service provider to choose, and why. Technically, cloud solutions are really Software as a Service (SaaS), so keep this…

Posted on Thu, Nov 2, 2017 @ 7:51 am

SaaS. Public Clouds. Private Clouds. If you’re in the software industry, chances are you hear these terms pretty much every day. From your boss to your colleagues to the software industry gurus you follow on Twitter, cloud solutions are what everyone is talking about right now. But with so much noise out there, you may be asking these questions: “What exactly are cloud solutions?” “How relevant are they to my industry?” “Why should I build my next solution in the…