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Does Managed Services Still deliver success 2023? – Part 2

In the first part of this article, we took a deep dive on the managed services landscape and tried answering the following questions.

1. What have been the promises of Traditional Managed Services?
2. What has changed over the past decade?
3. What has not changed?

In this article, we go ahead to analyse what are the new demands in this landscape and how MSPs and clients should gear up to meet these.

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IT Infrastructure Services
SmartX Technologies

Does Managed Services Still Deliver Success in 2023? – Part 1

Managed services have been around for a long time and are still popular because they offer advantages like increased efficiency and cost savings. However, with new technologies emerging, it’s important to question whether managed services still deliver the same benefits.

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Cloud Computing
SmartX Technologies

What is cloud-portability and interoperability and why does-it-matter

In the world of cloud computing, portability and interoperability are two essential concepts to understand. Many organizations are taking advantage of cloud technology, but they can quickly become overwhelmed by the complexity of the cloud and the lack of portability and interoperability. This can lead to problems with scalability, cost, and other issues.In this article, we will discuss what cloud portability and interoperability are, and why they are important for any organization using cloud technology. We will look at the benefits of these two concepts, as well as their drawbacks, and examine how they can be used to improve the overall efficiency of cloud computing. By the end, you should have a better understanding of cloud portability and interoperability, and how they can help your organization achieve its goals.

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Cloud Computing
SmartX Technologies

5 Reasons you should modernize your application

In today’s digital world, it’s more important than ever for businesses to stay up to date with the latest technology. Modernizing applications is an important part of this process, as it allows businesses to take advantage of the latest tools and features to provide the best experience possible for their customers. By modernizing applications, businesses can ensure that their applications remain secure, reliable, and easy to use. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at five reasons why businesses should modernize their applications and discuss how this process can help create a better user experience.

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Startup
SmartX Technologies

Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 4

In this article, we explore the various aspects of technology anatomy of startups. User experience is critical for any startup, yet it is given a lower priority. There have been products, built very sturdy and robust, but failed because the user experience was poor. A startup must consider all these factors when creating its products or services. When developing a new product, one of the most important aspects is the user interface and user experience (UI/UX).

Equally important is getting the basic functionality right. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of exception handling and closing all loopholes during product development. Before you obsess over making your product look good, ensure it works well.
The architect has to visualize all of these together and come up with the right design and structures. Modularization also allows for updating or replacing parts without affecting the whole. By planning for growth from the start, you’ll save yourself many headaches down the road.

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Startup
SmartX Technologies

Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 5

In this section we look at project management, the need for Devops, and a few other considerations. Entrepreneurs are bound to think, “Well, if I can’t manage my own project, how do you expect me to manage my startup?”. The project manager will be responsible for keeping the team on track and ensuring that the project is completed on time and within budget. Choosing the right project manager is essential to the success of your product development project. Make sure you take the time to find someone who has the right skills and experience for the job.

The DevOps that you implement does not need to be very sophisticated. Have a simple CI/CD pipeline to start with. Your well prioritized requirements flow into sprints and the team develops and test it.
The architect has to visualize all of these together and come up with the right design and structures. Modularization also allows for updating or replacing parts without affecting the whole. By planning for growth from the start, you’ll save yourself many headaches down the road.

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Startup
SmartX Technologies

Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 3

The Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 3 focuses on technology selection, the importance of technology team and talent, and keeping technology current and agile to meet customer needs. Hardcoding is easy and gets work done, but that can kill a product even before it launches. A flexible technology architecture will enable the startup to make changes quickly and efficiently without rebuilding the entire product from scratch. Modularity allows for flexibility, agility and scalability. Scalability has to span across infrastructure, application, database and concurrency of users.

The architect has to visualize all of these together and come up with the right design and structures. Modularization also allows for updating or replacing parts without affecting the whole. By planning for growth from the start, you’ll save yourself many headaches down the road.

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Startup
SmartX Technologies

Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 2

Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 2 explores the customer side of startup journeys. In many ways, the technology and the customer are very tightly connected. A startup’s decision should be driven by a desire to serve existing customers better as well as reach new ones. This equation means clearly understanding what your target market wants. Entrepreneurs should get into the customer’s shoes first and think through as many user journeys as possible from their perspective.

The key to success is understanding your target customer and focusing on them throughout the development of your product. Once identified your target customers are like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:. Your target segment customers are your Fantastic Beasts. So, in many cases the target market itself moves.

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Startup
SmartX Technologies

Tech Anatomy of a Startup – Part 1

In this series, we take apart the various aspects of the technology anatomy of startups. Startups need to be particularly diligent in their approach to selecting and building on the right technology stack. The quality of technical talent engaged can also make or break a startup’s success. While programmers are essential to any startup, they can’t do it alone. Entrepreneurs look for that one genius who can create their product. It takes a team of professionals including UI/UX designers, testers, project managers, etc. to make a product a success.

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technology strategy for startups
Startup
SmartX Technologies

Technology Strategy for Startups

Startups are always on the lookout for new ways to improve their operations, and with good reason. Constant technology innovation can help startups slash costs, increase efficiency, and find new markets. In this article, we’ll look at some of the critical aspects that startups should consider when it comes to their technology strategy.

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