Anant Corporation Blog: Our research, knowledge, thoughts, and recommendations about building and managing online business platforms.
A lot of businesses are aiming to create platform experiences into both their external product or service delivery as well as internally within the company’s own operations. The reason this initiative has become much more prominently found among the industry is due to 1) the increasing amount of information silos popping up left and right as more and more systems enter a company’s software ecosystem and 2) because of the increasing array of options available to firms of all backgrounds.
In this post, we will quickly cover six different collaboration applications that can help your company streamline its’ business operations. The intended use of these platforms is varied, they can be used for intranets, client portals, online communities, and lightweight learning management systems and so forth.
Reactive business platforms are the future of the modern enterprise. In, Reactive Manifesto: The Next Visicalc and the future of Business Technology, I ruminated about how the future needs to be reactive, responsive to business events. The more you think about it, the largest enterprises have already started to move in the direction of building business platforms that react to the customer. What exactly is a Reactive Business Platform and how can you or your team build one with publicly available technologies in the open source or cloud worlds?
In this tutorial, I am going to walk you through creating your very own shopping list app using ReactJS. The main function of this app is to add items to your checklist as well as delete them whenever you are through with your items.
Are you stuck doing everything yourself? Or you can’t hand something off to a colleague to do because they don’t know how and there is not enough information readily available to show or train them? It is time to get those repetitive tasks out of your head and documented – of course, you don’t want to spend a ton of time documenting; you’re busy making money or doing your job. Just remember, getting some of the information down is better than nothing – and documenting how you do it should be incorporated into your job so you can easily pass along the work and focus on what you really enjoy or want to do. Let’s get started!
Building a modern business platform is a requirement for teams, organizations, and teams of teams today. When we defined the “modern enterprise” and “business platform” we took from our experience in working with startups that started their teams in the last ten years, non-profits and associations, and some of the largest companies that have been around. We also have leveraged tremendous knowledge from other institutions and companies such as ITIL and Gartner Research. Continue reading