Category: Architecture

March 31, 2017

PaaS case study: Membership management software goes cloud-native

In an earlier post, we discussed how PaaS can help companies to enable faster, standardized, and more cost-efficient software development. In this post, we examine how one company set out on their first native cloud endeavor and what they learned with that first experience. This software company runs a broad-scope set of CRM SaaS applications …

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March 30, 2017

Maximizing value using PaaS

Many companies are looking to platform-as-a-service (PaaS) infrastructure, to enable faster, standardized and more cost-efficient software development across their organization. Yet, some organizations get stalled shortly after implementation. At Crosslake Technologies, we have seen confusion at many companies who have implemented PaaS solutions, struggling with the question of “Now what?”. In this post, we review …

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December 19, 2016

Considerations for addressing legacy code

The elephant in the room for many technology companies is their legacy software. Revenues are reasonable, but there is lots of potential for growth. The problem is that the elephant prevents further growth at an accelerated pace. Replacing a legacy product or service is no easy task. To replace or not to replace is often …

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June 25, 2013

Documenting the architecture

“There is no documentation in Agile!” Documentation is one of those necessary evils in software development, particularly for teams that use remote development centers and need to rely on written communication more. We periodically hear the excuse, “We are doing Agile — we don’t need no stinkin’ documentation!” This is a misinterpretation of the Agile …

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