Remember that Time the Suez Canal Proved Your SDLC Point?

How the macroeconomics of a cargo ship should have you rethinking your software flow

A short while ago, I wrote a blog entitled “Innovation Is Compounding Interest: How Legacy Companies Can Compete and Deliver Innovation Like the Cloud-Native Giants.” In that blog, I made the case that cost of production inefficiencies are not isolated to the cost of the machine or person’s time producing the output unit, but rather the value of the item being produced. …


How Legacy Companies Can Compete and Deliver Innovation Like the Cloud-Native Giants

There is little doubt that mastering software at scale produces a competitive advantage. The fact that Amazon is now using former J.C Penney and Sears stores as fulfillment centers tells you everything you need to know. Or does it? Amazon’s developers are not 30x better and faster developers than others. However, they treat continuous improvement and digital innovation like interest, recognizing that it’s a compounding game.

Amazon and other tech giants are able to iterate and improve during every development cycle and over potentially hundreds of products. With…

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