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Having a strong technology strategy is pivotal for taking your company to the next stage of innovation. When finding a middle ground between technology strategists and engineers, one common theme is agreed upon – that the designing of microservices and platforms is much more complicated than many organizations realize.
However, with a small, dedicated cross-functional team, building a software platform is a more than possible task. When defining your platform strategy there are so many strong opinions on whether to take interest in platforms, microservices, monoliths, or even certain cloud providers - where do you start?
We have just launched our latest guide on creating a scalable platform strategy, in which you’ll hear my insights and others on the Dialexa team to show that there is a middle ground between engineers and technology strategists to drive innovation more effectively.
We call this "Platform Thinking"
Learn why you, as the business leader, should keep Platform Thinking top-of-mind in order to push your enterprise into the future.
Within the Platform Thinking: Creating Real-World, Scalable Platforms guide, you’ll learn about:
- Positioning Your Software Platform Strategy For Success
- Platforms and Microservices - Finding the Middle Ground for Engineers and Tech Strategists
- Domain Driven Design (DDD)
- How Microservices and Platforms Impact Data Models
- Cloud Infrastructure - Comparing Your Options