Credits : Josh Calabrese

Cloud-Native — A philosophy that powers a $ Trillion+ economy

If you are like one of the curious minds in the technology space, it is hard to miss the term cloud-native. It is followed by 6.5 million developers around the globe, growing exponentially. According to IDC, over 500 million digital apps and services will be developed and deployed using cloud-native approaches by 2023.

In the middle of the current C-19 pandemic, the four largest public clouds continue to beat expectations and post impressive revenue growth YoY, AWS: 29%, Microsoft Azure: 47%, Google Cloud: 43%, and Alibaba: 59%.

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Acquisitions are a strategic tool for companies to gain relevance in this everchanging market landscape. Playing safe is not an option. In longer-term, natural selection comes into play and there are only clear routes for businesses — Scale up or Scale down.

While these are tough times for business especially with COVID -19, maintaining relevance through organic and inorganic routes will always be fundamental to any business growth. ( For those who do not agree … please read “24 hours in hell with 2010 technology”).

In this long-form article, we will deep dive into the following:

1. Emphasize M&A as…

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Investing in the supply chain works like compound interest. Enterprises are catching up, and VC bankrolls are chasing supply chain startups.

Businesses don’t compete; supply chains compete …
I borrow this quote from an unknown source. No one has been bolder than Amazon to have built an economic moat based on supply chains. Their FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) model supported by Amazon Flex and predictive shipping has given them a leap of half a decade at minimum vis-a-vis their closest competitors.

Supply chain is no longer a cost center. It has become a means to building sustainable competitive advantage.


Manish Prasad

Head — Strategy, Biz Ops, & Corp Dev@ Bristlecone. With Interest ranging from Business to poetry, I learn from multidisciplinary pursuits. Views are personal

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