For any organisation moving to the cloud, whether they have existing on-premises assets or are ‘born in the cloud’, having a clearly defined strategy is crucial but sometimes overlooked. I feel the word ‘strategy’ has become one of those overused business-speak words. In fact, so many ‘strategies’, especially in cloud and IT, are, in fact, not strategies at all. Any strategy should help answer questions when a fork in the road appears so that whoever is dealing with the decision is armed with the knowledge they need to make the right choice.
I don’t normally blow my own trumpet, but this week the team I work with won a prestigious ‘Innovation’ a for an iPad/ASP.NET/WebAPI solution we have built to address a specific business need.
The application essentially allows building Surveyors to record information about properties using an iPad in offline or online mode, sync that data up to a backend SQL database via a ASP.NET WebAPI service, and then expose the data through an ASP.