Software Continues to Eat the World

Here at Persistent, we talk a lot about the software-driven world. To us it seems obvious – the role of big data analytics combined with the easy-to-use interfaces we are now familiar with from [...]


YOUser Centricity

The ‘Object Oriented’ revolution driven by the UML (Unified Modeling Language) at the start of the 21st century (so, so long ago) first positioned people at the center of the software development [...]


A New Kind of Commute – Data Architecture in the Cloud

Before I get into the technical aspects of this post, a quick observation about life in Pune. I grew up there and I love it. Not that long ago, the city was relatively small (by India standards) [...]


Taking security to the bank – moving money without getting ambushed

When it comes to scientific research, sometimes the debate is, “Just because you CAN doesn’t mean you SHOULD.” In the future, it may be possible to genetically engineer a two-headed combination [...]


Can Google Win the Cloud War?

Hard to imagine Google as the David, but this might just be a David versus Goliath matchup. Everyone starting projects in 2017 continues to assess the most appropriate cloud platform on which to [...]


“Life is more fun if you play games,” Roald Dahl

Famed children’s author Roald Dahl was onto something when he said this, and the new wave of smart cities is taking its lead from this concept too. There’s a certain pain and pleasure to city [...]


Unblocking the Blockchain Potential

Wow. After years of being a little known foundation for Bitcoin, blockchain finally appears to be going mainstream with a slew of mentions in news feeds over the past few weeks. It’s a topic [...]