Lesser Known Opportunities in Technology

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Calen Legaspi, CEO of Orange and Bronze Software Labs, discusses the challenges in outsourcing and how to overcome these by taking advantage of readily-available tools found online. He encourages aspiring technopreneurs to consider "The Internet of Things" as their next venture.

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Lesser Known Opportunities in Technology

  1. 1. Lesser-Known Opportunities in Techology by Calen Legaspi
  2. 2. IT Industry Growth US Software Market ($Billions) 600 500 400 Cloud / Internet of Things 300 200 100 0 Social Networking 2012 global IT 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 spending to hit $3.6 trillion - Gartner Personal Computers World Wide Web MobileMainframes
  3. 3. Less capital intensive thantraditional businesses
  4. 4. Littered with Me-Too Businesses
  5. 5. Extensions to SaaS SystemsUsed by millions of organizationsProvides “marketplaces”No logistics necessary No physical stores, warehouses, deliveries...
  6. 6. Extensions to SaaS SystemsOutsourcing opportnities also abound
  7. 7. Offshore Outsourcing Programming in Niche Languages User Experience (UX) (Ruby, Python, Scala) Design Others... whats your expertise?
  8. 8. Opportunity: Untapped Talent in Countryside good schools with thousands of students
  9. 9. Getting Started
  10. 10. Challenges in OutsourcingScaling up gets costly- formal office space- professional management- marketing trips abroadCompetition for talent- less competition in provinces- have in-house training capability
  11. 11. Machine Learning & Data MiningMany machine learning & data mining libraries are now open source (free)Create products that learn as it is used or find patterns
  12. 12. ExamplesProduct recommendationsStock-market analysisFraud detectionSurvaillanceGames
  13. 13. Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
  14. 14. Setting up your own platform
  15. 15. Deploying on your own platform
  16. 16. PaaS
  17. 17. Free at low usageVery cost effectiveBest infrastructure in the world
  18. 18. Internet of Things
  19. 19. August 2010, AT&T and Verizon announce thatnon-human subscribers exceed human subscribers on their networks
  20. 20. December 2011, scientists create a working transistor of only one Phosphorus atom
  21. 21. January 2012, IBM announces they have created computer memory of only 12 iron atoms
  22. 22. June 2012, researchers create spray-on battery, 0.5 mm
  23. 23. Welcome toThe Internet of Things
  24. 24.  Ever smaller and cheaper Self-configuring Embedded Connected to the internet Everywhere
  25. 25. embedded in everything
  26. 26. Applications
  27. 27. Internet of Things (IoT) Everything will be programmable and accessible on the internet New industries will be created. Blue ocean opportunities will abound
  28. 28. Important IoT technologies...
  29. 29. Arduino Open-source microcontroller
  30. 30. Cosm on-line database service connecting device-derived data
  31. 31. Zigbee Wireless sensor network
  32. 32. Linux Open-source operating system
  33. 33. Payment GatewaysPhilippines on FATF “gray list”Difficult & expensive to get payment gatewayWorkaround: Incorporate in HK
  34. 34. Programming TalentTough competition for talentMake friends with CS & CoE people!
  35. 35. Programming Languages &FrameworksThe most popular technologies are necessarily the bestPHP is good for content, but not complex logicJava is good for complex logic but difficult to programRuby on Rails lacks maturity
  36. 36. Programming Languages &FrameworksMy recommendations:- Grails- Python & Django
  37. 37. CapitalBetter now, but still very difficult to get venture funding, on good termsExpect to bootstrap
  38. 38. What is
  39. 39. VisionTo create a Filipino technology company admired by the world.
  40. 40. VisionContribute to rebuilding the Filipino technology community.
  41. 41. Systems Design & Development
  42. 42. Training & Coaching
  43. 43. Other Activities• Start-up incubation• Sponsorship of technology events and organizations• Industry-Academe Linkage – Conducting teacher training – Advising CHED, TESDA and PSITE• Scholarships
  44. 44. Partners
  45. 45. First Philippine company to useand teach Agile
  46. 46. First and still the only SpringSource partnerin Southeast Asia – East Asia region
  47. 47. Tiger Awards 2011 Kuala Lumpurmost productiveinvestment inworkforce; from stafftraining to socialresponsibility
  48. 48. Employment & Internship- Best developer training program in the country- Highest engineering standards- Excellent trainers and mentors- Challenging projects- Technopreneurship programs
  49. 49. careers@orangeandbronze.comfacebook.com/orangeandbronze@orangeandbronze Online Magazine: orangeandbronze.com/orange-orchard

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