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CloudSpokes Overview

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Preso by Dave Messinger outlining the CloudSpokes community.

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CloudSpokes Overview

  1. 1. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential© 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential CloudSpokes The Industry’s First Community for Crowdsourcing Enterprise Cloud Development
  2. 2. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential CloudSpokes: Bringing Together Enterprise Cloud Challenges with a World of (Aspiring) Cloud Developers 1 Companies who need cloud development Community of specialist cloud developers across platforms Other Contests Forums | Networking
  3. 3. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Why - The Combination of Two Massive Transformations Has Exponential Potential 2 Cloud Crowd For the first time ever, all it takes is expertise and an internet connection to contribute
  4. 4. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Enterprise Cloud Adoption is Accelerating 3 Momentum to Date 3M+ companies 3K every day $1.6B+ revenue 82K+ companies 490,000 developers 102B objects on S3 170 enterprises 400K+ users “It’s our belief that these cloud technology solutions will help us differentiate ourselves from competitors. The key is the speed with which we can move because we're cloud- based. It’s not just a growth strategy, it’s the transformation of our company.” Dick Escue, CIO RehabCare
  5. 5. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Open Global Communities Are Driving New Innovation Through “the Crowd” 4 Marketing Analytics NetFlix– Beat us in predicting movies and win $1M • 2000 Submissions • ~10 Beat NetFlix And Much Much More… Mining Goldcorp – Help us find gold…and not go bankrupt ! • 14K Scientists • Market Cap from 100M to 9B Francis Galton and the “wisdom of the crowd” • Wisdom of the Crowd or Market as a broadly applicable rule 1906 – Weighing Oxen
  6. 6. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Today’s Development Reality: Not right for “The Cloud” OR “The Crowd” 5 The technology has changed…. On-Premise Cloud Why hasn’t the development process itself? Why hasn’t the development process? In-House + Offshore R&D Community Development • Elastic, pay as you go • All variable costs • Pay for results • Pay upfront for fixed capacity • High fixed costs • Pay for inputs
  7. 7. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Bringing the Crowd to the Cloud Requires a New Type of Community 6 • Pay for performance – values output vs. hours • Market to match supply and demand • Let developers connect with peers • Let developers connect with potential employers • “Game-ified” experience, with contests and badges Performance Based 100% Cloud Challenge Focused Social Networking • 100% focused on CIO’s #1 priority
  8. 8. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential How it Works: Sponsoring a Challenge 7 1. Sponsor posts a challenge – define a task or project and set a price for it 2. Challenges appear on a list for the developer community to see 3. Community participants submit their answers to the challenge 4. Submissions are peer reviewed and a winner is selected 5. Sponsor pays out the winner
  9. 9. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential How it Works: Developer Experience 8 1. Come to the home page to sign up 2. Create a public profile 3. Connect with other members 4. Participate in a challenges / Win $ 5. End up on a leaderboard!
  10. 10. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential What Makes CloudSpokes Different than Other Developer Communities? 9 Forums/ Q&A / Networking Contests/Asset Creation Single product / standard Topic focused Broad / Generic Technology Community Types CloudSpokes is… • Neutral, not tied to a particular product or standard • Focused on a single topic: Cloud Computing • Offers a combination of networking/forums AND challenges/contests • Both competitive and collaborative
  11. 11. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential© 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Seems cool but why? 10
  12. 12. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Launching CloudSpokes Was Just the First Shot in a Multi- Year War With the Status Quo 11 ‘This revolution won’t be complete until the current business models of the global Sis – Accenture, Deloitte, IBM and others – are as comprehensively undermined as those of the software vendors they’ve traditionally worked with.’
  13. 13. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Age of Hyperspecialization 12 “The point is: there are already huge opportunities for companies to engage hyper- specialist knowledge workers, and for these highly specialized workers to make money. The potential quality, speed, and cost advantages virtually guarantee that this model will become more prevalent.” Thomas Malone, MIT – Collective Intelligence
  14. 14. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential© 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential What does it mean for me? 13
  15. 15. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential CloudSpokes History 14
  16. 16. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential CloudSpokes Contest Examples 15 Superfell Builds Super Android Salesforce.com Admin App! ($1500) Google Reminder Bot Reminds You To Be #Awesome! ($1000) Webcam + Twilio API = Homemade alarm system ($<500) Omniauth for Heroku and Force.com ($1500) iPad Checkin App for SFDC ($2000) Network Detection Javascript Library ($500) Simple Geolocation Toolkit ($1000)
  17. 17. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential CloudSpokes Dreamforce
  18. 18. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential© 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential I’m in, but how? 17
  19. 19. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Digital Assembly 18
  20. 20. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Structure 19
  21. 21. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Discussion and Feedback 20
  22. 22. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Candle Problem applied to Technology 21
  23. 23. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Examples 22
  24. 24. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential© 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential CloudSpokes Architecture 23
  25. 25. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Happy Meal but no fries! Application design, development, Declarative, configuration, reporting Application integration and scale
  26. 26. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Environments
  27. 27. © 2010 Appirio, Inc. - Confidential Questions & Answers David Messinger Community Architect Come and compete where the rubber meets the code http://blog.cloudspokes.com http://www.cloudspokes.com @dmessing @CloudSpokes

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