Christopher Keene is the CEO of WaveMaker Software. WaveMaker is the leading standards-based cloud development platform. WaveMaker's cloud development platform is backed by a 10,000-strong open source developer community and is a core component of IBM's Cloud Quickstart Architecture. Chris is a passionate entrepreneur who has founded four companies and taught MBA programs at INSEAD and Berkeley. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of NASDAQ-listed Persistence Software, and has worked at McKinsey & Company and Hewlett Packard. Chris is an avid open water swimmer and a middling guitarist.
The current mobile space has shown the efficiency of having smaller "apps", rather than full-blown "applications", that narrow down to just one feature, or workflow. This contrasts with more traditional application development that tends to want to do more. RedMonk sits down with one of their clients, the CEO of WaveMaker, to discuss this concept and how WaveMaker is seeing it play out in their user-base.
This document describes how companies can build applications that take advantage of SaaS and Cloud technologies. The cloud quick start program is joint enablement program delivered by IBM, WaveMaker, and RightScale that builds on best practices developed by IBM's SaaS and Cloud Computing specialty groups.