It’s common for a large enterprise to have numerous workflow tools and business process management (BPM) systems in place. Different BPMs are typically purchased over time for different use cases across different business units, and also brought in due to various acquisitions.
Today we are launching Sapho. We have worked incredibly hard for over two years to deliver next generation push computing infrastructure that runs in existing data centers and also integrates existing backends.
Bots are fast becoming all the rage in tech, offering users the ability to use a messaging app to type in simple English requests to services like Uber. The user interface is just like texting a friend, and it’s far simpler to enter a message than to download and use a clunky native app.
One of the biggest problems in software is feature bloat. Even sprightly new companies that base their competitive strategy on minimalism and ease of use can eventually fall prey to the same force that bogged down their predecessors.
Since its inception in the 1960s, the modern computer has offered humans the same “pull computing” paradigm: make a query, get a response. Or, as we often experience it: Go to the haystack, try to find the needle.