CloudSpokes: Crowdsourced Cloud Innovation
Feel like there's a world of cloud talent out there that you're not using?
Cloud platforms have changed the way technology is delivered. We no longer need to run our own datacenters to access the computing power we require. We can pay for the compute resources we need, when we need them, and access the best resources regardless of where we are. But when it comes to development talent, we still rely on in-house teams and on site consultants. What if there was an easy way to tap into the creativity of the smartest cloud developers, as needed?
Solution: Crowdsourced Development with CloudSpokes
CloudSpokes matches companies who need cloud development expertise with a worldwide community of more than 70,000+ specialist developers that enterprises can call upon as needed. CloudSpokes incorporates a community competition and peer-review model that reduces development costs and drives innovation by ensuring the best solutions rise to the top.
What's Possible with CloudSpokes?
Custom Force.com Applications that extend Salesforce CRM, for example, a weighted scorecard that can be used for scoring, feedback, surveys, and more.
Mobile Apps that extend cloud applications, for example, a mobile auction app that lets users view and bid on items using their smartphones (when the auction is managed using Salesforce).
Social Extensions that add functionality to existing social platforms, for example, Chatter compliance monitors outgoing messages in Salesforce Chatter for restricted keywords.
Applications on Emerging Platforms such as Cloud Foundry and Heroku. For example, a commute calculator (Cloud Foundry) to help employees calculate commute times, or an event sharing app (Heroku) that enables people to find, “check-in” to, and share interesting events.
- Access to a world of development talent as needed
- Multiple competing submissions lead to innovative solutions
- Expand the range of problems you can attack - edge cases may now be economical
- Performance-based pricing
- Only cloud-focused developer community with over 70,000+ developers worldwide
- Integrated with Appirio's Cloud Enablement Suite