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Cloud Customers Face More Complexity Than Ever

To make the most of your cloud systems, it’s important to go in with open eyes and be aware of the various potential sources of complexity that come along with these new tools and services. Below, we provide an overview of some of the main ways in which cloud configuration tools can create new dimensions of complexity for you and your organization.

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Decoupling Your Cloud Systems Can Reduce Complexity — But At What Cost?

what can you do to address rising complexity without falling prey to these coordination challenges? One solution is to utilize a configuration intelligence service that gives you the best of both worlds: a simple system that still provides centralized control over key configurations wherever and whenever you need to access them.

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It’s time for a Cloud Configuration Intelligence System

CloudTruth is powerful not just because it supports real-time configuration monitoring and updating, but also because it provides insights into your entire system that can add future value. With visibility into system-wide configuration changes over time, teams can develop accurate forensics to determine and resolve the root cause of issues when they occur. 

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To Find Product-Market Fit, Start at 30,000 Feet — But Don’t End There

product-market fit is managing the transition from a 30,000 foot view — that is, a broad, high-level understanding of a potential opportunity — to granular, actionable product feedback

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Don’t Let False Positives Undermine Your Product-Market Fit

This is the sixth post of seven – “The CloudTruth Journey to Product-Market Fit” series. One of the most challenging — and critical — components of any startup’s journey is the identification of product-market fit: That is, the precise market niche and product offering that your team is best suited to provide. And one of the biggest reasons that this is…

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Tips and Tricks for Optimizing Your Product-Market Fit Interviews

This is the fifth post of seven – “The CloudTruth Journey to Product-Market Fit” series. Much has been written about the importance of finding product-market fit. In general, the way to do this is to talk to people who fall into your potential target market and identify their needs and pain points. But what’s the most effective way to conduct these…

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Product-Market Fit Starts with Interviewing (Lots of) Customers. Here’s How We Did It.

This is the fourth post of seven – “The CloudTruth Journey to Product-Market Fit” series. No matter what industry you’re in, finding product-market fit is essential to the success of any company. But what does it take to get from a good idea to a viable business?  Ultimately, building a good product starts with understanding your customers — and to do…

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How a Military Framework Helped CloudTruth Find Product-Market Fit

This is the third post of seven – “The CloudTruth Journey to Product-Market Fit” series. Developed in the mid-20th century by U.S. Air Force Colonel John Boyd, the OODA Loop (Observe, Orientate, Decide, and Act) offers an effective framework for any organization faced with making complex, strategic decisions. While the Air Force leveraged it to provide a structure for…

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3 Common Product-Market Fit Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

This is the second post – “The CloudTruth Journey to Product-Market Fit” series. Reaching product-market fit is essential for any business to succeed. But what does it take to actually identify a strong target market and determine the best product to meet customer needs?  In the previous blog post in this series, I described CloudTruth’s…

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Our Journey to Product-Market Fit

It’s important to understand what “product-market fit” really is. The term may sound like business school jargon, but all it really means is finding a match between your customers’ needs and the product you sell them. Making sure that people want to buy the product you’re building is essential — and it’s not always easy.

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