Ravi Madhavan

Ravi Madhavan
Ravi is a Partner with Allari. I enjoy sharing what I’ve learned with clients and colleagues to help them better utilize both people and technology to improve their business and productivity. I feel fortunate to be part of such an experienced and highly-skilled team that works well together, shares knowledge, and keeps our clients’ businesses running smoothly.

Recent Posts

Moving to the Cloud: The AWS Value Proposition Examined

Everyone seems to be moving to the Cloud. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the clear current leader in providing cloud services passing the $ 10 billion revenue milestone as of this writing. This post reviews the AWS value proposition to see why so many customers may be moving to their cloud.

IoT Without Analytics is Like Brahe Without Kepler

Data and Analytics came together in the 16th Century catalyzing the scientific revolution. But today, Data has moved far ahead of its Analytic counterpart. Here's how they were brought together and what's needed to keep them from pulling apart.  

Artificial Intelligence: Our Hopes and Fears

AI may be the dominant theme for humanity going forward. Here's an introductory overview on the topic, how it impacts several of our business sectors now, and the hopes and fears for how it may shape our jobs, economy and existence in the future.

Insourcing, Outsourcing, Cloud, Offshore, Nearshore,...

The tag line about clients focusing on their business and letting someone else focus on IT is losing it's appeal in the digital world. However, this doesn't mean companies are going back to the way it was either. 

Do Managers Really Matter?

Google did not think management had much value for an engineering driven organization of self starters and high achievers. They decided to find out if Managers do really matter. Here's what they discovered.

It's the Process, Stupid!

So I keep telling myself, the greatest invention in the last 200 years isn't a product, but rather the scientific method, the process which has been used to create millions of products. Today, when change is exponential, a focus on process over products is even more important. Here are 5 keys to focusing on process.

How to Work More Deeply in a Distracted World - Part 2: How

In part 1 of this blog post we learned why Deep Work is critical for knowledge workers to succeed in the new economy. Here, in Part 2, we learn from Cal Newport's book, Deep Work, how to work deeply when we are surrounded by desires and distractions.

How to Work More Deeply in a Distracted World - Part 1: Why

By design, distractions are everywhere in a digital world, yet working deeply may be the most important ability we need to be successful in the new economy. A new book, Deep Work, by Cal Newport provides great insight into how we can better overcome this paradox.