About Yugal

Yugal Joshi leads Everest Group’s digital, cloud, and application services research practices. In this role, he leads a team of analysts developing research on technology and the services industry, delivering client-specific engagements, and driving adoption of membership-based research. Yugal has helped leading buyers and providers of technology solutions and services in technology adoption strategy, assessment of key market trends, go-to-market strategy, competitive insights, market positioning, and expected future roadmap.

He regularly interacts with industry leaders and drives thought leadership on core technology and technology services. Yugal’s articles are regularly published in business magazines and technology journals, and he is a regular contributor to Everest Group’s blog, Sherpas in Blue Shirts, on topics related to technology.

Before joining Everest Group, Yugal worked as an equity research lead driving software and services research, leading a 12-member cross-industry analyst team. He was responsible for creating, managing, and delivering the research agenda, selling research to institutional investor clients, and guiding corporate strategy and sales teams. Earlier in his career, he worked with leading software and services companies such as Adobe Systems and Tata Consultancy Services.

He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and an engineering degree from Delhi College of Engineering, New Delhi, India.

Yugal's recent reports

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The Future of Applications

Enterprise expectations from applications are rapidly shifting from driving business processes efficiently to enhancing stakeholder experience, building new business models,[...]

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Salesforce Marketing and Commerce Cloud Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020

With the expansion of the Salesforce technology landscape, enterprises’ approach toward Salesforce has evolved from rea[...]

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Salesforce Services – Solving for the Missing Link

The global Salesforce services market is estimated at US$14.5 billion, growing at a CAGR of 28% over the past three years. The market is also one o[...]

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Salesforce Services Provider Compendium 2020

Early adopters of Salesforce services tried to effectively manage customer relationships, market targeted products, explore sales performance, and drive co[...]

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Yugal's blog posts

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Enterprise Capabilities: Own, Outsource? Why not Orchestrate?

Traditionally, enterprises have seen ownership or outsourcing as mutually exclusive binary models [...]

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AWS Outpost, Azure Stack, Google Anthos, and IBM Satellite: The Race to Edge-to-Cloud Architecture Utopia

In earlier blog posts, I have discussed chapter 1 and chapter 2 [...]

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Ethical Cloud: It’s About More Than Data

At their very core, cloud vendors are responsible for many critical aspects [...]

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Cloud IaaS Versus SaaS: The Fight for Industry Cloud

A blog I wrote last year discussed the ugly market share war [...]

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