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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Application Services – Preparing for the Post-Pandemic World

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on IT services globally, as seen in enterprise demand reductions, supply chain disruptions, challen[...]

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ServiceNow Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2021

A decade ago, enterprises expected ServiceNow to help them manage digital workflows such as IT service management and IT operations management. Over t[...]

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Cloud Management Platform Trailblazers: Top 10 Start-ups Creating Buzz in the Market

Enterprises are embracing cloud services from diverse vendors to get best-in-class services, mitigate risks, and a[...]

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Cloud-native Application Development Services Provider Compendium 2020

Organizations are leveraging cloud-native application development techniques to improve software development and deployment cycle[...]

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Yugal's blog posts

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Cloud Wars, Chapter 4: Own the “Low-Code,” Own the Client

In my series of cloud war blog posts, I’ve covered why the [...]

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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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