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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From Dissatisfaction to Delight: Sustaining Client Satisfaction in the Post-pandemic World

Technology vendors emerged as true strategic partners to enterprises during COVID-19 in terms of helping the[...]

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Enterprise Platform Services – Renewal Opportunity for Service Providers

The analysis presented in this report is based on Everest Group’s Enterprise Platform Services (EPS) deals database. The da[...]

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ServiceNow Services – the Uberization of IT, HR, and Employee Workflows

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

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Cloud-native Application Services – the Cloud-native Juggernaut is Rolling; Be Mindful of Pitfalls

Organizations are leveraging cloud-native application development techniques to improve software d[...]

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Yugal's blog posts

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Cloud War Chapter 6: Destination Versus Architecture – Are the Cloud Vendors Fighting the Right Battle?

Most cloud vendors are obsessed with moving clients to their platforms. They [...]

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Sustainable Business Needs Sustainable Technology: Can Cloud Modernization Help?

Estimates suggest that enterprise technology accounts for 3-5% of global power consumption [...]

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Cloud Wars Chapter 5: Alibaba, IBM, and Oracle Versus Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. Is There Even a Fight?

Few companies in the history of the technology industry have aspired to [...]

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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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