It’s no secret that inside sales have exploded over the last 5 years. Every day, more and more companies are moving away from the typical method of knocking on doors and playing golf to make connections, and more towards picking up the phone and doing it all via the internet with the help of sales […]
The evolution of technology has brought forward a mass change in the enterprise solution. The infrastructure is evolving with modern amenities and adopting different Software. The adoption of different software is, in turn, helping every individual to grow with modern smart amenities. Here are the top twelve advantages of software as a service or (SaaS). […]
The last decade has seen huge shifts in the way teams and businesses work together. Today, it’s more and more common for businesses to hire remote employees, outsource to service providers, and allow flexible working. Here are seven teamwork trends that will impact your business. Businesses must learn to collaborate on a higher level. To […]
Information security leaders and professionals are not clear on the differences between platform-as-a-service and software-as-a-service solutions. We need to offer precise information about these differences — otherwise, we merely end up with the troubling issues. The confusion between PaaS and SaaS can have some serious security implications. Are you making a major security mistake with […]
My business partner Konstantin Krauss and I are both longtime SaaS entrepreneurs. In our careers so far, we founded, led, and sold technology companies, witnessing companies both thrive and fail. The one thing that rings true for most of these companies is that sales are the heartbeat of the company. Naturally, the entire company must be reliable […]
For today’s startups, there are several things required to succeed. The first and the most important thing is a great idea. The second and only marginally less important thing is an ability to operate efficiently and at speed. For that reason, no startup can ignore any approach or technology that saves them time and money […]
Companies and startups are turning to software-as-a-service solutions for their accounting needs more and more. Plenty of licensed software products exist in the market, but SaaS apps provide advantages that programs like Microsoft Excel can’t. First, SaaS accounting apps are often less expensive thanks to their subscription models and users’ ability to exclude features they […]
Due to heightened competition, companies are now demanding increased agility and productivity from its teams. Many look to technology to gain competitive advantages. As such, organizations are now providing their teams and workers the latitude to use and adopt technologies and tools as they see fit. Fortunately, pricing and distribution of software and applications have […]
We recently commissioned an independent global study of senior management and C-suite executives that looked at the business model changes services organizations are making in the Everything as a Service (XaaS) economy. The XaaS economy is where products and services are delivered in a continuous relationship with the customer, rather than as a series of […]
Microsoft announced on Thursday a new “software-as-a-service” (SaaS) offering, called IoT Central, aimed at reducing the complexity of building Internet of Things solutions. IoT Central allows developers to create software and hardware without cloud expertise, a necessity for large-scale IoT solutions in the past. Microsoft does not say exactly how the service reduces the need […]
The immense hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed by businesses, as IDC’s latest research revealed that 31% of companies surveyed have already deployed IoT, with another 43% looking to deploy within the next 12 months. However, a recent study from the IoT Institute shows that only 25% of businesses feel […]
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As LinkedIn enters the CRM business, it must contend with Salesforce, another great company run by another heady entrepreneur.
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“Software as a service” providers are feeling the heat from Amazon’s pay-for-use licensing model. Who’s the dinosaur now?
Oracle’s president argues that IT needs to change. Is he the right person to be making that argument?
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Given the risk of SaaS failure, is open source a viable back-up plan? Should cloud providers be offering a version of their product as open source so that customers can continue running the service locally if the vendor dies?
Finally, a clear, visual, explanation of three of the most common — and most confusing — cloud-computing acronyms.