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Why I Love the Business of Software Conference

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by

Disciplined Entrepreneurship = Spirit of a Pirate + Skills of a Navy Seal. This is what Bill Aulet, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management reminded us at the recent Business of Software Conference or BoS in Boston. […]

Industry Buzz – September 2014

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

Hi sellers!

With summer winding down, it’s time to get back to business – the business of software, that is. As always, to read more, subscribe to our newsletter and be updated on blog and new whitepapers and webinars on how to grow your software and services business. […]

The New Services Economy – Remaking Industries As Value Shifts From Products To Services

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

Disrupting An Industry Near You … Or Maybe Already Remaking The Winners and Losers of Your Business

You see the signs around you every day … whether it is listening to your Internet radio, virtually hailing your Uber limo ride, finding and paying a flat-fee for legal document creation instead of by the hour… we are surrounded by Services. They have become so pervasive, we don’t even think of them as we use them. Services are being productized and are now more accessible and easy to consume. […]

Commerce Your Way Into Your Customers’ Hearts

Posted on February 14th, 2013 by

No, we’re not trying to jump the Valentine’s Day bandwagon and slap a heart atop talk about software and SaaS – although we do love the space and our role in it.  What we did want to share was something we see across ISVs worldwide as they work to gain “customer’s love” … that immeasurable goal so often the driver behind the more standard metrics of customer satisfaction, customer traction, and growth … and ultimately revenue. […]

The Secret to SaaS? It’s Simple: Don’t Fake It!

Posted on October 31st, 2012 by

Looking at some of the recent headlines in technology, two topics stand out: the Workday IPO and the new iMac. Workday’s recent successful IPO has caused many to ask, “Is this a validation that SaaS works?” I think that question has been answered long ago. With 8 out of 10 startup companies being SaaS, this business model is not a fad; it’s clearly here to stay (at least until a new model disrupts the market). Workday’s success only confirms the strength of SaaS, and the willingness of investors to get on board with the reality of the new business model. The news from Apple that the new iMac will ship without an optical drive may seem revolutionary, but should not come as a shock if you think about the overall move toward the Cloud. […]

Business of Software: What Does It Take to Win the Saas Battle

Posted on August 24th, 2012 by

Building a SaaS product is just half the battle – shifting your business to a subscription based model and profitably monetizing it can be quite a challenge due to the complex landscape of global markets, diverse distribution channels, multiple consumer touch-points and changes in buyer behavior and expectations. […]