Deconstructing the Software Business – Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times


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Deconstructing the Software Business – Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times

The disruption of the IT and software industry by the rapid rise of cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) continues to take a toll on the biggest players in the business. In their latest round of desperate moves to reposition themselves in the radically changing marketplace, the major companies of the past have been willing to relinquish many of their software assets to refocus their efforts on new market opportunities.

Unfortunately, the divestiture of these software businesses may be a classic, shortsighted “throwing the baby out with the bathwater” tactic that could have a detrimental long-term impact on their competitive position as strategic sources in the enterprise market.

Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views in E-Commerce Times re: the market implications of these trends.







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