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How Amazon Could Reshape More Industries in 2017 – A Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times

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9th December

Anyone who attended the recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference — or watched many sessions online, as I did — probably is still trying to absorb the full implications of all of the company’s initiatives unveiled at the event. Although AWS already has redefined the computing and software development industries fundamentally, with its groundbreaking Infrastructure as a Service offerings, it isn’t resting on its laurels.

In fact, AWS’s parent company appears to have in mind far broader ambitions to significantly reshape the competitive landscape in more than just the IT industry in the coming years. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views in E-Commerce Times about how Amazon is positioning itself to disrupt more industries in the coming year and beyond.



Bringing SaaS to the Masses – An E-Commerce Times Commentary

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8th February

One of the age-old challenges that has plagued the software industry, like many others, is how vendors can reach small- and mid-sized businesses with their software products. A new trend is emerging that promises to help SMBs take full advantage of cloud computing — the proliferation of easy-to-use marketplaces focusing on business-oriented SaaS apps. App store hosting companies are working with major retailers like Staples, which offers its own App Center, as well as with nonprofits that support small businesses, such as state and local chambers of commerce.

Click here to read THINKstrategies’ perspective in E-Commerce Times on this trend and its potential to unlock the key to selling SaaS to SMBs.



THINKstrategies' Perspectives on Internet Evolution

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24th June

I’m pleased to now be blogging on TechWeb’s Internet Evolution macro-site focused on the future of the Internet.

In addition to my regular postings here, I’ll be providing more of THINKstrategies’ perspectives regarding key issues, opportunities and challenges surrounding the rapidly evolving cloud computing environment, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions.

The Internet Evolution blog represents the latest media outlet partnering with THINKstrategies to distribute and promote our perspective on these increasingly important market trends. These media outlets include Datamation, E-Commerce Times and Seeking Alpha.

I hope you find our perspectives of value and welcome your feedback and additional suggestions regarding other media outlets which you think would benefit from our perspectives.





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THINK IT Services Blog examines the business implications of the latest developments in the technology services market ranging from Cloud Computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to Managed Services and other forms of 'On-Demand' services.

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Seeding the Next Generation of Consultancies – A Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times

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