Tag: private equity
Learning the Business Value of SaaS – A Guest Commentary in E-Commerce Times
Computer and software companies have been battling for the hearts and minds of students for decades, and now school administrators are becoming the target of smart Software as a Service and cloud computing service providers. SchoolDude’s story is an example of SaaS’ deepening penetration into vertical markets. It also demonstrates how smart SaaS companies can capitalize on the data they collect to provide benchmarks and KPIs that offer greater value to their customers. These companies are also gaining the attention and financial backing of a growing number of private equity firms, like Warburg Pincus, seeking to move into the SaaS/cloud marketplace. Click here to read THINKstrategies’ views on these important trends in E-Commerce Times.
On-Demand Services Market Predictions for 2009
Happy New Year!
Let me be the first to offer predictions for the on-demand services market on this first day of 2009. These predictions are based on THINKstrategies’ latest survey research and ongoing consulting work with IT/business decision-makers, IT solution providers and various technology investors.
I recognize that plenty of predictions have been made already, but hope mine offer a different perspective on the future direction of the on-demand services market.
Contact me if you’d like to discuss or debate any of these predictions.
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VCs Under Attack
VC problems could slow SaaS, cloud computing and on-demand services market growth.