Category Archives: SaaS

The Rise of The As-a-Service Industry

The Rise of The As-a-Service Industry

No Longer Doing It by the Book: The Rise of the As-a-Service Industry In mid-2015, a world leader in online book sales announced a ground-breaking approach to royalty payments to authors whose books were listed on their e-book lending service. In essence, the company announced that they would be paid by each page that had…

All Enterprises Should Model Themselves After Today’s Startups

All Enterprises Should Model Themselves After Today’s Startups

Startups Leveraging Cloud Services Never in history has it been easier to start a business and fast track growth to dominate a market. Conversely, it has never been possible to transform from market leader to market memory faster than now. New startups are disrupting the market, fast tracking growth and sucker punching the market leaders.…

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem

Salesforce Gets Serious About Its Security Ecosystem With New Event Monitoring API Salesforce is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in history and while security is a major roadblock for many cloud projects, the company’s extensive security investments appear to be paying off. Salesforce is one of just 9.4% of cloud providers that store…

Alphabet’s Google Points To Mobile-Desktop Convergence

Alphabet’s Google Points To Mobile-Desktop Convergence

Mobile-Desktop Convergence The announcement by Alphabet Inc.GOOGL -0.13%‘s Google that it plans to fold its Chrome PC operating system into Android is the latest sign of the growing dominance of mobile computing, the WSJ’s Alistair Barr writes. But for CIOs the news marks a step towards the day when they won’t have to develop or manage so many different versions of…

How The Cloud Is Turning Retail Health Providers Into Power Players

How The Cloud Is Turning Retail Health Providers Into Power Players

Telemedicine and Healthcare Cloud Trends “With the role of retail clinics expanding, the healthcare industry is entering into a dynamic period of change” – Rand Corporation Retail health is changing the face of healthcare delivery by moving care outside the four walls of the hospital and offering care in drug store chains, grocery stores, and superstores.…

Integrating Supply Chain Solutions On The Cloud

Integrating Supply Chain Solutions On The Cloud

Integrating Supply Chain Solutions When oversimplified, Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) is the iterative process behind optimizing Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Finance, Operations & Post Sales. It provides Executives from cross-functional organizations, a framework to collaborate and maximize utilization of its’ resource and ultimately optimize productivity across its’ entire value chain. (Image Source: Shutterstock) Why…

Comparing Cloud Hosting Services

Comparing Cloud Hosting Services

Cloud Hosting Services Cloud hosting service providers are abundant and varied, with typical structures affording the reliability of virtual partitions, drawing resources externally; secure data centers; scalability and flexibility not limited by physical constraints; pay-per-use costing; and responsive load balancing for changing demands. While high end (and high price) services offer an extensive range of…